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Why social media works: an example from my office

I’ll like to give you an example of why and how social media works. As you will know, I’m not one for big data reports on the “success” of social media. Unless you have huge follower numbers and masses of interactions, big data reports can only tell you so much. Instead, I am a big fan of grassroots examples. Like this one

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How to… a Twitter Party

How to host a Twitter party

Ever seen a Twitter party and thought about doing your own?

Recently, I wrote an article on LinkedIN about how to go about hosting one, how to get tweeps to join in, and how much work is actually involved.

You can read it at How to Host a Terrific Twitter Party

Why not connect with me while you’re over there?


A free following tool for Twitter

Follower Filter free unfollow tool

Recently, I’ve been looking for a good, free Twitter following tool to replace Tweepi. I love Tweepi and use it regularly for a couple of my own accounts. The problem with Tweepi for myself as a social media manager is you can’t just log in with Twitter – you have to register an account which includes an email address. When you manage over ten Twitter accounts for yourself and clients yet only have two or three active email accounts yourself it becomes a bit of a faff. You see Tweepi only lets you use an email address for one Twitter account and now I’ve run out.

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