[tweetmeme source=”macfak” only_single=false http://www.kellyforbes.com ] Way back in Feb/Mar of this year I posted here on the blog about a video I anticipated would go viral on youtube. It was the very first of a series of Old Spice ads featuring Isaiah Mustafa as the Old Spice guy that caused a sensation last week when […]Read more "Follow up to “the Old Spice effect”"
[tweetmeme source=”macfak” only_single=false http://www.kellyforbes.com ] I’m sure it happens to everyone who keeps a blog at some point, you want to write a post but find yourself at a loss for something to say. Your regular weekly post doesn’t appear and you let it slide for awhile while you try to conjure something interesting to […]Read more "Plinky makes writers block a thing of the past"
[tweetmeme source=”macfak” only_single=false http://www.kellyforbes.com ] A few weeks back I blogged on the Social Media Penguin Blog about why we shouldn’t be ashamed of a little ego surfing every now and again. I’m now posting this again in full here in case any of you missed it. Social media combined with search engine listings has […]Read more "Googling Yourself…Not just for vanities sake"
Avid Twitter users will be aware of all the ongoing problems the social network has suffered recently. Tweet counts have been decimated, entire tweets have gone missing and the Fail Whale has been on my screen so often I was beginning to think it was actually my screen saver. I personally like to blame football […]Read more "Yay my Tweets are back!"
I’m featuring on The Social Penguin blog this week, talking about the rise of Egosurfing and why it’s not just for the narcissists among us. It features some really insightful research by the Pew Research Centre on managing your internet image. Check it out here.Read more "Guest blogging at the Social Penguin again."
Last month the The Social Penguin blog were kind enough to post an article I wrote on Illegal Jacks use of social media to promote their burritos with a massive 1000 burrito giveaway. I’m posting it here in full for those of you who missed it, but please check out the original post for its […]Read more "The (completely transparent) Black Art of Twitter Analytics’s – Illegal Jacks style."
So I am a nosy inquisitive person full of random thoughts, and I wondered how useful Twitter lists could be at giving you an indication of the keywords people associate with your brand, picking Starbucks to poke around as I thought I could easily identify their core business. (In case you don’t know, they sell […]Read more "Turns out Twitter Lists aren’t a great source for researching your brand’s keywords…go figure."
I’m featuring on The Social Penguin blog this week, delving in to the Black Art of Twitter Analytics. It’s a really interesting article that also looks at the numbers behind social media marketing campaigns in a small business. Check it out here.Read more "Guest blogging at The Social Penguin this week"
An excellent example of small businesses getting social media right. Illegal Jacks was the place to be in Edinburgh today, if you wanted a free burrito that is. Today was #Jacksfreeburritos day with the restaurant giving away 1000 free burritos to anyone who walked through their door. Thanks to successful promotion on Twitter and Facebook […]Read more "#JacksFreeBurritos goes down a storm on Twitter"
If you are one of the three people who I know read my musings on here (thanks guys you make this an actual blog and not just my own private diary) you’ll remember I had a plan to try and ingest as much knowledge as possible on the issues of SEO/PPC and digital marketing via […]Read more "So yea the reading hasn’t gone *quite* to plan"