Unfortunately, despite my best efforts, Status Quo were not rocking the EdTwestival last Thursday, though it really would have been an appropriate song for the event. 25th March 2010 was christened International Twestival Day in cities all over the world as philanthropic tweeters united to tweet, drink and eat cake all in the name of […]Read more "Twestival was rocking all over the world!"
I’m currently working on some research to quantify how far a negative brand message can travel via social media and I’m looking for some test subjects. If you’d like to help out I’m looking for people who have had a genuine bad customer service experience recently and would be willing to vent their frustration with […]Read more "Looking for disgruntled Tweeters"
I’m attending the Edinburgh Twestival (or #EdTwestival) on Thursday and I’m left pondering what do you wear to one of these doos? Obviously the usual Scottish “festival” wear is out of the question, unless it snows I will look rather out of place inside in wellies, not to mention they hamper the dancing. The best […]Read more "What do you wear to a Twestival?"
Yesterday for the first time, after around 2 months of trying, I finally managed to drag myself out of bed early enough to make it to my first Edinburgh Coffee Morning, or #EdCM for the cool hashtag kids on Twitter. If you aren’t aware of EdCM you can find out more details here on the […]Read more "I finally made it to #EdCM!"
Ok this ad is funny which is one of the reasons I love it, but I also love the fact that it was shot entirely in one take, the only digital fakery is the bottle coming out of his hand at the end. I’ve also giggled wondering just how many people actually look away and […]Read more "Second viral prediction of the year"
I seem to have been christened the unofficial social media person in my office. Perhaps the early indication should have been when my boss started calling me “The Big Twit” but then she could also have been calling me names, who knows? I know the social media commentators have already been quick to pass their […]Read more "Why I’m not using Google Buzz"
I think the popularity of the Honda Cog advert makes this a cert for a viral vid. Lets face it, we all love Rube Goldberg machines and Ok Go are well known for their brilliantly devised videos. It’s got over 6 million views and I’ve seen it linked loads of times across my social media […]Read more "First viral prediction of the year"