Sorry for the silence of late. I have been neglecting this poor little blog of late in favour of other projects, some of which are very time sensitive like desperately attempting to finish crocheting a baby blanket for my friend before she gives birth. I’ll be posting a bit more content in the next week […]
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Back in April the Social Penguin blog featured my very first guest post on the analytics behind Illegal Jacks successful use of social media marketing. It caused a bit of a stir at the time because I jokingly called analytics’s a “black art” because whilst it incredibly easy to do, a lot of people are […]
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In a random follow up to my ramblings on typing with your eyes closed a while back I’m seeking the answers to further important questions. A good friend of mine Janet made an interesting observation to me awhile back about what our minds get up to when not otherwise engaged. As it’s not possible to […]
Read more "What does your head do when it’s in neutral?"
Check out my latest post over at the The Social Penguin blog this week, I’ll be taking a closer look at some of the free online analytic tools I used in my first guest post back in April on Illegal Jacks social media campaign. Social Media Analytics isn’t a “black art” and I’ll dispel some […]
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[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 […]
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[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 ] It’s now less than a month until the Edinburgh Festival begins and as per usual I have nothing planned. Please don’t assume I am some jaded local who has been “experiencing” the Festival for many years, who now looks upon the descending horde with derision and sighs at the inconvenience […]
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[tweetmeme source=”macfak” only_single=false http://www.kellyforbes.com ] Truely this stuff is only talked about at work and it really belongs on Twitter, but 140 chars would never have done it justice. Bizarre discovery of the day! I’m not the best in the world at touch typing I can however type fairly fast with little reasonable errors. I […]
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[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 […]
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