Repost from The Social Penguin Blog. You’re an idiot and your product never works, I’m so never buying here again You suck… Ah social media, a happy place where everyone loves each other and no one is ever nasty or mean. Your brand is adored by all and the only things people have to say […]Read more "Social Media – Sometimes it pays to say nothing"
As you may have gathered from the amount of baking I do my office get treated to baked goodies rather a lot. It leads to problems at this time of year as many of us have realised that Christmas (and the inevitable office party) is not actually that far away. With party dresses in mind […]Read more "Social media and healthy snacks? Sounds like a winner to me"
It’s not quite what you’d imagine. If I personally didn’t know better I’d have presumed I was going off to some sort of stately home or camp to immerse myself in the ways of writing (for a reasonable fee naturally) in much the same way that people go on cooking holidays. In reality I’ve actually […]Read more "I’m on a writers holiday"
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 […]Read more "Social Media Analytics – A beginners guide to free tools"
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 […]Read more "Guest Blogging at the Social Penguin: Our guide to Social Media Analytics"
[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"
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."
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"