Category Archive: Social Networking

Oct 04

Facebook hits 1 billion monthly active users

Wow, that’s a lot.  Mr Zuckerburg gave a little Facebook newsroom briefing to update us all on the milestone.  September 14th at 12:45pm Pacific time, Facebook officially reached 1 billion active monthly users. So when did you join Facebook?  Were you an ‘early adopter’ or a ‘late starter’?  Did you resist the tempatation, like many …

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Apr 30

Get your Social Media SWAG on

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SWAG, a word to me that conjures the image of a hippy female walking down the road.  But actually it has grown to mean a lot more that just that. According to the Urban Dictionary, SWAG is about the entire package, and how you propel that image. I mean Simon Cowell is using the word, Soulja Boy …

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Apr 16

Swiss Recruiters get their own #TruGeneva

Now I have never been to a Tru event, so I am writing this from my perspective as someone who will be very new to this event.  Much like the majority of Swiss Recruiters that will be attending I would imagine.  My other point is that I am not a recruiter.  I have worked for …

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Mar 14

Google plus your business

I found this infographic via Chris Brogan’s blog and made via Bluegrass, and I have to admit, I love a good infographic.  It’s clear, concise and states good statistics, you can save yourself reading through a 40 page report to find the few hidden gems you actually want or need. So if you have a business, …

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Mar 01

The expansion of customer service

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Stop with that naughty social media! Quick, ban it! That’ll stop them… Yes, this long cringed at activity is still happening.  A lot less than it was, but with the cautious being over cautious they are in fact just putting a lid on a boiling pot. It’s happening people, but now you just can see …

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Feb 29

Profile Fatigue

‘Profile fatigue’ – love this term, and in fact when I read about it, there was this part of me that sighed and said ‘I hear ya’. No, I didn’t coin this phrase and I’m not sure of its originality but I first read about it on this blog.  Yep, I was intrigued.  As a …

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Feb 29

LinkedIn Follow Button

Do you have a corporate website? Do you have regular information, status, blogs, content, and jobs that you want to distribute? Do you already have a company LinkedIn Business page? Then make sure you get the ‘Follow’ button onto your website. If you don’t have a company page, and have somewhat of a blank stare …

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Feb 28

Les Menuires 7 take on employee rights

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This wasn’t an intentional fight for employee rights, but the story involves 7 wronged Robin Hoods, and an evil King, and how a community rose via social media to support them. What a PR nightmare when you think you can boot some chalet staff out, without pay, and without flights. Ye-ouch! And the story goes …

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Feb 27

Responding to negative feedback

Social media has provided a fantastic opportunity for brands, companies and organisations to gain massive insight into the conversations people are having about you.  But, firstly you have to be listening.  There are a variety of free ways you can sift through the mammoth amounts of conversations happening daily, and as my one main tip …

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Feb 27

Content Marketing Boom

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I have had a lot of conversations of late around ‘Content Marketing’, what continually strikes me is that people are calling this the new marketing.  Lets get one thing straight, it isn’t new, it’s been around for ages and it is just that finally people have woken up to its benefits.  I think the 80′s …

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