I would like to convey my thanks to Ian Hardacre for his invaluable advice concerning Social Media and how to use it properly. To me it was a dark science but Ian has opened the doors wide and now I see the light!
Dear Ian,I want to personally thank you because you were one of LinkedIn’s first million members (member number 997338 in fact!*). In any technology adoption lifecycle, there are the early adopters, those who help lead the way. That was you.We hit a big milestone at LinkedIn this week when our 100 millionth member joined […]
On Tuesday 22n March I gave a one hour training session on Social Media for BNI Farnham. Social Media Training at BNI Farnham These are the topics that were covered: Overview Twitter Setting up Twitter Tweeting Hashtags Dos & Don’ts Facebook Facebook Fan Pages Pulling it all together What else is out there? […]
I attended Sara Paretsky’s last UK public event on her latest book tour which was held at Sandhurst Public Library. I have been reading about her fictional hero, V.I. Warshawski, since her first book, Indemnity Only, was published in the UK in 1982.
I had to post a number of pictures of people professionally taken that were Portrait rather than Landscape. When loaded, without any changes, then they were displayed at the top of the Facebook wall with just the eyes or perhaps the eyes and nose showing rather than the whole face. I used Adobe Photoshop to […]
On Wednesday 23rd February I gave a 1.5 hours training session on Social Media for BNI Basingstoke Phoenix. Social Media Training at BNI Basingstoke These are the topics that were covered: Overview Marketing Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Blog (or keeping your website interesting) YouTube Not Just Text The 6 Essentials What else is out there? An […]
On Monday 17th January 2011 I was invited to The Sky is not the Limit Event hosted by RBS at one of their buildings on Bishopsgate in the City.
Last weekend I happened to mention to my folks that I had seen two Star Yachts on sale at a second-hand shop in Los Gatos California for $45 and $55. They were both SY2 models. Star Yachts were toy yachts that came in sizes from quite small to the large ones with complex sails that were named after stars. From […]
Today is the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death in New York.
This morning I was discussing the next software release for an ongoing project. We were swapping documents and screenshots using a combination of email and Microsoft Live Messenger (aka Instant Messenger). Plus the usual banter about the lousy weather and what happenned over the weekend.
I recently watched an advert for two of The Beatles compilations now universally called by everyone as ‘The Red Album’ and ‘The Blue Album’. These were originally released back in 1973 after the group had broken up. The TV advert promised last year’s digital re-mastering and all at a ‘knockdown’ price.
After my earlier blog on energyhive I have been asked how CO2 output relates to electricity usage, especially when there are so many different types of power stations from nuclear, hydro-electric, gas and coal fired through to the newer cleaner technologies such as wind farms. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and […]