March 2012

Tablets and Laptops to watch in 2012

by Lee Hopkins on March 26, 2012

in reviews

The following tablets and laptops will be the models to watch in 2012 as they may be the final straw to tip the scales or at least offer users a good time trying it out.

Looking at every hot aspect of social media—including Pinterest and Google+—the toolkit comes with worksheets (separate download) to help you map out and win with your own social program for your business

How to be a social business: workshop

by Lee Hopkins on March 23, 2012

in training

Due to popular demand, I’m running a public workshop in Adelaide on one of today’s hot topics for business — how to be a social business. Running for a mere three hours, you will learn about microblogging podcasting video blogging why Chaos Theory should NOT be how you approach social technologies the essentials of Moderation […]

Finish my sentence. Social media is…

by Lee Hopkins on March 23, 2012

in Uncategorized

Stopping briefly to let us know when NOT to run a ‘finish this sentence’ game, Laurel goes on to tell us how to do it properly and even gives an example or two

10 complimentary white papers from Hubspot

by Lee Hopkins on March 23, 2012

in clippings

Those very nice folks over at Hubspot are giving away some excellent white papers. Says Mike Crosson, Here are 10 free White Papers that are really helpful. 1.) Pinterest – Learn how to increase traffic, leads and sales by reaching more than 11 million people The fastest-growing social media site ever has become a […]

I’m joined by Jeremy Hague from Melbourne. Jeremy is part of the team behind the very successful Skylook software (Skype and Outlook integration) and now the excellent Vodburner (records Skype video calls). Technorati Tags: skylook, vodburner, jeremy hague, skype, recording software, business communication, lee hopkins

It was seven years ago tomorrow

by Lee Hopkins on March 16, 2012 · 2 comments

in blogging,clippings

…that Shel Holtz told me to pull my finger out and start blogging

I just wordled a chapter

by Lee Hopkins on March 15, 2012 · 2 comments

in clippings,tools

I’d forgotten how cool Wordle is… great for livening up the front of a lengthy report so the reader can see what the focus of the report is about

Will corporate blogging be rule-bound?

by Lee Hopkins on March 15, 2012

in blogging,ethics

Word reaches me from PRDaily that a group called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation—which includes the editors of Esquire, The Atlantic, New York magazine, Slate, and others—aims to draft a list of best practices for linking, aggregating, and curating content on blogs and websites. What they are looking to do is introduce some […]

Check out Gap’s great social media policy

by Lee Hopkins on March 14, 2012

in clippings

Gil Rudawsky over at the PRDaily notes, “Gap Inc. has figured out a social media policy doesn’t have to come from the legal department, and that a straightforward, conversational tone probably makes the greatest impact with employees. It covers everything, but it doesn’t beat you over the head” Excellent. Technorati Tags: gap, gil rudawsky. social […]