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Today is World Social Media Day

by Lee Hopkins on June 30, 2011 · 1 comment

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IT’S THURDAY 30th June 2011 and around the world tweetups (‘meetups’ for the untwittered) are taking place, events being run and drinks being drunk. It’s a celebration for all that is ‘social media’, in all of its guises and platforms, in all of its fads and fashions, its famous and its failures. Here in sunny […]

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Your communications-lusty commentators are back after a slight (ahem) absence. In this edition of ‘Grumpy Old Communicators’ at the CommsCafe Allan & Lee talk about Twitter and its 5th birthday, as well as how useful or otherwise it has been for Allan’s B&B business, especially when compared to TripAdvisor. We also look at the IABC […]


Wow! This crept up on me quietly (although I wonder how anything could creep up on you noisily…) It was five years ago today that I started this blogging lark. Don’t worry, I’ve promised my wife it’s just a fad and that it won’t last. My inspiration for blogging came from interacting with Shel Holtz, […]


29 minutes and 22 seconds of disarmingly direct business communication conversation


Yes, those two intrepid curmudgeons, Jenkins and Hopkins, are back at the CommsCafe.


@BryanPerson interviewed us for his own vidcast. Strongly recommend you visit Bryan’s video stream, as he has some fabulous interviews.


Day 05 of the Grumpy Old Men Tour

by Lee Hopkins on June 11, 2009 · 0 comments

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What’s been bigger than Ben Hur? The sheer joy of being on The Grumpy Old Men Tour, that’s what! #gom09, #iabc09


Day 04 of the Grumpy Old Men Tour

by Lee Hopkins on June 10, 2009 · 0 comments

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Here’s day 4 of the Grumpy Old Men Tour; the final day wrap-up will be posted shortly, once we finalise some important web addresses…


Stand outs for today include SpinReel ATV and Katherine Hoppe, who has organised the whole region to rally around making @allanjenkins and I feel ‘special’. We feel SO loved!!


Day 2 of the epic tour of @allanjenkins and myself that has already been named ‘The Grumpy Old Men Tour’ by Bryan Person