Tagged: Speak for Yourself

Speak for Yourself: How to not let the bad stuff get you down 0

Speak for Yourself: How to not let the bad stuff get you down

Starting out can be scary, and that fear is totally justified. The Internet in general, and social media in particular, is full of bad stuff that you’ll come in contact with, and that you...

Having an online life: Isn’t that something young people do? 0

Having an online life: Isn’t that something young people do?

No it isn’t. I don’t believe that having a great online life is a generational thing at all. I remember gasping when I heard the phrase ‘Social Media? Oh, we’re letting the intern handle...

Speak for Yourself: Playground instead of echo chamber 1

Speak for Yourself: Playground instead of echo chamber

A creative way of having your first audience Getting good at anything means doing it. Doing anything a lot is a chore – unless it’s fun. Talking out loud in an empty room is...

Creating your own content – VITAL (and a tiny bit subversive) 1

Creating your own content – VITAL (and a tiny bit subversive)

What do you say, now that you have a space to say things? Creating your own content is vital. Vital as in important, but also V.I.T.A.L. as a great shorthand to remind you that...

Speak for Yourself: Be found 1

Speak for Yourself: Be found

Search rankings The first time I actively argued the need to Speak for Yourself was three years ago, on a panel discussion pitting Digital Marketing, PR, SEO, a social technologist and me against each...

Speak for Yourself: Don’t stop now. 1

Speak for Yourself: Don’t stop now.

Speaking for Yourself doesn’t end with a bit of Twitter training. If you’re any part of any organisation you will have come in some kind of contact with your organisation’s decisions regarding social media....

Who Decides Who Should Own Social Media, And What Do They Know? 0

Who Decides Who Should Own Social Media, And What Do They Know?

It’s Social Media Week London, and I’m booked on a panel discussion on Monday, pitting me as ‘the Social Media Purist’ against specialists from PR, SEO, Social Technology and Digital Marketing backgrounds. All my...