Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mobile Media Mindblast – be there!

Mobile Media Mindblast is happening on Friday 3rd June – a collaborative event that includes the big players – Vodacom, Google, MXit plus Joseph Jaffe as keynote speaker. Are you wondering how you should be using the explosive growth of … Continue reading

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Social Media World Africa Forum this week! #SMWF

On Wednesday, I’ll be at the Social Media World Africa Forum for their exciting line up. See the full agenda here and the speakers here. Track highlights include: • Integrating social media into your marketing plan, and building your social media … Continue reading

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Twitter 101 – the basics

New to twitter, or thinking about starting an account? Here are some of the basics to get you up and running … 1. Account set up and management Choose a name that easily identifies you (or your public persona/brand). Your … Continue reading

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Nonprofits must learn to use their “human” voice

The “human voice” is often the most compelling part of a story. In our information rich world, bombarded by content from so many different places, we sometimes forget how to bring out our humanity. Nonprofit organisations, who are generally under-resourced … Continue reading

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Uh oh … sometimes you don’t want your brand trending …

Sometimes, trending online is exactly what you DON’T want, especially when it’s about bad service. Vodacom has had a bad run this Friday morning – they’re trending on twitter because their service is down, apparently due to a cable break. … Continue reading

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Best reading material on the loo – twitter or fave magazine?

This morning I had a few precious minutes on the loo and found myself in a quandary – do I read my favourite mag, or do I scan twitter for the latest?  I chose twitter … it’s been a week … Continue reading

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Twitterati hungry for election news in SA

8.30pm on election night, an hour and a half after voting stations have closed … what’s highlighted in twitter trends in South Africa? Our hunger for election knowledge, again … SAtwitterpolitician ballot @helenzille LGE2011 queue IEC voters thumb council district … Continue reading

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