Every time I send a tweet I think about who might be reading it, where it is going, what the purpose of it is and what it means. I think of it visually. Continue reading “Hours and hours”
10 top tips for Twitter and Facebook
I’m running several social media workshops this season, for various types of individuals, businesses and organisations. Here’s a quick post for my session participants (and anyone else who finds it useful!) with some simple ideas about drawing up your social media strategy. Continue reading “Writing your social media strategy”
I’ll continue to collate in this post an updated list of weekly Twitter ‘hours’, or timed online events. These can relate to a geographical location or a theme, or both.
See also my map of Twitter events in Northern England.
To prepare for a Twitter hour, read my article here about how to approach and manage an online event. Continue reading “Twitter networking events timetable”
On Sunday 12th May 2013 I’ll be attending Middlesbrough’s Accompany series, which is a fantastic programme of events designed to promote and support classical music initiatives in the North-East of England. Continue reading “Social media training for classical music”
Go here for a list of social media events, days and times arranged by day; Go here for an interactive map arranged geographically (Northern England only at present).
While on the surface Twitter appears to be much simpler than Facebook (posting a tweet does ostensibly resemble Facebook’s status updates, but with a 140 character limit) there is definitely a sense that you’re tweeting into a void. What should you tweet about? Who are you tweeting to? At least with Facebook, there’s a concrete sense that you are talking to your friends.
In this post, a draft chapter from an e-book I am preparing, I explain how social media networking events work, and give an idea of the etiquette involved.
I have held one-to-one training sessions over the last few weeks for a Leeds and Manchester based musician, Vidasonik, who is holding an event shortly. Continue reading “From urban music to playgroups…”