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Resources for today’s digital marketer. With tips and opinion on digital and social media marketing – from SEO and PPC to creative content marketing.

Change: A World In Flux – My #CogsTalks @ The Hospital

Here’s the presentation I gave this week at The Hospital in London, showing my take on how the digital world is changing and why this constant change shouldn’t scare us but rather is an endless source of opportunity. Here’s the presentation I gave and below...

How Audience Personas Can Transform Your Digital Marketing

Often, we can get caught up with figures when trying to measure the success of our digital marketing efforts. How many followers, likes, or shares to name a few.  But here’s some food for thought - are we even preaching to the correct audience? How...

My Snapchat Masterclass at The Guardian’s Changing Media Summit

This session at The Guardian's tech-focussed conference took a deep dive into Snapchat's world. See and download the presentation.

Is Social Media Listening Still Relevant in the Age of TikTok, WhatsApp and Snapchat?

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As social media users recede into private spaces, personal messaging apps and 'dark social' is social listening a worthwhile exercise for brands?

Video: My 3 Tips For Brands To Be Heard Online

My top tips to get your brand heard online, in digital and social media, through smart marketing.

How To Have Great Ideas: The 4 ‘Rooms’ of Inspiration

Thanks to my business partner Chris, who basically insisted I read it, I’ve just finished ‘A Book About Innocent’, a frank and very readable account of how three guys started (and very nearly finished) Innocent Drinks, going from a van selling 24 smoothies at...

How To Add Facebook ‘Like’ Button To Your Blog or Tumblr – UPDATED

Updated in May 2012 There doesn't seem to be a simple step-by-step guide on the web so I’m writing this, particularly for Tumblr users but it will apply to other platforms too… STEP 1: Copy this code: <meta property="og:title" content="{block:PostTitle}{PostTitle}{/block:PostTitle}"/> <meta property="og:site_name" content="{Title}"/> <meta property="og:image" content="{PortraitURL-128}"/> STEP 2: Go to tumblr.com/customize and click...

Facebook Pages Upgrade – What You Need To Know

The old, and new Facebook pages at a glance On 10th March all Facebook Pages - i.e. pages which are not for personal accounts but for brands, businesses and organizations - will be upgraded to a new style consistent with personal profiles, with a picture gallery...

My Latest Posts For Brand Republic’s Social Media Blog

In a bid to spread my blogging far and wide across the internet like a thick but rich pollutant I’ve become a contributor for Brand Republic’s ‘The Wall’ blog which covers the latest developments in social media, marketing and technology. Here are my first posts....

My Week Offline

I’m back online after a whole week off work and without any tweets, blog posts, photo uploads or much action between me and the internet at all. If you’re curious to know what it’s like to live without Facebook, Twitter, iPlayer, Digg or whatever it...