Tag Archives: twitter

Lower those expectations, Benji

I’ve been wondering what it would take to trigger a slightly gloaty “I’ve moved house” post. I didn’t think it would be a grumble about how my new local council “does social media”. The #wmgrit hashtag is a great amalgamation … Continue reading

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Arriva Trains Wales Response to query about use of twitter.

04 October 2011 Your Case Reference: ATW-110915-BCC Dear Mr Whitehouse Thank you for your e-mail with regards to Arriva Trains Wales not responding to customer comments and enquiries initiated via Twitter. At present we use Twitter and other social media … Continue reading

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Halifax Building Society response to NOTW advertising query.

Dear Benjamin Thank you for your email of Wednesday to Antonio Horta-Osorio regarding Halifax advertisements in the News of the World. Antonio has asked me to respond to you on his behalf, in my capacity as Managing Director of Customers … Continue reading

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The Body Shop Response to query about advertising in the #NOTW

 Dear Ben Thank you for your email contacting The Body Shop. We would like to assure you that we do not advertise in the News of the World. The Body Shop rarely advertises in any newspaper and we do not … Continue reading

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Renault Advertising Response to #NOTW hacking allegations.

Dear Mr. Ben Whitehouse, Thank you for your email to our Managing Director, Thierry Sybord, on the subject of the alleged phone hacking by the News of the World. In response to your request and to clarify our advertising position … Continue reading

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Telford and Wrekin Social Media Surgery

Last night I got back into the Social Media Surgery Swing by helping out at the Telford Social Media Surgery. (Info here: http://socialmediasurgery.com/surgeries/telford-wrekin) Social media surgery is an event where people who want to learn more about using the web … Continue reading

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Skimming through my flickr photos and looking at my blog posts I’m slightly weirded out at what people will find “interesting” (for interesting I’m taking this as the the stuff that get’s the most clicks compared with everything else). I don’t create … Continue reading

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What is #fallenbrum?

I didn’t start #fallenbrum. That was @nicktheowl. (He’s a bit of a genius really and one of the nicest people I know.) But he didn’t really start it… I’m getting ahead of myself. I just seem to really enjoy the … Continue reading

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Shropshire Tweetup.

I’m going along. Could be a #brumbloggers day out. http://www.shropshiretweetup.co.uk/2010/01/january-2010-tweet-up/ You should come along too. Should be a good event.

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Guest blog post: Joyful Jubilant Learning.

I’ve written a guest blog post for the Joyful Jubilant Learning blog regarding my topic of the moment- failure. Check it out and comment please.

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People you should follow on twitter.

And this is in no way a complete list (it’s only 50) but reflect my own personal criteria for what counts as a “great twitter experience” (and they’re in no particular order, it’s just how it came out. For those of … Continue reading

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How to give good feedback (or when twitter attacks)

Tweets like this annoy me slightly (and I know in the grand scheme of things, this is a small annoyance). Last night’s Gingerfest wasn’t perfect but then it’s the first time it’s been run. Just saying “I could have run … Continue reading

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