7 March 2017
Social Media, Technology behaviour, change, Communications, connecting and engaging, consumer, Conversation, Data, Internet of Things, Online Engagement, privacy, smart watch, Technology 0
Without sounding dramatic, we are quickly and surely being made subject to a mass invasion of the technological kind. The Internet of Things (IoT) affects us on a daily basis, whether we like it or not.
28 February 2017
Social Media, Technology app, connecting and engaging, Conversation, Marketing, mobile phone, Nokia 3310, nostalgia, smart phone, social media, Technology 0
If the rumours are true, and the NOKIA 3310 is set to be revised at the Mobile World Congress, this is an exciting time. I owned one of these delightful handsets, and it stood the test of time.
22 December 2016
Public Relations, Social Media Brexit, communication, Donald Trump, Media Relations, PR, Public Relations, social media 0
Having just witnessed a year which has included U.S presidential election where the President-elect was routinely dismissed by the media and where the Brexit voters were scoffed at, has the mainstream media lost its influence?
24 November 2016
Social Media Donald Trump, filters, Media, memes, power, presidency, social commentary, social media, society, trump 0
I love clever memes; I love how they can take a serious political outcome and turn it into a hearty belly laugh. They can lighten the mood in an instant and provide comic relief from what can be a seemingly endless flow of bad news. The power of commentary has shifted from mainstream media, to society in general. We choose what to write, share, take notice of, or ignore. We decide what matters on any scale. This is incredible power for ordinary people.
4 October 2016
Communications, Online Engagement, Social Media #censusfail, 2016 Census, ABS, communication, Communications, Conversation, issues, Issues Management 0
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently stated that it planned to actively prosecute Australians who had failed to complete their census within the allotted timeframe. Apparently there are up to one million Australians facing a fine for an incomplete census! There are questions that have to remain.
20 September 2016
Communications, Communications Training, News, Online Engagement, Social Media communication, Communications, content creation, data driven communication, social media 0
In the olden days - aka 5 years ago - consultancies could produce great communications programs built on instinct and experience. Fast-forward to 2016, and communication experts can take that instinct and experience and triangulate it with data. Here are just a few ways modern communication teams are integrating instinct with data.
6 September 2016
Articulous, Communications Training, Engagement Training, Online Engagement, Social Media Articulous Communication, Articulous Communications, communication, Communication strategy, Engagement Training, executive coaching, Online Engagement, social media, Technology, Training 0
Social media is just another communication channel. With its own pros and cons, different measurements, different tone of voice and a whole new way of connecting. Catching the digital wave is possible even if you’re a 50-something or 60-something executive.
30 August 2016
Community Engagement, Online Engagement, Social Media communication, Community and Stakeholder Engagement, Community Engagement, Data Analysis, Engagement, Online Engagement, p2, social media, Stakeholder Engagement 0
It can, but it doesn’t have to. There are heaps of tools, here are just some and how they’re being used.