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I do a fair chunk of speaking and social media workshops and while I enjoy them, I’ve noticed lately that I’m relying too much on PowerPoint and Keynote and being a bit lazy. On top of that, in Scotland ...

In Glasgow, Scotland just now there is one story dominating the headlines and that’s of the three bombs sent to prominent Celtic fans. Now, as always, it’s being tarred as a problem of the “Old ...

A slight chance of pace from the usual social media stuff (unless you consider this old post about how Twitter can make social media types feel like Superman) but if you’re interested in good stories – ...

Great post by Edinburgh City Council PR supremo Stewart Argo over on the social media business networking site LinkedIn that raises an interesting question about the upcoming Scottish elections – but also ...

A few things popped this into my head: seeing a chap I know comment that now he’s working properly in social media he has less time to tweet/Facebook his own stuff and others asking me at various training ...

Ever-talented Jon Clements has written a good piece over on the PR Media Blog about banks and social media that’s well worth a read given the recent fury over banking bonuses but it got me thinking too – ...

The Sunday Herald in Scotland revamped at the weekend and for the most part was very, very good – some nice articles, good insight but one thing struck me as incredibly odd when looking through the arts ...

Inspired by this post by Ben Cotton of Edelman Digital (and because social media types are always going on about transparency) I thought I’d share some of the stats for the Contently Managed blog. (Don’t ...

It didn’t take long for something to be overhyped in social media circles in 2011 did it? Quora – the Q&A site with, well, absolutely no difference to any other Q&A site – is being touted ...

STV news anchor John Mackay has announced that he’s going to get to grips with Social Media as part of STV’s New Year New You campaign, where people endeavour to learn something new, improve themselves ...