social media

Low-Cost Digital Engagement Conference - Fundraise, Campaign, Communicate

Low-Cost Digital Engagement Conference - Fundraise, Campaign, Communicate: Wisely Allocating Restricted Budgets To Optimise Digital Fundraising & Create Awareness & Buzz Online. A One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 17th April 2012

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Date: 17 April 2012
Location: Royal National Hotel, UK

2012 Social Media in Recruitment Conference

The UK's largest Social Media in Recruitment Conference aimed at helping companies maximise the use of social media as part of their online recruitment strategy.

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Date: 19 April 2012
Location: The Congress Centre, UK

SMWLDN 2012 Brainstorm #2: Food, Fashion, Sport, Music, Gaming, Family

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After the success of our first Social Media Week brainstorm, the second, with a consumer focus, took place last Wednesday 7th December at Ketchum PR's offices in Shoreditch.

The aim was to explore how social media is impacting our day-to-day lives from the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the music we listen to, the games we play, the sport we do and the way our families interact online.

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#NewTwitter Rolls Out Worldwide

Twitter Brand Page: Pepsi Co

The #NewTwitter is rolling out worldwide. Whether you have the new interface yet or not, it might be worth knowing what’s new, and what it’ll mean for you, your brand or your business.

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Simon Says: Google+ has a chance to sit next to Facebook

Google vs Facebook

Google+ started life as an attempt to be another Facebook. If I am honest it did a better job - but then again, it's not hard to stand on the shoulders of a giant (metaphorically speaking). The problem with Google+ is it doesn't offer anything additional to Facebook on first viewing.

Google+ is beautiful and easier to use than Facebook - my mum could set up an account on her own which is saying something. But after half an hour she was back in Facebook. Why? None of her friends were using Google+.

So does Google+ stand a chance? Until recently I would have said no.

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Social Media Conference

From influencing behaviour and raising awareness to recruiting activists, donors, volunteers and fundraisers - there’s no doubt that social media has radically transformed the ways in which charities make connections and develop meaningful relationships.

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Date: 21 March 2012
Location: London, UK

Youth Creativity and Innovation: Learning to Let Go…

Potato people

How an interactive story told through social media taught us to let youth creativity off the leash…

Working to encourage creativity and innovation amongst young people is frequently inspiring and often equally frustrating. Most of that frustration is aimed solely at ourselves for occasionally slipping into the trap of unwittingly projecting our ingrained ways of thinking upon them.

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Showcasing the correlation between online presence and offline popularity, Bandwidth is a night of new music, free drinks and digital discussion at Cargo, one of Shoreditch's hottest venues.

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Date: 9 November 2011
Location: Cargo, UK

Webcast: Demand generation in a social B2B world

Social media is increasingly impacting on companies' revenue and brand reputation, and this Mardevdm2 webcast shows you how integrating demand generation strategies alongside social media can produce the best results.

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Date: 10 November 2011
Location: Online, UK

London Job Hunters are Embracing Social Media [infographic]


Employers and recruiters using social media, especially LinkedIn, will not be news to many people. But now professionals are turning to social media to proactively search for vacancies.

Anyone with a LinkedIn profile has probably received, and perhaps even say have been annoyed by speculative emails from recuiters with roles to fill. What may be news is that social media is now establishing itself as a media for professionals to use proactively in their search for a job.

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WEBCAST: How to make events truly social gatherings with targeted social media

See more results from your live events by integrating social media.

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Date: 2 November 2011
Location: Online, UK

The Future is Social Commerce - with Warren Knight (Social Commerce Expert and founder of Gloople)

Warren Knight, founder of Gloople and Social Commerce Expert, will explain how start ups and entrepreneurs can engage with their online audience.

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Date: 10 November 2011
Location: Central, UK

[Video] Chinwag Live: When Customer Service Goes Social Event Last Week

Last week saw the return of Chinwag Live, and with the help of our event sponsors, Conversocial we brought you Chinwag Live: When Customer Service Goes Social.

The event looked into the profound impact social media is having on how corporates interact with their existing and prospective customers. We discussed challenges and solutions as well as the future of customer service on Facebook and other social tools.

If you missed the event, or just want to take a look at the action again, you can check out the video here.

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Get On With It: An Interview With Will McInnes, Non Executive Director, NixonMcInnes

Will McInnes

For a man that lists “making the world a little bit better” among his interests, Will McInnes isn't doing too badly. He's co-founder and MD of social media agency NixonMcInnes, he's a non-exec at Wired Sussex and he's spoken at TEDx Brighton about radicalising business. Only a “little”?

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Facebook Developer Garage London October 2011

John Haggis from Sheridan Solicitors returns to speak for us, talking about Facebook's privacy policies, and Iskandar Najmuddin, Technical Director at Syncapse (formerly Nudge) will give us a bumper-sized rundown on all the latest platform updates in the last three months, including those announced at f8 2011 in late September.

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Date: 19 October 2011
Location: Freemasons' Hall, UK