Google Plus – A Beginner’s Guide

Why You Must Not Ignore Google Plus This blog post forms the basis of the Google Plus training sessions I offer to small businesses.  If you haven’t been active on Google+ so far, now’s the time to get started! Google Plus is the 2nd largest social network with around 360 million users worldwide. However it […]

Social Media and Defamation

Defamation on Social Networks This is a guest post by Phil Brown of With the rise of social media we are increasingly seeing that defamation cases are no longer the preserve of the tabloid press, and social media users are becoming drawn into the debate as they post tweets and Facebook status updates that […]

Social Media and SMBs – a study

SMBs and Social Media Here’s a very informative study recently published by Vocus in conjunction with Duct Tape Marketing, showing how small and medium businesses (SMBs) are currently using social media. You can read the original article here.  View the SlideShare presentation below. Path to Influence: A Study of SMBs and social media from Vocus […]

Social Media Gurus – Do They Exist?

Expert or Guru? These days it seems there are scores of social media “experts”, “gurus”, “consultants”, “strategists” and almost any other word that describes someone who supposedly knows all there is to know about the topic.   I get quite upset when  I’m referred to as an expert or guru, because I am still, and […]

Interview – Lilach Bullock, Social Networking Pioneer

Lilach – Mumpreneur Extraordinaire!     Lilach Bullock is a social networking pioneer, business consultant, mentor and personal brand expert.  One of the most dynamic personalities in the world of UK social media, she is frequently credited with the accolade of being the first in the industry to actively leverage networking.   She launched and […]