Social Media

November 29, 2011 Transcript of CommsChat with Richard Bailey

On Monday 28 November, CommsChat took the theme of learning and was led by public relations educator Richard Bailey, academic, lecturer, and editor of Behind the Spin. There’s a full transcript for this busy #CommsChat below, and we’ve also pulled out some of our favourite tweets.

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November 22, 2011 Transcript of #CommsChat on Google+ for Businesses and Brands

On Monday, #CommsChat looked at the recently launched Google+ Pages for brands and businesses, with special guests Paul Sutton and Michael Litman. There’s a full transcript for this busy #CommsChat below, and we’ve also pulled out some of our favourite tweets.

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November 18, 2011 #CommsChat with Michael Litman and Paul Sutton on Google+ for brands and businesses

The recent launch of Google+ Pages for brands and businesses has starkly divided opinion across the communications industry. Should brands leap onto this new social media platform? Or should they wait until its comms possibilities are proven? On Monday 21 November, we’re hosting a #CommsChat session with Paul Sutton and Michael Litman.

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October 12, 2011 Transcript of #CommsChat with Scott Gould

Our midweek #CommsChat with Scott Gould, co-founder of Like Minds, looked at how digital media and business – specifically SMEs – are getting along. The transcript of a busy chat can be found below, but we’ve pulled out a few of our favourite messages:

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October 12, 2011 Midweek #CommsChat on digital media and business, with Scott Gould

This Wednesday’s #CommsChat, with LikeMinds co-founder Scott Gould, will focus on the opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses provided by digital and social media. Midweek #CommsChats take place at 2pm, and last just 40 minutes.

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October 6, 2011 Transcript of #CommsChat with Samaritans & Vodafone UK

On Monday’s #CommsChat we were joined by Nicola Peckett, head of communications at Samaritans, and Jakub Hrabovsky, head of web relations at Vodafone UK, for a session looking at creative brand communications on Facebook.

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October 4, 2011 Social media in the workplace and employee communication

Social tools are everywhere. Some companies try to restrict access to these tools for fear of what their employees may say, about the company, about each other and about the customer. Why do companies persist in employing people they clearly don’t trust? I wish I knew the answer. And as fast as the company blocks access to Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and more, employees arm themselves with smart phones and tablets and step outside the restricted zone. Control is increasingly becoming an illusion.

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September 23, 2011 Let’s get together

Social media demands that companies link both their paid and unpaid communications and measurement. Andrew Challier asks what this means for brands.

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September 12, 2011 Wednesday’s #CommsChat with Jonathan Bean: Tools and techniques for reaching influencers online

For our first mid-week #CommsChat, we’re delighted to welcome back Jonathan Bean, chief operating officer at Mynewsdesk, for a session focusing on what tools and techniques communicators can use to reach influencers online. #CommsChat with Jonathan Bean will take place on Wednesday 14 September at 2pm BST.

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September 6, 2011 Transcript of #CommsChat with Amanda Coleman, 5 September

For the first broadcast from the relaunched #CommsChat, we were delighted to have Amanda Coleman on board as our guest host. Amanda is currently in charge of corporate communications at Greater Manchester Police, and last night’s chat took in GMPolice’s social media strategy, its crisis response efforts during the riots, and social media ownership – amongst many other topics. We have a full transcript of last night’s chat available for you to read.

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