Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft.

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Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Horse manure was a global problem until cars came along. Fossil fuels and climate issues are a huge problem until… renewable energy? Solar power? Wind farms? … Can we collectively solve problems when in all likelihood the problem is already solved we just don’t know it yet.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Are you looking for a social media course? Facebook Timeline, Twitter, Google Plus for Business Pages, Pinterest, Foursquare, blogging? Here are a list of current and upcoming courses and social media training in Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and other locations. Facebook, Twitter, google plus education by a well known and respected social media consultant Laurel Papworth

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Lord Monckton told Mining executives to buy up big in MEDIA and use the Super Rich to exert control over media messages. Gina Rinehart (mining family) has started buying up shares in Fairfax. And taking out injunctions to stop social media “crowdsourcing” about her, her family and her business. Which is mining and media. What…

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Got a Rubbish website? Social Media evaluation – Special Offer – $1800

Very very rare for me to blog about our special offers, whether it’s social media evaluation discounts or something else.  I usually offer them through my fortnightly email newsletter (signup form).  Anyway. I was reading 10 ways to make a rubbish website… …and thought about how often clients ask me to do a social media…

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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. One way is pretty simple – sell it! The Huffington Post just sold for $315m to AOL (America Online). How do you think AOL will make their money back from this blog?

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Own your mistakes – Zappos

Zappos 6pm.com make a $1.6 million mistake. Get lots of PR in return and social media cuddles. Zappos the Twitter wunderkinds made a big boo boo. Their pricing engine set a maximum price of $49.95. Six hours later, and 1.6 million dollars later, the company blogs about it: Hey everyone – As many of you…

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NOT hiring someone based on Facebook or Twitter

It’s dangerous to Google someone and then not give them a job – particularly if you tell them what you found and also keep a copy somewhere. Here a potential employer blogged about not hiring someone because she tweeted “I can’t bludge anymore”. Commonsense says you wouldn’t want that person as an employee but what…

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