Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Curious Case of My Epic Journey Into Social Media Part 3

That sudden realisation that I can actually do this Social Media Stuff

Well since my last blog things really have started to move and extremely fast. One minute I am sitting there thinking “OMG” how am I going to learn this stuff, understand what is going on blah blah blah and the next I am catapulted into plethora of ideas, imagination and people who are so like minded that for the first time in my years I finally have found myself thinking maybe I can actually do this??? I actually find it quite funny as I have always been opinionated, outspoken, and slightly out there but I think in Social you really do have to “think outside the box”.

In a weird way, its like being back at school (and lets be totally honest here most of us couldn’t wait to leave) but learning is actually still fun. OK not all of it especially trying to learn Hootsuite but in essence its bit like going back to the gym again for the first time in how many years you know you can do it, your body says you can do it but your mind says “no don’t be so silly you will never do this you are too old” well the brain is a muscle too, and does need constant exercise without it we would just be slugs! Continue reading

What should you pay for Social Media Consulting and why Negotiate Ethically?

What to pay for Social Media & the Implications of Negotiating too hard?

When I was working for my father’s wine business I had the fortune to sell to our US importer; he was educated at Harvard and my father was educated at MIT.

It was all about the value added services we would provide and not just the price per bottle. He was ethical in his style and thankfully I had a good teacher! Continue reading

Social Media Week

Social Media Week A Big Success for us…

We put together a Leaderboard and lots of other activities to show off the power of our social media Leaderboard and this is a lovely tweet we received from Brandwatch…thanks Guys!