From the category archives:

Social Media

Tweet We have used infographics from our creative friends at http://www.maximillion.co.uk/event-management/social-superheroes-present-event-marketing before and this was one I really liked as it emphasises all the options you should be thinking through for marketing an event or anything else for that matter. Hope you enjoy it and thanks to Clare Maximillion for sending it to us.  

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Tweet I have to admit that I am not exactly at the forefront of social media when it comes to furthering project opportunities. As I reported in my last post I have been working for much of the past year in writing a learning programme to help people to design a retirement that they love. […]

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Tweet We always like to welcome guest bloggers and this is from the US so much of the data has a stars and stripes feel but I felt that there is much useful information here for UK portfolio workers who have ambitions in the writing and blogging arenas. The author is Jeralyn Nelson who is […]

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Tweet Now you get to the very difficult issue of how polite, formal, matey, endearing, solicitous or cheeky you are going to be. Whenever I discuss this with people there are usually hilarious stories, lots of embarrassment, much nervousness and an overriding uncertainty.  These days of course many smartphones and the iPad even allow you […]

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Tweet Trying to keep up with younger portfolio workers and one’s own children for that matter I welcome Saga’s recent free app which translates teenage slang into terms that I understand. It has the wonderful title of Wotever! I particularly liked the ‘powerpuff presentation’ as I have had to sit through too many of those […]

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Tweet Having written a piece on digital identity recently ( will post in next few days) got me thinking about how most of us don’t worry too much about what people know about us via the web. The thinking goes – if you don’t have anything to hide then its not a problem. But I […]

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Tweet Peter Osborne has started a very interesting discussion on this topic on our linkedin portfolio careers group. He also has a fuller posting in which he discusses these 8 ‘lessons’ that he has learned. I was particularly interested as a couple of weeks ago I did a keynote speech specifically on portfolio careers for […]

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Tweet Our friend Peter Osborne who comments regularly on our Linkedin portfolio careers group has put together what he calls his personal blog roll as to what he has found useful as a freelancer and portfolio worker. An eclectic list of blogs and books that you would find useful to peruse. You will see many […]

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Tweet Another classic from our friend Hugh MacLeod!

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Tweet That is the enticing invitation that I received this morning from the people at Hubspot. You can download it as a PDF or listen to the interviews. A lot of redundancy but some very good tips. You will recognise many of the 60 contributors as they contain most of the really successful bloggers.

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