Who owns your social media account?

Recently I blogged about why your boss should allow you to use social media in the workplace. This has a lot of advantages (read my previous blog to find out why). But what happens when your workplace not only allows you to use social media, but requests that you use it? Take this to the…

Why are Twitter lists so … listless?

Back in November 2009, Twitter launched Twitter lists. I don’t want to ponder their many uses, but ponder how well behaved we are online. The mainstream media would have you believe social media is the shadowy realm of stalkers, burglars, paedophiles and narcissists, but actually it’s more like the home of good catalogue keepers –…

Say who you are!

4 ways to improve your social media description: When you’re delving into social media for the first time, there’s a few “MUST DO” items you need to attend to. I’ve blogged about many of these in the past, and you would have read about them on other sites. You need a plan. That’s clear. You…

Best Twitter bios

I’m constantly impressed by some of the pithy, droll and sarcastic bios people write for their Twitter profiles. I thought it was worth sharing a few of my favourites: @derekandkong: Born at a very young age I realised almost immediately that I knew very little. @keithpitt: web developer (Ruby on Rails), geek, gamer and robot…