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Scoop the poop up

Scoop the poop up

Published on: Dec 13 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Monmouthshire County Council have a nice little twitter campaign launching for the weekend asking why don’t people scoop the poop up? #stpu It’s lead...
*Santa* is a concept, not an idea

*Santa* is a concept, not an idea

Published on: Dec 13 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Communications agency (or “brand language consultants” the URL of their about page reads)¬†Quietroom have released a set of brand guidelines for *santa*...
John Lewis and John Lewis

John Lewis and John Lewis

Published on: Dec 03 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The John Lewis Partnership hasn’t been fortunate enough to claim the @johnlewis twitter account, it was snapped up by another John Lewis from Blacksburg, Virginia. The...
Everyday comms

Everyday comms

Published on: Dec 03 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
You know when you’ve been working in communications team for a while when you find yourself taking a picture of a letter from your energy company thinking “that’s...
Real retro iphone gaming

Real retro iphone gaming

Published on: Nov 28 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the biggest uses of smartphones is gaming, (60% of owners play games, 67% of time spent is playing games and 80% of app revenue comes from games) and now...
Dear John (Lewis)

Dear John (Lewis)

Published on: Nov 27 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The John Lewis Partnership hasn’t been fortunate enough to claim the @johnlewis twitter account, it was snapped up in 2007 by another John Lewis from Blacksburg,...
Don’t just ‘do’ customer services on twitter, do it quickly.

Don’t just ‘do’ customer services on twitter, do it quickly.

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“Do it” David Starsky Customers expect to be served by social media, and they expect that service to come quickly, according to research by Lithium Technologies. Fifty-three...
The circle of online life

The circle of online life

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Kids Teenagers take up new technology Usage spreads to university and young adults Technology enters the mainstream Even parents and grandparents use it Kids and...
Do long hours get the best or better of you?

Do long hours get the best or better of you?

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
http://www.vimeo.com/24735256 Jason James at We Are Mamoth writes about the culture of working long hours, and what those 45 hour weeks really mean. His first point...
Android apps open up to web search

Android apps open up to web search

Published on: Nov 09 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the main reasons I rarely recommend a mobile app for a council service is that any information contained within the app is only available within the app –...