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Social Media News and Actionable Insights

Welcome to my blog

As a life-longer learner I’m an avid reader, taking in new information from a variety of sources every day. On my social media profiles, and in this blog, I share best practice advice for social media marketing – industry news, planning tips and how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Social media and GDPR

  Disclaimer: GDPR is a very large and complex piece of legislation, and I am not a legal practitioner. The following information has been reviewed by a legal strategist and this blog has been updated, March 2022. You should seek your own legal counsel for any specific requirements. What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, came…

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How a LinkedIn post turned me into a CommsHero

  On a Monday morning, August 2014, I posted on LinkedIn: “Why social media shouldn’t replace face-to-face conversation”. It was clearly a subject that resonated – within hours the views passed 1,000 and it kept going (it has now had over 10,000 views). The link was being shared on Twitter and comments were appearing in my inbox. I knew this…

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