Category Archives: Things I’ve liked

We’re better off connected: socially challenging Social Media Week events

The 2013 edition of Social Media Week London continues the debate around the power of social media to be a force for change in all sectors.  But technology is, of course, only as useful as its users make it. Our theme … Continue reading

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The art of asking – an inspirational TED talk

Don’t make people do something, ask them.  Ask them by connecting with them. When you connect with them, people want to help you.  Lessons in successful (crowd)fundraising from alt-rock icon Amanda Palmer, who raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter for her … Continue reading

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Crisis at Christmas 2012

Thousands of guests were welcomed by Crisis at Christmas centres this year, with all their residential centres filled to capacity and day centres busy throughout the whole week.   People took advantage of medical services, advice services, as well as … Continue reading

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So just how social was London 2012?

Carrying on from my earlier post,  here’s  a great infographic from Fiasco Design (via the Wallblog) showing just how Twitter was used during the highs and lows of the last couple of weeks.   A nice summary of the highs … Continue reading

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We all want to be rock stars

Every year Save The Children’s UK staff take part in Save The Children Week, doing an activity that raises crucial funds for their work. This year they invited their wider fundraising partners to take part in the fun.  The theme? … Continue reading

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Makes change from all that boring corporate recruitment stuff.

Well you’ve got to admire a company who says the following  in response to the question “Are you hiring?”: “Even if we don’t have any current openings that are right for you right now, if you are interested in working … Continue reading

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The psychology of social commerce.

There’s a great article on Social Commerce Today about the psychology of social commerce that I’ve shared before, and refer to a lot.  It’s interesting stuff, but not bite sized.  A problem now solved by Tab Juice, who’ve handily summarised  … Continue reading

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