Online: #LTHEChat: Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

Guesting on this weekly online chat: an hour with 6 questions to stimulate conversation. We would consider questions related to the negative use of social media, and how to manage bullying on social media. This will draw upon thinking from regular participants, triggered by some material from my book Raising Children in a Digital Age, my Continue Reading →

[Survey] Putting Your Faith in Social Media with @FaithSocialMedia

It’s been good to chat to David Giles about some of the directions that his research is taking, and here’s an opportunity to participate. His about page says: Putting Your Faith in Social Media is a research project by David Giles, a postgraduate Media Communications student at the University for the Creative Arts in Surrey, UK Continue Reading →

#EmptyShelf 2016 #12: Valuable Content Marketing: How to Make Quality Content Your Key to Success Sonja Jefferson, Sharon Tanton (Kogan Page, 2013)

This book has not said anything that I’ve found particularly new, but says it all very well. I nodded a lot at the practical guidelines given, which both encourages and challenges readers to think about what they should be doing with regards to content marketing. Don’t every try and sell me on anything. Give me Continue Reading →

Tomorrow is Safer Internet Day: Play your part for a better internet! #SID2016

Tuesday 9th February 2016 is Safer Internet Day, a global event first held in 2004, seeking to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, with a theme this year of ‘Play your part for a better internet!’ I wrote Raising Children in a Digital Age in 2014 Continue Reading →

[AUDIO] Newsdesk @TWRUK – Can Facebook friends be real friends?

My segment on TWR Radio this morning: Listen to latest full programme on TWR Newsdesk Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. Like it? Share it…

#TandT16 Tools and Trends 2016

Monday evening I enjoyed listening to Martin Bryant discussing tools and trends for 2016 and beyond: [View the story “#TandT16” on Storify] drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster Like it? Share it…

Guest Lecture: Social Media for Events Management (Case Study: #PremDac15)

On invitation to present a guest lecture for Events Management, I decided to use the Premier Digital Conference (which I’ve been involved with since 2010) as the core case study to indicate insights as to how social media marketing works, incorporating a sense of digital culture alongside practical tips: Social Media for Events Management (MMU) Continue Reading →