[Chester] Social Media for Ministry: A Connected Ministry in a Digital Age

We could also call this course ‘Why you can’t afford to ignore social media!’ If you don’t know your ‘likes’ from your ‘favourites’ this is the course for you. You’ll learn how to use all the main social media platforms and see how it can support your mission and become an effective way of communicating. You’ll also look at examples of church or charity projects where such projects have been used successfully. This day will Continue Reading →

[Manchester] Faith in the World

Faith in the World: ‘Earth’s crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with god.’  “Join us at Manchester Cathedral for an evening of exploring what it means to have Faith in the World.  We begin with a panel presentation by a variety of speakers and practitioners from a range of backgrounds—ministers of religion, creative writers—who have found heaven crammed into some surprising places.  This will be followed by a time of discussion. ” I’ll Continue Reading →

[STORIFY] #LTHEChat Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

This evening I ‘led’ a discussion on some of the complex issues surrounding negative behaviour online, including cyberbullying for Learning & Teaching in Higher Education Chat (#LTHEChat). Here’s a visualisation of the tweeters involved in the conversation: Tweets collected here: [View the story “LTHEchat 52: Managing negative use of social media and cyberbullying, Dr Bex Lewis” on Storify] Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the Continue Reading →

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 experience in HE, and you’ll see I’ve spoken on this kind of topic before. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural Continue Reading →

#LTHEChat: Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

This Wednesday, at 8pm (GMT), join the #LTHEChat conversation on Twitter as we discuss the topic of “managing negative use of social media and cyberbullying”.. a topic that pretty much everyone I meet has an opinion on. Read the introduction to the topic (and after the event, the collected storify) on #LTHEChat. This was the most difficult chapter to write for Raising Children in a Digital Age, as there are no easy answers to what is perceived to Continue Reading →

[RADIO] Talking About Danielle Lloyd @BBC5Live

Shortly after this picture was taken, I was on responding to the story about Danielle Lloyd sharing a photo on Instagram of her son with her new boyfriend – as shared by a number of news outlets, including The Daily Mail. The other participant in the conversation, Ben, had had ‘an amicable divorce’ and was giving his response. The notes that I had prepared were (bold bits came up somewhere in the conversation): With fame comes Continue Reading →

[VIDEO] #Speaker: Create Engagement at #PremDac15

I love the Premier Digital Media conference, I’ve been involved in it since it started in 2010, and enjoyed looking at what makes material engaging this year – with around 200+ people joining me for the session (36 min video): drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

#EmptyShelf 2016 #17: Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media and Blogs (Wiley, 2010)

Brian Halligan, Dharmesh Shah (Wiley, 2010 – with a newer version from 2014), cofounders of Hubspot. Foreword The foreword is (again) written by David Meerman Scott, author of The New Rules of Marketing & PR, in which he describe us a ‘living in a revolution in the way people communicate’ (something that anyone who’s been on Medialit with me will know I would put a question mark after revolution!) We start at Google or another Continue Reading →