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Archive for the ‘Social Media’ Category

How to make your local blog user-friendly


Hoards of hyper-local bloggers descended on Stoke-on-Trent for the Talk About Local un-conference on Saturday 3 October ’09 to share ideas, debate on the future of hyper-local and discuss common problems with a view to solving them. Sessions ran throughout the day in an informal (hence ‘un-conference’) nature – which meant anyone and everyone who […]

Let’s Be Social and Lozells Social Media Surgery success


With back-to-school season in September, we got our blogging skills cranked up for the next round of neighbourhood Social Media Surgeries in Birmingham taking place in Central Birmingham and Lozells. What’s more, Acocks Green have started running their own monthly Social Media Surgeries, held at the Inn on the Green, the last one being on […]

Next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery – Thursday 15 October


It’s the anniversary of the first Birmingham Social Media surgery, designed to help voluntary and community groups in Birmingham make the most of social media and the web. To mark the occasion we will be hosting our usual Social Media Surgery session at the Fazeley Studios, Digbeth. When and where?