YouTube videos for business – 5 Top Tips

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Here are five quick tips to help get your business videos video liked and shared on YouTube etc.. Here’s a great video which encapsulates the tips I’m going to outline. There is no way you can predict “viral” but this video had four key elements going for it. The video was high quality – the […]

Don’t fake it – you’ll get caught

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Reading a recent story about how researchers broke into a normally secure firm, I was reminded of the dangers of faking it online. The researchers created a fictitious, attractive, female persona and got access to secure areas of a normally security conscious company with a little hacking. Want another example that doesn’t involve hacking? In April, […]

Google Alerts back as Feeds

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This is pretty good news. Google has made it possible again to see Google alerts in your favourite RSS reader. When they dropped their own ‘Google Reader’ service, you could only set up new alerts to be sent by email. This month they’ve restored the “send to feed” option. Google Reader is still dead… but […]

Google Reader? Use Hootsuite instead

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If you’re like me you’ve probably tried a few alternatives to Google Reader, now it’s gone*. Here’s a method for using Hootsuite (free for up to 5 social media properties) which lets you discover great content and share it right within the same web page. I put together some simple instructions in a Prezi. When […]

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