media140: your kids online – what to do and what to actually worry about

The last of my presentations from media140 this year was entitled 'Kids know more than you do, they just don’t know it yet'. I'm not a parent, nor a youth specialist, but I've worked with kids in online communities a lot over the years, so have a few thoughts about what improves things, what can make … Continue reading media140: your kids online – what to do and what to actually worry about

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media140: building community around your personal brand

Here's a summary of the second presentation I gave at media140 last month. I was asked to chat about building community around your personal brand. There's an awful lot of people out there building audiences, not communities, and mixing up where each can be valuable in their own ways. The people I find that have … Continue reading media140: building community around your personal brand

media140: community commerce

Here's a detailed summary of my presentation on community commerce at media140, which looked at the impulses and models framing and driving social commerce to date, the opportunity for small business and the role community management can play in supporting social commerce models (through a behavioural lens). Defining social commerce It's trending red hot, it sets tech … Continue reading media140: community commerce

media140 Perth: tweeting beanbags & digital futures

I was invited to give several keynote presentations at media140 in Perth recently, on a range of topics associated with online community and social media, across three streams: Digital Business, Digital Me and Digital Family. I had a ball and was energised by my terrific fellow speakers, attendees and the conference crew (especially the gorgeous … Continue reading media140 Perth: tweeting beanbags & digital futures