Another 10k…

August 17, 2014

Just a quick post to mark the day I passed 10,000 page views on this blog. Thank you all for reading. There are a couple of regulars I know, and your interest in my little blog is welcome and warmly received.

Page Views

The news this morning when I logged in!

The other 10K to which I refer is the City of Birmingham 10K which I’ll be running on Sunday September 7th. If you want to support me, please do sponsor me.


Smarten up, my Dad’s reading this

June 11, 2013

My blog is connected to my Twitter account, to which I have granted WordPress access. It’s a simple way to announce new posts and garner interest from a wider audience, and it’s a simple matter for my followers to retweet the annoucnement. By this simple method of onward promotion, traffic has been generated for posts about forthcoming Walsall Social Media Surgery dates, and singing carols in pubs at Christmas. Read the rest of this entry »


A completely amateur approach

November 5, 2012

On October 24th, I helped out at Walsall Social Media Surgery. It was great to work with active and inquisitive folks trying to use and understand the reach of social media. In particular, I enjoyed talking with Bill Ellens from (among others) CUSP in Walsall.

I promised Bill I’d run over some of the tools I was using and talking about. So, here goes:
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