13th May 2019
OK, it’s time to draw a line under my Twitter venture. While I’ve enjoyed my stint as @itspaulkirby and learned a lot from it, it’s time to revert back to @paulkirby.
By way of explanation I’ve had a Twitter account @paulkirby since Jan 2009 and it’s fair to say I dabbled with it at first so […]
I was genuinely moved when I got a brilliant testimonial out of the blue on Saturday morning.
By way of explanation, Apollo Blinds sends a Business of the Week email every Saturday morning to its network of franchisees to praise that week’s top performers. As well as the plaudits, each week’s winner gets a bottle of champagne.
George Michael is the latest celeb to send the media into a frenzy because of his musings on Twitter.
Since his watercooler moment appearance on Comic Relief (go on, I know you wanna watch it again) he has tantalised with his tweets about a going back on the road after vowing never to do it again.
New marketing research has found that six per cent of shoppers have made purchases through social media campaigns and nine per cent now actively following brands online.
Researcher Shoppercentric found that the main reasons why shoppers connect with brands on social media platforms is:
– finding out something new (32%)
– for brands to connect with them (23%)
As a Wolves fan, imagine my delight when, out of the blue, I got a message saying that Molineux and England legend Steve Bull was following me on Twitter.
I spat out a mouthful of tea in shock and dropped everything to go onto Twitter and follow him back at @Stevie_Bull. I then read some of his tweets. And […]
I agree with the National Association of Head Teachers’ (NAHT) stance in calling for strict guidelines on the use of social media sites such as Facebook by rookie teachers. After all, it’s only the same as any other organisation ensuring they have robust HR policies in place to deal with it.
But something about the NAHT’s announcement […]
If I was in Duncan Bannatyne’s shoes I think I’d be equally peed off with some scathing online reviews – but I don’t think using Twitter the way he has to fight fire with fire is the answer.
The TV Dragon reacted angrily to some very unkind remarks about one of his hotels on the review […]
Only yesterday I blogged about football players getting into hot water about comments on Twitter – and now it seems WAGs are getting in on the act.
In the latest episode of Twitter gaffs, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder David Bentley’s wife has been tweeting a tirade of expletives aimed at Spurs’ boss Harry Redknapp.
Kimberly Bentley vented her […]
Newcastle United has fallen foul of Twitter – after a player tweeted details of an injury that the manager was hoping to keep quiet.
José Enrique told his Twitter followers that he’d miss the team’s game next through injury. However, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew intended to keep Enrique’s absence quiet ahead of the club’s next game […]