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Using Social Media to Engage and Empower Local Communities

  • March 8, 2011
  • By Claire SullyClaire Sully
  • in Current Projects

In today’s “Big Society”, there’s increasing importance for local authorities and other public bodies to engage directly in a two-way dialogue with the people on whose behalf they are working. Social Media  can be an extremely effective tool for empowering and giving a  voice to communities, but its use needs to be carefully planned and [...]

Bath Half Marathon

  • February 23, 2011
  • By TickboxTickbox
  • in Uncategorized

Tickbox Marketing are entering the Bath Half Marathon this year, and I am running for Bath Cats and Dogs Home, one of the largest re-homing centres in the UK with over 3,000 unwanted cats, dogs and small animals they help every year. How You Can Help If you are able to make a donation to [...]

Get up and running on Flickr in 5 minutes

  • February 14, 2011
  • By TickboxTickbox
  • in Flickr

I was started writing a guide for a client, to get them up and running using Flickr to upload photos and create galleries to feed onto their website, and I thought I’d make it available a quick primer for anyone starting to use Flickr. Note: All of the images in this post are available at [...]

Social Media Marketing Workshops

  • February 10, 2011
  • By Claire SullyClaire Sully
  • in Uncategorized

With a glut of “experts” offering their services on social media, we’ve made sure to differentiate our training by focussing on marketing engagement strategies, not just doing the technology. We don’t just want to excite you about the opportunities new technologies can present, but we help you to plan and use the tools that will [...]

Public Sector Business Engagement Benefits to the Local Community

  • January 30, 2011
  • By Claire SullyClaire Sully
  • in Social Media

When I saw a tweet adverting a local event: Local by Social (Apps for Communities) I instantly knew this was something not to be missed.  As a business you can’t fail to notice that times are a changing, the economic landscape is almost unrecognisable in a relatively short period of time.  For some businesses it [...]