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Inspiring People

I have it seems a million posts set as drafts waiting for me to finish and post – do feel guilty about it? Sometimes. Should I feel guilty about it? No. This is my blog and I’ll cry (or not

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Posted in General, Social Media Surgery, WV11

The value of Social Media in neighbourhoods and appealing to communities

Yesterday a sad thing happened; 2 children went missing. It was presumed at the time that they’d gone of their own volition and they were later found well and safe, but none the less it was an awful thing to

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Promoted Facebook updates – What does it mean for hyperlocals?

Facebook has recently introduced Promoted Updates for page owners – it is a way of paying to have your updates appear in the news feeds of more people that like your page than would normally see it. Since it’s introduction

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Posted in Facebook, General, WV11

Admin Roles for Facebook Pages

Last year we went to New Zealand for 3 weeks – at the time no one on the WV11 facebook page notced we were gone, we scheduled a few updates and left it to look after itself. That was before

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Ashmore Park Diamond Jubilee Fun Day

I’ve posted before about ACT – or Ashmore Park Community Togther and the Diamond Jubilee Fun Day we were organising  – we’ll we’ve done it and on Tuesday we’ll be welcoming the community to enjoy the fun. Last Friday myself and Simon Hamilton of Wednesfield and Fallings Park

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Posted in ACT, General, LNP, WV11

Web Etiquette – It’s just polite!!

On my way to work this morning I took an photo of an application posted the shutters of a shop that has stood empty for over 12 months for a license to sell alcohol. I emailed it to James who

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Live tweeting from PACT spreading around Wolverhampton!

I said in my last post how James and I started live tweeting from our local PACT meetings and how that has developed in our area. Last night another LNP area picked up the idea and started tweeting from their

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  • Screw the naysayers - I've just been moved to tears by the music for tomorrows flash mob! Merry Merry Merry Christmas. 8 months ago
  • @loubylou60 Thanks Karen - I was just having a rant, over it now & looking forward to the event tomorrow :D 8 months ago
  • Sometimes I seriously wonder why we bother! 8 months ago
  • Community volunteers raise £5k - get extra christmas lights, live performances and a living tree for next year - and still someone complains 8 months ago
  • @coopukfood Except the sign above the door reads Griffith Drive - (No S on Griffiths) you may want to fix that. 8 months ago
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