Where are You on Your Personal Digital Journey?
Chris Farrance | October 21, 2013 at 5:57 pm
Many business owners have been slow to recognise the beneficial impact digital technology and social media can have on performance. To dismiss the more familiar elements of social media – Facebook, Twitter, You Tube et al – as trivial and irrelevant to the serious world of business – is an enormous mistake. Social media can […]
How Sustainable is Your Business in the Digital Economy?
Chris Farrance | September 10, 2013 at 6:37 pm
We’re reading daily now about the improving state of the UK economy – although there’s a studious avoidance of the term ‘green shoots’! Improving business prospects may lessen the pain that many businesses have been enduring since the recession hit. But, the trading environment today is significantly different from that of a few years ago […]
Does the ‘Cloud’ Really Have a Silver Lining?
Chris Farrance | August 23, 2013 at 3:59 pm
The Cloud Debate I’ve been really surprised in my recent ‘nibbling’ at various IT issues by the polarity of views about the Cloud. It made me think of the quote ‘More sinned against than sinning’. I thought it was from Macbeth but it’s actually from King Lear – no wonder I […]
The ‘Cappuccino Froth’ of Social Media
Chris Farrance | June 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm
Note: This blog provides a narrative to the slides used for my recent Pecha Kucha presentation – you can find it on my LinkedIn profile and on Slideshare. I have added some extensions here which the time constraints (20 seconds for each of the 20 slides) prevented on the night! 30% Froth I’m told that […]
Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks, on Social Media
Bob Barker | April 18, 2013 at 12:58 am
“The mistake firms make is using these channels to try and sell stuff” What a great ‘business tip for the age’ quote from the No:1 brand on Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare, well according to Howard Schultz quoted in a Sunday Times interview. As for being No:1, he is probably right for Facebook at least, who […]