In late November 2010 I was challenged by Vodafone to travel from Lands End to John o'Groats with no money or food. I was given five £10 pay-as-you-go FreeBees SIM cards to use as currency and I bartered my way for 900 miles using social media. I took only my iPhone 4 for photos, video and audio and a macbook air 11" to edit on the move. Thanks to @RichardMackney and @Buddhamagnet there was a … [Read more...] about End to End – The Vodafone FreeBees Challenge
We may never know the Impact social media had in shaping our new rather bewildering government. Maybe it reached a lethargic non-voting population and changed their minds. Perhaps it taught the party campaigners to engage with more mobile tools in order to rally their troops. Maybe all it did was introduce other channels of communication to the mix. All I know is it certainly played a part. … [Read more...] about Politics In The Social Media Playground
Once under duress I posted the following photo into Amateur Photographer magazine and won the competition entitled (Underground). Then the year before last, I posted a photo taken on my N95 (through my sunglasses) into a french competition and won a laptop.. I never received the laptop but still thought I would quit while I was ahead and have never felt inspired enough to enter any more … [Read more...] about The Right Way To Do A Photography Competition
The UN World Food Programme are looking for vloggers to take part in their international video competition entitled Hungerbytes! They hold the competition every year in partnership with Youtube. It's open to all but you have to be 18 to claim the prize of a trip into the field to witness the work that's being done to help chronically hungry people. (Last year 3 girls travelled … [Read more...] about Hungerbytes!
There are no experts.. Just those that do it and those that don't get it.. Yet. … [Read more...] about The Social Media Guru