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Six ways to take care of yourself during a social media crisis
Make no mistake about it, being stuck in the middle of a social media crisis is no joke. One misplaced comment, one ill-advised product launch, one badly-timed or insensitive message can potentially derail years of hard work on building a brand or individua...
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Interview: Southampton Focus Cast – Season 3, Episode 12 (#saintsfc special) http://wp.me/p4YilO-2g 
A big thank you must go to Doug and Evan Whitfield, who were kind enough to have me on their videocast focused around Southampton FC. It was a pleasure to be on there, and keep your eyes peeled on ...
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Why #SaintsFC fans should swear off Twitter this January http://wp.me/p4YilO-1I
Last week, I made an off-the-cuff remark about Southampton fans on Twitter taking a break during the january transfer window. If there’s one thing that we need to have learned from the tumultuous s...
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all of the goals, including the Thunderbastard from Nathaniel Clyne. #saintsfc #afc  
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Latest post, feedback welcome: Southampton FC: Transfer Review, Summer 2014 – Part One.

Let me know if you think it's shit! Thanks.

#saintsfc
A few days have gone by since the summer transfer window snapped shut. Let's face it, this one was a rollercoaster that, given our recent history, we all could have done without. I thought I'd do a...
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Very good summary. Glad you didn't waste any time or effort either writing about Lovren. I was disappointed in Lallana's exit but Lovren ! Glad this international break is all but over now, looking forward to seeing Toby Alderweireld in the side Saturday now.
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Who was your man of the match today vs. West Brom?

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#SaintsFC #EPL #Soccer  
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Hard to pick today, went Fonte although Forster again looked solid.
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Southampton FC, Europe and Next Summer http://bit.ly/1LydbQu  #saintsfc 
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Is Twitter killing nuance? #Itsabitmorenuancedthanthat
‘It’s a bit more nuanced than that’ This is becoming my favourite phrases of late. Why is that? Working as I do as a social media manager, I spend most hours of the day either on social networks of all shapes and sizes. I think that social media taken as a ...
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I've created a #saintsfc Fan room on the new FB app. Invite attached! http://rooms.me 
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Twitter Newsfeed Changes: Good or Bad?
This week, Twitter annouced that it was looking into offering users a more 'curated', algorithmically-sourced newsfeed to it's users - whether they like it or not. As a business, that's their prerogative, but I have to say that it's a mis-step from them in ...
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Hi everybody,

I was on +Red Card Sports Radio earlier this week discussing the #LFC vs #saintsfc , new Southampton signings, Morgan Schneiderlin and van Gaal's start at #MUFC

Have a listen! #EPL  
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Red Card Sports Radio - Ben Stroud on Southampton v Liverpool
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Very good. Not sure one of those two presenters knew much about football though !
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Social Media Manager
Employment
  • TSL Education
    Social Media Manager, present
  • GMG Radio
    Communities Editor, 2010 - 2013
  • Ministry of Sound
    Social Media/Content Coordinator, 2009 - 2010
  • Trackitdown.net
    Content Manager, 2008 - 2009
  • Muze Europe
    Editorial Assistant, 2004 - 2008
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Manchester, England - Southampton, England - Farnborough, Hamphire - Stockport, England
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Football, technology, music.
Introduction
I like music, writing, technology and being a massive nerd.

Jobbing Social Media Manager, Southampton fan. These views are my own, obviously!

Happy, done quite a bit, living in London.

I'm not an expert, I don't believe in bullshit, and I don't really like buzzwords. My blog is somewhere I let off steam and try de-code and de-mystify some of the rubbish that you can hear flying around about Social Media.

I don't believe in making social media and technology complicated.
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I don't like to brag, I don't like to boast, but I'm intercontinental and I eat French toast...
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  • University of Surrey
    Media Production, 2000 - 2003
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Social media cheat sheet (2014) – super speedy, all you needy | The Pink...
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Super speedy, all you needy, social media cheat sheet. Everything you need to know about branding your social media channels.

England name Luke Shaw and Jermain Defoe in squad for Denmark friendly
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• Southampton left-back given chance to stake claim • Raheem Sterling rewarded for Liverpool form • Defoe to join Toronto FC on Friday

The Mindfulness Racket
www.newrepublic.com

The evangelists of unplugging might just have another agenda

Southampton have José Fonte to thank for narrow victory over Hull City
www.theguardian.com

José Fonte scored the only goal, given by goalline technology, as Southampton travelled to Hull City and won 1-0 in a hotly contested match

Russell Brand: my life without drugs
www.theguardian.com

Russell Brand has not used drugs for 10 years. He has a job, a house, a cat, good friends. But temptation is never far away. He wants to hel

Charlotte Church weighs in to Miley Cyrus row
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Singer calls spat with Sinead O'Connor 'online pissing contest' and hits out at oversexualisation of female pop stars

Selfridges Regrets EDL Snub
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Selfridges says it is "very disappointed" at the actions of a member of staff who allegedly refused to serve EDL leader Tommy Robinson and a

Spooky clown mystery grips Northampton
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A spooky clown has been scaring Northampton residents in full costume and make up.

One Teaching Moment - Resources - Share My Lesson
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Sign up and take part in a worldwide teaching experiment. one moment time Teachers from across the globe will be sharing a moment from their

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Google+ Platform news, updates, community, and more

Gory images fail to deter young smokers - Today's news, tomorrow's lesso...
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Graphic images of diseased lungs and heart surgery on cigarette packets have little impact on teenagers who have already taken up smoking, a

Fill the Silence
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True facts for when you find yourself in the middle of an awkward pause.

Burning Man Is The New Davos
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I spent much of the afternoon in conversation with Larry Harvey, Mayor of #BurningMan & Gen. Wesley Clark, who is here. — John Perry Barlow

George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language," 1946
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George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language," 1946. Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English languag

Gender stereotyping is unhelpful and counter-productive – whoever's doin...
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Deborah Orr: Assuming that men are not responsible for their actions harms them just as much as it harms women

Elementary school teaching in Canada - TES Connect
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École Primaire, free lesson plans for Elementary and Middle school teachers including teaching activities and strategies for Grade 1 to 8

The tes (tes) on Twitter
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The latest from The tes (@tes). Schools-related news and views from the editorial team at the TES. UK

A day in the life of ... Kala Brown - News - TES
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This teacher at a Maori-speaking school on New Zealand's South Island is proud to be the guardian of a great treasure: the language, philoso

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