One of the things that has frustrated me about the #GrenfellTower disaster is how construction companies have handled the sudden mass interest of the public and media. Deleting the pages of your website that prove your association with a project isn’t an adequate response in my opinion. It also demonstrates how little people with responsibility for communications in construction understand how […]
An article in the Architects Journal this week flagged up a growing concern amongst architects about grass roots campaigns using social media to successfully turn around development plans – most recently at Norton Folgate, a project to redevelop a site which lies in an historically significant area of London between the City and Shoreditch. What […]
I’ve recently been involved in three events that you might find of interest, two just passed and one to come. Today I’m blogging about the BIM4SMEs working group, and in the next few days I’ll write about the other two. BIM for Small Business If you work in the UK Construction industry, you probably work […]
Here are the dates and details of further training sessions this year. The Strategy Workshop last week was very popular and I’ve been asked to put it on again. Full dates are: Social Media Strategy Workshop – New Date Planned for May This year I’ve been running a half day Social Media Strategy workshop to […]
Here are the dates and details of further training sessions this year. Social Media Strategy in a (half) Day Monday 11 March – As the February session went so well we’ve squeezed in another date at Herman Miller. More Information and Booking Here: Linkedin for Professionals Workshops Thursdays 21 March, 16 May, 11 July at Herman Miller […]
On 27 February I’ll be participating in a one-day event for business called Designed for Growth. I’ll be attending the event in Chelmsford and delivering a workshop on Linkedin for Companies as part of the programme. UPDATE: I’ve been informed that the conference has been postponed until later in the year. When I have more […]
Here are the 2013 workshop dates, plus scroll down for a tip about the New Linkedin Profile. Social Media Strategy in a (half) Day Monday 11 February ONLY – More Information and Booking Here: Linkedin for Professionals Thursdays 21 March, 16 May, 11 July – More Information and Booking Here: Twitter Masterclass Thursday 25th April, 13 June – More Information to follow. […]
One of the most common responses I get from construction professionals when I tell them I teach people how to use Linkedin, is this one: Oh, I’m on Linkedin, yes. But it’s really for people who want a new job isn’t it? Well, yes it was once, but not any more. Linkedin has changed from […]
The following are four examples of where a construction product company has used a social media tactic* with rather unfortunate consequences.
Names have been removed of course, to protect the pioneers. We all make mistakes. Maybe we can all learn from them.
This is a guest post by Mark Wilson. I’d be interested in your views – Su Take a step back for a moment and have a look at the Green Deal. Its every fibre is laudable, and intentions totally honourable. We, that is absolutely everyone (there are no exceptions) must reduce the amount of energy […]