Handling Social Media Overload

Wednesday night at Static played host to the second Liverpool Social Media Cafe and I was one of the speakers. The audio was recorded so you can hear exactly what I said or read below for some notes. RSS is not dead For the last few years various people have claimed that RSS is dead, […]

He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone

At IWMW last week I ran a BarCamp session titled “Slate My Website… and Your Website?”. As I explained on the IWMW blog, the format of the session is based on Nick DeNardis’ EDU Checkup and consists of three parts: 10 second test: show then hide the homepage then try to remember as much as […]

Will you be our expert?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4789923694/ Once again,  Paul Boag from Headscape spoke at the Institutional Web Management Workshop, this year in Sheffield.  The plenary talk was titled No Money, No Matter and was generally accepted to be one of the highlights of the conference.  Much of the content Paul has covered separately on his blog and [failed :-)] podcast […]

Hacks meet Hackers

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4805671393/ It’s been a busy week with the Institutional Web Management Workshop last Monday to Wednesday in Sheffield and WordCamp UK happening in Manchester this weekend but on Friday I took a day off to pop down to a hack day in Liverpool. The event was hosted by LJMU’s Open Labs at the Art and […]

Social Media Café Liverpool

Last night was Liverpool’s first Social Media Café at Static. SMC’s are nothing new – they’ve been running in cities around the UK, and the world, for a while but it’s good to see one happening closer to home. The format for the evening was three speakers with generous breaks between to grab a beverage […]