Social Media (aka web 2.0) and small business collaboration

Social Media (aka web 2.0) and small business collaboration
One of the exciting things that doesn’t get talked about much is the way  small companies have used the communication possibilities of web 2.0 or social media as we call it these days for collaboration. We recently published a paper in the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development  based on talking to 12 companies that ...

Presentation Skills Survey – how good is UK PLC at presenting?

My Friend Steve Trister is runnng a short (4 question) questionnaire about the present state of communication in UK PLC He writes I’ve launched a White Paper Report on the state on communication and presentation skills within UK plc and I want your opinion please. I think its pretty poor across the board. There’s a ...

New Aggregation tools – there’s so much potential!

One of the things that we’ve been experimenting with here over the summer is the plethora of tools that are available for aggregating, curating and disseminating content. This has become clear as being an important plank in the proposed digital business community we have been studying. For some time we have been using paper.li as ...

Leap! by Dudley Lynch – the psychology of communication.

Leap! by Dudley Lynch - the psychology of communication.
To communicate effectively you need to understand the psychology of the person you’re talking to.  Our mentor in this has been  Dudley Lynch, best selling author of Strategy of the Dolphin. He  has now released his first new book since Mother of All Minds nearly 8 years ago. Much of his work has revolved around ...

Digital Business Forum – Research Project

Please take our survey to help design our Digital Business Community. I’m running a research project for a major London University to help companies use digital techniques to improve performance. Your input to our survey thatexplores which topics interest you most and how you prefer to acquire know-how would be really helpful. We all know ...

Social Media for Real Businesses

I’ve used Completely Novel to create some new books. The first one to be properly published complete with ISBN number is Social Media for Real Businesses. This book developed out of a combination of our own experiences in developing and promoting businesses and the research projects I’ve carried out over the years for people who ...

What makes us trust web-sites? 1

I’m currently doing a research project into what makes people trust websites. Here’s a questionnaire that asks you to look at 2 pairs of sites and give your opinions on what you like and what you don’t like. Probably will take around half an hour. The first 200 people to complete it will get a ...