Monthly Archives: June 2011

Andrew Lloyd Webber & the Triumph of the Amateur Critic

Much gnashing of teeth has greeted the news of the early closure of the Phantom of the Opera sequel, Love Never Dies, and not simply from Andrew Lloyd Webber.  It has been seen by many commentators, including David Lister in Saturday’s Independent, as symbolising a defeat for the professional critic. Despite some generally positive reviews [...]

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Get the Organisation & Culture Right and the Tweets Will Look After Themselves

I recently chaired a social media conference where the marketing head of a major insurance company admitted that up until very recently it used to take them 10 days to issue a Tweet.  That’s 10 days for each 140 characters of text to make its painful journey through compliance, legal and corporate communications.  This is [...]

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