Twitter / Blog / Blog / Twitter?

Mike Alderson from OpenEye DM'd (Twitter jargon for sending an email) me this evening.  He was pondering the role of his blog vs twitter.  So in the tradition of answering messages via the blog… For me the blog is the place to show your credentials.  You can demonstrate you are Read more…

Kazahkstan still bears a grudge

Google Analytics provides a wealth of information, but for most of our projects the map of where the visitors come from is very skewed towards the UK, US and Australia.  Apart from one project that is…   The map for the DFID blogs has truly international footprint.  Since the blogs Read more…

How NOT to email your MP

Nick Palmer MP wrote last week to his mailing list: "Just a quick note to say that the email addresses of MPs who Greenepace think might sympathise with them over Heathrow are being swamped with thousands of identical emails that they've asked supporters to send. The effect of this is Read more…

MPs seek to exempt their expenses from FoI Act

When the Govt announced the third runway at Heathrow last week Justin Kerr-Stevens suggested that they had something to hide.  I doubt the announcement was made as a diversion, but someone decided that it was a good time to announce that Harriet Harman as Leader of the House (under lobbying Read more…

Twitter is about people you’d like to know better

Ivor Tossell, from Toronto’s Globe and Mail paper, has given Twitter a clever positioning against other social media networks “Facebook is about people you used to know; Twitter is about people you’d like to know better.” (h/t Hazel Hall and Tess Darley via Twitter of course)

Meet London’s Ambassador for young people

James Cleverly has been appointed Ambassador for young people in London. It’s a high profile job and it will be a difficult job. I’ve met James and I remember his energy, optimism, good cheer and willingness to help others.  He’ll do well.  Congratulations to you James.  Good luck.

CivicSurf Evaluation Report

Just before Christmas we finished the evaluation report for CivicSurf and submitted it to the Ministry of Justice.  In the interests of sharing our learning we’ve posted it on the CivicSurf site.  Click on CivicSurf Evaluation Report to download all five pages of it [PDF, 60kb]

%d bloggers like this: