social networking

A Challenge And An Opportunity: An Interview With Andrew Grill, CEO, PeopleBrowsr UK


Internationally renowned speaker and CEO of PeopleBrowsr UK, Andrew Grill describes himself as “passionate about marketing.

He tells me he's been an advocate for using technology to connect people for around thirty years – through the current form of social media, amateur radio and even the original online bulletin board. “We've started to call it social media in the last few years,” he says, “it's really about communication.

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a4uexpo London 2011

a4uexpo London is the UKs largest Affiliate and Performance Marketing conference. We provide a diverse agenda including both informative and interesting conference sessions a buzzing exhibition hall and both formal and informal networking opportunities.

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Date: 18 October 2011
Location: Hilton London Metropole, UK

The Conversation Never Stops - CIPR Social Media Conference

Join a stellar line-up of speakers from organisations including BBC, Thomas Cook, IAB UK, CIM, Dell, London Fire Brigade, HSBC and many more to look at how social media is evolving and what that means for communicators.

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Date: 14 November 2011
Location: Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, UK

Cyber-Duck celebrate a Birthday, a New Office and The Duckies Awards

Award winning digital agency Cyber-Duck are hosting a threefold celebration as we mark our 6th birthday, the inauguration of our new office and the birth of ‘The Duckies’ UX Awards. The Duckies Awards has been designed to recognise the outstanding new talent from this years New Designers ceremony.

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Date: 10 September 2011
Location: Elstree House, UK

SoCon2011 - Brand Journeys In Social Media

SoCon2011 - Brand Journeys In Social Media - Wherever you are in your social media journey, SoCon2011 will provide you with ideas, answers and insights to incorporate into your marketing strategy. SoCon2011 presents exceptional value for money and boasts a fantastic line up of speakers.

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Date: 20 October 2011
Location: ICO conference centre, London, UK

The Social Networking Wars

Tug of War

So Google and Facebook really seem to be going head to head.  Google does not send people to Facebook and vice versa.

I am sure we remember that back in May, Facebook was discovered to be guilty of hiring a PR firm principally to tar Google’s reputation in regards to their privacy policies.  However, Facebook themselves really aren't any better!  They have been caught red-handed using personal data in inappropriate ways.  All you need to do is read their Terms to find out how blasé they are with some of our most personal information. 

Here are some of the more interesting ones I found –

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Adventures in Digital Marketing - a Digital Marketing Workshop

Join us as we bring together some of the best names in digital marketing for this unmissable full-day digital marketing workshop workshop in Central London.

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Date: 28 March 2011
Location: Wallacespace, UK

Parmuto Networking Event

Parmuto Parties ....... Offer a great opportunity to increase your exposure, meet new like-minded contacts and friends, promote your business, bounce ideas around in a creative environment, potentially source new employees or indeed employers, plus increase your chance of discovering exciting positions in whatever area you are an expert.

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Date: 2 February 2011
Location: Blue Posts Pub, UK

Free Digital Matters Event: Marketing your own Business

Business Development event aimed at freelance and small enterprise owners which focus on developing social networking and F2F networking.

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Date: 19 January 2011
Location: Madlab, Northern Quarter, UK

Fighting for (web) Freedom!

Freedom by The unamed

Funnily enough, I was reading the Metro this morning on my way to work and I came across a very interesting article.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the web, has gone on record saying that Facebook, other social networking sites and large corporations are threatening the freedom of the internet.

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Antony Mayfield, social media expert at iCrossing speaks at ChangePlayBusiness on 29/30th Nov

Social media guru Antony Mayfield from iCrossing will be one of the experts advising small creative business during a new design-led workshop, which uses techniques of play together with serious business strategic thinking to transform both existing and emerging businesses.

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Date: 29 November 2010
Location: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), UK

Marketing Week - Brand Strategy Summit 2011

Now in its 10th year Marketing Week’s ‘Brand Strategy Summit’ will build on the success of previous years and provide a unique senior-level forum for forward-thinking brands and marketing professionals to hear thought leadership and share best practice.

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Date: 15 February 2011
Location: Central London, UK

"Best of British" Games Networking event

You’re invited to the ‘Best of British’ games networking event Date: Thursday 2nd December Venue: Tiger Tiger, Haymarket, London Time: 6pm until late GameHorizon would like to invite you to a networking event celebrating the best that the British games industry has to offer.

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Date: 2 December 2010
Location: Tiger Tiger, UK

Capitalising On The Online & Social Media Space

For the full programme and speaker line-up, please visit

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Date: 24 November 2010
Location: Hallam Conference Centre, UK

The Learning Social Media By Doing Course

The Learning Social Media By Doing Course is an intensive ‘bring-your-own-laptop’ course in which you receive hands-on training in using the main social networking platforms to grow and market your business or organisation. We share actionable insights that have helped Real Fresh TV generate business using social media since launch in 2006.

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Date: 15 September 2010
Location: One Central Park, UK