Category: Social Business

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The Unexpected Benefits Of Becoming A Social Organisation

It’s little over two years since Bromford lifted any restrictions on social media and offered complete freedom to every single colleague. Our world didn’t end. In fact it got better. It’s almost impossible to remember what life was like before the wall came down. Hundreds of Bromford people have online profiles and blogs. Virtually all are members ...

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How Social Are Your Organisational Values?

One of the most repeated laws of the social web is that people trust word of mouth recommendation via personal networks more than they do advertising or PR. With that in mind , it’s odd that more organisations don’t harness one of the most powerful resources at their disposal-the people they employ. If ,for example, you ...

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The Connected Homeless

“It’s amazing how nice their Smartphones are. Some would actually go without food rather than lose their Smartphone.” This quote is from a manager of a homelessness hostel.  Someone who has observed up close that, for the Connected Generation , staying in touch with their networks isn’t a luxury- it’s a necessity. This isn’t something ...

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How Social Is Your Organisation? 5 Things To Look For….

  How social is your organisation?  Are you the life and soul of the party? Or are you perpetually in the kitchen? And what do we even mean by being a social organisation anyway? In his thought provoking post “Let’s get Sociable” , Phil Jewitt asked what role digital engagement could play in connecting with the public ...