The Digital Conversationalist

Are you in content marketing? Then join ACMA
I am delighted to be the chairman of the Asia Content Marketing Association (ACMA), as we move into a...
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It’s time to get rid of two LinkedIn myths
There are two observations – shared with me in all social leadership courses – that need...
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What is the one word that can change your life?
I’ve decided to launch a new campaign (or dare I say movement) #JustSayYes and I want you to join me....
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It’s almost here, how to become a social leader, in Singapore. Join me
I’ve been blogging and building a personal brand for a decade, and if you’ve been following my blogs,...
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A month off work AND social media unleashed my mind
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How to turn your employees into B2B influencers
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I’m in marketing or communications, where should I focus my efforts?
None of us can deny that marketing and communication professionals are anything but overwhelmed by our...
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What is your Social Selling Index? Is it important?
Do you know what your LinkedIn Social Selling Index (SSI) is? Click on the link and it will automatically...
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Two reasons professionals aren’t embracing social leadership
Social leadership is the opportunity of our time, and yet for some reason, companies are completely distracted...
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20 things you can do right now to become a truly social leader
I’ve had the great pleasure to speak with two groups of professionals this week. Firstly at Rutgers Business...
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Should I outsource my social media presence?
This is a question I get asked a lot and my answer is unequivocal – absolutely not! Why would you?...
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What is the value of paid online views? Is it all BS?
I recently put some money down to promote my latest video on YouTube. I put money behind everything I...
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New LinkedIn banner dimensions for 2017
Hi everyone, just a quickie. If you haven’t been upgraded to the new LinkedIn layout, it will happen...
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Your content competes with Donald Trump today
Love him or hate him, during the past two weeks, our social feeds are even more chock-a-block than usual...
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Shall we make 2017 the year of engagement on social media?
I’m slower than most to start the New Year, but it was awesome to get away to Dubai and Abu Dhabi with...
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12 things to do over the holidays to get your LinkedIn profile rocking
It’s the holiday season. A time of reflection, planning, and thinking about what’s most important as...
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Content marketing is not a tactic, it’s a core belief system all must embrace
I can’t tell you how many times I’m asked: is content marketing just another word for advertising? No....
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Not building your personal brand? Then you’re not in control
We’ve all been reading intense headlines these last few months. Economies and confidence starting to...
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19 practical tips for the new blogger
I recently published a blog – 7 things I’ve learnt from writing 687 blog posts – and I wanted to...
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Why hashtags are even more important today – get on it
We had some great news recently – well I thought so. LinkedIn is now officially integrating hashtags...
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Understanding the millennial mindset – what’s important to young professionals?
If you’re like me, the ideas and opinions around our millennial work-colleagues has started to become...
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7 things I’ve learnt from writing 687 blog posts
I just added up the number of blog posts I’ve written and it stands at 687… well 688 if you include this...
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Want to be successful? Be a person of your word and take action
I get asked for career advice a lot, and while most of the time I don’t think I can teach anyone anything...
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Microblogging is a perfect way to start building your personal brand
TTAM = things that annoy me, and this is my second TTAM post. Here is my first – turn off automation...
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360 Video is a massive content opportunity for business
I recently caught up with my friend, Andrew Psarianos, CEO of Picture Perfect Productions, and he showed...
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Personal branding requires grit, determination and never ever giving up
I had a great discussion with a fellow professional on personal branding yesterday and he said something...
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Make your employees the stars of your show
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak at the recent Hootsuite executive breakfast in Singapore...
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Content marketing is fundamentally about business transformation
If there is one thing I’m sure of, it’s this – we are having the wrong conversation about content marketing....
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Why content marketing must own social media
A friend recently asked me if they should move social media ownership under the banner of content marketing...
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You, me and 440 million+ others are responsible for LinkedIn
We’ve all read updates of people complaining that members of LinkedIn are posting Facebook-like posts...
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Our mission at The Digital Conversationalist is to empower, inspire and motivate professionals to harness social media to intelligently build dream careers, as well as to take advantage of the content marketing opportunities we all have today. We do this for both professionals and businesses. If you’d like to work with me, please get in touch!

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