Tag: how to get started blogging

Dear Analysts, Please Get More Social

Social media

As I’ve recently “retired” from yet another chapter as an analyst relations person in the technology industry, I wanted to share a few thoughts with my friends, the analysts. As some of you know, I sincerely believe there is a massive opportunity for everyone on social media, and I’d love to see you all embrace…

52 Tips on Content and Community From the Top New Media Experts

52 Tips on Content and Community from the Top New Media Experts

If you are in a marketing, communications, digital media, or any other role within the marketing mix, I can recommend downloading this eBook entitled “The New Media Rat Pack – 52 Tips on Content & Community From the Top New Media Experts.” Launched by Top Rank Marketing in advance of NMX 2013 (formerly BlogWorld) –…

Content Marketing in Asia Pacific Slow to Evolve

I’ve been a bit slow off the mark this New Year and hope everyone is already blazing into 2013. I haven’t been idle on my break however, as I’ve spent a lot of time assessing where my experience and value fits in the region. I’ve done this to understand how I can achieve more of…

2012 in review

Content Marketing Asia Pacific

This is one of the many reasons why WordPress is cool – I just received this report. If you’re thinking of launching a blog in 2013, WordPress is a great place to start. Happy New Year Andrea The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films…

Start-ups Asia Pacific – 7 Ideas to Get Media Coverage

Startup.com

I’ve just read this great article – How To Get Media Coverage For Your Start-up: A Complete Guide by Leo Widrich, co-founder of Buffer. One of the things I’ve noticed, having worked with start-ups in the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific, is companies’ in this region do not dedicate the same amount of budget or…

How a Different Approach to Blogging can set Asian Subsidiaries Free

I’ve recently had two discussions with friends working within subsidiaries of global IT companies – and both have been pretty interesting. The one thing that was top of mind? They are frustrated by their lack of ability to influence the global discussion taking place online, because the content is being completely controlled by US headquarters.…

Like it? Share it…

I’ve had some thoughts rattling around in my head recently, thinking about how the cultural subtleties of Asia Pacific impact the ability for people to be successful in social media. It started when I asked some leading digital media folks who their favourite business bloggers were in AP, apart from me of course :). Surprisingly…

I Know I Should be Blogging, But…

I don’t have time. I can’t write. I hate writing. I don’t have anything to write about. I have nothing to say. It’s not worth the effort. It’s something teenagers do in dark bedrooms isn’t it? And then there are the unspoken reasons: I’m too scared. What if people think I’m an idiot? Will it…

Want to Start Blogging? Here’s What I’ve Learnt…

What I've learnt about blogging

Something very strange has been happening to me recently. People have been asking for my advice on blogging, like I’m some sort of expert! The first time I wondered why are they asking me? However, as time has gone on, I’ve realised that having 12 months blogging experience seems to really count as something these…