Posts Tagged: Networking

  • Lessons from #sfep16

    The annual conference of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) took place at Aston University, Birmingham, from 10–12 September 2016. I have been to several SfEP conferences, but this was by far the most enjoyable. I learned a lot and had a great time meeting familiar faces and making new friends. Here are my… Read more »

  • Tips from #NUJdigitalskills

    Here are 15 great tips from the speakers at the NUJ Digital Journalism Skills workshop I attended on 13 February. There were many more, so if you get the chance to hear any of these guys give a presentation: GO! Inspired by @documentally – Christian Payne Don’t think ‘digital’, think ‘networked’ Own your own stories… Read more »

  • Time for a new hat?

    In a few weeks’ time I will be leading a seminar at the 25th Annual SfEP Conference entitled: ‘Time for a new hat? Expanding your business into consultancy, training and other publishing services’. But this post isn’t about that. (I’m keeping the details … erm … under my hat.) Instead, here’s a quick catch-up on… Read more »

  • Developing a social media policy

    Small businesses and freelances in all industry sectors are frequently urged to ‘get into social media’ to help promote their services and businesses. It can certainly be beneficial, and it can be fun; but if you don’t watch out, it can take over your life. To avoid the pitfalls, you need a social media policy…. Read more »