Your Story, Your Twitter, Your #Hashtag

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What are you passionate about? Last Wednesday evening at Twitterversity I had the pleasure of exploring other people's passions. Twitter is a tool, a conduit for getting your voice out into the world to share our passions. The really wonderful thing about Twitterversity is the connections and conversations that take place after the course has finished.…

Give Up To Gain Up

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Next month I am giving up movies and TV and other online visual entertainment. Why am I doing this? I want to see what happens. This week I have been cramming my head full of TV. That is what you do before giving something up right? You overload till you get sick of it and…

To Teach Is To Learn Twice

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To teach is to learn twice - Joseph Joubert Why do I enjoy teaching? Teaching is empowering people. What is learned can never be taken away. Knowledge is what helps us to collect and curate experiences. Our experiences are what make us extraordinary. The right combination of experience and knowledge are the building blocks to…

Transformation is Power!

A few years ago I documented my tale of my personal transformation on The Bed Blog. I quit my job leaving me a homeless couch surfer who traveled the world and came back to Melbourne with $20 in my pocket. Every night that I was homeless I took a photo of the bed I slept…

Changes to Twitter Will Not Change Your Network

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Twitter is rolling out changes to how your profile page looks and behaves. Your profile now has a larger header image to capitalise on when telling your business’s story. Popular Tweets will appear larger on the time line and important Tweets can be pinned the to the top of the page. The new images tab…

Twitter Fundamental No. 4, The Pleasure of Discovery

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Never underestimate the pleasure of discovery. Think about the first time you met someone who is very important to you. Most of us remember the moment we laid eyes on our first love. Part of the pleasure of meeting someone is the sense of discovery. I found you, finally after all of this time! This…

Twitter Fundamental No. 2, Be Authentic Online

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“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”  -       Aristotle The more things change the more things stay the same. I say that because Aristotle lived in a very different world to ours, but the principles of what it is to have a good life are the same. Life…

Twitter Fundamental No. 1, Slow and Steady

The official launch of Spendlove and Lamb’s website was Valentines Day. That wasn’t an accident. I chose to promote Spendlove and Lamb on Valentines for a reason. We seek love and, once it is found, focus on it’s cultivation and growth. It is important, it is part of my business name. That is no mistake,…