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Looking for MORE laughs in Auld Reekie!

August 2010: We’re back! Having enjoyed the trip to the Edinburgh Festival last year, we thought we’d give it another try.  And what a difference a year makes in terms of planning the shows.  So what’s different?

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Workshop: Facebook for Parents

Are you a parent with children who use Facebook? Do you know what they talk about online? Do you know who their ‘friends’ are?  Do they? Do you worry that they are sharing too much of their personal information? Do they know how to choose from Facebook’s 150 privacy settings to keep their information safe?Join [...]

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World Cup betting

Although England are out of the World Cup, I still fancied a flutter on the games and decided to take advantage of the free and low-risk bets offered by various betting sites. If ever a business needed to take lessons in making information accessible, it’s these online bookies! I was obviously starting at a disadvantage, [...]

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Workshop: Family History Research Online: getting started

Want to use family history websites? Not sure where to start? Feel overwhelmed by ancestry and genesreunited? Join us for this introductory workshop where you’ll learn: about some of the popular family history websites where to start your research what records to look for where to find them search tips to find those relatives who [...]

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Weight not, want not

Here’s a great example of a company using the information you give it to customise its products to suit you better. I wanted to share this link with you primarily because I love the product, the company website and am impressed with how they are using information from their customers to personalise their product and [...]

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Talk: Ten Top Tips for Managing your Business Information Better

How often do you waste time trying to find that file ‘that was there somewhere’? Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of information that you have to deal with each week? Would you like to be able to find the right information in the right place at the right time? Join Fiona Wilson of [...]

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Workshop: Social Media & Young People: keeping your children safe online

emmersons and Kevin Morgan Associates are delighted to present a workshop for foster carers and social workers about how to keep your young people safe when using social media. You will doubtless be aware of the amazing rise and great potential of the new social networking media: MSN Messenger; Facebook; Twitter; MySpace; Bebo; and the [...]

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Estate agents….

Estate agents are the perfect example of why intermediaries are best avoided when dealing with information exchange.

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You write a great Press Release…then the Journalists get hold of it!

It’s been great to see ourselves in print and on the web advertising for our Jelly event.   However, in my quest for sharing accurate information, my new target is journalists. They surely have a responsibility to portray the information you provide for them as correctly as possible, yet this doesn’t seem to be the [...]

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All set for Jelly!

Yesterday I had a lot of fun posing with jelly beans to provide photos for highlighting this month’s free Jelly at The Monks Yard, Horton Cross near Ilminster on Thursday 18 February 2010. Those of you following me on twitter (@emmersons) will have seen a number of Jelly related posts.  Curious about what this is [...]

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