You might have read that title thinking: “Busy social media manager? Surely there’s no need for the adjective. Social media managers are inherently busy.” And you’d be right, managing social is a continual loop of checking, drafting, re-writing, publishing, checking, replying and analysing.
By the time day three came around my feet were seriously sore from wandering through Lisbon’s beautifully tiled and cobbled streets in ill-chosen sandals. But it was worth it to capture more of the city and experience its celebrated light, bouncing off the azulejo. Head to: Castelo de Sao Jorge for breathtaking views over the … Continue reading Lisbon in pictures: Part 2
Back in autumn last year, I spent a couple of weeks in Portugal. Lisbon was the first stop for four days, before we went on to Vilamoura in the Algarve. Here are some shots of Lisbon, one of the prettiest capital cities I’ve been to. Here’s the AirBnB we stayed at. It was in a … Continue reading Lisbon in pictures: Part 1
It’s just two days until the Kent Digital Awards, a new award ceremony celebrating digital innovation and progressive thinking by businesses across the county. mhs homes entered two categories in the awards: ‘responsive website’ and ‘best use of social media for business’. We are lucky to be shortlisted in the social media category, up against … Continue reading Kent Digital Awards 2015
Working in communications means I’m always juggling lots of campaigns, projects and events as well as a stream of website and social media updates. I love discovering products that make my job easier and then sharing them with others, so here’s my first post in a series about awesome time saving tools. Trello is a … Continue reading Tools to make your job easier: Trello
This blog was originally posted on the Homes for Britain website on 8 April 2015. Twenty five years ago, almost one third of first time home buyers were aged under 25. Today, 16% of first time buyers are under 25.
Iceland is a land of contrasts: crisp white snow and bumpy black lava fields, acres of vibrant green moss and ice blue glaciers. I took a five day/four night trip there last year and wanted to see as much of those contrasts as possible. Here are 10 reasons why you should visit Iceland, one of … Continue reading 10 reasons to visit Iceland
Last week at the Homes for Britain rally I joined more than 2000 people who believe in the importance of affordable housing.
#HousingDay – a tweetathon by housing associations thought up by communications bod Adrian Capon – was designed to spread the word about all the good work that happens in the UK’s social housing sector as part of the Homes for Britain campaign.
Greece is a beautiful country that has remained almost unchanged in decades in places such as the South Ionian islands, where I went in early May on a flotilla holiday with Neilson Holidays.