How Theo Paphitis, Entrepreneur/Dragon, uses social media

Theo

Theo Paphitis is a well known serial entrepreneur as well as being a Dragon on the BBC series Dragons Den. In this interview with Hanna Power on behalf of the Digital Youth Academy he talks about his own discovery and use of social media for himself and his businesses. Reluctant to get started Theo recalls getting started on Twitter during a drunken evening with the other Dragons during which he sent his first tweet. When he woke up in the morning he had 20,000 followers. This began to show him the power of social media. He does his own tweeting @theopaphitis which revolves around #sbs … [Read more...]

Don’t forget to pick up the phone

Don’t forget to pick up the phone

Don’t forget to pick up the phone > Tweet With so many ways to connect these days we tend to forget the way we have communicated for years and one which gets across the all important sentiment and humanness – the telephone/mobile phone. Here are 3 tips: 1. How to speed up problem solving - Sending more than 3 emails about a subject? – then pick up the phone and talk to people. Otherwise inboxes get clogged, people get bored, especially if the world is copied on the responses. So just pick up the phone, or arrange a call and get it sorted that way. 2. Hiding in plain site ? - Trying … [Read more...]