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Twitter Influencer Networking Event

OCTOBER

So the Twitter Influencer Networking event which we worked in partnership with City Steps Guided Tours went really well. Influencers were able to meet their Followers to do Face to Face Business.

Recorded live at the Twitter Influencer Networking Event at NatWest Bank in the City on Tuesday 11 October here in sunny London UK organised by City Steps Events team and supported by Sharniya Ferdinand of NatWest Bank.

Visit our YouTube channel to watch the whole event:

These Speakers Biography make really interesting read:

Ariatu PR founder Ronke Lawal

was born in Hackney, East London of Nigerian parentage. Having graduated with honours from Lancaster University and the University of Richmond Virginia (USA) with a degree in International Business (Economics), she started her own business in 2004. In 2011 Ronke Lawal was honoured to receive a Precious Award for Inspirational Leadership. In January 2010, Ronke became the Chief Executive of the Islington Chamber of Commerce where she remained until the end of 2012 and became a non-executive director of The Hoxton Apprentice in 2011. She joined the board of Trustees of Voluntary Action Islington in 2012 where she is also a Director of The Voluntary Action Academy and is currently on The Employers Panel for the National Employment Savings Trust. She is a Mentor for The Cherie Blair Foundation and for The Elevation Networks Start Ups Initiative. In 2015 she launched the RONKE LAWAL MEANS BUSINESS YouTube Channel which provides PR and marketing advice as well as small business tips for start ups and entrepreneurs. She became a #TropicsVoice Ambassador in January 2016 to raise the visibility of members of the African Diaspora across the world.

Orsi Toth

Communication and business strategist with a decade of experience in brand building, online communication, workshop facilitation and product development, focusing on consumer tech products.

Over the last decade I’ve transitioned from classic advertising agencies, coordinating ATL projects and creative teams, to digital communication, product development and user experience, working with brands like Johnson&Johnson, Nissan, Peugeot and Reckitt Benckiser.

In 2012, I’ve co-founded Drungli, the adventure generator for spontaneous people in a CEO and Creative Product Lead role, growing it from zero to 50k unique visitors per month, reaching a million people around Europe.

I’m committed to delightful customer experiences, gaining a deep understanding of how human beings work and building amazing products that are capable of changing lives for the better.

Kaitlin Zhang

is a branding consultant skilled in growing brand assets and managing corporate communication. She works with entrepreneurs to design and promote their brands, drive profit and build customer-focused strategies. She has helped startups and SMEs secure close to half a million pounds of funding in 2015. Her international marketing experiences range from technology start-ups in London, non-profits in San Francisco and Seattle, luxury consumer products in Vancouver and commercial property development in Shanghai. Kaitlin hosts a series of personal branding workshops in London regularly and often speaks at industry events, companies and universities.

Kaitlin Zhang, Business and Social Media guru talked about how she attracts more Followers on Twitter here – https://youtu.be/TmqhkqujeY4

Sarah Kerigan

works as a Social Media Manager and Social Media Trainer at the Digital Marketing Agency JellyFish. Sarah loves to train other professionals on how they can use social media effectively. Sarah spends all day, every day on social media platforms so she is always up-to-date with all the latest tactics and strategies in the industry.

Rioch Edwards-Brown – So You Wanna Be In TV

So You Wanna Be In TV? was started by Rioch after her son was shot and stabbed in school. She didn’t want revenge and reached out to the community. So You Wanna Be In TV? is a solution driven social enterprise, building strategic partnerships and valuable diverse talent pipelines for TV, Film & Tech, increasing diversity and closing the skills gap through consultations, data analysis, social media, research and content.  With 7 years expertise in diversity they deliver campaigns and content for brands to engage Gen Y and Gen Z talent.

Rioch a former TV Researcher, has been a media campaigner for over 20 years with over 100 media appearances for the BBC, ITV, Sky, Newsnight, Woman’s Hour and printed press. Rioch is a Tech London Advocate and Winner of The National Diversity Awards in 2014 and European Diversity Awards in 2015. Her sponsors and partners include Mipcom, The Guardian, Rochay Elite, ITV, ITN, Diversify TV, Creative Skillset and BT Sport.

Sonal Perry

With a degree in Computer Science and an MBA with a specialisation in Strategic Planning, Sonal pursued a career in mobile telecommunications with some of the world’s largest communications companies. However, after 25 years of working and living extensively abroad, Sonal decided that her children required a stable location and support through their critical GCSE and A Level years. She therefore decided to change career direction and set about establishing two businesses in the health and wellness sector. She is also on the board of a Surrey based charity and mentors young people in life skills and improving their self-esteem.

TIPS & LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

What was learnt during the promotion of Twitter Influencer? We learnt that Eventbrite can work for and against you but here is a helpful video about presenting information on Eventbrite: How To Add Video To Your Eventbrite Event Page.

Secondly  we learnt How to add a custom header or footer to your event page on Eventbrite 

USEFUL EQUIPMENT TIPS

By the way we found this Amazon item useful when recording the Twitter Influencer event lst week at NatWest Bank:

Mudder Universal Tablet Tripod Mount Adapter for iPad, Samsung Tab and Other Tablets, Phablets or Smart Phones – Use on Monopod, Selfie Stick

Cracked Tablet/Phone Solution

I clumsily pushed put my tablet into my small dinky handbag just to hear it crack and so that sent me off looking for help and advice. See below:

Fixing cracked Tablet and Phone Screens quickly and easily

Published on May 18, 2014

With 99 cent tools ONLINE vendors shipped for free, was able to disassemble and with the help of a new razor blade to sever the glued screen from the frame, removed the old cracked screen with a little effort. If we can fix screens, we can fix you.

Treating yourself to a new gadget can be so exciting that it’s easy to forget just how much you’re spending, particularly when the toy is a shiny smartphone or tablet that you’ve opted to pay for over a lengthy contract.

But you’ll get a stark reminder of the value when your gizmo is lost, damaged or stolen – you could be facing a loss of hundreds or even thousands of pounds.

That’s why it’s a good idea to invest in some insurance: a few pounds spent now could save you big in the future. Here’s our guide to choosing the right insurance for your electronics.

Because according to new research, the average Brit has six bust appliances or gadgets that they continue to use simply because either they can’t afford to replace them (according to 21% of those polled by Vouchercodes.co.uk), or because the gadget was actually fine if ‘used in a certain way’ (11%). http://bit.ly/2cbRb1R

Most of us have experienced that unfortunate moment when your phone slips out of your hand and the screen is smashed to pieces. Not only is it unsightly, it can make your phone impossible to use – but fixing it doesn’t have to break the bank.

If you’ve got a cracked screen, first you should assess how bad the damage is. You might be able to live with small cracks that don’t block your view too much, but larger cracks should probably be dealt with immediately.

If the colours on your screen are abnormal or some pixels are no longer displaying, the damage has gone much further than the glass on top and has affected the LCD panel beneath.

Drop your phone and the first reaction is probably ‘please don’t let it be broken’. But a new video shows just how tough a phone can be.

Called ‘Gravity’, the video is the second in a series designed to showcase the tough credentials of the Cat B15 smartphone, developed by construction manufacturer Caterpillar.

Made from aluminium and rubber the Cat B15 chassis is as tough as they come, it’s impact resistant, drop-proof from a distance of 1.8m and water resistant to 1m for 30 minutes.

Good luck — I’m still using my cracked tablet.

RELAX TO THIS LIVE CONCERT ON YOUTUBE of Stevie Wonder 

And of course Christmas is closing in and we have many, many good ideas for you:

Olympic Park Christmas Tour & Meal

Don’t forget to book this year’s price for….

Royal Ascot 2017

Royal Ascot Ladies Day All Inclusive Package was so much good fun that I am now busy promoting next  years event. The Tour Operator is taking bookings and deposits now so please register your  staff, friends, family etc via this Eventbrite link: or on the webpage 

WELCOME TO MY AMAZON LINKS FOR OCTOBER

Sony PlayStation VR 

SelfieMic Selfie Stick Microphone

Spy-Gadget® Hidden Camera, Spy Camera Pen & 1920 x 1080p HD & 8GB Memory Gift – Video Camera Recorder DVR – Record in 1920 x 1080p HD Video Resolution – Up to 32gb Memory – 100% NO Questions, NO Hassle Money Back/Replacement Guarantee for 30 Days! (Silver)

TRUSTIN 8GB USB Flash Drive-Spy USB Voice Recorder Memory Stick Portable Rechargeable Digital Audio Voice Recorder Compatible with Windows, Mac, PC-Easy Use With On/Off Switch Button

TRUSTIN 8GB USB Flash Drive-Spy USB Voice Recorder Memory Stick Portable Rechargeable Digital Audio Voice Recorder Compatible with Windows, Mac, PC-Easy Use With On/Off Switch Button

Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod – Black

Mudder Universal Tablet Tripod Mount Adapter for iPad, Samsung Tab and Other Tablets, Phablets or Smart Phones – Use on Monopod, Selfie Stick

Veho VCC-003-MUVI-BLK MUVI Micro Digital Camcorder / Action cam for Action Sports & Surveillance (Includes 4Gb Memory)

AMAZON FESTIVE DRINKS & PREZZIES

Thinking about Christmas prezzies????

Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal Cognac 70cl

D’usse Cognac 750 750ML

Patron Non Vintage Silver Tequila, 70cl

Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut 2009 75cl

Star Wars Pizza Cutter with Sounds “Darth Vader Lightsaber”, Black/White

Star Wars Death Star Timer

John Adams Chocolate Lolly Maker