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30 days of human comms: day #40 the video of the Police officer playing the piano for the 93-year-old crime victim 

21 Jan 18

If you find someone questioning why frontline people should have access to social media show them this video.


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30 days of human comms: #39 the stylish police dog’s hair and his proud owner 

19 Jan 18

Genius… I think we should all take a moment out of our day to just reflect on how awesome PD Max’s hair is.


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30 days of human comms: day #38: Hampshire Police’s tweeted video to encourage girls to join their cadets 

19 Jan 18

For me, a good police social media account must mirror a beat constable Sometimes personable, sometimes serioes they must navigate the gears depending on the issue.


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NEW FRIENDS: What big changes to Facebook mean for public sector communications 

13 Jan 18

As the late David Bowie once sang: “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strange.


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30 days of human comms: #day 37 KFC parodies Donald Trump 

4 Jan 18

Being human doesn’t always have to be a public sector thing as this tweet from Kentucky Fried Chicken shows.


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30 days of human comms: day #36 A gang of geese in Sowerby Bridge wanted to cause some bother 

3 Jan 18

There’s a benefit of equipping frontline people with the tech, the skills and the permission to use video.


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VISUAL COMMS: Some bold and some worrying predictions for public sector comms in 2018 

30 Dec 17

For the past few years I’ve blogged at the end of the year some predictions.


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30 days of human comms: day #35 Bournemouth police share a selfie at Christmas 

26 Dec 17

While we enjoy Christmas there are those in the public sector who keep things ticking over.


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VIDEO XMAS: Six Songs, Two Dramas and an Epic Fail 

19 Dec 17

There is something about the festive season that gives comms people free licence to be more creative.


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30 days of human comms #34 Vist Wakefield or your man will leave you 

18 Dec 17

I like this.


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30 days of human comms: #33 Dorset Police respond to snark on Facebook 

17 Dec 17

Anyone who has ever run a social media account for the public sector knows that from time to time people will post comments.


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30 days of human comms #32: Essex County Council respond to snark on Facebook 

17 Dec 17

There is a very sound school of thought from my Uncle Keith that you should never argue with an idiot.


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BEING HUMAN: The first 30 days of human comms… and what I’ve learned 

17 Dec 17

When I started on a whim to blog #30daysofhumancomms it was to collect together some examples of human content that worked for me.


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30 days of human comms: #31 the NHS Trust with a sense of humour 

12 Dec 17

Health people can have a sense of humour too.


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30 days of human comms: #30 London Midland signs off 

11 Dec 17

It’s unplanned and ironic that the 30th post in this series is one from a railway company I’ve often despaired at.


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NICE, NICE BABY: Seven examples of good icy weather comms 

10 Dec 17

Oh, the weather outside is frightful… and its the time to baton down the hatches.


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30 days of human comms #29 Kirklees Council’s GIF to remind people that gritter drivers are human too 

10 Dec 17

There’s an easy target when the snow falls.


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30 days of human comms: #27 A newspaper interview with medics who treated Manchester bomb patients 

8 Dec 17

So far in the round-up of human comms we’ve looked at digital content that the organisation has shaped itself.


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30 days of human comms: #26 Lochaber & Skye Police talk to someone at risk of domestic abuse 

7 Dec 17

A while back a colleague ran a campaign against domestic violence that stays with me.


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30 days of human comms: The @FarmersOfTheUK Twitter account 

6 Dec 17

You’d be surprised at just how little of the land is built on in the UK.


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30 days of human comms #24 the Yorkshire motorway police officer and his wife 

4 Dec 17

A while back someone asked what the point of having more than the corporate account was.


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30 days of human comms #23 Dorest Police’s Christmas song 

3 Dec 17

On the one level this is great.


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30 days of human comms #21 the human railway conductor 

1 Dec 17

There’s something about trainspeak that somehow misses out on the English language.


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30 days of human comms: #21 Cardiff Council’s traffic warning 

30 Nov 17

The GIF is something that the public sector is gradually getting used to using.


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30 days of human comms #20 A missing dog pic from the New Forest 

29 Nov 17

Sometimes things just fall into your lap.