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The #tCnTop100 results are out – what now?

If you’re not on Twitter, a member of tCn or a reader of Construction News, then you’ll be forgiven for not knowing that a list of the top 100 Tweeters in the UK built environment was published in the print edition … Continue reading

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#tCnTop100 – The Results…

After much anticipation (and more than a few queries from people who were nominated or nominated others) we are delighted to confirm that the #tCnTop100 results will be announced on Thursday 14 April in partnership with a leading UK construction … Continue reading

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Include me in the #tCnTop100 Tweeters

At tCn – the Construction network – we have teamed up with PeerIndex to create a Built Environment version of the UK Twitterati, recently published in the Independent newspaper. We are looking for Twitter users working in architecture, engineering, construction … Continue reading

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tCn wins Be2Award for best online AEC community

For those who might have missed it, last week was Social Media Week in London, and for those interested in how people in the construction and property sectors are using social media, there was only one place to be: the … Continue reading

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tCn shortlisted for two Be2Awards

tCn – the Construction Network has been making steady progress during the winter months. Since our last blog post, we have passed two landmarks: we now have over 2,000 registered tCn members and 1,000 followers on our main Twitter account, tCntweets. … Continue reading

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Skype interviews, podcasts, Twitter newspapers … whatever next?

With new ways of communicating emerging almost daily, I suppose I shouldn’t have been too suprised at what I found myself doing this week. On Monday, for example, I did a Skype call to Mark Anthony of Demolition News who interviewed … Continue reading

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The ‘Social Media supermarket’

In the decade or so I’ve worked in the construction industry I’ve repeatedly heard about the fragmented divisions within it and struggles to attract and secure our industry’s next generation of talent (let alone the one after that), many – … Continue reading

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An industry turning point?

Thursday 6 May 2010 could well prove a key date in the history of the UK architecture, engineering and construction, AEC, industry. It is, of course, the day the country goes to the polls to elect a new government and, … Continue reading

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Networking at Kent Vision 2020

Yesterday, I attended the Kent 2020 Vision business conference and exhibition, one of the biggest B2B events in south-east England, with over 3000 attendees and  350 exhibitors. The event included keynote presentations from James Caan of BBC’s Dragons’ Den fame, … Continue reading

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Not ‘social’, we mean ‘business’

In his latest blog post, Overcoming fear of the social media unknown, Paul Wilkinson quotes research about organisations’ use of social media for marketing purposes which found that: 68% of respondents organisations are using social media in their marketing mainly through … Continue reading

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