Tag Archives: Paul Wilkinson

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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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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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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A constructive view of social media from Mace

One of tCn‘s earliest supporters, Mace Business School, produces a house magazine, School Report, and we were asked to talk about social media for the latest issue, which has just been published (see the PDF here). We asked consultant Paul … Continue reading

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Social media: part of the modern marketing mix

Kirstie Colledge was among the earliest people to register with tCn – The Construction Network – and, as well as being managing director of construction PR consultancy Simply Marcomms (now rebranding as SMPR), is also a committee member of CIMCIG, … 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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Being reactive

Social media or Web 2.0 is, as our consultant Paul Wilkinson keeps reminding us, about people having conversations online. This is something that we are trying to encourage on the tCn website, of course, but we also have to engage … Continue reading

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Trying out some tCn badges

As we begin to build up awareness of tCn, we realised that some construction industry organisations and individuals might be able to help us by including the tCn logo on their websites and blogs. We have therefore been tinkering around … Continue reading

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Embracing Web 2.0

Building up to the launch of a new social network is demanding work and, I’ve discovered, means much more than building a new website. The tCn team is also spending time blogging, creating YouTube video, building a presence on LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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