Tag Archives: social networking

Are you a Top Tweeter in the UK Built Environment? – Update

Wow, what a great response to the #tCnTop100 created only 1 week ago! We had over 100 ‘tweeters’ put themselves forward within 4 days so it seems our industry is not as prehistoric or anti-‘social’ as some would think. In … Continue reading

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tCn at the What House? Awards

Anyone attending the What House? Awards lunch at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane last Friday will hopefully have noticed tCn – the Construction Network. Let’s face it: as one of the event’s sponsors, tCn was difficult to … Continue reading

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Just how social is your construction company?

Another great blog post from the Pauley Creative team this week asks construction-related organisations to reflect on why various departments might want or need social media. At tCn we are focusing more and more on two main aims: To offer individuals a … 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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Inviting the industry to join tCn

We are pleased to say that invitation codes are now being issued to various construction industry organisations so that they can, in turn, email them to members, employees and students. With a watchful eye on quality and efficiency, invitation codes … Continue reading

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Some new tCn bells and whistles

We’ve been busy with development and bug-fixing since the new-look website for tCn – the Construction Network – first went live in mid August, and the numbers joining the network have started to climb again after the summer break. Any … 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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Planning tCn 2.0

We launched tCn – the Construction Network – at Ecobuild three months ago, and we now have almost 1200 registered members, with many more waiting in the wings. We are pleased at the support shown to us by so many … 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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“Networking has never been more important”

I wrote yesterday about our 1,000th sign-up to tCn – The Construction Network, and thought it might be interesting to find out a bit more about the individual who brought us to that landmark. Our 1000th registration actually comes from … Continue reading

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