Tag Archives: Web 2.0

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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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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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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Preview our Ecobuild launch video

Our latest video talks about the growing power of social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter, and helps make the case for deploying similar Web 2.0 technologies in construction. It will be among the materials we display when we … Continue reading

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Social Media Week

This week, which is also Social Media Week (SMW) in London, I have been learning a lot about Web 2.0 and how it crosses over into business networking. On Monday, for example, I attended SMW Be2camp, a workshop and networking … 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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Welcome to the tCn blog

I am lucky enough to work with an extensive (and growing) network of key figures within architecture, engineering, construction (AEC) – indeed, the whole of what is sometimes called the ‘built environment’. These include senior managers within contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, … Continue reading

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