Category: How to

June 5, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / How to / 3 Comments

How to: set up Lead Generation Twitter Cards

TweetLead generation cards are free to use and set up. This is how you do it. Regular readers of this website will know that every Friday I put up a collection of the five most interesting things I’ve seen that week. The posts, imaginatively entitled ‘Five things on Friday‘, are relatively popular. So much so […]

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January 11, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Geek, How to / 2 Comments

On Gmail? Here’s how to prevent ‘anyone on Google+’ from being able to email you

TweetHave you heard the news? Google just launched a new Gmail ‘feature’ that basically allows anyone to email you if they know your Google+ handle. Given that your Google+ handle nearly pretty much has to be your full name, the potential for abuse here is not insignificant. Fortunately (for you) there’s a handy way to […]

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December 29, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / How to, Ogilvy, Working / 3 Comments

How to write a trend document

TweetSharing is caring. A couple months ago, at work, the new group-level European head of social media challenged me to come up with a couple of ideas that could form part of a trend document for the New Year – ‘We need a trend on one slide, and then maybe a slide on what to […]

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December 24, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Advertising, How to, Mobile, Social Media / 5 Comments

How to opt-out of auto-play videos in Facebook

TweetIf you hadn’t heard, Auto-play ads videos in the Facebook mobile app (and desktop) are on their way. Good? Bad? Annoying? All three? Yeah, maybe. But look, here’s the bad news: on mobile, you can’t actually switch them off. What you can do however is prevent them from playing over your mobile network. In other […]

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