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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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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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August 19, 2010 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Blogging, Geek, Teaching / 6 Comments

Fixing your Flickr photostream

Tweet If, like me, you’re a Flickr photo nazi, then you’re probably one of those people who goes nuts when images or videos aren’t tagged correctly or you get minor headaches when certain uploads aren’t placed in the right sets etc. Right? One bugbear of mine (that I’ve recently solved the problem of), is that […]

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February 9, 2010 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Speaking, SpinVox, Working / 10 Comments

Facing fears

TweetI used to hate PowerPoint. Hate it. Hate it, hate it, hate it, HATE IT. For years, I refused to take part. If I had to give a talk or a presentation of any kind, I used my words and speaking abilities only. “I don’t need slides” I used to say… (whilst slightly looking down […]

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April 9, 2009 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Cooking with Whatley, Home Life, Video / 7 Comments

Chocolate Chilli: The Video

TweetFollowing on from yesterday’s Chocolate Chilli post, I thought I’d share this video that I created using images that I took with my Nokia N82 (set to ‘sequence mode’). So this is me making chilli and blogging the recipe at the same time. Enjoy! And if you’re wondering what the hell ‘sequence mode’ is, don’t […]

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January 31, 2008 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Nokia, Whatley Wednesday / 5 Comments

MIR: How-to: N95 + ShoZu + Geotags + Flickr + GeoRSS + Google Maps = Mash Up Central!

TweetThis week Whatley is going all Web 2.0 on your ass. It’s all very well having these magnificent tools at our disposal — but how do you actually get them working? I’ve always liked the concept of geotagging my images — but haven’t quite got round to working out how to do it. It’s actually […]

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