Social Media

Deserted beach, ocean rollers, blue sky and cliffs
Mar 24, 2016
Amanda O'Donovan


A picture can be worth a thousand words. There’s no doubt that, in moments of genius, a complex idea can be distilled into a single powerful shot. The image of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian boy on the beach, stood alone. Shockingly, it conveyed the human impact of the refugee crisis. And subsequently, the grief of a single father […]

Frog in a pond
Sep 29, 2009
Amanda O'Donovan

Carpe Diem

My last blog post was August 10, which may be a hint that I’m an expert on the subject of procrastination! I promised myself that I’d write this entry before I travelled to Europe for ten days earlier this month. When I returned, I was too busy with paid work to give it a second thought…but, again, I promised […]

Feb 16, 2009
Amanda O'Donovan
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Why Business Should Blog

OK, so I admit to being a bit of a born-again blogger. Now that I’m no longer a blog-virgin, I feel compelled to share my new-found enthusiasm for social media. But what about you? Are you still struggling to work out how and why you should become a business blogger? […]

Eagle landing
Feb 04, 2009
Amanda O'Donovan

Barack Your Business

Whatever your political persuasion, you cannot ignore team Obama’s spectacularly communicative campaigns – both for the Democratic nomination and the US presidency. Armed with a smart and sophisticated toolkit, the consummate community organizer transformed virtual klatches into […]