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Why Twitter Is my favourite social network Twitter, Aysh Banaysh, Kettle Mag
I love Twitter. I made my first account back in 2009. Since then, I’ve deleted that teenage monstrosity in favour of a fresh start, but my reasons for loving Twitter remain pretty much the same.  Simplicity There’s not much to ‘get’ about Twitter like there is with other social networks. You just write and post....
Are Child-Monitoring Apps Necessary? Girl texting, phone, app, Aysh Banaysh, Kettle Mag
Child monitoring apps have been the news quite a bit recently. Some simply track the location of your child, while others go as far as letting you remotely read their messages. Many of these apps are marketed at middle-class mothers with the promise of peace of mind. However, is this invasion of privacy really necessary...
How do I get a job In social media? how do i get a job in social media, aysh Banash
Social media has become an every day thing. Individuals use it, professionals use it, heck, even businesses use it. But are there really any job prospects in the field? Yes. There are many. I’ve written before about how businesses use social media, so I’m sure you can imagine that they need to employ someone to...
7 Social Media Tips For Bands And Music Artists socialmedia.jpg
Social Media has become a vital element in a musician’s music marketing strategy, but what’s the best way to use it?  Social Media has become a vital element in a musician’s music marketing strategy, but what’s the best way to use it? Here are 7 of my top social media tips for bands and music artists:...
Kettle Band Of The Week: Rapper Jay Carteré
These days everyone wants to be a rapper. These days everyone wants to be a rapper. Okay, maybe that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but in London that’s definitely what it feels like. Thing is, Jay Carteré isn’t just a rapper.    He's a jack of all trades. As well as being a rapper, Jay...
Is adding your boss on Facebook a smart idea?
Adding your boss on Facebook: Yes? No? Maybe? Truth is, whether you add your boss on Facebook or not depends on a few things. What’s your job? What’s your boss like? Adding your boss on Facebook: Yes? No? Maybe? Truth is, whether you add your boss on Facebook or not depends on a few things....
Five ways businesses use Twitter – simplified
After working for a year at a company which has around ten Twitter accounts, I’ve figured out the main ways a business can use social media.     After working for a year at a company which has around ten Twitter accounts, I’ve figured out the main ways a business can use social media.  ...
The best social media management tools for journalists
Journalism can be hectic. Journalism can be hectic. First you’ve got to research, and then you’ve got to write, edit and pray you’ll meet your deadline. So where on earth are you supposed to find time to promote your posts and manage your social media?  It starts by sharing a post or replying to a tweet...
Is Twitter a worthwhile customer service tool?
Lots of brands have social media accounts that they use to provide customer service, but what about when you need customer service in store? Lots of brands have social media accounts that they use to provide customer service, but what about when you need customer service in store? Is it worth using Twitter to complain...
Seven steps on how to create the most awesome blog
Like any big project, starting your own blog can seem a bit daunting. Like any big project, starting your own blog can seem a bit daunting. But also like a lot of things, it's a lot simpler once it's broken down into stages.   1. Decide what you want to write about   Life? Music?...
Is abuse of women a cultural norm in Pakistan?
Amina Bibi, a teenager from Pakistan, has died after setting herself alight in protest following the police's release of a key suspect in the her armed gang rape. Amina Bibi, a teenager from Pakistan, has died after setting herself alight in protest following the police's release of a key suspect in the her armed gang...
American Apparel: Their message to the industry
American Apparel is fantastic at challenging society and expectations to get media attention. American Apparel is fantastic at challenging society and expectations to get media attention. Their Valentine’s Day windows of mannequins sporting pubic hair were hugely reported and they received a lot of praise from feminists along with some disgust from other parties for...
11 Ways To Make Yourself More ‘Follow-able’ On Twitter
On Twitter it seems that we all want to lead and not many people want to follow. Don't worry though, there are a few things you can do to encourage people to follow you! On Twitter it seems that we all want to lead and not many people want to follow. Don't worry though, there...
Why AR Wear’s underwear promotes rape culture
Society makes me sigh, as does the fact anti-rape underwear has been invented. No it doesn’t even have an alarm, it has cut-resistant fabrics and combination locks around the thighs. Society makes me sigh, as does the fact anti-rape underwear has been invented. No it doesn’t even have an alarm, it has cut-resistant fabrics and...
The Toothbrush – When Is The Right Time To Leave It Behind?
It’s tricky to judge right? On one hand you don’t want to do it too soon, but then who wants to have to remember to bring all their essentials each time they visit? It’s tricky to judge right? On one hand you don’t want to do it too soon, but then who wants to have...
Seven ways to make yourself more ‘Google-able’
So, why on earth would you want to be found on Google?   You might be looking for a job, you might be looking for your voice to be heard, or maybe you just w So, why on earth would you want to be found on Google?   You might be looking for a job,...