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Tom Tops in Twits Two

Some interesting feedback and comments on our first Birmingham’s Biggest Tweeters post.

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Continue Reading November 20, 2009 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Birmingham’s Biggest Tweeters

There are a number of tools around for calculating the popularity and impact of particular twitter feeds. As a consultancy interested in helping clients to influence and engage – rather than simply promote – we were struck by TweetLevel which has been developed by Edelman, a leading PR agency (one day, people will use tools developed by Urban but we’ll live with drawing on the greater resources of more established agencies for now!).

Continue Reading November 17, 2009 at 5:11 pm 3 comments

Why the Creative Industries Matter to Birmingham

The Creative Birmingham Partnership Board – which brings together public agencies supporting the creative industries and private sector representatives – commissioned its second baseline study of Birmingham’s creative economy in May. The report, undertaken by BOP Consulting and funded by Birmingham City Council, is close to completion.

Continue Reading October 26, 2009 at 2:28 pm Leave a comment

Intelligent Urban

The Homes and Communities Agency West Midlands – whose role is to create opportunity for people to live in high quality, sustainable places – has recently asked Urban to produce a series of intelligent reports.  For more information regarding HCA West Midlands, please click here.

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March 4, 2009 at 11:38 am Leave a comment

Education’s ‘Perfect Storm’

With the exponential growth of the advancement profession (communications, development and alumni relations) in educational institutions across the Asia-Pacific region, the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE) is holding a conference in Hong Kong on 3-5 December designed to bring together top experts across countries and cultures to share ideas and best practice.  Urban has been providing support to the University of Warwick’s Director of Communication and Strategy ahead of his keynote speech at the conference: “Perfect Storm”.  For more information on CASE-Asia Pacific, please click here.

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December 2, 2008 at 3:49 pm Leave a comment


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