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Are you taking full advantage of the power of social media. WorldWidePR offers outsourced social media solutions services.
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Twitter accounts for August 2009

Sales person required for UK-based online PR and marketing company

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WorldWidePR.net is an expanding UK-based online PR and marketing company.

We are looking for an English-speaking confident internet-aware person to find small - medium sized businesses and sell to them our online PR and marketing services.

Work from home (which, in theory, could be anywhere in the world) but with as much support as you need. Build and maintain your own client base. Commission only.

To apply, please send your CV and why you think you fit the bill to: jw@worldwidepr.net

This job ad also appears in The RazzLine and on Twitter.
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Media Switchboards Top 10

image source: rosenblumtv.wordpress.com

I've called a few newspaper, radio and TV switchboards over the years, and I thought it was about time I shared my experiences, praised the best and criticized (constructively of course) the worst, by compiling this table.

Plus points warded for:human, friendly, helpful, efficient

Minus points awarded for: human unfriendly, human unhelpful, human smarmy, human bored, automated (push button 1, 2 3 etc), automated stupid, use of paid-for non-geographic numbers (0845, 0870 etc), inefficient, excessive ring or on hold times
1. Guardian - score: 20Human: Friendly, helpful with old-fashioned values, refusing to modernize to the detriment of personal service with, unbelievably, "Thank you for calling The Guardian and Observer" and, when putting you through, "Connecting you now." (Is it 1968?). They also answer immediately, within the first few rings.
2. BBC - score: 15
Human: Very helpful and not at all snotty, and backed up with th…

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