Social media in an emergency - Kenyan Interior Ministry maintains calm using Twitter to communicate

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As you may know I've been in Kenya this week, speaking at Joomla!Day Kenya and carrying out some market research.  Today was my last day, so this morning when I went to check out of our apartment I was rather surprised when the reception team told me I wouldn't be flying anywhere!  There had been a massive fire at the main airport in Nairobi which started at 5am - at first I thought they were pulling my leg, but then I saw the photos ... it really is quite a miracle that nobody was hurt - but it looks like the majority of the airport has been destroyed.

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Social Media management for business owners

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Just recently I was reviewing the systems in place for managing our social media accounts, and looking at new technologies that had emerged since we decided to use Hootsuite - quite some time ago!  I came across something which has really changed the way I've been using social media over the past few weeks - so much so I thought I'd write a blog about it!

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Getting deep and dirty with Google Analytics (Part 1)

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Keeping up with changes from Google can be rather challenging at the best of times, and some of the more recent changes and advanced features added to their popular analytics platform have gone largely unnoticed by many people. This series of articles will take you through some of the more recent additions, and also highlight some useful features that you may not have previously explored.  

This article will cover custom dashboards and advanced segments.

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How secure is your Joomla! website? Top tips for business owners to ensure your site is safe

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Joomla! is fast becoming one of the most popular content management systems in the world, powering almost 3% of the web and exceeding 30 million downloads - the chances are during your day you probably browse at least one website using Joomla!.

Many businesses rely on Joomla! for their web presence, but often business owners are not empowered to ensure that their website is being managed properly, or is up to date with the latest security patches. This article gives Joomla! website owners some simple tips to ensure that your website is up to date, and some tools to make that process easier!

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