Six Steps To Becoming A Social Media Business

Six Steps To Becoming A Social Media Business

These are six steps that you need to fulfill to become a social media business. Do you want to take on the challenge of becoming the strategist or executive sponsor of the world’s first totally converged social media business?

Continue reading

8 Things Spock Would Say About Social Media Catalysts

Social Media Catalysts that have business knowledge, process experience, and can perform the role of a game changer are an essential for companies today.

Continue reading

Top 11 Most Influential Lighting Designers on Twitter

Top 11 Most Influential Lighting Designers on Twitter

This was a recent blog post by Fred Bass. It highlights the Lighting Industry adoption of social media, which is both B2B and B2C, and with B2G in some markets. I was very happy to see that I was included in this list as the Lighting Jedi. I quote the author of this blog post:

As managing director of MEGAMAN®, it is pertinent to my role that I understand and follow the most influential lighting designers around the world to keep up to speed with all the latest information and insights on offer. Over the past year, Twitter has proved to be an invaluable tool.
… a list of who I feel are some of the most influential lighting designers on twitter at the moment

Guest post by Fred Bass  @FredBassOnline

Here is the list of the Top 11 Most Influential Lighting Designers on Twitter taken from the

@SpeirsandMajor – an award winning British design practice that uses light to enhance the experience of the visual environment. Check out their website to find out the top 10 lighting experiences to have before you die!


@KevanShaw – a lighting designer based in Edinburgh and owner of KSLD who deals with light as a design medium, seeing it as unique in its lack of substance but vital in creating the visual impact of the project.


@KevinTheobald – president-elect of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), Kevin is a regular contributor to lighting journals and has been a speaker at a number of design profession conferences around the world. He is also on the Communications Committee of the SLL.


@JimOnLight – editor of global blog of the same name, Jim Hutchinson is chief design consultant of Alive Lighting. His blog focuses on light and art, lighting devices, lighting control, lighting fixtures, concepts and anything else that deals with light as a medium.


@Lighting_Jedi – the alias of Clive Roach who has daily updates about the world of lighting – one to watch!


@MindsEye3D – lighting consultants of choice to the most innovative and forward thinking architects and designers.


@LizPeck10– runs LPA Lighting, an independent lighting design consultancy based in Brighton.  Liz has a wealth of experience in lighting design, having been in the industry for twelve years.


@SuttonVane – leading lighting designer Mark Sutton Vane established the practice in 1995. It has since won numerous awards for exterior and interior lighting projects in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and has been rated as one of the top 10 lighting designers worldwide.


@SLL100 – The SLL represents the interests of all those interested in the application of light. Although the SLL was launched in 1999, the Society builds on 100 years of history. Its origins go back to the formation, in 1909, of the Illuminating Engineering Society, which had the aim of considering all applications of natural and artificial light.


@rushjonathan – lighting designer at Hoare Lee who believe that lighting is a crucial ingredient in creating a dynamic architectural environment. A fundamental understanding of light and the human response to light is central to their business ethos.


@IALD – the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) is an internationally recognized organization dedicated solely to the concerns of independent, professional lighting designers. The IALD strives to set the global standard for lighting design excellence by promoting the advancement and recognition of professional lighting designers.