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The Black Country Social Media Cafe is run by:

David Stuart

David is the founder of the Black Country Social Media Cafe.  He originally blogged about wanting to start a Black Country Social Media Cafe.  With lots of people showing interest, David took the plunge and got the network started.

David has a PhD in information science from looking at the reasons web sites link to one another, and currently works as a research fellow at the University of Wolverhampton. He is constantly looking for funding and collaborations to research all the interesting things on the web.

You can find David via Twitter @DStuart

Simon Howes

Simon keeps the blog, wiki, Twitter, Facebook and Google accounts up to date and moderated.

Simon is a sound engineer who specialises in sound for film.

He has a BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production degree with Birmingham City University and was awarded Institute for Engineering and Technology and Sir Heny Royce Foundation’s “Sir Henry Royce Award”, one of the institutions highest awards for a young engineer.

You can find Simon via Twitter @simonhowes.

Lee Allen

Lee is a freelance photographer who lives in Wolverhampton. Lee has justed started blogging more regularly after dabbling for a while. Lee specialises in wedding and music photography, but is happy to point his camera at anything.

You can also find Lee via Twitter @PhotosbyLee

Link to wiki page:

Dan Slee

Dan is a local government press officer. He started out life carrying pages of type for a hot metal newspaper and is perhaps the only former make-up compositor’s assistant on Twitter. After 12 years as a journalist in the Black Country he joined Walsall Council where he works as a press officer where he looks to see how the council can join in the social media conversation.

He lives in Quarry Bank, has two children and counts Stoke City and playing cricket poorly as other interests.

Twitter: @danslee

3 Comments leave one →
  1. June 9, 2009 2:14 pm

    I think we count??? We are a very acticve studio complex in Oldbury / Whiteheath area – nicely Black Country. We have photographers (photo studio on site too) in Pete Rhead, Daemon and Affinitie, a pro rec studio, reh rooms etc. We blog (infrequently), we Twitter (dying off already), we Myspace and Facebook.

    We reach out to bands all over the Midlands and in all genres from Grime Emcees to grindcore metal.

    So – what is this all about? Got a link from Mark at Iron Man / Birm Music Network.

    07904 806 613

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