Archive | July, 2008

PR Fail – a collection of bad things :(

How did we live before PR Fail? A Tumblr blog, it takes Twitter postings or bookmarks tagged with “prfail” or “uselesspr” in an attempt it says here, “to help PR people be better and give journalists and bloggers a way of sharing their bad experiences. As well as just collecting examples of bad PR […]

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Link love gone kerrrayzee

I’m due another issue of the PR Friendly index. This is my listing of the top 100 PR blogs I read, ranked according to various publicly available metrics. I’ve been thinking about introducing a bit more latitude to it, such as incorporating metrics from humans – that is,, Twitter etc – alongside those from […]

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Web words can be scary, but they needn’t be

In the past I’ve written about how we need ‘friendlier’ words to describe this online world, and I’ve commented on how such bizarre words can make social media seem more surreal than need be. So, what do you do if you want to get a message out, but you know you’re operating in an area […]

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No more linkblogging from me

I recently noticed, with horror, that most of my posting of late – in fact, the vast majority – has been simply stuff I’ve bookmarked on, pumped across into my blog. I’ve decided this is not what my blog is for. So, I now just have a nice, unobtrusive feed to the right of […]

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Google’s new search will be the best of both worlds

Google has released a video showing a Digg-like interface to its search. I think it’s going to change everything. A casual glance at Friendfeed picked up a link from Chris Brogan: entitled ‘Is this the future of search?’ Given that I’m currently scratching my head a lot and figuring out how best to pull together […]

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Feed housekeeping yields interesting insights

So, as one of my ‘things to do’ before I start at Fleishman Hillard*, I’ve been going through my RSS feeds in Google Reader. A very timely post about organising RSS feeds came along on the PNeo blog reminding that I needed to do this, and how I’d in fact planned to do it some […]

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links for 2008-07-14

List of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008 This is quite some list Jeremiah’s putting together and I’m not sure about it. At what point does social media ‘start’? And surely this is for the likes of LinkedIn, not a central blog list? (tags: blogs lists socialmedia research jeremiahowyang forblog)

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Forward to Fleishman Hillard

As from 21st July, I will be working as senior account manager in the digital team at Fleishman Hillard UK. Of course it’s sad to say goodbye to my Porter Novelli colleagues – and judging from this comment I think the feeling’s mutual. However, it’s a great opportunity to work in an expanding team, with […]

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links for 2008-07-10

Leaders in corporate communications and internal communication | Lawrence Ragan Communications I’ve been meaning to look at Ragan more closely for some time and it rocks. Oh, and I love MyRagan too. (tags: myragan ragan brands socialmedia)

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