Archive | January, 2010

What are people saying about… the iPad, iPhone and iPod?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past week, you’ll know all about the iPad, Apple’s new wunderkit – what it has, what it has not, what it’s for, what it’s not for, and so on. Fortunately, the term ‘iPad’ is very quick and easy to search for. So, it’s a doddle to […]

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So, there I was, tweeting the Iraq inquiry, when all of a sudden…

… I was unable to continue tweeting. I can only assume I’d sent too many tweets out. This was incredibly frustrating for me. I really wanted to offer another channel by which people could get updates if they didn’t have access to the broadcasts. Oh well. The web is the ultimate democracy, but it’s bounded […]

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proofing

Proof reading can be fun!

Proof reading is supposed to be a doddle. It’s just making sure everything’s tickety-boo and stamping it with your big red ‘Approved’ stamp. No? Actually, no. Not really. Not when you’re proofing a 26,000 word document, like I just did today. It’s been a while since I did hard-core proofing and it reminded me that […]

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What are people saying about… Imagination Technologies?

I’ve been tinkering with Yahoo Pipes quite a lot recently, and plugging it into Netvibes. The Pipes interface can be flaky but once you get it set up you can reuse Pipes simply by passing parameters to them without ever having to edit them again. And Netvibes is just gorgeous. I’ve ‘done’ Eurostar when all […]

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I’ve seen the future of social media. And it’s… email

I’ve been playing around with Posterous recently. It’s stunningly quick and easy. This is in no small part down to the way you use it. You email your posts. Now, at first I thought this was just a small feature of Posterous. But it’s making more sense to me. When I email something, I’m emailing […]

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links for 2010-01-22

Magic Quadrant – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I've known about this for quite some time but, on clueing up about it, found this wonderful Wikipedia page listing all the sectors. Gold dust. (tags: gartner magicquadrant marketing analysis research) Omgili Stream Widget This could be *very* useful for online monitoring, particularly during a crisis. Omgili have […]

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links for 2010-01-21

Marketing models: colander, funnel or pipe? I keep forgetting exactly what the marketing funnel is about. So imagine my surprise when I find it could also be a pipe or a colander. And it's banana-shaped. (tags: marketing funnel marketingfunnel)

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Can the cloud protect us?

I just received an email from a friend of mine who’s lost all his iPhone data. That’s over 2,000 contacts he’s built up over the past few years in PR. To say it’s a disaster is an understatement. But I guess it’s a lesson to us all: data has no value unless it’s backed up. […]

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links for 2010-01-19

200 Best Blogs, Free Courses and eBooks for the Business Student Useful resources intended for students but good for everyone really – broken down by topics and a mixture of free online eBooks, online guidebooks / courses, and useful blogs. (tags: onlinecollegesanduniversities resources blogs)

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