The first role of Social Media Club is: talk about Social Media Club! « Brendan Cooper - Your friendly PR social media planner Thoughts on my first social media club London event. It goes to show how interesting a conversation can be when it's peopled by intelligent, perceptive, communicative people who aren't drunk. (tags: socialmediaclub … Continue reading links for 2008-01-19
Murphy’s Law » PR & Twitter… Twitter is an odd beast. No one is quite sure whether or not it's useful. I'm of the same mind - I just need to a case study of absolute glittering victory to tip me towards liking it, but I'm not there yet. (tags: twitter pneo001 pr murphyslaw) POP! … Continue reading links for 2008-01-18
Last night I attended my first Social Media Club London... gathering? Event? Happening? Whatever this thing is, I really enjoyed it. Kick off We started with a preamble on the printing revolution and how there are parallels between that, and what we're going through now: the dissemination of information, the spread of ideas, control/influence and so on. … Continue reading The first role of Social Media Club is: talk about Social Media Club!
Gordon Brown has slipped the media a fast one by saying Peter Hain is guilty of 'an incompetence'. It was one of those occasions where I heard the words but knew something wasn't quite 'normal' about them. When I heard the phrase second time around I loved it. It pitches itself between damnation, and absolute damnation. It's calling him, by a … Continue reading ‘An incompetence’: played, and won!
Often, when going through blogs - as I do for example when looking at entries in the PR Friendly Index - I want to know more about the bloggers. I find it interesting to see what they do for a living, what they're trying to achieve with the blog, and what sort of content to … Continue reading Meet the blogger, read the blog: five top tips to help readers get to know you
I've recently found Google Reader to be tediously slow. This is a major obstacle to its usability and take-up. For example, I'm looking to move house and had the bright idea that I could take advantage of some forward-looking estate agents who issue RSS feeds of their searches. So far, so good - but when … Continue reading Google Reader needs to speed up
Interesting one, this. Cece Lee was tagged for a meme on Your Biggest Influencers and, in turn, tagged me. It's a funny thing, and I don't want to come across as weird (or, at least, more weird than I already am), but I honestly don't think I'm influenced by anyone. Really, I've tried hard to … Continue reading My Biggest Influencers are… me, myself, I
POST-EDIT: If this all looks terribly familiar, it's because I just had a bit of a mare with my feeds, so this may have been republished. If so, apologies... First off, let's take a look at the branding. It's no longer the PowerPR Index. It's the PR Friendly Index. I'd been thinking of changing the … Continue reading Brendan Cooper’s PR Friendly Index for January 2008
Many, many moons ago, I had a vision. No, not one of those funny ones you get after too much Guinness, but an insight into what I would like from a website. I wanted to set one up, but I saw too many barriers. I would either have to host it myself, or get someone … Continue reading Social media: it’s ok to be lazy