New Google Twitter search is good but not great

When I heard via Shel Holz that Google is now indexing Twitter updates I got a bit excited for three reasons: 1. Were they going to show the total number of mentions? If so, we could count them as a crude index of popularity. Do a search for a term on Google and it gives … Continue reading New Google Twitter search is good but not great

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If it’s easy, it’s probably wrong

Owing to a bit of downtime - clients disappearing instead of continuing projects, yes I agree, it's very rude isn't it - I've been fighting with Yahoo Pipes and Netvibes to try and get some sort of effective monitoring solution together. In theory it's pretty simple. Yahoo Pipes lets you do all sorts of fancy … Continue reading If it’s easy, it’s probably wrong

Good grief, I’m one of the smartest people in social media!

This is according to Smarter Social Media. They've been through lots of people and apparently I'm one of the top 100. I find this astonishing, particularly as I've pretty much stopped blogging recently. As is often the case, they've been a bit coy about their criteria. Is it bean-counting? Is it ubiquity? Or do they … Continue reading Good grief, I’m one of the smartest people in social media!

links for 2009-12-03

How to start a PR consultancy business : Behind the Spin I don't actually want to start a PR consultancy business but I find what Steve has to say in this post deeply insightful, particularly with regard to digital. (tags: waddington rainier pr online onlinepr)