Forget bad hair days, I’ve had a bad tech week

Sometimes, nothing seems to work properly. This week I had a sudden flash of inspiration: how about importing an RSS feed into a Google Spreadsheet, creating a chart from it, then publishing that chart as an image? You could then produce your own charts for RSS feeds. Wonderful. A quick test showed that yes, you … Continue reading Forget bad hair days, I’ve had a bad tech week

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links for 2010-02-27

Twibbon.com - Start Something! Ah, always wondered where people got those from! (tags: twibbon twitter tool) TweetReach: Results for blair Another one that I might change my mind about sometime. This one might be good for initial research to see who's most engaged with a particular topic. Although I should add that I tweeted the … Continue reading links for 2010-02-27

Online outreach needs to be more touchy-feely, less reachy-outy

There are plenty of posts out there about how bad some email pitches can be. I generally don't like to accentuate the negative but today I received two pitches that both ably demonstrated one poor aspect of pitching: personalisation. The first pitch of the day came into my inbox pretty much demanding that I look … Continue reading Online outreach needs to be more touchy-feely, less reachy-outy