News sonnets: current affairs in three iambic pentameter quatrains of alternating rhyme and a couplet. The KKK has been Anonymized Their concealment, by the masked, unconcealed. So will disguise be, by the disguised Unmasked? The pointed, burning truth revealed? Andy Coulson served all five months, is freed. Hang on. Eighteen into five doesn't go. Rebekaaaaaaaaah … Continue reading #NewsSonnet 2: KKK, Rochester, NoTW, Brains
News sonnets: current affairs in three iambic pentameter quatrains of alternating rhyme and a couplet. So Sainsbury's is selling fruit and veg By exploiting World War One. Still, it pays. What next? It's just the thin end of the wedge. The Holocaust to sell us holidays? Talking of wars it's getting very cold As Pooty-poot expands … Continue reading #NewsSonnet 1: Sainsburys, Miliband, Putin, Federer
This is a cross-post from Ranieri Communications... Have you seen Particle Fever yet? If not, you should. There’s a seminal moment when, on achieving collision, a Cern star states triumphantly: “We have data.” It’s the point at which the theorists craned their necks eager to see what the experimentalists could actually prove. Suddenly, this wasn’t … Continue reading Data, you need
Right. So, the past few years has seen a lot of water under a lot of bridges. I've been a social media consultant. I've been a copywriter. I've been a marketing manager, PR manager, social media manager and content creator all at the same time. I've watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. … Continue reading Time to saddle up again: Brandinnnnnng
So it's been a very long time since I blogged. The main reason is that I've been getting to grips with mobile advertising for the past nine months - long enough to have a baby, or two-fifths of a baby elephant - and aligning Adfonic's communications channels. One key project has involved 'classic' social media: … Continue reading What will happen come Twittergeddon?
BlogPulse has no pulse So I was playing around with dashboards and the like yesterday - as one does - and noticed that BlogPulse has disappeared. BlogPulse was not the greatest blog search engine around, but it was the only one offering anything like useable charts. So, given that Technorati charts disappeared years ago (although … Continue reading The old web is dying and I’m not sure I like the new one
No valuable insights or deep analysis today. Just a cartoon that someone sent me. I can see that I'm going to use the phrase "I can't get past the ridiculousness of it all" quite often from now on...
So out of the blue I got a call from BBC Radio 4 to go in and talk about the recent relaunch of Friends Reunited on the You and Yours programme. "Friends Reunited has relaunched?" thought I. Fortunately I managed to pull enough from my dusty memory banks sufficiently quickly to convince the assistant producer … Continue reading Me, Friends Reunited, and Radio 4
So it was with considerable mirth that I read Gorkana's latest blockbusting news - that someone has, schlock horror, discovered who the most influential PR bloggers are in the UK! Wow! That was quick of them! The Ad Age Power150 has only been around for, what, at least five years. Apparently it's news to Gorkana … Continue reading I really am not one of the most influential PR bloggers in the UK. Honestly, I’m not.