Is Friendfeed starting to warm up?

For some strange reason I've recently noticed more people subscribing to my Friendfeed, um, feed. I can't figure out why this should be. Let's look at Google Insights, which shows us how many searches are done for a search term and therefore gives an idea of interest around a particular subject: Hmmm, looks like it's … Continue reading Is Friendfeed starting to warm up?

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Praise be, my subscriptions have fallen

Running a blog about social media and PR is a piece of pie. Just start it up and make the right noises, eventually you wind up with several hundred subscribers. Same with Twitter. What is everyone talking about on Twitter? Mostly social media, it seems to me. So it's with a sense of satisfaction that … Continue reading Praise be, my subscriptions have fallen

Bookmark, tweet and blog at the same time with only two hands and one head

One issue I keep coming across lately is how to save money using social media. This is a big topic, one that relates to so many others from measuring social media through to monetising it. But every little helps, as they say, and through the miracle of RSS you can make your content work harder … Continue reading Bookmark, tweet and blog at the same time with only two hands and one head

So Twitter is omnipresent all of a sudden – but not necessarily omnipotent

Everyone's talking about it. No, not Eastenders. Suddenly, everyone wants to know about Twitter. I've been asked several times recently "What is it, exactly?", and I can only say the usual: it's a bit like texting, but imagine your text going onto the web, and if people find your texts interesting enough or they know … Continue reading So Twitter is omnipresent all of a sudden – but not necessarily omnipotent