Monthly Archives: April 2006

Goodbye portals, hello identity

I’d like to take a moment to say something about the slow destruction of closed portals and the future of identity. We’ve come a long way. In the very early days of the Internet media owners felt they had to … Continue reading

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Podcast guests wanted

I am building a programme of new podcast shows based around the business of mobile content, online media, digital marketing and digital entertainment. So if you get to London or are based here and would like to come on the … Continue reading

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Vote for "Stand Up 4 England" World Cup song

A personal aside… An old mate of mine has entered a radio show competition to get his song voted top of the World Cup songs. It’s easily the best entry, but to invoke the spirit of collaboration that is emblematic … Continue reading

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mbites podcast – Blogging brands in infancy

As an addendum to the podcast today about corporate blogging, I interviewed Piers Fawkes (pictured) of the New York-based PSFK web sites, which track trends and brands online. Piers mentioned one new success story: hotels who are using blogs as … Continue reading

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mbites Podcast – Corporate Blogging – PR guff or PR savvy?

The mbites.com podcast this week looked at the relatively new phenomenon (at least in the UK) of corporate blogging: blogs run by firms and organisations both as a communications exercise and as a kind of customer relationship thing. We also … Continue reading

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Linklog – blogs/sites of note

Sometimes I am contacted by people who ask me to link to them and if I get time, and it seems OK, I will. Hence: The new blog from the editor of Brand Republic. Meanwhile, here’s Ajit Jaokar’s and here’s … Continue reading

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Mobile communities – how to do it right

Kenetworks is a fantastic little mobile development agency in Stockholm who excited me about the potential for mobile to drive communities, and therefore communities to drive brands. Meeting Gustav Söderström in the bar of the Lydmar Hotel was great fun … Continue reading

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Blogging For Business went well

I went to Blogging For business yesterday. The event itself was well programmed, well thought out and cleverly promoted both by blogs and by the stirling efforts of organiser Matt Yeomans and Bernhard Warner (and conference firm Retail Events). If … Continue reading

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Disintermediating the hotel industry

Canicrash.org is a new wiki site set up so that ‘entrpereneur bloggers’ visiting abroad can hook up with other bloggers to stay on a sofa. Quoting: “Can I crash?” is a project of Toothless Tiger initiated by Henriette Weber Andersen … Continue reading

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