Category Archives: Blogs

It's been a while

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Share this postI hate blog posts saying sorry for not updating here for a while, but…. sorry for not updating here for a while. I have been busy trying to crank up TechCrunch UK since the re-launch and doing some … Continue reading

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Will closed social networking kill off User Generated Content?

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Share this post I just need to blog this while it’s still in my head. I’m sure others have come to the same conclusion in a more erudite manner, and posted longer pieces. But I’m starting to wonder if the … Continue reading

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The Great Internet Crash of '07

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Share this post Remember back in ’07 when you put your whole life online? One day a man opened too many tabs in Firefox spent too long on Facebook and took the Internet down… Life was never the same again. … Continue reading

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New event: Brunch Bites 1.0

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Share this post Come for brunch with blogger and journalist Mike Butcher, this Wednesday in Soho… EVENT: Brunch Bites 1.0 (BETA) Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2007 Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm Location: The Breakfast Club, Soho 33 D’Arblay Street London Also … Continue reading

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Turn Facebook statuses into a twitter feed?

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Share this post Julian Bond at Voidstar has a great post on routing all your and your friend’s Status updates from Facebook to Twitter using Mario Menti’s excellent TwitterFeed service. Now, here’s my question. Is this not completely insane? Keeping … Continue reading

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WordCamp for the UK?

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Share this post It seems to me that something like Wordcamp should be done in the UK. The techies have their BarCamp. Why not something around content? And it doesn’t have to be just about WordPress skills…. (I use Drupal … Continue reading

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If you want to engage a blogger, read their blog first

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Share this post How not to approach a blogger (this was sent to me on email). I have not disclosed the names involved so that – maybe – this person doesn’t lose their job, as my guess is that this … Continue reading

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It's all over for the astroturfers

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Share this post You’re a PR or marketing company worried about social media and blogs? Hey, why not start posing as if you are a customer, extolling the benefits of your clients product! Better still, set up a fake blog … Continue reading

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Who's driving social media? Not the agencies

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Share this post This is thin stuff. “There is increasing buzz around buzz.” Oh, come on. You guys need to realise that online identity in the form of a MySpace or Facebook profile is as much content as anything someone … Continue reading

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Joined-up marketing thinking

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Share this post Justin Kirby over at dmc.co.uk has created a new site around how the theory and methodology of “Connected Marketing” is evolving and also being put into practice. He’s published a series of new podcast interviews for the … Continue reading

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