Monthly Archives: October 2008

Links and the marketing of Darren Farley

This video of Scouser Darren Farley running through his LFC impressions, filmed by a mate on a mobile phone, went up on YouTube on 10 October 2008… And within just 10 days this has happened… Today, searching Google, the man … Continue reading

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Our own worst enemy?

Here are some cheery words for journalists, courtesy of Michael Wolff, founder of Newser: “The advice [to journalists] is probably not to get up for work today, sleep in and, you know, hope your retirement account will take care of … Continue reading

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Blog comments can be the new ‘Letters to the Editor’

The letters page of a daily newspaper is the most mixed of mixed bags. Various papers I’ve worked for had different approaches to it; some banned ’round robin’ type endorsement letters ostensibly written by celebs (‘hello, I’m Gloria Hunniford and … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 and brands

Gary Vaynerchuk, of Wine Library, gave a talk on Building Personal Brand Within the Social Media Landscape at the recent Web 2.0 Expo NY. He’s a bit shrill at times but it’s worth presevering I think. Here are some of … Continue reading

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New Dipity – me likee

While I was in New York my invite to preview the upcoming incarnation of Dipity dropped in the inbox. Which sorta killed me, as I wanted to start playing with it immediately – but I had Manhattan’s shops all around … Continue reading

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