Archive | October, 2006

Work.com for small business owners

Work.com is a new Web 2.0 site designed to help more than 25 million US small business owners run their businesses. The launch press release says: “Work.com features unique “How-to-Guides” for more than 1,000 business topics, ranging from start-up basics…

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Management guru Charles Leadbeater’s new web first book on collaboration culture

Management guru Charles Leadbeater has published a draft of his new book on the collaboration culture, called We-Think, on a website and asked for your comments. This is another great example of how the social interweb is enabling us to…

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Les Blogs III is in Paris, and I’m in New York

I’m fated never to attend Les Blogs. I missed the last two because of prior commitments and resolved that I was definitely going to attend this year. Loic Le Meur has just announced the dates, unfortunately it clashes with a…

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Create custom social websites with Ning

Ning looks an interesting idea. It describes itself as “Ning is the fast and free way to create custom Social Websites!” It offers three options:video, photos or group (profiles, photos, events etc). It also appears to allow discussion boards, blogs,…

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UK still not online savvy?

Ian Delaney has an interesting post about the results of a new ‘The 21st Century Digital Consumer’ survey (PDF) from Nielsen NetRatings. The survey showed that the majority of those polled have ‘never heard of’ lots of new internet and…

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Google recommends Windows Live for search – in praise of Microsoft

Try it yourself. Type search into Google, press “I’m feeling lucky” and you’re at the new, improved Microsoft Windows Live search. In the last six months I’ve become almost totally Microsoftized: Replaced my Palm V with a T-Mobile MDA Pro…

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Businesswire commemorates 100th anniversary of the news release

Businesswire has put out a news release announcing it is holding a series of events at its domestic (that’s American to most of the world) offices commemorating the 100th anniversary of Ivy Lee’s first press release. Except the news/press release…

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Webcameron isn’t as new as you’re meant to think

StatCounter tells me how many readers I have and FeedBurner tells me how many subscribers I have. But’s it nice to know I also have fans! I’ve had emails from readers of both A PR Guru’s Musings and Stuart’s Soapbox…

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