Archive | 2007

A very stupid company

You would think from this sign that I could go in and change my daughter’s nappy. You’d be wrong, because the company that runs the Junction 32 outlet is obviously run by a bunch of Neandarthal throw backs. The only…

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Le Web 3: Jemima Kiss 30, Loic Le Meur nil poins

I haven’t blogged much about Le Web 3, mainly because lots of other people already have and I also twittered it extensively. However, I felt compelled to respond to The Guardian’s Jemima Kiss and her post on “Beautiful women at…

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Le Web 3

After a really easy Metro ride from my hotel I’m finally at Les Blogs 3 at Les Docks on the outskirts of Paris. First up is an introduction by Loic Le Meur, then it’s straight into a panel on Web…

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Stick it to the Argos flying scabs

For an example of a truly bad company look no further than UK retailer Argos (no link as I don’t want to help give the scum any business). The arrogant management at Argos has decided that rather than having intelligent…

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My new Skypephone from 3

I’ve been slow off the mark blogging about the new Skypephone that I’m trialling. It’s the second mobile I’ve had to play with and write about on my blog. The first was O2′s Cocoon, where my general conclusion was great…

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Social media and online PR- specialist or not

In a post about Bell Pottinger’s launch of a new Search Relations service, Flipper has an interesting take on the spat between Rainier/Custard and Weber Shandwick. The spat started with a letter to PR Week from Custard’s Gareth Davies, in…

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Wolfstar needs work experience students

My new colleague Chris Norton has just posted on the Wolfstar blog that we’re looking for new work experience students to join the pack at Wolfstar. I’ll admit that maybe some of the time you’ll have to make the coffee,…

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Hilary Clinton launches The Fact Hub

Just last week I was talking to a client about how many social media platforms, such as blogs or Twitter, can be used for far more than they were originally designed to do. For example the speed and flexibility with…

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Electrolux is latest to launch social media news room

Electrolux is the latest big brand to launch a social media news room. As its new, it’s pretty bare at the moment, but the bones are already there with tag clouds, YouTube, Flickr, Creative Commons license and a Share This…

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How-Do North West Media 100

How-Do is becoming a compelling read, despite the fact that it’s about the North West media scene – although running a PR consultancy in Leeds and originally coming from the Lake District does mean I have a foot in the…

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