Archive | 2007

Microsoft is encouraging piracy

I’m convinced that Microsoft UK is doing its utmost to encourage small businesses to use pirate copies of Microsoft Office 2007. Why else would they make it so difficult to buy legitimate licences? All I want to know is how…

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$6000 for a croudsourced logo

Drew B is a judge for a competition to design a new logo for European social networking bookmark site Mister Wong. I’m not convinced that this is a good idea. In fact, I’m fairly convinced it is a very bad…

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Stupid, lazy PR people, bloggers and media databases

Tom Coates of the excellent plasticbag.org blog has quite rightly complained about the frequent incompetent pitches he gets from PR firms. Tom thinks the reason is because Stephen Davies included him in his list of the Top 100 UK Blogs….

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Is 40 old?

Over on the Wolfstar pack blog my fellow Wolfstar director Susie Lawrence has just upset me. In her post about Facebook Susie said “Yes I am old (40 – don’t mind admitting it…”. Excuse me! Since when has 40 been…

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Miliband blog to launch soon

An informed source tells me that we’ll soon see another Cabinet minister blog by Miliband, although it’s going to David’s brother Ed this time. Not sure quite when it is due to start but keep watching the Cabinet Office website,…

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…the world’s leading… rebrands

…the world’s leading…, has had a snazzy revamp over the weekend and now has a new look and new home. Essential reading for anyone with more than a passing interest in technology public relations. Technorati Tags: PR, public relations

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First Direct and Virgin pull Facebook ads

A social media story that got a lot of coverage yesterday was about big brands such as First Direct and Virgin Mobile pulling their adverts from Facebook because they appeared on a page for a group supporting the far-right British…

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First Direct and Virgin pull Facebook ads

A social media story that got a lot of coverage yesterday was about big brands such as First Direct and Virgin Mobile pulling their adverts from Facebook because they appeared on a page for a group supporting the far-right British…

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Seven top tips for students starting work

Beth Kay, our great new account executive at Wolfstar has written a great blog post with her Seven top tips for students starting work. Technorati tags: work, jobs, employment, graduation

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Could ObamaGirl awaken interest in politics 2.0?

Been busy, so I’ve only just found out about ObamaGirl (via Loic Le Meur). The YouTube video below alone has had almost three million views. It’s already had coverage in The Observer, The Economist and People magazine to name but…

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