Archive | 2008

Iain Dale’s Brown v. Cameron – who has the better team?

Iain Dale follows up one of Gordon Brown’s interviews this morning by asking readers to comment on who has the better team. It’s a good question and one that’s very telling when you go through it one by one: Gordon…

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Time for Labour loyalists to speak out

This is both a professional blog where I talk about business and public relations, but also a political blog (more so since I stopped writing on my old councillor blog). For sometime I’ve been quietly fuming, with the occasional Twitter…

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Microsoft’s dumb switch to Multimap

A long, long time ago there was a British internet mapping firm that was really innovative and I used all the time. That firm was Multimap. And then along came Google Maps and then Microsoft Live Maps and I forgot…

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Ethics, cheer leaders and word of mouth marketing

Over on the Wolfstar blog there is quite a vigorous debate on word of mouth marketing and the ethics of marketing to young people. I’ve also just put up our ‘blog rules’ and would really welcome comments on either the…

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Who should YOU vote for London mayor

Truth is that even though I’m a political junkie I’m fed up with the level of national coverage the London mayor is getting. But this little London Vote Match quiz is still quite fun in helping you to decide who…

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Tom Watson announces Power of Information Taskforce

Excellent post on Tom Watson’s blog announcing the establishment of the Power of Information Taskforce. It’s chaired by Richard Allen, the former Lib Dem MP and now head of government affairs at Cisco. As Tom says “Richard has a vast…

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Is Gordon Brown the first head of government to Twitter?

Yesterday, DowningStreet started to Twitter. The bio describes it as “The official twitter channel for the Prime Minister’s Office based at 10 Downing Street” and gives the web address of the official PM’s site at www.pm.gov.uk. Of course it isn’t…

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Is Gordon Brown the first head of government to Twitter?

Yesterday, DowningStreet started to Twitter. The bio describes it as “The official twitter channel for the Prime Minister’s Office based at 10 Downing Street” and gives the web address of the official PM’s site at www.pm.gov.uk. Of course it isn’t…

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Measuring social media is easy, evaluating it is difficult

A couple of posts, one by me and one by Seb Mysko, and some comments on the Wolfstar blog about the Chingwag live event on measuring social media – or not!

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Wolfstar’s new management structure

Starting a new business is both exciting and a challenge. And since starting Wolfstar it’s certainly been a roller coaster ride. I’d been planning to to write a post about our first year, when we’d actually got to the end…

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