Archive | November, 2009

Top 10 word of 2009 is Twitter, then Obama, H1N1, stimulus, vampire, 2.0

According to research by the Global Language Monitor Twitter was the top word of 2009. The analysis was completed in November using a proprietary algorithm that tracks words and phrases in the media and on the internet (including blogs and social media). The words are tracked in relation to frequency, contextual usage and appearance in […]

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Digital Mission New York to Web 2.0 Expo photos

The Digital Mission New York for Web 2.0 Expo has got off to a great start (huge thanks to all the wonderful folks at Chinwag for the hard work they’ve put into organising it). I’ve already made some great contacts that need following up. The day started with an excellent briefing about doing business in […]

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Will PR ever be free of the curse of AVEs?

Today’s PRWeek has a fantastic story saying that the UK’s Central Office of Information (COI) has recommended sweeping changes to the way in which government PR is evaluated. In particular, the COI has recommended that advertising value equivalent (AVE) be removed from the core set of mandatory metrics. The COI didn’t just decide itself to […]

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Chinwag Digital Mission to New York for Web 2.0 Expo

Later this month I’m off to New York as part of the Chinwag Digital Mission to the Web 2.0 Expo. I’ll be in New York from November 15–20 and will have time to meet up with folks while I’m there, so drop me a Twitter direct message (just at me if I don’t already follow […]

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