Archive | July, 2011

Microsoft extends software donations to not-for-profit organisations

Microsoft has announced an extension of its software donations programme that is designed to give not-for-profit organisations access to its software including Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Sharepoint 2010. It has added three new categories of nonprofit organisation including amateur sports and recreational organizations, which I’m guessing means all the small community […]

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Internet marketing strategy–free white paper from Econsultancy

Econsultancy is running an interesting little experiment in content marketing and CEO Ashley Friedlein has emailed its 30,000 members worldwide asking us to publish a story and link to its free Internet Marketing Strategy white paper, using the link anchor text Internet Marketing Strategy. I haven’t had chance to read it yet, but many of […]

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The real social network experts are elephants

We’re recently back from an unforgettable three weeks in Sri Lanka where we were lucky enough to see wild Asian elephants close-up in their natural habitat. That’s why I was fascinated to see (via the Daily Mail!) some new research that shows that elephants have larger social networks of ‘friends’ than scientists previously thought. Previous […]

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PRCA and Meltwater v. NLA latest court judgment

The Public Relations Consultants Association and Meltwater, on behalf of the public relations industry, have been involved in a long-running dispute with the NLA (Newspaper Licensing Authority) and today the UK Court of Appeal issued the latest ruling in the long-running saga. It’s fair to say it is a mixed verdict. The court has ruled […]

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Android infographic: the story of Android

Very rarely do I respond to an email pitch for coverage, but I’ll make an exception for Xcube Labs which has sent me a link to this interesting infographic charting the history and growth of Android: Infographic by Android Developers at [x]cubelabs

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Some Comms Awards – last chance to enter

This year I’ve again got the honour of being one of the judges in the second annual Some Comms Awards. There are 19 different categories to enter, including a new one – the Mark Hanson Award, in honour of our colleague Mark Hanson to recognise the brightest and most promising social media communicator under 30 […]

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Hackgate: The Movie

News International – the movie trailer. #notw

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Rupert Murdoch sorry advert – apologises for NOTW and News International

Interesting mix between using we and I: Rupert Murdoch ‘sorry’ ad

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CIPRTV | Standards in journalism

The latest CIPRTV looked at the questions of are business pressures on the media eroding standards in journalism and what are the implications for the public relations industry? Guests were Brian Cathcart, Professor of journalism at Kingston University and Claire Wardle PhD, Co-founder, Ultra Social.

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