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Threshers is the emperor with no clothes

I’ve been reading (and even watching on TV) about the Threshers 40% off viral offer. And I’m distinctly unimpressed. Frankly I’m surprised that so many usually intelligent commentators have been taken in by this and I sincerely hope this doesn’t…

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CIPR social media code

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has just published its draft (PDF) for consultation of its proposed code of conduct for social media. I will comment more fully once I’ve had chance to digest it. My thought before it was…

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Delegate feedback at ABS conference

Yesterday’s Association of Business Schools’ conference was great. I met lots of fantastic people who are responsible for the PR and marketing at some of the UK’s (and world’s) leading business schools. I’ve also come away literally buzzing with ideas…

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999TV and YouTube debut for West Yorks police

In the UK the police are proving to be some of the most innovative users of social media including blogs and video sharing. The chief constable of North Wales Police is probably the most senior public sector officer to blog…

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Second Life enters my first life

One of the hot topics of debate at last week’s Delivering the New PR conference was Second Life. It’s also become quite a hot topic of debate on the blogosphere. IT PRO editor Chris Green has a rant on his…

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New look blog and win a bottle of champagne

…the world’s leading… was very quick (a rat out of a drainpipe?) in spotting that I’ve changed both my banner and the name of this blog. It speculates about why I’ve chosen that particular landscape. So here’s an open competition…

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Delivering the New PR – follow the debate

Friday was the fifth and final conference in the Delivering the New PR series. And personally I think it was the best yet. We had some great delegates who were excited about the potential and challenges that social media offers…

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EuroBlog 07

I’ve been out of the office so missed blogging about the start of the EuroBlog2007 survey, but don’t worry you’ve still got time to complete it. So if you’re a PR practitioner working in Europe pop over and complete the…

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A Minute With… Ajaz Ahmed

Ajaz Ahmed is the co-founder of Freeserve, the UK’s largest ISP (internet service provider), now owned by Orange. He is now involved in running a number of companies including Huddersfield-based Browzar which provides a privacy tool for internet browsing. A…

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