North West Business Insider starts weekly email bulletin

Despite the RSS hype (and I’m one of the guilty parties) e-mail is still the way the vast majority of people receive their news or ezines. FeaturesExec reports that North West Business Insider has just launched a weekly email news…

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Popular blogs suck – IMHO

Over the bank holiday weekend (in the UK) Daniel Bernstein, in a guest column on SiliconValleyWatcher, has created quite a debate by calling for “blogging to be handled by the absolute best-of-the-best’ our industry offers”. It sparked a lot of…

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Test post from Pocket SharpMT

As it says this is a test post using Pocket SharpMT which in theory should enable me to blog from my T-mobile MDA Pro (a HTC Universal mobile phone running Windows Mobile 5). The main problem so far is that…

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IE7 rocks!

As a tech-savvy PR blogger I’ve tried to like Firefox, I really have, but apart from its tabbed browsing I didn’t like it. Internet Explorer 7 on the other hand rocks. It is fantastic and does nearly everything I want…

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AccMan Pro – Dennis Howlett on innovation for professional accountants ? Easyjet blog for small business

Dennis Howlett has an interesting post about why Easyjet (or indeed the other low-cost airlines such as Jet2) should have a blog for small business. He’s right.

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BBC Online 2.0

The BBC is continuing to be at the forefront of the internet with this announcement about BBC Online 2.0. Technorati : BBC, Web 2.0 Del.icio.us : BBC, Web 2.0

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Blogging bobby on the beat

West Yorkshire Police is leading the way when it comes to using the web. First they launched www.beatcrime.info so you could punch in your postcode and see crime figures for your community. Then they launched the Neighbourhood Police Teams website…

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Journalists – the real spin doctors?

Trevor Cook’s post about journalists being the real spinners requires no comment just agreement.

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Christina Odone should learn to tell the truth

PR 101. Always read the whole publication before responding. As soon as I had finished reading ‘Press and PR partnership – networking or not working’ and Anne Summer’s letter on the same subject I broke off eating my lunch to…

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The truth about PR and journalism

COPY OF LETTER TO MEDIA GUARDIAN Anne Summers (Media Letters, April 10) will be pleased to know that PR can claim moral equality with journalism as the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ code of conduct has the same regard to…

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