Google embraces braille

Today’s Google logo has had an even more dramatic makeover than it normally does. At first I thought it was hinting that Google was about to launch some exciting new accessibility tool to help blind people to use the web….

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Softalk announces OfficeTalk 4.5 beta 1

When Softalk started its Let’s talk business blog one of the most commented on posts was asking for feedback on possible improvements and bug fixes to OfficeTalk, its collaboration and contact management program for small and medium size businesses. Since…

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New Google tool to see comments on any web pages

Google has a great new tool for Firefox that flashes up what the latest comments are about the web page you are looking at. This could have interesting implications for PR and marketing professionals. Just imagine you’re brand is being…

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PR Week US reports on new PR blog

PR Week US is reporting that Mike Paul, president of MGP & Associates has launched The Reputation Doctor blog. I don’t quite understand why “yet another PR consultant starts a blog” is news, unless Mike Paul is particularly well known…

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Delivering the New PR conference graphic

I’ve very quickly created an image to help promote the Delivering the New PR: how blogs, podcasts and RSS can work for you conference. Other speakers, sponsors and/or delegates please feel free to use as you like. The ‘Resevoir Dogs’…

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Delivering the New PR: how blogs, podcasts and RSS can work for you

Philip Young, the architect of November’s successful Making the News conference, has announced that the gang is getting back together to take the show on the road. The Delivering the New PR: how blogs, podcasts and RSS can work for…

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Centre for Public Scrutiny blog

I spent this morning with my councillor hat on in the Thriving Communities scrutiny board of Leeds City Council. One of the agenda items was to agree to scrutinise affordable housing policy in Leeds. Coincidentally the same topic cropped up…

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Financial Times article on Brands enter the blogosphere

Drew B points to Brands enter the blogosphere in today’s Financial Times. What I find interesting is that it is by-lined to someone who runs a blog consultancy. Surpisingly the website of this blog consultancy doesn’t appear to feature a…

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I hope I don’t lose any visitors

I’m hoping that the move from 20six to Typepad doesn’t lose too many visitors. via Councillor Andrew Brown

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Moving to Typepad

With some trepidation I’ve finally decided to move my A PR Guru’s Musings blog to Typepad. In doing so I also finally practice what I preach to clients and give it its own URL at I’ve experimented with both…

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