This one has been on my “to-blog” list for a long while: 13 essential read for community managers, as suggested by … you is a list of books on the topic of community management, which is a part of the social media skill-set that I’m hoping to further develop. I have yet to read any […]
Book: The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing I asked twitter what marketing books I should read, and this was the first recommendation (still happy to receive other recommendations, by the way). This is the kind of typical business book that can be read in a couple of hours, though it seems to have at least […]
Andronicus coffee. Taking up a lot of the open, undercover space in the Galleries forecourt is this large, friendly-looking cafe. The decaf is really quite good: thick milk, just the right temperature, and pleasant tasting. I haven’t tried much from Andronicus, but I’ll be less shy next time I see the brand.
Blog post the importance of deliberate practice shows – via the example of would-be black cab drivers getting the knowledge – one approach for improving your writing style.
Clever idea – Whiteboard Paint.
[barb] There are a lot of uses for Twitter out there, but I hadn’t considered this one: Twitter as a Spiritual Discipline.
More than just passing notes in class? The Twitter-enabled backchannel – a scholarly paper on the use of Twitter at academic conferences (and other conferences) to add another channel of engagement that participants can access and contribute to.
Another case study of using YouTube to encourage a faceless corporation to right a perceived wrong: musician Dave Carroll creates a music video to encourage United to take responsibility for damage careless luggage handlers did to his $3,500 guitar.
Calima Coffee. Shop 9, 107-121 Quay Street, Haymarket. I’d walked past this place a few times without realising that coffee could be sold here: the bright colours and pictures of food makes it hard to concentrate on any one visual. As a result, I had fairly low expectations of the coffee, but I thought I […]
Another article from Smashing Magazine: The Roadmap To Becoming A Professional Freelance Web Designer – a step-by-step on what you need to consider.