A social media site called Path is out of closed beta. Different to twitter, which is all about sharing in public, this is about putting minimal text (and location and friend details) on a photo or a video, and sharing it with a closed list of people. What prompted me to write a blog post […]
The average facebook user in Australia spends five hours per month on the site (according to comScore). That’s five hours each month where you’ve moved your social life to interactions behind a screen. The kind of people who do this are more likely to join groups, and get involved in group activities offline too (see […]
One of the things that I’m passionate about is helping people to communicate better online. There’s so much communication out there that is just ignored: mostly because people make the wrong assumption that their message is as important to their recipient as it is to them. Here’s a presentation I put together on this subject, […]
[copyblogger] This list of 101 ways to make more sales online has some great advice on how to write more effectively online.
[ UK Web Focus ] Twitter Captioned Videos Gets Even Better – has anyone worked out how to do this with Australian TV? I think being able to playback a timeshifted TV program with its twitter stream would be a great value-add.
At lunch today I was chatting with some people who work in a similar organisation to mine, but in a different part of the world. The conversation turned to our lack of conviction around these electronic replacements for brochures – you probably know the ones: here’s a sample (warning: auto-play promotional video on the page), […]
Here is a great idea for your next meeting. Cancel it! And, if you can’t, there are a range of other ideas for making your meetings shorter and more productive.
Going in a completely different direction to the old idea of networking as handing business cards to everyone you can see: How to Network has some good ideas for making new contacts for business and – who knows – to enrich your life.
Little Billy’s Letters to famous and infamous people suggests that when children write letters, adults tend to give responsible advice.
I’ve heard NPR explain this in an hour a couple of times, but nothing compares to the GFC explained succinctly by Jon Stewart (scrub through to 4:20 on the video; it’s a little over 6 minutes long).