Recycled Friday: Is £2.5 billion really spent on press releases in the UK?

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I was inspired by the following comment from @adcontrarian in his latest blog post: Because I am a lazy bastard and the thought of writing five posts a week is a constant source of terror, I have decided to introduce a new policy around here. From now on, on Fridays,  I’m going to recycle old… Read more »

How U2 producer Brian Eno solves the paradox of choice (lessons for online PR)

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A recent Daily Telegraph interview with legendary music producer Brian Eno contained an instructive quote about dealing with too many choices: “In modern recording one of the biggest problems is that you’re in a world of endless possibilities. So I try to close down possibilities early on. I limit choices. I confine people to a… Read more »

Is the end nigh for Pandora and Internet radio?

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Depressing news via Alan Patrick at the Broadstuff blog that pioneer Internet music discovery service Pandora may be on the verge of folding. As Alan says, “it’s a real pity if this happens.” Sadly, the odds for Pandora’s survival don’t look good. And judging by the comments of founder Tim Westergren in the Washington Post,… Read more »