Listen to this. Anyone working in marketing and PR will laugh (and cry).
Monthly Archives: November 2006
is here. Looks like only the ZDNet staffers get to have their own pictures – so for the moment, you have to use pre-defined avatar icons. Like this one: Will be interesting to see how the ZDNet community develops following the recent revamp.
Once again, Peter Kirwan has highlighted a subject which has big implications for PR. (Again, if you haven’t got a sub yet, get one). He points out that publishers are more than happy to be selective with evidence when it comes to justifying their own ends – in this case, who has the highest online… Read more »
Somebody left me a Skype voicemail last week – however, they didn’t close the call down properly – so their microphone carried on recording their conversation in the office – let’s just say that a few unflattering remarks about their own company and business partners were made that I’m sure they wouldn’t want repeating. So… Read more »
After 41 years, the Press Gazette closed its doors on Friday. leaving journalism in the UK without a trade paper. Roy Greenslade of The Guardian has a good obituary here. Commiserations to all the journalists now without a job – especially Jon Slattery who has been there for 22 years (we crossed paths in around… Read more »
His letter in PR Week led me to stumble on this article – sensible stuff from someone who knows a thing or two about PR agency (un)profitability. Download 05-1.pdf
… then as PR likes to see itself on a par with professional services of this kind, this piece from Computer Business Review adds more fuel to the fire. Read this: The global legal services market stands at some $260bn, and about $160bn of it is in the US, said Lexadigm president Puneet Mohey, citing… Read more »
Veteran Computer Weekly journalist Tony Collins now has his own blog. For those who don’t know him, he is a one man Woodward and Bernstein of British IT journalism – he has been at CW for as long as I can remember (so getting on for nearly 20 years). He has exposed more incompetence and… Read more »
ITPro: News: Office not threatened by Google apps says Microsoft. Would they say anything else?
… as Big Star sang back in the 70s. (The India Song in case you were wondering which one) And a little discussion of India as it relates to PR has kicked off at TWL. But it was an item from Peter Kirwan’s must-read FullRun newsletter that bought my eye this morning (if you work in… Read more »