First things first : E-Consultancy has produced a most excellent 46-page Internet Marketing Strategy briefing dcoument – free to download by clicking on the link (as I’ve said before, E-Consultancy briefing papers are always high value – easily justifies the annual subscription many times over). I’m blogging about this because E-Consultancy CEO Ashley Friedlein asked me to (along… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Humour
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 »
Visitors to the Daily Mail website are having personal information about themselves captured for the purpose of influencing their behaviour to purchase goods and services, we can exclusively reveal. The Mail also admits that it will use information gathered on individuals to “deal with” comments made on the site. Extensive research carried out by a… Read more »
Here’s a Christmas message from Tim Kipps at ArmstrongAdams, an escherman client: “We’d like to wish you a very merry Christmas.We don’t send cards because it’s not good for the environment. Instead we’ve donated the Christmas card budget to Concern Worldwide to buy chickens. We named the first two ‘Lunch’ and ‘Dinner’. Also, because it’s… Read more »
Twiphorism is a new word I’ve coined – it’s formed by merging Twitter with Aphorism. Wikipedia describes an aphorism as “an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic and easily memorable form.” So a Twiphorism is “an original thought written in a laconic and easily memorable form. And capable of being expresed via Twitter… Read more »
After the roaring success of last year’s inaugural Flackenhack Awards, the world’s leading alternative event for the UK’s technology PR and media community is back = this time on Weds, October 29th, 2008 at The Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PQ. Promising to be “bigger and messier than last year”, the organisers… Read more »
Someone at the BBC had fun with that headline. It is – of course – referring to the fact that researchers found that great tits are laying eggs earlier in the spring than they used to, keeping step with the earlier emergence of caterpillars. But you knew that, didn’t you?
I like puns. They deserve more of an airing in the world of PR and marketing. In which case, as Copyblogger says, let’s hear it for the lowly pun. More good pun resources here and here. PS The title of this post? Jim Morrison’s blog when he migrates to WordPress.
Mike Magee, founder of The Inquirer, co-founder of The Register and one time editor of PC Business World, has penned a rather amusing departing shot from Incisive Media. In a self described “final act of ennui”, he gives us the definitive Guide to Modern 21st Century Journalism. He has seven rules for the budding tech… Read more »
The debate over video versus text continues to rage – both in journalism and PR. Some argue that TV news can’t provide the depth of analysis of a lengthy editorial. And should PR be exploiting new web video technologies more fully? To me, it is a bit of a red herring. The real issue is… Read more »