Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
From RintiniWriting Media giant Tribune Co., saddled with billions in debt since it became a privately held company last year, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court this afternoon, becoming the first major newspaper or chain to declare bankruptcy in modern history. (Washington Post) Wall Click for bigger picture. Total print and […]
Presentation at PANPA (part) and WebDirections 2008 (full). This article is about the various social media monetization strategies and the powerpoint presentation (embedded) shows some case studies and examples, including social network size, the revenue streams, valuations and profits. Click for full size of Revenues for Social Networks diagram. REVENUE SOURCE: The X Axis (the […]
I speak sometimes about Olive Riley to people who insist on throwing the “only kids and geeks use social media sites” at me. Olive Riley blogged at http://www.allaboutolive.com.au and was a popular blogger. In the same vein as geriatric1927 on YouTube I guess. The article from SMH (hat tip: Gary Hayes) World’s oldest blogger makes […]
For the last year or so I’ve been speaking – at conferences, in courses, wherever – about the dangers of going to war with your customer. And how the next wave is going to be companies concentrating all their energies on damage control. No more questions of ‘should we be involved in social media’ but […]
There are currently a bunch of aggregator sites that are causing buzz. Plaxo Pulse, Tabber, SocialThing. I’m not sure this is the way forward, more of a stepping stone to Web 3.0 little bits everywhere (they look too much like personal portals to me). Here’s a response to an discussion on the topic that I […]
Seek.com.au have got a job advertised for Aussies, asking them to move to San Franscisco: Wikispaces Software EngineerWikispaces.com is looking for a software engineer to build and scale our quickly-growing web application. This position is full time.This position is in San Francisco. We’re a small team working on a big site, and we’re looking for […]
Business Week always writes such interesting articles: Social Media Will Change Your Business Look past the yakkers, hobbyists, and political mobs. Your customers and rivals are figuring blogs out. Our advice: Catch up…or catch you later That month, May 2005, is when NeoPets was sold to Viacom/Nickleodeon, 70 million kids online, more stickability than Facebook. […]