Laurel Papworth presenting on social media and leadership, brand reputation, for Females in It&T (FITT) in Sydney on June 12th luncheon. Come join us!
DirkTheCow on Twitter just linked to ThisIsHerd blog post on Vancouver film students who blog. 3rd largest country for blogging.Iran: A nation of bloggers from Mr.Aaron on Vimeo.It’s just a shame that they don’t mention that the President of Iran blogs President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran Blog It’s not that the video is wrong, it’s […]
I’m not very cross with WOMMA but I do think it’s important to remind them occasionally – not enough to harass, just occasionally – that they are wrong in disallowing anyone who is not an agency to join: Connect to WOMMA; Join the WOMM Conversation There are tons of ways to get connected to WOMMA […]
From today in The Australian: Net activism rattles ArabsFacebook, a site that offers a platform for the advancement of causes, political or otherwise, is quickly turning into a hotbed of activism: a cause for alarm to many autocratic regimes in the Middle East that attempt to curtail its reach by blocking it.(and) In Syria, the […]
NewsFlash! From 24/7 Wall Street Social Networks Don’t Work For Advertisers: Web 2.0 Is A Bust (GOOG)(TWX)(NWS) Perhaps someone could have figured this out a year ago, Social networks like MySpace, owned by News Corp (NWS) and Facebook are poor targets for marketers. No wonder. A social network is a patch work of millions of […]
Sitting in my hotel room in Jeddah, trying to resist the lure of waffles with strawberries. Found this article in Gulf Business magazine: Behind the VeilTo the average observer in the West, women in the Middle East are a repressed gender, confined to their homes by the ‘conservative’ male. The truth is a bit different. […]
Journey to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – I fly out late tonight, Sydney time. Heigh ho, Heigh ho, it’s off to Jeddah I go. In December 2006, a major Middle East broadcaster had a writing competition. They invited young Arab women to write in and say why they mattered. As in “why do Arab women […]
cartoon from fieldstone alliance I keep being sent newsletters (paper) about changing my life. My brain. My habits. How to become a Gentle Warrior (whatever that might be). If I can dress up as Athena, I might give it a go. And I get emails about changing my thoughts, through positive thinking and the power […]