Monthly Archives: February 2009

What you should do if you think your blog post has been reproduced without adequate credit or links

It was a Tweet that alerted me. A post from this blog appeared to have been reproduced on another blog without adequate credit or links. Within 24 hours, I had resolved the issue but, in the process, reassessed some of my core values. So … Continue reading

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The 10 questions I ask myself before I publish any blog post

I used to publish my blog posts immediately after writing them. Now I write, save, reconsider, save, rewrite, save, sleep, wake…oh, and then publish. The more time I build in before publishing a post, the more visitors I get to this blog. … Continue reading

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Seth Godin in London – live blogging

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO WAS READING LIVE – THE EVENT HAS NOW FINISHED. Tweets in italics with Twitterers’ name.  Attendees are networking. Seth has set up his presentation. I am going to Live Blog this. If it goes wonky, sorry! 13.29 … Continue reading

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Guest post: how quickly can someone from a traditional media background exploit Twitter?

I asked once whether early adopters in social media were ready for the arrival of a new wave of competitors. I predicted that, if they had traditional media experience, they would be quick learners and, if they worked within defined communities, that … Continue reading

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A list of 10 social media habits that I am stopping immediately

1. I am no longer looking to subscribe to individual blogs via RSS. If I admire a blogger, such as Mike Fruchter, I look whether he has a Google Shared Items page to which he bookmarks his top posts by other … Continue reading

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Guest post: what you should do if your Twitter profile is going nowhere quickly

Ruth Galpine, a marketer on one of our exhibitions TFM&A, had set up a Twitter account but it was evidently not thriving (disclosure: my colleague). So we asked ourselves six questions of her Twitter activity. Within days, leading people in her community … Continue reading

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A list of UK bloggers and Twitterers who are beginning to rival their US peers for my attention

Six months ago, my daily fix of blogs and Twitters originated in the US or Canada Whether it was Jeremiah Owyang, Jay Rosen or Mark Potts, their posts and Tweets provided me with a swift and fascinating education in both new and … Continue reading

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