How to use RSS?

How to use RSS – isn’t a question that I thought would be ever asked. I put together a guide some eight years ago and had been meaning to update it for a while. I was reminded to do this by Wadds recent post on RSS. I realised  there is likely a whole generation of netizens […]

Preparing the ground for being a brand on social media

In order to get a brand on social media it isn’t about dropping brand assets on social channels but thinking about what it actually means. Distillation of this process is likely to appear on a document: It contextualises why social, there must be a business and brand reason to be there beyond ‘well everyone is […]

The influencers post

Mark Ritson wrote an op-ed over at Marketing Week on influence and influencers. Whilst it lacked nuance on the subject area, a lot of what it said is true. Go over and have a read; I’ll be waiting for when you come back. Whilst I disagree on the finer points, what Ritson wrote needed to be […]

This wasn’t the internet we envisaged

The debate over privacy on Facebook got me thinking about the internet we envisaged. Reading media commentary on Tim Cook’s recent address at Duke University prodded me into action. What do I mean by we? I mean the people who: Wrote about the internet from the mid-1990s onwards Developed services during web 1.0 and web […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Things that made my day this week. I had some meetings and discovered what a good meeting space the lobby of the Citizen M Hotel in Bankside is. The downside I managed to lose my favourite pen, that was my fault; not the hotel. Of course, that didn’t take the sting out of it. My […]