The PowerBook

Reading Time: 2 minutes PR Week (subscription required) published the PowerBook this week, featuring 500 of the most prominent people in PR, it had a selection of questions that painted an interesting portrait of the people listed. BlackBerry’s at the ready, with leisure time facilitated by iPods and TiVo-equipped home entertainment systems, they are used to dining in London’s… Continue reading The PowerBook

User generated content is fine, but put a bouncer on the door

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sites like flickr owe as much to the community management skills as gifted coding. Wired magazine put the latest list of its annual Wired 40 on the web and allowed users to input by rating the decision. However I snapped the following screen picture near the bottom of the list as users have introduced jibberish.… Continue reading User generated content is fine, but put a bouncer on the door

Why Internet bubble 1.0 isn’t like the current market from a PR perspective

Reading Time: 3 minutes VC and pundit Andy Kessler apparently said that ‘history doesn’t repeat, it rhymes’ and for most PR agency people this time the current crop of web start-ups are a discordant verse of haiku. There isn’t a belief that the laws of economic gravity have been suspended (though you could argue this one, with sites like… Continue reading Why Internet bubble 1.0 isn’t like the current market from a PR perspective