BBC Social Media Report

The Beeb have produced a nice little graphical report on social media use globally. Facebook, Twitter is on the way up, while Myspace and Friends Re-united is on the way down. This is probably due to the massive SEM potential of facebook for business, while Myspace is more or less a musician’s domain and the SEM realm Read more about BBC Social Media Report[…]

The Six Traits of a Successful Small Business Owner

Traits of a successful small business are great things to be aware of to know your on the right track with your endevour. This article shows the common traits of a successful small business and can apply to larger businesses also. The areas concerned include – collaboration, self fulfilment, future focussed and action orientated. Make sure Read more about The Six Traits of a Successful Small Business Owner[…]

The importance of good PR

Its good to expand ones awareness constantly on how companies promote themselves both online and offline as i found this morning after a great meeting with PR guy Rob Baker of Artisan. Traditional PR seems to be expanding. Awareness of online trends, best routes offline and the latest trends are top of the agenda and being made aware Read more about The importance of good PR[…]

Micro Blogging – The next new thing or old hat?

Article here about the growth rate of the ‘micro blogging’ take up. From the post it seems micro blogging is on the way up, telling of the advantages of the platforms, being ‘true’ blogging and more instant posting features. Sounds great from the initial text and graphs but the comments on the post give the Read more about Micro Blogging – The next new thing or old hat?[…]

10 Technologies That Should Be Extinct (But Aren’t)

PCworld.com has a nice little run down of old technologies that should be extinct, but are still floating around. The list has a few items that I think should be around forever, some not or what has taken over from them, works much better and more efficiently. From their nostalgia point of view – the Read more about 10 Technologies That Should Be Extinct (But Aren’t)[…]

The technology behind Google’s ranking engine

This is an old post, but still a good one as everyone tries to second guess Google’s ranking criteria. If you follow this post it may give you some insight…ahem! I knew the post wasn’t quite right as there were no seed dispensers on each pigeon station. Then again, this being Google, i bet they Read more about The technology behind Google’s ranking engine[…]