Social Media Monitoring Tools

If you have ever wondered what tools you can use to monitor the wide range of social media sites, then this presentation is right up your alley. Not only does it provide a good, quick snapshot of some of the technologies available, it also shows where and when they are most useful to your efforts. And while you may not find one tool for all purposes, if you at...

Balls and Bravado

The body in motion is not without pain. Arms gasping.   Eyeballs askew At the end of my sinews   Blood bleaches like fingernails. The dead protein of my love for you   splices thoughts, memories      Lips in the wind. And all around me, the loving audience   bleating my name Calling, calling   For the same loss that engulfs Every whispered word. —–...

Social Media is Not Sexy

While Web 2.0 and social media tools provide great opportunities for businesses from a branding and marketing point of view, there are also a raft of other opportunities which are easily overlooked. The very same benefits that can be achieved through your social media efforts can also be applied across your enterprise – from employees to partners, vendors and...

Dear Rob, This is For You

I am usually pretty conscious about internet security. But sometimes my brother will drop around. Or a friend. And they will need to check their email. So rather than going through the rigmarole of setting up new MAC addresses etc, I often just throw open the wireless port on my router. Of course, this means that anyone can access my internet connection … So...

Nothing New Under the Sun

When a new innovation appears, we often “ooh” and “gasp” and wonder how soon we can bring it into our lives. But often, what we take for innovation is simply a recycling of an idea within a new context. When Derek Jenkins linked to the image above, it made me wonder how many contextual innovations like this we could find from the past. Of course, what any...