A Cup of Chaos #29 – Embargoes

Bloggers will smile when they see this – after all, it’s a situation faced almost every day. But the most interesting thing, for me at least, is the neat video creation tool used to create the video – xtranormal. If you can type you can make a movie. Nice. Via Neerav...

Videos that Explain Social Media

Perfect for executives and for clients wanting a quick run down of social media – and why it is turning our lives upside down, this presentation brings together the seven short videos that clearly show the context, the business value and the opportunity. Feel free to share it. Oh, and there is a neat plug for the Age of Conversation – the next...

The Social Landscape for Marketers

CMO.com released a handy chart with snapshot social media information designed as a quick heads up for chief marketing officers. It’s not a panacea and it doesn’t cover all the places, spaces and platforms – but it’s a great...

When a Bad Day’s Good – Westpac and Social Media

Social media is real time, real people, real reactions. For the most part. Sure there are ghost writers, automated scripts, bots and trolls, but for the most part, we are drawn to the authentic, real people behind the avatars. So what happens when you have a bad day? The person behind Westpac’s twitter account it seems, accidentally tweeted that they were...

Shonky’s Sound Racer V8

If you feel that the family car is just not giving you the V8 experience of your youth, then this handy device may be just what you’re looking for. It’s like having a hotted up V8 for $60. It’s good to see technology being put to some useful outcome...