Five Must-Read Posts from Last Week

This week I am looking at creativity. What does creativity mean to you? How do you maintain it and how does it manifest in your life? These five posts should get you thinking (and hopefully acting) this monday! In the hustle and bustle of a busy life, Drew McLellan asks, how do you maintain your creativity. What do you do, what do you read and where do you go...

Five Reasons NOT to Renovate Your Bathroom with Harvey Norman

When I worked at IBM, I often heard the quote, “no one ever got fired for buying IBM”. I loved this as an idea – and still do. It neatly encompasses the robust, trustworthy status of the big blue brand. It provides customers with the promise that while the price may come at a premium, that delivery will be flawless; and it provides employees with a rallying...

A Cup of Chaos #57: Star Trek Tik Tok

This is a hilarious mashup of Star Trek scenes with the Ke$ha track Tik Tok.

Using Su.pr to Find the Best Time to Tweet

I can remember years ago, being obsessed with email marketing metrics. I loved experimenting with email blasts to see what would work – from subject lines and call to action messaging right through to the time of sending. And it was this last one – the time of sending that really made a difference. Sometimes the open rate would double within a 20 minute window...

Five Reasons to Visualize Your LinkedIn Network

We all love a pretty picture, right? Well, here is a nice application of network data from LinkedIn Labs (they have a labs group – who knew?). Basically, you login to LinkedIn and the tool processes your network information and turns it into a stunning network map. Then it is up to you to label the groupings of colour that represent your connection bases....