Visiting the blog of Amazon.com's Chief Technology Officer, Werner Vogels, to read his account of a presentation at Amazon by Naked Conversations authors Shel Israel and Robert Scoble (some very interesting commentaries about that - link at Memeorandum), I spotted the clearest employee blog disclaimer I've yet seen. This got me thinking about the still-continuing debate from last weekend about blogger credibility versus authority where making it clear in what capacity the blogger writes on … [Read more...] about Personal blogging clarified
Archives for March 2006
If you have a TypePad blog, ease of use just got easier with TypePad Widgets. From Six Apart's press release: [Six Apart has] launched a new, open widget initiative to expand choice and functionality for TypePad subscribers and readers. Thirty-three widgets are ready today that put new interactive features into blogs, such as job searching, game playing, weather tracking, and photo sharing. Widget installation is a snap, taking no more than a few clicks. A complete widget directory is … [Read more...] about Widgets are about competitive position
Content summary: Social tagging as an enterprise tactic; a look at the eyebrow-raising Strumpette blog; an update on our discussion of employee bloggers as authoritative sources; the CEO's changing responsibilities: the example of Procter & Gamble; a new PR trade weekly in the UK; Dan York reports; listeners' comments discussion (double-act via Skype; sharing FIR; the power of podcasting; Windows Vista communication; Flash websites); the music. Show notes for March 30, 2006 Welcome to … [Read more...] about The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #124: March 30, 2006
Looking for something on one of the British government websites, I came across this - the blog being written by David Miliband, Minister of Communities and Local Government. Not only a government minister but also a member of the Cabinet, the committee at the center of the British political system and the supreme decision-making body in government. In the about page, Miliband sets out his goals: This blog is my attempt to help bridge the gap - the growing and potentially dangerous gap - … [Read more...] about The British cabinet minister who blogs
I arrived in Manchester in north-west England today ahead of my particpation in a one-day workshop for Melcrum I'm co-presenting tomorrow entitled Enhancing your Intranet with New Technology: How to Make the Most of Social Media. This is my third experience flying to and from Manchester with Jet2, a low-cost airline. I'm far more impressed than I thought I would have been. New Boeing 737s, efficient and friendly service and of course low cost (about half the price a KLM ticket costs on the same … [Read more...] about What more could you want when the sun is shining?