How to create a mobile version of your blog

Updated on February 12, 2008 Do you visit many blogs with your mobile phone? If you do, you’ll undoubtedly have noticed that most blogs are simply not intended for viewing on a phone’s small screen. My blog is no different. Indeed, the design elements – banner image, sidebar, graphics and badges, overall layout, etc – make this blog a wholly impractical place to go to via just about any mobile phone. It’s designed for display on a computer screen. What’s…

The new customer service ethic

Updated on July 16, 2006 With an attitude like this at Blip.tv, how can these guys possibly not succeed? – You know what’s really cool? The fact that we can actually give usable customer support from the table at a Korean barbecue joint. That wasn’t possible ten years ago. It should be expected in 2006. (Via Adriana)

Lunchtime reflections on life and social media

Updated on July 16, 2006 During my unplugged week last week, I met up with David Tebbutt for lunch. David’s a UK-based journalist who I’ve known for some years now. He writes a pretty good blog and, while we sometimes don’t quite see eye to eye on everything to do with social media, journalism and public relations – we coincide, though, much more often than not – we do talk quite a bit about areas of communication in which both…

The world celebrates Rembrandt

Updated on July 15, 2006 Living in Amsterdam, it’s hard to avoid exposure to Rembrandt, the renowned artist and paradigm of the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century. Impossible to avoid today as it is the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Dutch master – 15 July 1606 – whose full name is Rembrandt van Rijn. Celebration events are taking place in museums and other locations worldwide, far beyond Holland’s borders. CODART, the worldwide network of museum curators…

First podcast for the Social Media Club

Updated on July 15, 2006 Last month, a great idea kicked off – get some real discussion going on how to turn the concept of the social media press release into something more tangible. Chris Heuer has been driving the initiative forward and has opened up the Social Media Club as the focal point for discussion and action. He says that the goal is to build a community that is truly of, by, and for the people it serves –…

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