Sharing UK experiences on B2B social media

If you want some insight into who’s doing what in business-to-business engagement with social media in the UK, the Dell B2B Social Media Huddle on December 7 is an event that you’ll not want to miss. During a full day at Dell’s UK headquarters in Bracknell, we’ll be hearing about and discussing insights and examples of B2B communication with social media from a wide range of business people who have direct experience of planning and executing communication strategies in which…

Twitter metrics still miss mobile and apps

Market intelligencer Hitwise published new research yesterday about visits to the Twitter website, showing that such visits have been in decline since a peak in July. The figures relate to visits by US users to the Twitter website, which follows a similar report from Hitwise in September. US users account for over 60 percent of all Twitter usage. Yet such numbers don’t include the numbers of users who don’t visit the website but instead use Twitter to  interact with their…

The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #496: October 29, 2009

Content summary: Dan York suggests FIR Friends of Google Wave and goes retro with an email newsletter, has lots to say about Google and Facebook, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Edelman takes heat for ‘rotnem’ and a Chicago Tribune article and is defended by competitors, Twitter costs British economy less than people who gaze out the window, Pew reports on social media use, why there’s nothing to fear from Google Social Search; listener comments…

I like the look and feel of Rackspace Cloud

I’m still thinking about what to do concerning a hosting service for my blogs. This thinking period follows the appalling experience I suffered with DreamHost earlier this month in getting no responses from customer support when sites went down. Days went by, not hours, before they responded to emails. I simply won’t accept that type of non-service, and that experience has completely destroyed the strong goodwill I have had for DreamHost since first being their customer in February 2006. I’m…

The world in 2015 according to Google

What will the future look like in five years’ time? That’s in 2015, the year of the next-but-one Rugby World Cup (a fact) and the end of the fourth estate (a prediction). It’s also the year of some predicted cool technologies as already experienced by Marty McFly. A little more real-world influenced, Google CEO Eric Schmidt has some down-to-earth predictions for the next five years which he discussed during a 45-minute interview at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2009 last week. ReadWriteWeb’s…

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