Next week, European search engine and news portal Wikio will be publishing the rankings for August 2010 of their lists of the top blogs in the many categories under which they're classified. For the past 18 months, I've been posting an advance look each month at the top 20 or 30 technology blogs in the UK from the data my friends at Wikio have let me see. Last month, that advance look also included the top 30 online marketing blogs in the UK. I've just received the latest details for both … [Read more...] about UK’s top tech and online marketing blogs for August
Archives for August 2010
Overflow from FIR #558 on August 2, 2010. NYDailyNews.com: iPhone 4's 'Facetime' video chat leads to porn-anigans: adult industry sneaks sex talk past Apple Wired.com: Porn Industry Aroused by iPhone FaceTime Daily Mail: Porn just got interactive: Now Apple iPhone 4 users can make video calls to X-rated stars with Face Time Download this podcast (1.58Mb, 3:57) If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as theyâ€™re published, subscribe to the RSS feed. (What are FIR Cuts?) … [Read more...] about FIR Cut: FaceTime opens door to iPhone porn
Content summary: Vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; FIR Interview with Forrester's Augie Ray posted plus Andy Smith on Speakers & Speeches, interview with Lee Aase, Mayo Clinic, coming this week; Dominic Sparkes joins panel for FIR Live on August 14; SNCR calls for entries for 5th Excellence in New Communications Awards; listener comments; 5 minutes on... QR codes hit the mainstream, Twitter newspapers like Paper.li offer new engagement opportunities; News That Fits: What the communicators at … [Read more...] about The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #558: August 2, 2010
In June, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and Buck Consultants published the 2010 IABC Employee Engagement Survey, the results of research on employee engagement strategies, the second year the two organizations have worked together on such research. Let me begin with a chart from the 21-page survey report: a contemporary picture of social media tools either in use, planned for use, or not being used as answered by the nearly 900 people who participated in the … [Read more...] about IABC/Buck survey offers employee engagement insights
Content Summary: Andy Smith, former VP of Marketing at Dolby Labs, discusses the principles outlined in the book he has co-authored with Jennifer Aaker, The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective and Powerful Ways to use Social Media to Drive Social Change. Smith spoke at the Social Media Breakfast SF East Bay in Walnut Creek, California, on July 29, 2010. About The Dragonfly Effect Named for the only insect that is able to move in any direction when its four wings are working in concert, The … [Read more...] about FIR Speakers and Speeches: Andy Smith on "The Dragonfly Effect"