Last September, Nokia released updated firmware version 30.0.018 for its N95 8GB model, the one I have. Today, some six months later, running the Nokia Software Updater application shows that the updated firmware version is still not available on my phone. Running a manual check on the Nokia website by phone product code number confirms the non-availability of that updated firmware. Thatâ€™s because my phone is tied to a particular mobile operator â€“ Vodafone in the UK â€“ who … [Read more...] about Waiting for Vodafone for my Nokia update
The headline above is deliberate in the order in which I put the two key words: â€˜videoâ€™ and â€˜viral.â€™ I hear a lot of talk about viral videos, as in â€œWeâ€™re creating a viral video.â€ And my new favourite which I heard last week: â€œWeâ€™re going to viral the campaign.â€ (Proof that you can do amazing things with the English language.) The latest such talk is today and the Inside Today video created by the Rubber Republic agency for BBC Radio 4â€™s Today programme. Much of the … [Read more...] about Making a video viral
An interesting observation was put to me in a discussion thread on the Thesis support forum: [â€¦] when you submit a post with multiple categories, you are creating "duplicate content" which the search engines frown upon. For example: Let's use your post "What you can learn from the FT," you have it in your Business, Communication, Mainstream Media, Online Media, Trends categories. Even though it is the same words on the page, the search engines look at it as … [Read more...] about Is posting in multiple categories a bad thing?
FIR Live #12 Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 5pm UK Listen in For every company with a full complement of communicators on the payroll, there are dozens of communicators toiling to manage all of their companies' communication efforts all by themselves. Marketing, advertising, sometimes even financial and shareholder communication, all done by one person. If he's lucky, he has an admin, but not even that is a given. On this episode of FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on March … [Read more...] about One-Man Bands: FIR Live, March 18
Lots of people have lots of opinions about news and information online and what the future might be for mainstream media in a time of declining circulations and advertising revenues, not to mention a severe recession. The Financial Times seems to have got it right where others havenâ€™t, according to AdAge.com in a feature which points out that not only has the FT increased the price of its print newspaper, it also charges a fee to access its online content. At the same time, circulation and ad … [Read more...] about What you can learn from the FT