We’re often asked by our trainees and clients how to make a long web address into one of those very short ones that are easier to post on Twitter – or any other socal networking website that has limitations on the number of characters. Often the URL or web address of
Monthly Archives: August 2009
There are always new ways to evaluate online marketing or search engine optimisation. Recently I’ve been experimenting with Google’s keyword analysis tool at www.google.com/sktool. It analyses a given website and gives you a list of keywords it finds and teells you you how many searches the keywords or phrases have
HiMyTribe is a new iPhone App that aims to counter the loneliness people may feel in a big city. It allows you to find nearby people who share your interests and alerts you to connect you. Created by French social networking developer Never Alone Anymore , the app uses GPS
Research out today suggests that 40% of Twitter messages, or tweets, are “pointless babble”. US Researchers Pear Analytics sampled the Twitter stream (mostly of Americans) and categorized the tweets as news, spam, self-promotion, pointless babble, conversational and those with pass-along value. They concluded that only 8.7% were of real value.
I worked with Professor David Hawkridge at the University of Leicester and I was interested to see he’s hosting a seminar (webinar) for the ELKS project on 21 Aug 2009 at 1.30pm. “From Post to Postings: A Brief History of ‘Arms Length’ Learning” Professor David Hawkridge, BDRA, University of Leicester.
If you came to Reach Further’s workshop on Viral Videos last week, led by Delia Macnamara of imagine dpm, you’ll know that there are a LOT of videos out on the web and it takes expertise and luck to make a video a viral success. According to a study reported on today
Email marketing is an effective way to for a business to build a relationship with their customers and potential customers. It is a flexible and powerful form of direct marketing or online marketing which enables a business to send customised and personal messages to a targeted set of customers. It
I’m a bit of an addict when it comes to reading productivity and uncluttering blogs and websites. Lately I’ve been reading and thinking about ways to cut out little niggles and time-wasters in one’s life. It’s too short to walk further than you need to on a daily basis or