April 2005

Someone’s using my content

by Lee Hopkins on April 15, 2005 · 0 comments

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This is bizarre! Following on from comments in FIR #22, I searched Technorati for my own name. Came up with multiple entries in a blog called ‘Conference Call’. It seems to republish others’ content, but only part of it. There is no attribution to the author other than somewhere in the text, and no links […]

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Time to blog versus business need to blog

by Lee Hopkins on April 13, 2005 · 2 comments

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I’ve been wondering about the impact on the small business that blogging has, principally around the amount of time it takes to blog versus the ROI. Sure, the Edelman/Intelliseek report is fabulous (in spite of the Pew controversy), but the report looks at the impact on customer engagement (and one can extrapolate that to include […]

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Thanks, Fred!

by Lee Hopkins on April 12, 2005 · 0 comments

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Fred Zelders in Holland has very kindly commented on my podcast — and even posted a couple of blogs about me (here’s his second blog and here’s his third). Mind you, my Dutch isn’t what it used to be! (it never was in the first place! [smile]). Thanks and Goeiedag Fred!

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How do you do (it)

by Lee Hopkins on April 12, 2005 · 0 comments

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Question to my fellow communicators: What tool(s) do you use for conducting a Communications Needs Assessment and/or Audit? Why do you prefer that/those tools? Looking forward to your comments and thoughts.

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Various blogs and podcasts I subscribe to have recently been discussing why it is that bloggers seem to waste so much time talking about blogging (especially business bloggers), and why business podcasters do similar on their podcasts. As Shel and Neville have suggested, it’s just the evangelism process at work. We business communicators who DO […]

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Issue 2 of Better Communications Results (the podcast version) is now online. Subscribe and receive it regularly…

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The Catholic Insider is not alone!

by Lee Hopkins on April 11, 2005 · 0 comments

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My local church now podcasts! I have helped them set up a podcast of their Sunday services, plus bundle the sermon PowerPoint. The whole kit and kaboodle is available on their website — now I just have to educate the church’s community on what RSS, XML and Podcasting actually are, and why they would want […]

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The Podcast Brothers

by Lee Hopkins on April 11, 2005 · 0 comments

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Came across the Podcast Brothers’ podcast via FIR #21, and find it an amazing resource. If you are considering setting up your own podcast and are interested in monetization issues, their’s is an excellent resource.

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Creative Commons Licence

by Lee Hopkins on April 11, 2005 · 0 comments

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Once again the ‘net saves the day. I know I’d seen a posting on Shel‘s blog about a Creative Commons image database, but never got around to finding the link. What a goldmine!

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Ooopps! I uploaded my Better Communication Results mp3 file, registered with a few podcasting directories, then found out that my xml file was empty – no item in it. Damn! Sorry to those who have attempted to subscribe – please try again… It should be working properly now.

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