August 2005

The lost art of writing on paper

by Lee Hopkins on August 31, 2005 · 3 comments

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Me ol’ china Doug has ‘penned’ a fantastic missive on the lost art of ink and paper combat.

I’ve just uploaded my latest newsletter. It’s free, so why not avail yourself of a fine read now? You can always print it off and read it later…

We are all ‘communicators’

by Lee Hopkins on August 29, 2005

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The ever-wonderful Kathy Sierra has written about how ‘marketing’ is getting such a bad rap. Kathy, we are all ‘communicators’.

A day early, but I’m sure you don’t mind In this issue of Better Communication Results the podcast I talk about brand identity and the importance of a visual vocabulary. Download the show directly right now, or else subscribe to my webfeed and have each and every sparkling edition delivered automatically to your podcatching software […]

What You Can Publish Via RSS

by Lee Hopkins on August 28, 2005

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With a tip of the Akubra to Shel Holtz, Rok Hrastnik has written a pretty good article on the different uses that RSS technology can be put to.

Firefox: Why have just one home page?

by Lee Hopkins on August 26, 2005

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Courtesy of Alexandra Samuel, it seems you can set Firefox to default open to several sites at once.

Your new hires will eat you for lunch

by Lee Hopkins on August 25, 2005 · 5 comments

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Allan has it nailed — the new-hires in this New Comms age are going to be VERY savvy about social media. And you will look old and stupid and lazy and slow for not…

NotebookLand has great customer service

by Lee Hopkins on August 24, 2005 · 2 comments

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Having read the various posts about Dell across the blogosphere – both positive and negative – I am not sure I would dismiss a small manufacturer (such as NotebookLand’s supplier) just because they are not a ‘name’ brand. For me it comes down to price and level of customer service — and if the service is great, I am more likely to build a positive relationship with them and become a repeat buyer.

Blogger as spokesperson: enter the lawyers…

by Lee Hopkins on August 24, 2005

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I just can see the lawyers biting their fingernails down to their knuckles at the reminder that unofficial, unsanctioned, un risk-assessed statements might escape into the great unwashed public domain.

what is your website saying (about you)?

by Lee Hopkins on August 24, 2005

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Normally guests come to my main website for articles on nonverbal communication, but this month…