February 2007

Robin Crumby, the MD of Melcrum, emailed me and asked for help. Melcrum are conducting a survey at the moment, looking for responses. “I want to ask for your help with a survey we’re running on social media usage at large corporates. We’ve so far sent the survey to over 20,000 subscribers to Melcrum’s e-newsletters […]

links for 2007-02-26

by Lee Hopkins on February 26, 2007

in clippings

Corporate Engagement: Standby for Rudd’s online campaign Trevor points to an Age article that shows Rudd has something over Howard: an understanding of the new communications environment (tags: politics trevorcook trends australia) The Alpha Mind :: Good Writing and How To Learn It Max Hansen’s new blog and a crackingly good post (also see his […]

links for 2007-02-25

by Lee Hopkins on February 25, 2007

in clippings

Daily Video >>> What-a-day.com Lindsay Lohan Does Harry Potter. Hottiness at Hogwarts – Now that *would* be magic… (tags: harrypotter hogwarts celebrity) Email addicts get 12-step program She said she has let her colleagues know that if they need to reach her immediately, email is not the way to do it. “I told them, ‘If […]

An interesting day in Sydney today. Met up with David Murray from Ragan Communications. Over a coffee and a light breakfast we discussed the state of employee comms in Australia, social media, technology in general and whatever else came our way in discussion, including tripods, video and podcast editing, and sitting in your underwear whilst […]

Wanted: Professional, experienced marketer

by Lee Hopkins on February 23, 2007

in marketing,miscellaneous

A client of a great colleague of mine here in Adelaide, Keith Arnold over at Loud Communications, is looking to engage a marketing professional who is creative, driven, innovative and results focussed. If you are an experienced marketer (or know someone who is) with a passion for sport and some previous involvement in sponsorship identification, […]

links for 2007-02-22

by Lee Hopkins on February 22, 2007

in clippings

Blogs: Watching passionate thoughts evolve (in public) A clear and concise explanation of what a good blog is, or should be. Read and digest… (tags: blog writing definitions)

Busy, busy, busy…

by Lee Hopkins on February 22, 2007

in miscellaneous

WOAH has it been busy! As the photo of Anna Kournikova above says, I haven’t even had time to scratch my own bum. Yes, THAT busy! This coming week looks like it’s going to be similarly busy: One website to finish building and populating with content Two websites (possibly three) to design and then start […]

Statistics and stuff

by Lee Hopkins on February 19, 2007 · 5 comments

in second life

Cross-posted from my Second Life blog Linden Lab recently released some figures on the current ‘state of Second Life’. Available in Excel format, I downloaded and played around with it a bit (I’m no Excel wizard; even pivot tables scare me!). Here’s some interesting statistics: Australia is in 11th place of countries from which members […]

links for 2007-02-18

by Lee Hopkins on February 18, 2007

in clippings

Contingency Measures to Ensure Service as Second Life Grows Since September concurrent user rates have tripled, to a peak last week of over 34,000. SL may, during peak periods, have to limit access to those with paid accounts, landowners or currency purchasers (tags: secondlife) Technology Review: Second Life, Darwin, and God In 100 years from […]

Valentine’s Day and clipart

by Lee Hopkins on February 13, 2007

in Uncategorized

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. You may be tempted to create some lovely-dovey messages for your organisation. I wrote an article once on using clipart within organisations. Just remember what Mamma used to say: “If in doubt, don’t” Powered by Zoundry