September 2007

WAY more than something for nothing

by Lee Hopkins on September 28, 2007 · 1 comment

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Pay it forward. A simple enough statement and a well-meaning trite statement we can all roll out of our mouths when the mood hits. But when you are giving away a course in copywriting that has the approval of Ted Nicholas–yes, THE Ted Nicholas–then you are doing something more than just talking out of your […]

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Australia 4th in 3D virtual world takeup

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 0 comments

in second life

Cross posted from my Second Life blog According to the stats recently released, Australia ranks in the Top 5 of SL users compared to their nation’s actual population, higher than the US. – The Netherlands 0.10% – Denmark 0.08% – Portugal 0.07% – Australia 0.07% – United Kingdom 0.06% Hat tip to Wagner James Au […]

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Australia 4th in 3D virtual world takeup

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 0 comments

in second life

Cross posted from my Second Life blog According to the stats recently released, Australia ranks in the Top 5 of SL users compared to their nation’s actual population, higher than the US. – The Netherlands 0.10% – Denmark 0.08% – Portugal 0.07% – Australia 0.07% – United Kingdom 0.06% Hat tip to Wagner James Au […]

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Ten reasons why you should date a nurse

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 1 comment

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From my colleagues at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Emergency Department comes news of some crackingly good Facebook groups. I’ve joined the “Be kind to nurses. We keep doctors from accidentally killing you” group. But the one that cracks me up the most is the “Ten reasons why you should date a nurse” group. Lifted straight […]

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Digital flash blowout

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 2 comments

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Knowing that many of my clients also love taking photos in their spare time (and at office parties) I was rather pleased to have bumped into the digital photography school site. I have a film slr and a digital point-and-shoot — one day I’ll upgrade to a digital slr, but there are greater demands on […]

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Bloggers Against Abuse

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 2 comments

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Today is a day of international protest against abuse, organised by blogcatalog.com Today, September 27th, I encourage you to post about any abuse topic you care about — child abuse, domestic abuse, animal abuse, drug abuse, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, political abuse — and let the world know you stand united with thousands of bloggers […]

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Words of wisdom from Word Wise on words

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 4 comments

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Word Wise is a fabulous blog run by Dan Santow, a senior vice president at Edelman. Word Wise recently got a gong from Karen Russell, a professor of mass communications at the University of Georgia, as “one of the 5 best blogs for PR students“. Also on the list of ‘best 5′ are Common Sense […]

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Marketing and PR: two very different fish

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2007 · 1 comment

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Like many of my clients, I used to think ‘Marketing’ and ‘PR’ were one and the same thing. I’ve grown up a lot since then {smile}. Dilbert explains the difference much better than I can: [click on the image to see the full-size version - opens in new browser window] Currently listening to: Michael Nyman […]

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Think your password is secure? Think again

by Lee Hopkins on September 26, 2007 · 13 comments

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Chilling yet fantastic advice from security expert Bruce Schneier on passwords

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A brilliant use for a gmail hack

by Lee Hopkins on September 26, 2007 · 0 comments

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Exploit Gmail’s powerful ability to use the “+” sign in email addresses to create a file of great documentation for periodic evaluations

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