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2009 February

February 2009

links for 2009-02-27

by Lee Hopkins on February 28, 2009

in clippings

Shift Happens Revisited, Again and Again True to form, then, a newer, cleaner and probably more aesthetically coherent version of Karl Fisch's Shift Happens presentation is now available. For those who have not seen this, it is a jaw-droppingly powerful presentation of raw facts placed within a context which is knowable (or at least more […]

So it was fantastic to finally chat with someone who, like me, believes that email is STILL a fundamental part of the marketing toolkit.

So rather than keep fracturing the conversation, please whip over to Laurel’s latest post on this all, “Australia: David Galbally Vs Social Media”

Marvel again at the ludicrousness of Galbally’s emotion-driven argument. Sheer and utter nonsense. The genie is out of the bottle, ol’ boy, and it ain’t going back in…

Be a Social Media Guru in a mere 24 hours!

by Lee Hopkins on February 18, 2009

in ethics,humour,marketing

Courtesy of a tweet from Chris Brogan comes a truly amazing story from Doug Firebaugh on how to be a social media ‘expert’ in a mere 24 hours!

At RAAF Edinburgh [a regional airport], the temperature rose to 41.7°C at 3:04 a.m. Such an event appears to be without known precedent in southern Australia.

links for 2009-02-17

by Lee Hopkins on February 18, 2009

in miscellaneous

davidbeking's Library at Screencast.com Great videos on getting the most out of Google Analytics and iGoogle (tags: google igoogle googleanalytics analytics measurement web internet stats) List of Useful Add-Ons For Google Chrome Using Bookmarklets – Chrome Plugins Google's Chrome browser is still far behind the others when it comes to developer add-ons. This list is […]

The promoters are in it for a profit – it is a ‘game’ for them to see who they can get for ‘free’ so that they can maximise that profit. You want me (because it adds value to your conference), you pay for me. Simple as that.

Something smells fishy to me…

by Lee Hopkins on February 17, 2009 · 6 comments

in humour

Even after years of running this blog, my post on tuna casserole is STILL figuring high in my ‘most visited pages’ list

No matter what you do, when you do it, someone will take a video of it with their cell phone.