August 2009

links for 2009-08-31

by Lee Hopkins on August 31, 2009

in micro-blogging

Just how big IS Facebook? Actually, it's the fourth largest country in the world. Which country do you suppose has the largest percentage of its population on Facebook? Hint: It’s not the United States. Stunning stuff! (tags: facebook socialmedia)

I saw this writing on one of the blacked out windows of a prominent Adelaide auctioneer and had to laugh. I’ve tried selling my stepkids on eBay but there are apparently laws against it…

Today’s excitement-packed video confirms my need to incorporate a ‘mad professor’ look to my outfit

What, indeed, IS a shoe car?

7 common time wasters

by Lee Hopkins on August 12, 2009

in lifehack,reviews,tools

Here’s seven common time wasters that he says writers (and I say everybody) should avoid. 1. Excessive blogging

links for 2009-08-11

by Lee Hopkins on August 11, 2009

in micro-blogging

A Chronology of Brands that Got Punk’d by Social Media « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing A list of companies that were blind-sided by the internet, they didn’t understand the impacts of the power shift to the participants, or how fast information would spread, or were just plain ignorant. (tags: […]

Thought for the day: Always proof read

by Lee Hopkins on August 11, 2009

in humour,tools

Always proof read carefully so you don’t any words out.

This may make some squeamish, but one NZ academic is using Second Life as a way of teaching midwifery; a tip of the Akubra to NWN for the heads-up.

Wanted: a marketing partner

by Lee Hopkins on August 3, 2009

in housekeeping,marketing

I’m looking for a smokin’ hot online marketer to JV with. If you’re interested drop me a line… Lee@LeeHopkins.com

I love my blublocker sunglasses, really I do; they make driving in the hills and on the freeways an absolute joy. But when I drive in the cities I have to put them aside and don my trusty raybans. Why? Because I’m red and green colour-blind, that’s why! The blocked-out blue makes it harder sometimes […]