August 2009

links for 2009-08-31

by Lee Hopkins on August 31, 2009 · 0 comments

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)

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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…

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

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What, indeed, IS a shoe car?

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7 common time wasters

by Lee Hopkins on August 12, 2009 · 0 comments

in lifehack,reviews,tools

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

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links for 2009-08-11

by Lee Hopkins on August 11, 2009 · 0 comments

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: […]

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Thought for the day: Always proof read

by Lee Hopkins on August 11, 2009 · 0 comments

in humour,tools

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

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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.

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Wanted: a marketing partner

by Lee Hopkins on August 3, 2009 · 0 comments

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

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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 […]

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