Chatwing: a new kind of chat room for your blog

by Lee Hopkins on June 6, 2013 · 1 comment

in tools

I was contacted by Aaron from Chatwing the other day and he asked if he could let my readers know about his service. As I reckon it’s a good service, I let Aaron write a post explaining Chatwing. Here it is: * * * * * * * * A Blogger’s Definite Choice – Chatwing […]

10 complimentary white papers from Hubspot

by Lee Hopkins on March 23, 2012

in clippings

Those very nice folks over at Hubspot are giving away some excellent white papers. Says Mike Crosson, Here are 10 free White Papers that are really helpful. 1.) Pinterest – Learn how to increase traffic, leads and sales by reaching more than 11 million people The fastest-growing social media site ever has become a […]

It was seven years ago tomorrow

by Lee Hopkins on March 16, 2012 · 2 comments

in blogging,clippings

…that Shel Holtz told me to pull my finger out and start blogging

Will corporate blogging be rule-bound?

by Lee Hopkins on March 15, 2012

in blogging,ethics

Word reaches me from PRDaily that a group called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation—which includes the editors of Esquire, The Atlantic, New York magazine, Slate, and others—aims to draft a list of best practices for linking, aggregating, and curating content on blogs and websites. What they are looking to do is introduce some […]

As the Internet forces businesses to change the way they communicate with customers, will social media impact how they communicate with each other?

Guest post by Matt Polsky. YOU’VE STARTED YOUR social media campaign using the major social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and now you’re blogging and maybe even podcasting too. So what now? You want to reach potential customers and establish expertise in your field, but how do you go about doing that? Offering quality content […]

if there were no risks to communication technology then we’d never have gotten past banging the rocks together

PR, Soc Med, the SME and ethical conflicts

by Lee Hopkins on September 29, 2009 · 49 comments

in ethics,marketing,pr,tools

can they speak with some authority and authenticity on their behalf?

I’ll let you know what I think once I’ve had a chance to check it out. Meanwhile, go grab yours while it’s still free.

Will blogging help sell more products and services? Or is it – as I suspect for most companies — an utter waste of time?