Cloud backup could save your business

by Lee Hopkins on February 1, 2013

in tools

From large enterprises to small businesses, data backup is an important consideration. Being careful with company data and data backup in the cloud can be among the most important decisions for thriving enterprises.

Infographics have been hot stuff for at least two years and if your organisation is not creating them to showcase/highlight your points of view then you are missing out on a powerful positioning tool.

Free fonts – very cool idea generators

by Lee Hopkins on November 26, 2008 · 2 comments

in clippings,tools

Lovers of fonts (aka me) will love this new free collection. All eighteen of them are worthy of downloading and will generate some great ideas.

Images to chill

by Lee Hopkins on April 3, 2008 · 4 comments

in miscellaneous

Courtesy of a tweet from the never-sleeping but ever-readable Chris Brogan comes word of an amazing artist, Chris Jordan. In his exhibition Running the Numbers: an American self-portrait Chris looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics, but brings them to life through clever imagery. Witness: This depicts 2.3 million folded prison […]

New font: Sniplash from P22

by Lee Hopkins on April 1, 2008

in miscellaneous

That superb type foundry P22 have just released a fabulous font set – Sniplash. Originally released as a single font in 2004, this lively and organic font is inspired by the cartoons of the 1960s and 70s. It has been expanded to now include Bold and Light variants. Sniplash defies serious analysis and offers a […]

Social networks: the next phase

by Lee Hopkins on April 1, 2008 · 5 comments

in marketing

Socially useful sites — ‘what I think about something’ — is the next phase of evolution for social networks, who are mostly currently at the ‘who I am as a person’. Tying in nicely with my report this week for FIR comes an article from the Beeb about the next development in social networks. Already […]

Guardian angel Jon Hoel from the PR Junction podcast has pointed out that a really horrible security breach is doing the rounds of WordPress blogs. Says Jon, Hi Lee,The PR agencies may not have come around yet, but the spammers are certainly giving blogs plenty of attention. Site hack issue as discussed:  HTML appears in […]

Better Business Writing – a 5 day course

by Lee Hopkins on March 25, 2008

in miscellaneous

  Fresh off the press is a five day course that teaches you how to write for business. You’ve probably always wanted to write better in your workplace, but perhaps there were no training courses around to help you. Well, now there is. You don’t have to fly me over to your city to present […]

It’s out now, folks! [updated: links now work — oops!] Trevor Cook and I have slaved away in an entirely slavish fashion to produce the all-new, all-singing Third Edition of our runaway best seller. (pssst… it’s free) In this year’s Edition every chapter has either been written from scratch or ferociously updated: Introduction Australian organisations: […]