In the run up to Apple’s announcement on September 10, when we expect to see at least one new iPhone (maybe more), this parody video gives a funny alternative to how Apple could present it’s latest upgrade.
Here’s a great infographic which show’s some of the leading reasons why consumers choose to buy. What Influences a Purchase Decision via Big commerce
Recent research found most marketers feel their teams are ill-equipped to handle new trends and tech. Social media is clearly a key are of concern in this space. With the already present and growing influence of social networks it is very disturbing, but not surprising, that so many marketing teams do not have the skills required. … More Why do marketers not get social?
The new Facebook Home, mobile launcher and phone, aims to change how you use your mobile phone. Instead of starting by choosing an application you start with your friends. The home screen is filled with your friends latest update, and then as you use your phone messages and other interactions jump into whatever you are doing. … More Is there a fatal flaw with Facebook Home?
I noticed a large number of ‘Tweets‘ from my Twitter feed about a new search engine called ‘Cuil’ which has been created by former employees of Google, and for some a possible threat to Google’s dominance. The Google association has without doubt helped feed the publicity for what otherwise could have just passed as just … More The Cuil new search engine… but how Cuil is it?
Google have launched Knol, trumpted as a potential threat to Wikipedia, though for me more another source of information (as part of an information mix) and opportunity for individuals and organisations to demonstrate and share their knowledge and specialities. For companies, organisations and individuals, Knol offers a huge opportunity. A chance for them to show that … More Google asks are you in the Knol
I have been a great fan of Twitter for sometime, however lots of copy cat sites keep popping up and today I checked out identi.ca the latest that had come to my attention. Signing up is not as easy as it could be. The sign up form does not include any dynamic verification so that … More Getting an identi.ca
There are thousands of social media sites, which for someone who hasn’t even got a Facebook profile must be overwhelming. Whilst I have written about creating a profile network I realise that to start with many politicians will need to take a few ‘baby’ steps into the realm of social media and enabling their constituents … More Five Social Media must do for politicians
One of the greatest compliments is to be copied, however if you are a famous person someone pretending to be you is full of hazards especially if they use your photograph, name, location and age to try and persuade people they are you then write as you saying things you may not want to be … More Fake profiles on Facebook, is someone pretending to be you?
Qik is (from their site) ‘Qik enables you to share moments of your life with your friends, family and the world – directly from your cell phone!’ Qik offers opportunities for both businesses and politicians. So your having a store opening, product or policy launch, wanting to highlight a key local issue. With Qik.com you can … More Show it Qik.com
Whilst many business professionals have been getting LinkedIn for many years, the site has over 20 million profiles based in over 150 countries, it is not always been seen as a priority for politicians – which is an opportunity missed. A LinkedIn profile that has been made public will be found by search engines and … More Should I get LinkedIn?
YouTube is an excellent way to quickly and easily get across a message. When creating these you need to take some of the following into consideration. Setting up an account or ‘channel’ is free and is very easy to do. Even if you have video on your own website you should also put this content … More Guidelines for producing YouTube video
A simple and easy guide to how to set up your privacy settings on Facebook. I mainly use Facebook to communicate with my friends, facilities like sharing photos of fun nights out are great. But what do you do when someone you would not want access to this asks to become your friend. It could … More Controlling your privacy on Facebook
It’s scary when you are lost. Even worse if someone starts shouting at you for reaching the wrong place. Worse still if there is nothing to help you find where you originally wanted to go. Welcome to the world of good and bad 404 pages. Get it right, you keep your visitor. Get it wrong, … More Best practice for 404 pages