Edelman and Microsoft Laptop Kerfuffle in PR Week

Edelman and Microsoft Laptop Kerfuffle in PR Week

By Neville Hobson January 15, 2007

PR Week UK has a full-page feature on page 18 of this week’s edition (Jan 12 cover date) about the Edelman/Microsoft Vista blogger relations kerfuffle entitled “Are freebies a blogosphere taboo?”

Casecamp at crayonville Island

CaseCamp, a marketing unconference’ open to anyone, is holding it’s first event in Second Life on December 14.

Attention on Second Life

It’s coming thick and fast now – commentary and news on which business is doing what in Second Life.

Crayon Colors Outside the Lines

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) have thrived on the concept of providing a completely autonomous virtual world. With the prospect of such a captive audience plugged in to a digital community, marketers are looking for new, more socially relevant ways to showcase their products

Top Ten Lies Of Web 2.0

SFGate.com posted a list of the top 10 lies of Web 2.0 which geeky types in particular will find amusing (well, I did).

EuroBlog Survey for 2007

Last year’s EuroBlog 2006 survey gave an overview of who in the communication profession in Europe is using blogs and for what purpose.

20 Second Life Tips for Marketers

Prokofy Neva of the Second Thoughts blog brings us 20 do’s and don’ts for big business entering Second Life.

Linden Lab Taking Heat

Linden Lab, the company behind the Second Life virtual world, has been taking quite a bit of heat in recent days over their plans to raise prices for land purchases in Second Life.

Should All Browsers Be Considered Betas?

Last week, I commented that I think the release version of Internet Explorer 7 should still be regarded as a beta. I’ll be commenting more on that in today’s episode of the FIR podcast.

Blogging at Melcrum’s Conference

Melcrum’s Strategic Communication Management Summit 2006 got underway about 25 minutes ago.

Helping Google Index your WordPress Blog

If search engine optimization is important to you, you probably already know about Google Sitemaps.

Delivering The New PR in Edinburgh

Arrived in Scotland’s capital late this afternoon for Delivering The New PR, the fourth in the series of one day conferences organized by the University of Sunderland, which takes place tomorrow.

IABC launches podcast series

If you’re an IABC member, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a new communication channel though which you can hear about plans and happenings directly from the association’s leadership.

Rolling the Blogger Relations Dice

How do you get bloggers to write about your product? asks Dave Taylor.

Domesday – 900 Years of English History Online

I’d bet that few people haven’t heard of the Domesday Book, the survey of England commissioned in 1085 by William I (William the Conqueror) who conquered England after the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Networking Laundry

Domestic appliance maker Whirlpool is testing some smart appliances with networking capability that show what we can expect to see around the home soon:

Podcasts and Blogs, Apples and Lemons

Nielsen Netratings issued a press release yesterday (PDF) with some interesting stats on podcasting in the US. Here’s how it starts: