Don’t tell me what to think! Social media vs heritage news

Don’t tell me what to think! Social media vs heritage news

Heritage media in the UK took another punch to the stomach recently as social media refused to allow The Daily Mail to set a racist right wing agenda. A couple of weeks later, John Hartigan decided to strike a blow on behalf of the heritage newspaper industry to the blogging community in his speech to the National Press Club.

Marketing: Answering the wrong question

Marketing: Answering the wrong question

As my profile in the marketing and digital scene in Australia has increased, I get asked for advice by businesses more often. Sometimes this is as part of the panel discussions for Nett Magazine where we troubleshoot the online strategies for a small business, sometimes just other business owners looking for advice on Twitter. What is interesting is that often the question I am asked is the wrong one.

B&T announces Top 50 Marketing Blogs 2009

B&T announces Top 50 Marketing Blogs 2009

The latest issue of B&T came out today, proudly announcing the Top 50 Marketing Blogs 09 (for Australia, of course). Six months ago, they ran the first of these lists where I appeared in a staggeringly surprising 6th place. This time, I’ve slipped a bit — down to 15 — partly due to some exceptional competition coming through.