“Its current work is witty, at times over-whelming and always thought-provoking. It is well worth going out of your way to see it. ” see also other online feedback www.thericeshow.com
“Social media outreach in the political space is more measurable than it might seem at first glance, since you should have concrete goals to hold it up to (and if you don’t have concrete goals, you probably ought to start asking why you’re in this business at all!). It may not always be possible to pin down the exact results of a given outreach effort, but proxy measurements should let you compare the relative usefulness of different strategies, at the very least. Just remember, don’t focus on the measurable and forget about what you’re actually trying to get done.”
Technorati: State of the Blogosphere 2008 – Day 1: Who Are the Bloggers?
* Two-thirds are male* 50% are 18-34
* More affluent and educated than the general population
* 70% have college degrees
* Four in ten have an annual household income of $75K+
* One in four have an annual household income of $100K+
* 44% are parents” More to come but, interesting stuff (much more at the link) about bloggers.
Stans Cafe – The Rice Show! « My Fierce Placement…
More on my obsession with the rice show, this time Gemma on a jaunt to Of All The People in All The World.
““It is important that Digbeth is not over- planned, otherwise it will suffocate”” Clive Dutton, Hat tips Dave Harte
and Ncky Getgood
“we are certainly shifting our activity away from the more overtly top-down courses towards initiatives – either face-to-face or online – based around knowledge-sharing.”
Links through to a very useful Guardian podcast interview with Ewan McIntosh about 4IP – includes how this is about matching tools to content and it will be good for businesses who want to “make trouble”.
The web team at the Houses of Parliament (indeed the mother of all…) switch the switch on their internal blog to make it available to us all. Please go and say hai….