How much social media is too much social media?
Image from Black Mirror, Season 3, Episode 1: Nosedive Do you find it hard to keep up with your social media? All those feeds to scan, all those posts to share, […]
Vloggers offer huge content marketing opportunities
This week I hosted the March Digital Breakfast for the Content Marketing Association. The theme was Bloggers, Vloggers and social media personalities. It was a packed house at TCO London in […]
Turntable.fm creates a new user experience for music
Like many others around the web I’m captivated by Turntable.fm, the new online music sharing service. I’ve just been exploring for the past 24 hours, but here are some random […]
Why Instapaper 3.0 and Pinboard are my new favourite things
Since I last outlined my information workflow back in January 2010 things hadn’t changed much during the past 12 months. But with the launch of Instapaper 3.0 I’ve finally been […]
One story per day gets 80% of audience engagement
Traditional digital publishing wisdom has it that content frequency and volume are the keys to success online. A recently leaked content strategy document from AOL is based on this strategy, […]
Is 2011 the year of the new search paradigm?
We’ve seen this coming for some time. The traditional search algorithms, based on keywords and hyperlinks, are finally feeling the strain. Users are complaining of more ‘junk’ content in their […]
Instagram vs Quora and the Battle for Attention
The past couple of months I (like many others) have found two new social media services to play with: Quora, a social question-and-answer platform, and Instagram, a social photo-sharing application. […]
Flipboard: social media where content comes first
Everyone’s talking about Flipboard, the magazine/social media hybrid for the iPad. It looks like this really could point the way forward for consumption of social media, and also be the […]