Archive | October, 2009

Absolute fantasy

Football starts on Saturday and for me that means fantasy football. I’m a crap fan and gave up years ago trying to pretend to be the “real fan”. I do however love fantasy football which has the additional benefit or providing some key football knowledge and boozer currency. For many publishers, they have a fairly […]

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Publicis & Razorfish

So, Publicis have won the bidding and managed to get their hands on Razorfish. Publicis haven’t been shy on acquiring large digital businesses over the past few years and I’m sure share holders and the Parisian city boys, will be chuffed that billings for Publicis are now up to 25% as promised. Couple of observations. […]

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Circle of events

I read a few things this morning that seem to be oddly linked and all worth a mention. I started off my day reading a bit more of Nick Davies’ rather good book called Flat Earth News The book is all about the state of journalism  and the media industry in this country and how […]

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Money in interaction

Digg announced back in June that it was going to try and prioritise its ads based on whether people liked them or not and it seems that Techcrunch seem to have unearthed one of the fist screen shots of the trial. It must be said this is something Google nailed back in 2002 or so when […]

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Who is looking over your shoulder?

  As the media industry continues to change shape, many businesses find themselves starting to question where they are sitting on the value change. Are you still relevant to the people who buy from you? Are you more relevant to a new and different group of people? Do you still need your existing suppliers? As the purses […]

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What time is it?

Have just read Charlie Gower’s Time as context piece, winner of Neil Perkin’s Think Tank – Hall of Fame  where I discovered the original blog – thanks Neil. It’s what we need – a bit of applied common sense. We seem to have forgotten about the value of time of day in people’s lives. I […]

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Time to confess

I think it only fair to be honest. I’m not 100% sure where social media fits within the comms process There. I’ve said it. I can see how it add a lot to a business, especially when it is part of the destination or encouraging core customers and conversations (amongst those who are keej to […]

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150 Monkeys

  About a month ago I attended a conference down in Brighton, where there was a rather odd mix of people from across the industry, which had the effect of creating a very different and engaging event. I met this one guy helped companies engage through social media. Within days of returning to London the […]

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