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1 A Net Gen Perspective on Social Media Marketing

A cat and a tiger are pretty similar, one’s just the next model up. Following the same train of thought, I would say social media marketing and traditional marketing have a lot more in common than people sometimes think. A quick look on Twitter shows companies trying to market themselves using techniques that wouldn’t work […]

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How to make sure you don’t fall foul of Twitter hackers

This morning, the @foxnewspolitics Twitter feed was hacked and populated with tweets reporting the death of President Obama. A group called Scriptkiddies claimed responsibility. You can follow a few simple steps to reduce the risk of your Twitter account being hacked. Social Engineering is perhaps the most common way hackers get into these accounts. Reduce […]

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1 GeeknRolla: Rock star or one-hit wonder?

By Linda Cheung Billed as “The awesome annual conference for tech startups in Europe” GeeknRolla was launched just two years ago in 2009. In 2010, over 500 attended despite the travel chaos caused by the volcanic ash cloud. People in the know told me I HAD to go… On the day, the energy and passion […]

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Why Websites Suck

Classic stuff from web usability expert Gerry McGovern… “There is one word to describe great web design: useful” Gerry continues to explain what this actually means: “There are always top tasks. Every website has a “book a flight”—it’s just that many have not discovered it yet. I have been doing this since 1994. The conversation […]

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Startup Tips from BizSpark Summit 2010

We were at the Microsoft London office yesterday for the 2010 BizSpark summit – BizSpark being Microsoft’s startup accelerator programme. Keynote speakers were Loic Le Meur, founder of Seesmic, and Alistair Mitchell, CEO of Huddle. (Loic was there with his camera, and if you look carefully at the pictures, you can find both Linda and […]

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