Flying blog

Lunchtime break, good time to review what’s come in on RSS over the past couple of hours. Reading a news item on the BBC about Global Flyer, the jet plane in which US adventurer Steve Fossett plans to fly non-stop around the world early next year without refuelling. The high-profile backer of Global Flyer is […]

Practical blog to link PR agencies

There’s lots of discussion going on in many blogs about the uses for blogs in a corporate environment. Guillaume du Gardier, owner of PR Planet in Paris, has taken one further step and published an example of a blog that could be used for linking together a company’s PR agencies. Simple, practical and elegant. A […]

The BloggerCon un-conference

BloggerCon III, a conference about weblogs, takes place on 6 November at Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, California, USA. If you are keenly interested in blogs, and want to join 250 similar-thinking people and take part in discussions that will influence how blogs develop as a communication medium, this would be an excellent event […]

Internet: building better PR relationships

I came across an interesting survey report today on how the internet is changing PR. The survey was conducted by Ireland-based PR practitioner Tom Murphy through his PR Opinions blog. Although the survey was carrried out in February and published in March, I’d not seen it before (I hadn’t evolved into my active-blogging mode at […]

CEO blog list growing

Just ten days after Constantin Basturea started the ‘CEO Blogs List’ wiki, there are now 46 individual blogs listed. That’s impressive growth! The list is now organized by country. Interesting to see more blogs from France currently listed than from the USA. I’m trying to find CEO/business leader blogs from companies in The Netherlands and […]

Blogs: PR is far from dead

If there’s one thing guaranteed to get lots of attention and comment from other business bloggers, it’s when someone posts an article that challenges accepted views. Roland Tanglao had done just that on his Streamline blog with a provocative post entitled “PR is dead and blogging killed it.” It would be easy to say rubbish! […]

Skype on multiple platforms

Internet telephony service provider Skype released a new public beta yesterday of its software for Mac OS X. Skype software is now available on the major platforms – Windows, Pocket PC, Linux (beta) and Macintosh. Skype | Download Skype In my experience, Skype really is an excellent communication tool as I’ve commented previously. Worth getting, […]

Skype is hard to resist

Great article in today’s New York Times about Skype, the internet telephone service. I’ve written a few posts about Skype (latest) as I think it’s an excellent service from my experience so far. The New York Times | Techno Files: In Internet Calling, Skype Is Living Up to the Hype (free registration required). If you […]

Deutsche Welle BOBs: Global blog awards

DW-World, the online portal of German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, has launched “The BOBs – Best of the Blogs” awards. DW plans to honour the best blogs in 11 different categories, including Best Weblog, Best Topic, Best Design, Best Weblog Innovation and Best Journalistic Weblog. A total of seven of the Best Journalism prizes will […]

CEO Bloggers Club gets up to speed

The CEO Bloggers Club started last month by Guillaume du Gardier in Paris is getting up to speed. The club now has over 12 members, not only in France but also from Spain and from as far afield as Canada. Great initiative, Guillaume! Read an interview with Guillaume by Fredrik Wackå of CorporateBlogging.Info about the […]