links for 2009-07-23

By on Jul 23, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Google not liable for defamation in search results, rules high court | Media | The company claimed that Google was liable as a publisher of defamatory comments. Google responded that it has no responsibility for the words and comments. Mr Justice Eady ruled in a judgment in the high court on Friday that Google was a "facilitator" and not a publisher of the content. (tags: libel internetlibel defamation internetlaw onlinecommunitymanagement) Branded social networks offer more than ads | Webware – CNET At their core, branded social networks are a marketing ploy by firms to keep you interested in their products. So, be aware that if you join one you will need to deal with some annoying advertisements. But if you want to join another community of people with similar interests, start with some of these services. (tags: metrotwin headshift socialnetworking...

links for 2009-07-22

By on Jul 22, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Best Buy unleashes 500-strong Twitter sales force – Brand Republic News – Brand Republic Earlier this month, Best Buy posted a job ad on its website specifying that candidates for a marketing role have a degree and at least 250 Twitter followers. (tags: twitter marketing bestbuy customerservice business strategy microblogging electronics) Google cleared of responsibility for indexing defamatory comments – Telegraph A landmark ruling in the High Court has cleared Google of all responsibility for indexing defamatory comments that appear in blogs, news articles and forums. (tags: libel google search internetlaw internetlibel...

links for 2009-07-17

By on Jul 17, 2009 in Uncategorized |

ReceiptFarm – The UK Expenses Mail-In Service nice idea… (tags: business) BBC Shownar Shownar tracks the online buzz around BBC shows. It's an experimental prototype (tags: antennae socialmedia bbc tv radio) The FASTForward Blog » ROI Found Here: Online Customer Service Communities: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary Natalie and Forrester modeled some ROI estimates on a hypothetical company with 500,000 customers that receives approximately 30,000 calls per month. In the report, she calculates that over a three-year time frame, such a typical company will probably need to invest approximately (tags: roi strategy customerservice publicrelations marketing business) BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Flat blown up in air bed accident The man from the western city of Dusseldorf used car tyre solvent to repair a hole and left it overnight. (tags: wierd accident...

links for 2009-07-16

By on Jul 16, 2009 in Uncategorized |

You Think 'Free' is About the Price? It's not. It defies logic: after all, if you offer someone a free donut, he/she is going to take it because the price is zero, right? Well, not exactly. In the online world, there’s another equally important currency: availability. It can be defined by the number of steps it takes to do something or download some content. The bigger the number of steps, the bigger the cost of the product/service. (tags: free strategy business)

links for 2009-07-15

By on Jul 15, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Top 10 Social Media Presentations | Digital Buzz Blog according to some site I've never heard of… (tags: socialmedia presentations powerpoint web2.0 strategy) – News – Business News – Tweet dreams of new custom Perhaps the biggest coup for the event organisers is Robin Hamman, the former head of blogging for the BBC, who now runs European social media empire Headshift. (tags: cybersoc headshift interview newcastle) – News – Features – Tweet dreams of new custom "He has spent two decades leading social media projects and was BBC head of blogging. Robin Hamman talks to us about social media sites changing the business world…." (tags: interview cybersoc headshift) Maunsell Towers Sea Forts Some wonderful photos of the remaining Maunsell See Forts off the coast of Kent (tags: kent history ww2...