Monthly Archives: August 2007

A Modest RSS Proposal

Well, I am back after a relaxing week in the Outer Banks, a beautiful spit of land just off the coast of North Carolina.  It had great beaches, crashing waves and seemed to be one of the few places in … Continue reading

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Is RSS Usage Overstated?

A bit ironic isn’t it?  We did not find as much uptake for RSS among tech journalists that we surveyed as we had expected (see yesterday’s post Social Media Impact on Tech Journalism, and the survey summary on the Fusion … Continue reading

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Social Media Impact on Tech Journalism

Some have said that social media like blogs, Wikis and RSS pose a threat to traditional journalists and publications, especially in the tech sector.  For example, an article in Forbes (see "Tech Boom, Media Bust") reported that tech media is … Continue reading

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Friendships and Technology, for Better and Often Worse

In my post Antisocial Networking I mentioned that I was getting a ton of invitations to social networking sites and joked that "before long we will all be one big writhing mass of social networkers, spending countless hours doing whatever … Continue reading

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I am in PR. Why should I Blog?

So if you are in PR, why do you need to blog? I’ll spare you all my rantings about new times calling for new communications measures (if you are new to this blog, here are a few representative links A … Continue reading

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Blogging’s a Big Time Sink. So Why Blog?

Yesterday’s post reminded me about what a time sink blogging can be. When you are blogging, and trying to do a good job of it, conventional assumptions about effective time management go out the window. Good time managers minimize activities … Continue reading

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