Jeremy has posted a good summary on his blog as to why a company would to set up a blog. While I agree with all of his points, this post could be just seen as advertising for his auction. However I hope it is not the case, as he does offer some very valid pointsContinue reading “More on hiring a blogger”
I read an interesting article in the Financial Review this morning (unfortunately I cannot link to the online article as it requires paid registration) about how the government is looking to force companies to invest in staff training if they wish to tender for government contracts. This comes on the back of the Department ofContinue reading “Businesses to fund training”
Just had a chat with Mack from BlogosphereRadio over Skype, the longest call (distance wise I’m in Sydney, Australia and he is in Edmonton, Canada) for either of us and it was crystal clear, I could now be a VOIP convert. We chatted a bit about the blogger auctions (1 & 2) going on, watchContinue reading “Chatting to BlogosphereRadio”
Did Scoble take some No Doz or something, he just bloged for 6 hours straight! Interestingly I found even his last post interesting, thats amazing after 6 hours and no sleep.
Ok, I have slept and think I have a clearer perspective and Blog your way summed up many of my thoughts very nicely. But here are my 2 cents worth anyway. Basically the trouble I see with hiring a freelance blogger is how do you judge the end result? Just having someone writting words forContinue reading “Bloggers for hire”
Following Jeremy Wright, now Darren Barefoot is auctioning his services. The idea must be catching on. Darren seems very qualified for write a blog, as he says he has 75,000 visitors a month, which lets just say is a few more than me :-). I agree with Splatt it will be interesting to see theContinue reading “Another blogger for hire”
After another very hot weekend in Sydney (38-40C or 100-104F) we got home tonight and decided (in a second on stupidity) to order Pizza Hut. Boy what a mistake. Initially the order taker denied our voucher because she did not know about it, then my wife tried to call them back to complain. Then thingsContinue reading “Is the world broke?”
Seems like podcasting is taking off downunder, G’Day World by Cameron Reilly & Mick Stanic. Sounds very cool, look forward to the next one. Found this from frankarr.
Found Kim Cameron’s new blog today, an very interesting read, Kim works for Microsoft and their architect for identity. Kim is the architect of Active Directory and other identity activities, while fairly technical topic they have very significant impacts for HR systems. In one post Kim talks about the first law of identity “The OwnerContinue reading “Managing your identity”
I have just been reading Tantek’s Thoughts (via Scoble) where Tantek provides some feedback on Scoble’s Information Overload session at BloggerCon. Anyway I felt I might test out the voting that Tantek wrote about. So my choice for a vote is for Firefox. The rest of Tantek’s item is very interesting and worth a read,Continue reading “Vote testing”