BP and the Greek proverb

BP SignSo there is this story doing the rounds that BP managed to photoshop some pictures – check out the blog post by Andrew Price on the GOOD blog.

I’ve spoken about the fundamentals of policy before. You can communicate all you like, but if you ain’t got the . . . →

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Lufthansa epic win in communications, beer, life, the universe and everything

Beer O'Clock Uploaded by Ben Harris-Roxas on 24 Feb 06, 4.44PM BST

Stan Schroeder reports over on Mashable that the poor bloke who lost that iPhone has been offered a free trip by Lufthansa. (Original story on CBS news)

In a . . . →

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Tourism in Greece: the fallacy of putting marketing first

Outdoor advertising campaign from the Greek National Tourism Organisation

I’ve been reading quite a lot lately regarding this year’s advertising campaign for tourism in Greece, organised – as it happens every year – by the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO). The campaign has been presented . . . →

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Is the volcano a transport policy & lobbying opportunity?

~ Paris ~ Gare du Nord le matin ~ Uploaded by Janey Kay on 27 Oct 09, 9.55PM BST.

Apart from everything else the eruption beneath Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull glacier and the ash cloud it . . . →

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Google real time search and why it's good news for comms people

Google

After nagging endlessly about the abysmal search facility on twitter I can’t resist being very enthusiastic about Google Real Time Search.

Now, immediately after conducting a search, you can see live updates from people on popular sites like Twitter and FriendFeed, as well as headlines . . . →

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The question that comes BEFORE social media. Who are you and what do you want to do?

Anti-Social Media? Uploaded by Intersection Consulting on 23 Apr 09, 6.48PM BST.

I don’t know why but as comms people we frequently get over-excited by the latest shiny thing. In that respect I think we are a little bit like academic researchers – go crazy over . . . →

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Why I like to see your name when it comes to your work

wedding name tags Originally uploaded by [nico] www.nicodewal.com

I’ve been browsing various websites lately – especially design studios, small hosting service providers and web development companies (I’ll disclose soon why). It strikes me as extremely weird why people would not put their name on their websites. There . . . →

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Tophost.gr & Papaki.gr: Engagement wins from 2 Greek companies

Customer Service Hero Originally uploaded by lepriveconcierge

And now for something completely different: Two companies that actually helped me online and engaged with me and responded to me via social media.

You know how we all nag ALL THE TIME about companies who don’t get it? It’s difficult . . . →

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Fundamental Theory: The dramaturgical perspective (and how it relates to Facebook and Friendfeed)

Multiple Personalities Originally uploaded by moostang78

Anything new crops up and we think that we are inventing the world all over again. In my experience we don’t. We are just re-discovering things that others have said a lot better (and researched a lot more diligently) than us. I . . . →

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