Referring clients to your competitors is a good idea

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Here is a good example of why it’s a good idea to refer clients to people who can help them when you can’t do it.

Went to a corner shop today and I asked . . . →

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How can you follow thousands on twitter?

Twitter icon for a fluid app Originally uploaded by mfilej When I did the Intro to Social Media I was asked how many people I follow on twitter. I said over 1500 but the accurate count (today at least) is 1901.

“Impossible”, the man said, “how can you . . . →

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Friendfeed surge? Is it just me?

I am under the impression that a lot of new activity is going on over at Friendfeed. I see loads of new people and a lot of Greeks as well, who seemed to not like it or not know about it for quite some time.

And I sort of started wondering. Wouldn’t it be lovely . . . →

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Some negative thoughts on Facebook

No – this is not about money, or stock options or marketing and online advertising budgets. This is actually about friends and networks of friends and how I find Facebook to be a huge challenge at the best of times.

I reserve Facebook for personal contacts – in direct opposition to say LinkedIn where I . . . →

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Wikitorial: Upside Down

Wikipedia works, in my humble opinion, because it was conceived – designed – created and is run as a collective. Contributors really feel that they are part of something great. And because they ‘police’ themselves in a way they take pride in the fact that they can ensure that inconsistencies are challenged and obscenities deleted . . . →

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Rhizomatic Internet

I am into a new essay – as you might have guessed and I stumbled across this phrase in the Introduction of The Cybercultures Reader edited by David Bell and Barbara M. Kennedy.

I googled it and came upon this amazing page by Shiralee Saul: “The Internet was designed to be net-like — an interconnected . . . →

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