Posts by Tanya Goodin

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Top 10 Tips for the Twitter-verse

29 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Now that the rest of the world has finally woken up and started using Twitter (thanks Wossy for the publicity on Friday night) I thought I'd summarise my top tips for brands thinking of putting their [...]

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Google’s results prove search is still making money

22 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Despite the gloomy results of Microsoft, Sony and Nokia which sent commentators into a frenzy of doom about the technology industry, Google pleasantly surprised everyone by delivering better results than expected despite the very bleak economic outlook. Their results, just announced, surpassed most estimates by delivering [...]

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How well do Search Engines understand user intent?

22 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

What type of results are returned for generic searches? This could develop into a much bigger article and probably should. But for just now I was thinking about Apple based on their latest quarterly profit [...]

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Apple still juicy in the crunch

22 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

So my finger was bang on the pulse when I noted that Apple's 5th Avenue store seemed to be booming on my recent trip to New York. The company has just posted the best quarterly revenue and earnings in [...]

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A digital inauguration for a digital President

20 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

The story of how Obama is determined to keep his BlackBerry while in office brought it home to me how isolated previous US Presidents have been from the 'real' world and how Obama really will [...]

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Let me count the ways….

16 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

I didn't make the full list of social media New Year's resolutions that I made last year (mainly because learnt from my lessons the year before…) but one of the things I have resolved to do is try [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #6 – StephenFry

14 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

If Oscar Wilde was blogging today this is what I imagine his blog would look like. Witty, erudite, packed with razor-sharp observations and a touch of the unexpected…  I've been following Stephen Fry's blog for [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #5 – Social Times

14 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

The blog I will be mostly writing about today is the Social Times, ironic as I rarely make the time to be social. Launched in Feb 2008 the site was (ctrl c) 'founded by Nick [...]

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a toothbrush, an iPhone and a Blackberry

12 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

I spent a surprise weekend in New York last weekend. Because it was a surprise I hadn't done my usual OCD thing of researching every possible bar, shop and eating venue in advance. Nor had I packed [...]

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Monopoly? No thank you!

7 January 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Nobody likes monopolies, especially when they are not benefiting from them, and this is as true for search as any other sector. Google is usually the search engine singled out with accusations of unfair domination [...]