16 February 2009

Adopt a blog #22 sethgodin.typepad.com/

Ok so hands up, before I was assigned the Seth Goodin blog to review I hadn’t previously been aware of his work, other than the fact he was the author of one of the webs most popular marketing blogs. However once his blog was syndicated with my reader I soon became pretty hooked.  Goodin’s style is both persuasive and witty …

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16 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #21 – Valleywag.com

I have to admit when i first heard i had to review a blog on  Silicon Valley news it didn't fill me with a huge amount of excitement. I had never visited the site and I thought 'here we go again' another site filled  with news on the latest movers and shakers in the IT world, the next Google or …

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16 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #20 – How to get things done

So I adopted a blog called Lifehacker.com, which advertises itself as the website for 'tips and downloads for getting things done'.  We all know that the most finite resource in everyone's life today is time; I was interested to see what gems of wisdom this website would offer.  Having now invested some of my very precious time in reviewing the …

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13 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #19 – www.macrumors.com

Well I’m reporting back with my Adopt-a-blog review of www.macrumors.com. Any thoughts on what it might possibly be about? – Mac rumours, Apple Mac rumours. But that is not all it’s about, this blog is the one bookmark you will need if you find yourself owning more than 1 Apple product or if you simply just a fan of Apple. …

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12 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #18 – Stanford Captology Notebook

The authors refer to this as a notebook, not as a blog, not sure what the distinction is if there is any. The "notebook" is by the Stanford Persuasion Lab, so if you are not interested in how technology can be persuasive, this blog will not hold much interest for you. I started reading this blog about a year ago …

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11 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog#17 – www.artnewsblog.com

An art connoisseur, no, but passionate about the arts, yes. I thought that I would be right out of my depth with this one.  Instead, a nice surprise. International art stories with a focus on the visual arts, Art News Blog is the work of an Australian painter. Not obvious, though the news is predominantly from the US, UK and …

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10 February 2009

How will fame change Twitter?

If, like me, you are a regular twitterer, you’ll doubtless have been witnessing the recent boom in popularity that it’s received – particularly in the UK. Thanks in no small part to what will doubtless be referred to as the ‘Wossy Effect’, the mentions of Twitter in the mainstream media have sky-rocketed in the last month or so, and this …

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10 February 2009

We like it…a lot

Facebook has established itself as the powerhouse of social networking, but luckily for us they haven't rested on their laurels and they are constantly trying to implement new functions to enhance our experience on their site. So what is the latest upgrade? It started a while ago when it gave users the opportunity to comment on their friends' statuses, similiar …

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6 February 2009

How to keep track of YouTube videos

Many of us post videos on YouTube and just forget about it after showing it to friends and family, but there's money in YouTube as there is in everything on the internet. You Tube is growing every minute and with it's popularity rising, it should be important to keep track of your videos. – Learn when your Video or brand …

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4 February 2009

Google Latitude – where are you?

Well, I was going to do a nice interactive blog today about Google Latitude – the new gadget from Google which allows you to see where all your pals are on a map, at the same time – so you never need to miss anyone for that quick coffee again if they are randomly in the same place, or you …

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