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"How aggressive Flipboard moves in that area will be interesting, as the company obviously has to be careful about biting the hand that feeds it. (In fact several publishers have already pulled back from the partnerships, choosing instead to focus on their own apps). The only way for publishers and the media to fight back then will be to remove articles from the system, or cut a deal. However, I have said it before and I’ll say it again: No paywall will ever be truly successful unless all the competition is paywalled, too."

2013 and beyond… [Predictions!]

It’s that time of year again to go through Evernote and really see what’s on the horizon and beyond.  Here are my 10 predictions for 2013.… Read the rest

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Everyone is missing a major point about Google+ Communities…

Now with +135m active users (and +500m members overall) Google+ is no longer a “Ghost Town” but rather a 2013 must have.  Today Google launched “Communities” (in essence, places to chat about your passions with other likeminded obsessives) and further hit home that … Read the rest

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What do people expect from LinkedIn? Facebook? [Psychology]

Great report on how emotions differ on public and professional networks.  Some key insights into LinkedIn, it’s users and perhaps more importantly, people’s expectations.

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INTERVIEW : Naked Wines CEO : Rowan Gormley

I first found out about Naked Wines at a London Bloggers Meetup.  I’m not a huge wine drinker but I was intrigued by the business model and their ethos.  This was written many moons ago by Rowan – I got a shipment today and … Read the rest

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INTERVIEW : Megan McCarthy [Mediagazer]

Megan McCarthy currently runs Mediagazer, a news aggregator focusing on stories examining the changes in the media industry and the implementation of technology into mass communications (read: my bible).  Megan helped to launch Mediagazer, a spinoff of technology news aggregator Techmeme, in March, … Read the rest

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INTERVIEW : Crowdbooster’s Ricky Yean [social media marketing tool]

Growing up from a modest upbringing, the now based in (where else but) Palo Alto, Ricky Yean is the ambitious but mild-mannered Co-founder and CEO of, a service that helps marketers measure and optimise social media marketing I have been testing for a … Read the rest


Facebook Fanpages are changing alot… don’t freak out

Why? Because although it has huge implications for your brands/you, you have a whole month (March 10th) to get used to the new design and update clients!  Lots more over at the usual suspects but the brief details are that Facebook is updating brand pages … Read the rest


[PaidContent] The Brutal Truth From Two Years In The Twitterverse

I penned an article for PaidContent about the changing face of media in 2011 and beyond.

“The brutal truth, rightly or wrongly is this: consuming news remains laborious and a significant time/space commitment, whatever your age or situation.”

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My. New. Hero.

I first saw this image [see thumbnail] when I worked in America (you know who you are!) which is why I am loving this presentation by Merlin Mann. Truth bomb central.  Take heed though – as is said in slide 40 – some … Read the rest

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