Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Twitter: Advanced User Guide

Koka Sexton wrote a great post back in March that was chock full to Twitter tips. It is a nice primer for the person that asks ‘WTF is twitter?’ [his words, not mine] and for the Twitter addict that doesn’t have enough ways to get his/her Twitter-fix. He links to many valuable resources that have… Continue reading

Blogger Relations from a VC perspective

I read a nice quick and dirty article about “blogger relations” in Entreprenuer magazine yesterday by columnist Guy Kawasaki. Although I don’t think that bloggers need any ‘special’ relationship rules (because we should just treat them like journalists and real people) I do think that Guy’s list gives a great rundown of the common sense… Continue reading

Follow Up: WNYC’s Pitch-Perfect Email Response

I wanted to give WNYC a shout-out for replying to my whiny email about missing the beginning of Morning Edition yesterday. Within an hour of my inquiry, a member of their Listener Services team sent me this terrific reply. She gave me permission to post it, so long as I didn’t give her kudos by… Continue reading

WNYC Giveth “The Takeaway”, Refuses to Taketh Away

This morning I noticed that WNYC cut the second hour of Morning Edition (8am – 9am) and replaced it with a new show, The Takeaway, which usually only airs at that time on AM 820. I’m hoping to confirm that this was a one-time offense, if I can get someone from WNYC’s listener services department… Continue reading

Monday Morning Meeting Links, 5/27/08

Here are the articles we discussed as a team at our staff meeting this week. Enjoy! T. Boone Pickens on Yahoo, Techland, May 27, 2008 ID-Protection Ads Come Back to Bite Pitchman, Yahoo News, May 22, 2008 Thinking Outside the Box, Digital Outsider, May 23, 2008 New Therapy Shortens Breast Cancer Treatment, MLive.com, May 27,… Continue reading

Internet-enabled Umbrella – Geeking in the Rain

A high-tech umbrella from Pileus has everything a tech geek needs – Internet access, large screen surface, a built-in camera, a motion sensor, GPS and a digital compass. It’s two main functions are social photo-sharing and 3D map navigation…uh, keeping you dry in the rain while looking like a total geek. According to Pileus, “a… Continue reading

Twitterassment? Twalking? Twiticide? What will the next Twitter vocabulary word be?

Some of you may already be familiar with the ongoing debate on whether or not Twitter should take action in the case of the online harassment of twitterer, blogger and writer Ariel Waldman. Ariel essentially found herself on the receiving end of some very nasty tweets [messages sent on Twitter] that were broadcast to everyone… Continue reading

Monday Morning Meeting Links, 5/19/08

Here are the articles we discussed as a team at our staff meeting this week. Enjoy! Brondell’s Swash Can Turn Almost Any Toilet Into A Bidet. But Will Americans Leave Toilet Paper Behind?, Inc., April 2008 Deflating A Myth, AdWeek, May 12, 2008 The Buzz On Blogs, Sporting News, May 5, 2008 Vitamin D Tied… Continue reading

PRSA-NY Blogger Social Pictures, Videos & Thanks

If you weren’t lucky enough to squeeze into the PRSA-NY Blogger Social event last night, here are some pictures and video to help you get the feel. It was a great event by all accounts with more than 80+ PR professionals and bloggers enjoying a combination of good conversation and premium liquor. The event was… Continue reading

Flare-ups Continue Between Bloggers, PR Folks

Remember Chris Anderson’s PR blacklist? Gina Trapani, editor of Lifehacker, has started her own PR Spammers wiki. We’re not on it — probably because we haven’t pitched her, as most of our clients are B2B — but it otherwise reads like the shortlist of tech PR firms you might put together for an RFP. Before… Continue reading