Royal Mail #fail – When you choose to send a letter just 1km

I don’t usually post fails or customer service moans, but this piece was too good to ignore. A beautiful #fail, considering the millions of packages they do get right. Sent from Redhill to Reigate (about 1km had the letter been able to walk itself over), this poor letter has arrived in a bit of aContinue reading “Royal Mail #fail – When you choose to send a letter just 1km”

Nice discovery in bit.ly today

Havign just returned from the eConsultancy #Jump conference I was very happy to find that bit.ly are now adding QR codes to every link. I use bit.ly at the moment for Work and play. The ability to create and track those coming from various channels and sources in one place is pretty cool. So here’sContinue reading “Nice discovery in bit.ly today”

Writing content, articles or posts for your website

I’ve read so many great articles and to be honest, can’t compete with @copyblogger when it comes to giving great copy insights. Having said that, I’ve made these as a note to self, a 101 guide for new writers to the web. Let me know your thoughts or comment below. Would it work for yourContinue reading “Writing content, articles or posts for your website”

Light thoughts: A B2B Web Presence

A B2B web presence should be at least a collection of: targeted, integrated, interlinked, ongoing interactions. For a B2B Consultancy to stand out from the masses and warrant a premium price, the company must stand out. Be it for: knowing the most, offering the best service, consistency, innovation or quality. And their Online presence shouldContinue reading “Light thoughts: A B2B Web Presence”

Antony Mayfield – Some great notes on Monitoring Social Media

This is a really great slide deck from Antony Mayfield who presented yesterday at the CIM Financial Services Event: Social networking in financial services I’m hoping his slide deck from last night will be up soon on slideshare, but check out the below in the meantime. I’m particular fond of slide 12 – perfect layoutContinue reading “Antony Mayfield – Some great notes on Monitoring Social Media”

Temple Grandin TED video: What the world needs now is different types of brains

Temple Grandin Temple is giving us hope. Great insight into the Autistic mind and thinking differently/creatively. “I get excited doing things that make real changes in the real word, we need more of this and a lot let just thinking about abstract theory”.

Collaboration of designers and suppliers

I was inspired this morning buy the though that @chrisbrogan was in my time zone (attending a conference in Paris) and that maybe a 30 second tweet up with him would “inspire me for life”. Too slow in figuring an angle and commitments to work meetings meant I missed my window. Thinking of his TrustContinue reading “Collaboration of designers and suppliers”

the online space – according to nickwallen

Leaders Leaders of online marketing – future leaders of all marketing – develop their online brand to create a following. The following in turn buy their products and information because they are an expert their field – as evident from information freely available on the web. To be considered leaders and experts valuable information needsContinue reading “the online space – according to nickwallen”

Architect as a Developer

Jonathan Segal and his practice come development company, are an inspiration to me. His innovative, vertically integrated company means that he’s moved from a B2B to a B2C with a focus on design for the end client. Instead of designing for other developers of multiple family housing, he’s creating rental units that he will ultimatelyContinue reading “Architect as a Developer”