What I learned today at work….
New article on investor communications up
Everything has changed in the last 5 years about how the Internet figures into investor relations. I’ve coauthored an article with Jeff Connaughton at Quinn Gillespie and Associates about it. Please take a moment and read about the major changes ahead for investor relations because of the Internet [PDF, 18k].Read More
The three rules of being the lead client contact
If you’re on a team consulting to a client, there are three rules you need to follow if you’re the client lead or the point of contact: When a client sends you a request, you need to acknowledge it right away even if you don’t know how you’re going to handle it. You can follow…Read More
What does the Theory of 1,000 True Fans means for public relations, public affairs, and non-profits?
If you were paying any attention to the the music industry last year, you may have noticed that Radiohead ran an experiment where they basically gave away their latest album online a "pay what you want" model. Two amazing things happened: over the course of a few months 1.2 million people downloaded it; and on…Read More
Oh. My. God.
…I have a market research project that’s as original as anything. I’m looking at something that not even academics in my field have focused on. And it’s all within my grasp, I need not be a PhD or use econometrics or other arcane math to figure it out. I am so hyped.Read More
High wire job
A coworker passed around this video which is about a tres cool job. glumbert.com – High Power JobRead More
My professional blog
I’ve started posting again over on my professional blog about PR, technology, and politics. If you have a chance add it to your RSS feeds or bookmarks. http://www.safdar.net/cto/Read More
Efficiency tip #468: Make a ‘todo’ bookmark category to keep URL-only e-mails out of your e-mail box.
One of the efficiency tips I’ve learned over the years is that you need to keep a tidy inbox. One of the enemies of a tidy inbox is e-mails containing things you need to check out. Because e-mail is like a network-centric data store, I’ve often get a note from someone that says, "Hey, check…Read More
So out of the blue, I just got paid by Amazon.
It’s not for all the stuff we’re selling, it’s a thank you for all the stuff people have bought after clicking through my site. I got a gift certificate for $177 and change. That’ll show me to forget to change my payment method to direct deposit… Nobody ordered a big screen TV, but someone ordered…Read More
YouTube – Team Three is the Beastmasters
The Beastmasters have announced themselves as team three! Link: YouTube – Team Three is the Beastmasters.Read More
Another team in our upcoming crime scene investigation at work has announced themselves with a clever Google knock off. Link: Croogle. The Croogle team had a bug on their page that prevented it’s viewing, and so the first team responded with a video on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjAJ0ie83Ic&mode=user&search=Read More