Keeping something for yourself – where Review4U can fit into social web

A new year, a new obsession. Since I blogged about the concept of Review4U last year (ok, so I’ve ‘digitised’ the title), I have been amazed at the response I’ve received from people eager to know more about how it worked. Honestly, I’m still trying to puzzle it out myself. It seems that while social … Continue reading Keeping something for yourself – where Review4U can fit into social web

‘Review For You’: Anti-social networking or personal memory record

There are many platforms that have quickly become a free memory bank for the online community, in many cases thwarting the original purpose of many platforms. How often do you see people posting content or images on social networks that would probably be better kept out of the public eye? Alongside their primary function as … Continue reading ‘Review For You’: Anti-social networking or personal memory record

Too many Profiles: From web tools to jumping the profile bandwagon

Feel like there are too many online offerings asking you to set up a ‘profile’? Aside from your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Skype, Apple (the list goes on) profiles, it seems there is an increasing number of web tools/services wanting to jump on the social profile train. The reason: To improve the user experience for … Continue reading Too many Profiles: From web tools to jumping the profile bandwagon

Learning from your ‘sandwich post’: How experience builds understanding of online content value

When Facebook became popular in Australia, I admit to being frivolous with my posts. I was a novice when it came to understanding what was happening in the online world, to the potential value of ‘online content’. I admit to posting about a sandwich I was eating. More specifically: (Name) is full after a fairly … Continue reading Learning from your ‘sandwich post’: How experience builds understanding of online content value

Murky possibilities: Dropbox partners with Facebook

This blog was written for my employer @Captovate. I find it fascinating that as cloud computing grows in normality in the digital world, more questions arise from how it is administered. The ‘partnership’ between one social Goliath and a growing influence, isn’t black and white – there are distinct grey shades there too. Cloud computing … Continue reading Murky possibilities: Dropbox partners with Facebook

Beware: Buying ‘likes’ and ‘followers’ doesn’t work if you are boring

This is a blog I recently wrote for my new employer @captovate I wrote it in response to this article that appeared in The Age by Ben Grubb about Matthew Carpenter from getwithsocial.com. I have no issue with Carpenter – he’s entitled to create this service if there’s a market for it. However, I think … Continue reading Beware: Buying ‘likes’ and ‘followers’ doesn’t work if you are boring