Lloyd BlankfeinJamie DimonPretty much anyone tooling in the PR biz is keyed in on the latest chapter in Goldman Sachs’ extended trial in the court of public opinion.James GormanWhat is it about this particular company that compels the media, regulators, legislators and general public to pounce on it at every turn? Are Goldman’s standards and…… Continue reading Firms We Love to Hate
TechCrunch’s ArringtonIsnâ€™t it ironic? After years of railing against PR people, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington certainly could have used a good PR person when announcing CrunchFund, his first formal and well-financed foray into funding tech startups.Absent such counsel, Mr. Arrington now finds himself summarily booted from the tech media enterprise he started and nurtured into…… Continue reading The A Team’s PR Missteps
iPhone vs. iPad a la Michael JacksonSo where does the Mac Air fit in this video scheme? (via mashable) iPhone Subway JamWho, I ask, had the misguided audacity to diss New York??? Four dudes jammin’ on the NYC Subway with their…iPhones (via TechCrunch HT @parislemon) Love this! Android Anxiety You all heard about $AAPL’s Q3…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views
No it’s not a New York City subway map, nor some Google map mash-up. In fact, the image owes much of its graphic look to the Tokyo subway system. It’s admittedly an unscientific representation of the “loudest” 200 websites. An explanation (based on last year’s list) can be found here. The illustration arrived on my…… Continue reading The Loudest Websites?
So Canadian PR blogger Ed Lee and I exchanged a few emails on the subject of that Toddand ranking of top marketing blogs.Ed was complimentary about this blogger’s daily content, but he also (correctly) observed the disconnect between my (reasonably entertaining and I think informative) content and my metrics on that questionable barometer (to which…… Continue reading Rank and File
News from wiki-land: the free and pervasive consumer-generated Internet encyclopedia plans to ask expert contributors to prove their credentials. How exactly? Beats me. Wikipedia’s founder Jimmy Wales spoke via IM with The AP from Japan last night to confirm the plans, which were prompted by the revelations that a senior wiki board person, posing and…… Continue reading Wikinonymous