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Twitter’s looming demise?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday June 19, 2009 )

In Australia we have a term “tall poppy syndrome” and it seems that Twitter has become one of its victims. (more…)


Social media and business reputation

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday April 20, 2009 )

Never before have so few been able to do so much damage to so many. Freedom of speech is a wonderful thing isn’t it? It’s just a shame that some enough haven’t matured enough to use it wisely. (more…)


Facebook statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday March 25, 2009 )

Just a year or two ago, I might have been rattling off some MySpace statistics (MyWho?); but as Facebook is the golden-haired child of the moment, lets take a peek at some of their numbers. (more…)


Facebook matures

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday February 10, 2009 )

.. not so much in terms of how long it’s been around, but the age of users Facebook is attracting. Like MySpace before it, Facebook is experiencing an influx of the mature members. (more…)


Search marketing statistics 2008

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday November 5, 2008 )

Looking for some interesting snippets of info to liven up your next dinner party? Nothing says Mr. (or Mrs. or Ms.) Popularity more than a hatful of search marketing facts and figures! (more…)


Facebook tops social bookmarking

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday September 3, 2008 )

It’s been a while since I last took a look at who’s doing what in the social bookmarking world – here’s some recent statistics. (more…)


Social network shutdowns

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday June 11, 2008 )

Monster.com will be shutting down it’s social network soon – it’s not the first big name to do so and it certainly won’t be the last. (more…)


Spamford – $230 million judgement

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday May 15, 2008 )

U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins has ruled Sanford Wallace, aka “Spamford”, and his offsider now owes MySpace 230 million bucks in damages. (more…)


The virtual workplace disconnect

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday May 13, 2008 )

Working from a virtual office can isolate you somewhat; even from your fellow online workers. There’s an increased risk of dehumanizing the workplace as we fly headlong into an increasingly “always on” and online world. (more…)


Where college students hang online

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday February 27, 2008 )

If you’re targeting your marketing towards college students and need to know where to find them, these recent statistics will be of interest to you. (more…)