When I were nought but a lad I remember cycling down from Bramhope to Otley on my brand new Carlton Criterium with my two pals who had similar Raleigh bikes… I had to save up a third of the money, … Continue reading Ye Olde Tour de Yorkshire
Will your samba be the one chosen by the World Cup WINNERS to conga around the Maracana Stadium and along Copacabana Beach on the day of the final 😉 Or are your drums playing a little softly at the moment… … Continue reading Are you creating a World Cup WINNING Business Beat?
Please feel free to copy our England World Cup Twitter Banner and use it on your twitter header Twitter invited me to change my header for their England World Cup banner, it was a bit rubbish, so I made my … Continue reading The Best England World Cup Twitter Banner
Late yesterday afternoon I received a tweet @windsordaily from @muddybootsmusic telling me about a new England song they’d written, produced & animated… Could it be “England’s Year” & even your year? Read on… Reminded me of a pal of mine … Continue reading Rolling out your marketing strategy…
Last night I was looking to create a new Twitter handle for my new “Generating Business Online” conference but what to use? Abbreviations don’t really work for me, it needs to be a full word or two that resonate well … Continue reading What does the 4th July 2014 mean to you?
Here are Maps4News’ tweets for the last couple of weeks… they take us on a tour of Europe with a flying visit to India & the USA… enjoy… And you thought infographics were just graphics with a bunch of numbers… … Continue reading Mapping out European news
I was in Maps4News.com world yesterday and when you apply some simple logic, it’s very apparent that we, as people, love Maps… BUT WHY? Figured I need to put a call out so went over to Twitter and got drawn … Continue reading Why do we love MAPS?
Have you been to Sochi in Russia where the 2014 Olympics are being held? Tell us your stories in the comments section below… if online, share links to your stories… happy for those in Sochi to join in 😉 If … Continue reading 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia
Maps4News have produced a great piece of software that allows sub-editors to add maps easily to their news pages. Here are 17 examples of how newspapers are using maps… Review these examples of how newspapers are using maps and as … Continue reading How are newspapers using maps?
“Oh yes it does…” “Oh, no it doesn’t…” “Oh yes…” Well it is the Panto season 😉 When Camelot, The National Lottery, was bought out by a Canadian Pension Fund for £389 million in 2010 it pushed a few of … Continue reading Making healthy connections in Berkshire doesn’t have to be a lottery…
When you are looking to describe something then you need to put it into context… showing a map of Macedonia and its location in relation to other, more familiar countries helps us get started! Yesterday I was lucky enough to … Continue reading Putting Macedonia on the European Map
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Maria Miller announced Hull as the UK City of Culture 2017, beating Leicester, Swansea Bay and Dundee to the title. Hull was on my patch when I worked for Nestle back in … Continue reading Putting HULL’s Digital Agencies well and truly on the MAP
News journalists from around the world would be interested in this story as it appears to be targeting the French media… we’ll not know till the man responsible is found… When a news story breaks it’s advantageous for the readers … Continue reading International news story breaks in Paris yesterday…
Traditionally newspaper advertising was sold based on distribution. The more papers were sold, the more the publisher could charge… simples… then the world changed & digital joins the party! The number of pages becomes the key measure… but what does … Continue reading On what should online newspaper advertising revenues be based?
I was in London yesterday, meeting with one of the big newspapers which I hope will turn into business for my Maps4News.com guys. Turns out, when free papers were introduced to the London Underground their customer complaints went way down! … Continue reading Does travelling on London Underground cause you stress?
O2 North West Media Awards 2012 review above… Working with the Maps4News.com, looking to find media professionals interested in its potential, I have established that Twitter would be a good media channel for saying hello… I needed an opportunity to … Continue reading Over 80% of journalists actively use Twitter
Do you remember your wedding day? How cool would this be as wedding gift? Click the images below and explore the magic of second image you are taken to! Important places for you in your home town… The venue you … Continue reading Memories of your wedding day
While working on my Maps4News mission this week I had opted to go find some new connections at The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent & The Times… Most publications are focused on working out how to … Continue reading Telegraph Men need media’s most eligible man
Share with us why you love Windsor and we’ll add a link to your world on our I LOVE WINDSOR INTERACTIVE MAP http://www.ilovewindsor.co.uk will take you to the MapCreator.eu foundations sitting on the Thinglink.com platform which allows us to make … Continue reading I Love Windsor… what things do you love about Windsor?
A local marketing agency submitted a post yesterday to announce they had been short listed for a social media award… the first and last time they submitted a post it was for an award they had won a couple of … Continue reading Actions speak way louder than words…
Maps4News.com was used by The Daily Record to celebrate Andy Murray’s Dunblane showing where he bought his meat pies & penny chews! With Social Media Week just around the corner, Jon Davey, last year’s WINNER of Social Media Week’s … Continue reading Put YOUR Local Hero on the Map!
Sometimes in business it can seem like you’re playing tennis, a singles game where you keep hitting the ball back & forth until the other misses and YOU WIN… But that apparent WIN can be short lived as the other … Continue reading Good business is like playing doubles in tennis…
Map4News allows you to create a map in minutes, fully licensed and ready to go for publication. Make a cup of tea and watch the video showing how you can create a map of New York City in a style … Continue reading Easily creating Maps for your News story
The principle of the Maps4News software is to enable newspaper graphic editors or any editor, to produce detailed maps in seconds, to publish directly in newspapers (print/online), in any scale, size, and style. The output file is an editable Illustrator/EPS … Continue reading Add local Maps to optimise your page layout