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Ye Olde Tour de Yorkshire

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

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Are you creating a World Cup WINNING Business Beat?

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?

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Rolling out your marketing strategy…

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…

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What does the 4th July 2014 mean to you?

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?

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Mapping out European news

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

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How are newspapers using maps?

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?

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Making healthy connections in Berkshire doesn’t have to be a lottery…

“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…

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Putting HULL’s Digital Agencies well and truly on the 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

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On what should online newspaper advertising revenues be based?

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?

Over 80% of journalists actively use Twitter

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

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Telegraph Men need media’s most eligible man

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

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I Love Windsor… what things do you love about Windsor?

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?

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Good business is like playing doubles in tennis…

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…