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Australia’s Top Web Celebrities

PodCamp Perth 2007 – Perth’s Norgs Originally uploaded by quinncd Wow, looks like someone things Australia is geeky enough to have celebrities. Cool. There is a poll on the page to vote. Vote for Australia’s Top Web 2.0 Celebrities Vote now, you have 5 days left. And blog it, twitter it, send it to your mother. Duncan Riley is winning right now but surely we can make it a tighter race? Just to see if they are tracking their names, let’s see how many of them find this page and make a comment below. The Nominees. Duncan Riley Cameron Reilly Bronwen Clune Mick Liubinskas Phil Morle Richard Giles Russ Weakley Ajay Ranipeta Lachlan Hardy Jason Crane Geoff Bowers Flex Daddy Darren Rowse Ben Barren James Farmer Laurel Papworth Frank Arrigo Stephen Collins Martin Wells Chris Saad Nick Hodge Elias Bizannes Scott-Bradley Pearce Alex Shiels Peter Wells Andrew Sayer Allan Cockerill Ange Recchi Rachel Cook Cathy Edwards Matt Voerman Mark Blair Damian O’Neil Miles Burke Myles Eftos Paul Montgomery Megan Bayliss Meg Tsiamis Carole Foggarty Jamie Le Souef Kesa Marin NAME DELETED SINCE I WON’T PUT IT ON MY BLOG Rene Le Merle Cameron Adams John Allsop Kay Smoljak Nick Cowie Jess McGuire Sarah Stokely Paul Hutton Tim Lucas Sue Waters […]

On DataPortability

of=50,590,442 Originally uploaded by mk1archive Nice discussion on My Tangle about Dataportability and the Challenges Therein Jump in!

2008: The Year of Big

Facebook removes the IS from the status.

Lite: Good 404 Pages

Tag Spam

Email Newsletters Versus Blogs

Reducing Click Through For Happier Customers

Flickr Is So Cool

Dont Screw Up! You Only Get 0.9 Chances.

Bolt Originally uploaded by Soller Photo This morning I got an email newsletter from an Adventure Race group. (I did one race in 2006). Then I got a follow up from another mailing list person asking to change their email address. Then another. Then another. Then ten more. They’d forgotten to use the BCC field instead of CC. Oops. People were complaining, people were unsubscribing, people where not happy. I unsubscribed. I didn’t really want it anyway but it made me feel like I was more Crocodile Hunter then Geek Wannabe. A tiny mistake. A little screw up. And BAM. You take a hit. It’s probably not going to kill them, but it points out the need to take care with user communications. Tangler had the same mess earlier this year when one of our community managers accidentally hit send three times on a Tangler Facebook group message. A harmless error, but I should have taken more care with it. Pals were emailing me to abuse me. Ouch. That hurts. The market is so full of competitors, substitutes, apathy and limited time that it’s tough enough to get someone to look at you. But it’s not over then. It’s a constant challenge to not screw it up (spam, CC) while […]