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Some Big Moves in Australian Social Media

Here in Australia, there has been a noticeable change in the velocity of conversation around digital and social media in the last six to twelve months. I no longer have the explain “blogging” to every person that I meet. When I speak or do guest lectures, the majority of the audience acknowledge their use of “Web 2.0” in the shape of Flickr, YouTube or even...

Top 129 Australian Marketing Pioneer Blogs

I love that Julian Cole keeps powering along with this great list of local Australian bloggers. I also love that there are not 10, 25 or even 50 blogs, but 129. Plenty of good reading here. Now all we need is hyperlinks – or you can find them here. Top 50 Australian Marketing Pioneers Blogs Pioneer Ranking Google Page Rank Tech Authority Score Tech...

Like OMG, If You Are Not Careful Those Clever Gals will Neek Up On You

The social media world can be a surprising place. It can be filled with joy, snarkiness, horror and even insight. You can read blog posts that make your heart ache and others that will lift your spirits – but no matter where I look, I see all about me, a seething mass of creativity. I smell the stench of humanity. In the last year I have had the great...

Vote for the Moggies

2008 has seen a significant amount of change in the Australian social media landscape. There has been a veritable explosion of new creative and critical thinking around the topics of advertising and marketing – not only have our coffee mornings received a fresh injection of energy courtesy of Julian Cole, Jye Smith and Scott Drummond, they also come armed with...

No Clean Feed – Internet Censorship in Australia

If you use Twitter, you may have noticed a bunch of people are using avatars with an X across their mouths. This is a protest against the Australian Government’s plans to implement an internet content filter. This plan places a blanket of censorship across the internet which will, no doubt, have unforeseen consequences – and puts our access to information on a...

Stop the Australian Internet Filter

In a misguided attempt to “protect” Australian internet users from the dangers of the world wide web, federal policy makers led by Senator Stephen Conroy are proposing the mandatory filtering of content. This will see the implementation of filters on the servers of Internet Service Providers across the country. This will result in significantly...