Case study: Crowd #publishing needs social capital

Martin Baker

Follow @danpurvis Massively excited by my latest guest post – written by the authorised biographer of David Moyes! An author, screenwriter and script editor, Martin Baker‘s latest novel, Version Thirteen, was recently launched by Unbound. Version Thirteen is the second in the Spendlove trilogy set against the crisis in global capitalism, is 116% funded, and due […]

@theresaalbert talks food, being a TV celebrity & beating jetlag

Theresa Albert Paris Headshot

Follow @danpurvis Having just stayed at the beautiful Herrington Span & Inn on a business trip for my new company’s Annual Planning Conference, I though it apt to introduce some North American flavour to my blog! In my third Q&A, Theresa Albert – an author, a blogger, a regular nutrition expert on TV, a speaker, […]

An interview with @copyrightgirl

Emily LOVES copyright...!

Follow @danpurvis This is the first in a series of Q&As I’m conducting with leaders from different fields. First up…@copyrightgirl (aka Emily Goodhand, Copyright & Compliance Officer at the University of Reading) and we talk about her career as well as, of course, all things copyright, Intellectual Property and compliance related. Ok Emily, tell us […]

Does Social Influence really matter?

What's relevant to you?

Follow @danpurvis The unveiling of Klout’s new algorithm last month prompted a lot of debate and discussion about “Social Influence”.  I particularly rated Neal Schaffer’s post on this in which he sought the opinion of 13 experts – balanced and packed full of common sense. Personally, I don’t believe that influence has much value.  Particularly […]

Know Your eCustomer – it’s time to get engaged

Charles Darwin

Follow @danpurvis Knowledge is power When the 17th Century philosopher Sir Francis Bacon said: “knowledge is power” he couldn’t have possibly imagined the enormous volume of information that businesses in the 21st Century work with day-in, day-out. With the widespread adoption of Internet-based technologies we have witnessed a massive surge in the number of customer […]