- More prize for your ticket: Facebook ads have 35 times the reach of comparable spending on Google ads.
- Mining the past for prizes: DataSift customers can access two years of past Twitter status updates--and can use maps to mine some of that Twitter data in interesting ways.
- Prize-winning meetings? Rebooting the medical meeting: 8 lessons from TEDMED has fresh observations on what worked for this physician-attendee. Having done speaker coaching at this conference, I'm glad he liked the well-prepared speakers, I have to say. Lots of those speakers are looking over my post Instead of wincing,10 things to look for on that video of your speech, from The Eloquent Woman blog. Videos from TEDMED will be posted in about 3-4 weeks.
- For the winner of the I Have Plenty of Time Award: Here are 8 alternatives to Pinterest. Please let me know if you try any of them and how you found the time.
- A real winner: You'd think PR people would understand that Twitter is not there as a board for their complaints about journos, but examples like this keep cropping up: Hill & Knowlton intern fired for insulting journalist on Twitter.
- Winning personality=winning podcast: Want a popular podcast? Lead with your personality.
- My prize for good writing goes to this. I love blogs that make me hungry and jealous of the good writing.
- The winning ticket: "Keep Bill Wyman away from Keith," and other to-do items from the Rolling Stones 1976 tour.
- The dance prize: Ivan Oransky catches the New England Journal of Medicine in describing how it (along with other journals) uses embargoes in a "carefully choreographed production" to get media attention, on Embargo Watch.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Twitter stream this week. Everyone can be a winner with this collection of great finds: