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Digital Content Social Media Startups

zeebox – the value is in sharing and discovery

Like music, TV is another traditional medium that has gone social. Forget about ‘just’ watching a show on TV’ that is only half the fun nowadays. Watching something on telly is one thing, but the conversation around it on  social media such as Twitter and Facebook is pushing the way in which we consume TV […]

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Book Reviews

Book review: “Business Model Generation”

Normally I tend to be quite careful with business books; quite a lot of them seem to be quite over-hyped and need a lot of pages to illustrate one single theme. I felt that “Business Model Generation” by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur is different though. The book is all about using a business model […]

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Online Trends Startups User Experience

Being able to say “sorry” – a great example by Balsamiq

I guess people’s (in) ability to say “sorry” is not unique to the digital landscape. However, you do not have to be a rocket scientist to see that the web and social media have made mistakes and public relations disasters a lot more public and transparent. I am always particularly interested in one’s ability to hold […]

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Online Trends Social Media Startups

Pinterest – Another social media miracle?

Over the last couple of months Pintrest seem to have become talk of the town in social media land and has been hailed as the latest great social media success. Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that lets you organise and share are all the things that you are interested in. A simple example of how […]

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Agile Digital Strategy Startups

Eric Ries and learning how to pivot (or persevere)

About a month ago I wrote a blog post about Niall Murphy, successful founder of The Cloud, and his experiences and learnings from creating (and selling) a successful startup. I then attended the UK launch of “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries. Eric Ries is a young American developer who has founded and been involved in a […]