Reading: “Fox News, CNN and MSNBC see record ratings in 2008 - Los Angeles Time” ( http://tinyurl.com/8m4bjx )
Reading: “Consumers Union to Buy a Blog From Gawker - NYTimes.com” ( http://tinyurl.com/8oykpz )
RT @warrenss Interesting analogy from @harrymccracken Will Twitter become Palm? http://cli.gs/gX03u1 #twitter #tagthis
Going for Inbox zero before the day ends.
Just received my prize for winning a bet with a client re Rutgers beating South Florida in football game this season.
Reading: “My Top 5 Social Media Tools of 2008 | Social Media Explorer” ( http://tinyurl.com/7qky46 )
Reading: “The 10 Most Important Technology Developments of 2008 - Seeking Alpha” ( http://tinyurl.com/82dctw )
Quantcast numbers for twitter.com http://tinyurl.com/5tmsb9 If accurate, demographic breakdown is http://tinyurl.com/5qtjsw
Brightkite hooks up with Facebook Connect, makes location-based stalking easier (VentureBeat) http://tinyurl.com/7qxnbt
Just bought a Kodak Zi6 HD Pocket Video Camera from Amazon.com with a gift card. Thanks for the recommendation @rblevin
Bought my once-a-year bottle of champagne tonight instead of waiting for the champagne-buying frenzy tomorrow. Bought some wine, too.
Companies use Twitter to pack PR punch (FT) http://tinyurl.com/82jwr8 “inspiring business to manage its message in 140 characters or less.”
A Modest Blogging Proposal http://tinyurl.com/8swc88 (a Viewpoint on BW.com) More on the sponsored post debate.
Net News Overtakes Papers (Poynter) http://tinyurl.com/86wew4
Top Social Media Sites of 2008 (Facebook Still Rising) (W. Post via TechCrunch) http://tinyurl.com/947yay
Downloading some photos to Flickr
Ordered the Kodak Zi6 HD Pocket Video camera earlier today on Amazon, already shipped. Online retail, with reviews, etc., can’t be beat.
How Monitoring Twitter Can Help Build Links (Search Engine Land) http://tinyurl.com/9owef2 And much deeper customer engagement of course
Ten Reasons to be Optimistic about Online in 2009 (ClickZ) http://tinyurl.com/6seheh
Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For (Mashable) http://tinyurl.com/95vkal
Reading: “Five people to follow on Twitter in 2009 « These Digital Time” ( http://tinyurl.com/83ewrc )
a lot more commenting on stories and blogs is another goal for 2009.
I’d like to do some guest blogging in 2009. That’s one of my five goals for next year.
Reading: “Five people I am no longer following on Twitter « These Digital Time” ( http://tinyurl.com/8d7jpo )
Reading: “Official Google Mobile Blog: Google on Android” ( http://tinyurl.com/3zznbx )
Meeting with a prospect in the mobile ad campaign and delivery space tomorrow.
Reading: “Will Social Networks Become the New Inbox? Part 2 - Search Engine Watch (SEW)” ( http://tinyurl.com/786wrg )
Flurry of new videos came in at deadline for the eBillme (client) Shopping Confessions Online Video Contest http://tinyurl.com/7alvo3
Google alerts are a reminder that you can’t just be reactive.
Looking over the website of a prospect we’ll be meeting with in NYC on Tuesday.
Reading: “Twitter popularity does not equal business acumen | Feeds | ZDNet.com” ( http://tinyurl.com/79jk36 )
The end of instant film cameras (NYT) http://tinyurl.com/8f8kev I remember my grandfather’s Polaroid, like it was yesterday.
Three days after Christmas, 60 degrees, what else, but grill some steaks.
Web Overtakes Papers for News. First time ever. (Newser via LA Times via Pew) http://tinyurl.com/952e8q
Using my daughter’s Crayola keyboard to type and tweet. The keys are huge and the keyboard is basic, but great for a four year old.
Ask And Ye Shall Receive: Twitority Launches Authority-Based Twitter Search (TechCrunch.com) http://tinyurl.com/8kprgw
5 Great Gmail Apps (PC World) http://tinyurl.com/ay69pd
Finished painting the kitchen. Trying to decide where to go out for dinner tonight.
Reading: “Mitigating the collision course of social networks | Feeds | ZDNet.com” ( http://tinyurl.com/axy6fx )
Be Your Own Trend Spotter (USNews.com) http://tinyurl.com/9kkvfy
Calif. Texting Ban Hits Jan. 1 (Newser via Daily Tech) http://tinyurl.com/7o4zjo
Amazon Has ‘Best Ever’ Holiday Season (Newser via Marketwatch) http://tinyurl.com/7q472z
at the car dealer. we are miles apart right now.
Car shopping, well, car looking. Time to turn in the truck and get something else.
Gap.com down? http://tinyurl.com/5s4n47
Why You Should Wait to Return Christmas Gifts (Al’s Mornign Meeting) http://tinyurl.com/9f77j7 “much better deals if you wait until Jan. 5”
NYTimes.com, Spokesman.com Raise the Bar on Transparency, Again (Poynter) http://tinyurl.com/7atjbk news org web devs to blog about efforts.
Micro-Giving: A New Era in Fundraising (Huffington Post) http://tinyurl.com/8az7xl
Going to a Christmas party at a friends house.
Okay, outta here. Couple of quick errands then home.