I'm still trying to get a refund from SNCF for a ticket I bought but didn't use in May. It was a right palava trying to transfer my broadband with BT (if you've ever heard the Marcus Brigstock sketch about the very same, it was just like that) and I've lost count of the number of times I've ... Read more »
My chum Alex Schultz has been bigging up youtube-a-like Revver for a few months now. As ever he's blocks ahead of me, but I've been taking a few minutes to explore it and get a feel for the site and I must say, Mr Schultz is right. Revver is rather good. See Alex's latest comment here.
So, why ... Read more »
The net lets you peer into previously hidden and private spaces. But having a look at the myspace profile of the man at the centre of current suspicion for the multiple murders of women in Ipswich, is a stark example of how the net can change the contact and view we have of people. Certainly, ... Read more »
House full of clutter? Budding entrepreneur? Fear not, help is at hand.
With Dan Wilson's stress free, jargon-busting easy to use MAKE MONEY ON EBAY UK you'll soon be buying and selling like a professional. (Plug ends)
Anyway, last chance to grab it before Christmas because today is ... Read more »
Pixelotto is the latest offering from brightspark Alex Tew who also brought us the Million Dollar Homepage. It was one of the most significant and successful exercises in viral marketing... Tew walked away with a million bucks. Not bad work.
Pixelotto has much the same feel and ethos but gives a ... Read more »
Enough tech blogs already. It's interesting to see how small businesses are using emerging technolgies as marketing tools. Here's an interesting blog I've found.
Beppo Buchanan-Smith owns and runs a luxury hotel on the Isle of Eriska in Scotland. It’s a high-class place that has all the ... Read more »
As the popularity of user generated content, member-to-member interaction and online community sites continues to grow as an integral part of the Web 2.0 wave, fears about liability (specifically with reference to libel) when it comes to user generated content have resurfaced.
This isn't ... Read more »
If you’re expecting shiny suits and ‘Get Rich Quick’ schemes, you won’t be disappointed by the Business Start Up exhibition and conference that’s on today and tomorrow at Olympia in London. The Erotica Show is also in town at Olympia this weekend so you really can mix business with ... Read more »
There was a great piece in the Sun featuring my friend and eBay postal supplies selling success Kirsten Dudley. You can view the PostalSupplies shop on eBay here. Astonishingly, the Dudleys have sold 4 million jiffy bags. I've bought a few myself.
It is amazing that she only manages the business ... Read more »
On Sunday after eBay University in Exeter, I was fortunate to take a long anticipated trip to the Eden Project in Cornwall, near St Austell. It's the millennium dome that was built to last and, needless to say, it's a great day out.
We got there first thing and it was quiet, in fact it was ... Read more »
You might have seen BBC Watchdog this week. It was the usual sanctimonious, rabble-rousing nonsense this time having a pop at eBay PowerSellers selling fakes.
Exploring the sale of fakes on eBay is, of course, quite legitimate. The angle that the show took focussed on PowerSellers and certainly ... Read more »
It wasn't long ago since we were all wowing over the audacity of the Million Dollar homepage. It was one of those smart ideas that was gracefully simple and brilliantly executed and we wished we'd all come up with it: we didn't, Alex Tew did. I bet it still gets impressive traffic.
MMMZR is touted ... Read more »
How many of these are you reading? How many are worth reading? Are you in with the in-crowd?
According to the Financial Times in an article which you can find here (produced with Technorati and the PR Company Edelman) these are the UK's most trafficed blogs.
EU ... Read more »