Archive for June, 2009

Brand Psyche

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Having lunch yesterday with a lawyer friend. We touched on the legality of a brand not profiting from the goodwill of another brand. At the weekend I saw a press advert for cakes, using a clock, cartoon style lettering and garish pastel cake colours. This is very similar to another company's ...

b.TWEEN Beano

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Fresh in from the annual northern interactive meets media beano, b.TWEEN, I have spent 24 hours looking at all the new apps and technologies covered during the two day event. b.TWEEN is always a great event. Katz Kiely and her team, really think through the content, running order, venues and attendees' ...

Future of Television

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Last night I was invited to an excellent event hosted by Richard Lindley, formerly of BBC's Panorama programme. The investigative show had a massive following under Richard's stewardship in the 1980's and 90's. The audience at his event was a mixed media crowd. Who seemed like big TV fans. This may ...

Twittle Twattle

Monday, June 1st, 2009

We signed up to Twitter around 18 months ago. I would say it reached a tipping point within my group of friends in mid-2008 and the general public in late winter 2009. Becoming useful as a tool for seeing what was going on. The more people on there you know, the ...