It’s getting personal

It might surprise many of us that the world is getting smaller. And more personal. Because of the web. Have you noticed why facebook and twitter are really popular? Have you noticed that a lot of people spend a lot of time on them.   Interacting with other people. I...

28 New Facebook accounts every minute

According to this article, Facebook gained 100 million new users over the last 8 months. That’s ROUGHLY  28 per minute, 1680 per hour 40,320 per day 1,300,000 per month WOW, No wonder 90% of US Marketers have jumped onboard the social media bandwagon to see what...

Early beginnings of nothing new

U2’s Bono aka paul_hewson recently said on Twitter: “The emergence and refinement of social media could be one of the greatest and quietest cultural revolutions in history.” The important thing to remember in all of this Social Media talk is that we...

Baby boomers and social media

According to an article written on multichannelmerchant.com: More than 30 million baby boomers now connect on LinkedIn, and even more are on Twitter. And it doesn’t stop there. According to recent data from Inside Facebook, the number of U.S. Facebook users over age...

69 percent of Australians read blogs

According to a recent study: 69% of Australians read other people’s blogs, on average two to three times a week. While this is also considerably lower than many Asian markets, it is still a big number, indicating the interest Australians have in user-generated...

Seth Godin Freebies

Seth Godin ranks as one of my favourite authors and thinkers on marketing and media. Check out his blog at http://sethgodin.typepad.com/ He give’s a lot of his stuff away for free too. Here are a couple of freebies. Seth Godin’s Free ebook “The...

Wanna go to Australia Zoo?

Just letting you all know that I’m running a deal at LOEX at the moment where if you advertise for 13 weeks on our Regg TV Network across one of our 9 stores, I’ll give you a free family pass for Australia Zoo! Everyone loves a freebie!  go to...

Dave’s Digest – Week 8

In an attempt to consoidate my emailing – I’m going to produce a digest of handy links and information for the week. Dave’s Top Links: Finding Latent Profit Potential in your business Tom Peters writes on Opportunity. Promoting your business online...

What am I working on?

It’s been an amazing launch into the new year. A lot of people have been asking what’s changed for myself, my family and business in 2009.  Here’s a quick list. My son, Willem is going to celebrate his 1st birthday in May. He’s awesome, tough...

Week off

Sorry folks. This week had involved a lot of wonderful travel and challenges so I can’t deliver my week 5 links. I’ll have a few extra good ones next week!