TechCrunch: get better at taking photos - Ian McKee | Tech PR in Bath -
Meanwhile TechCrunch’s main review, for what is (let’s face it) one of the biggest tech product launches of the year, a product that itself is focussed on aesthetically beautiful design and photography, features dark and grainy shots with the writer’s arm hair in the background.
The best Apple Pay, iPhone 6 and Apple Watch links - Ian McKee | Tech PR in Bath -
The most useful stuff I’ve seen on all the Apple news.
Is the end of Google Authorship a blow to PR thought leadership? -
A few thoughts from me on how I think the news about Google Authorship affects PR.
How Twitter Analytics has changed the way I tweet - Ian McKee | Tech PR in Bath -
I have to say, since I’ve had access, it has changed the way I tweet. But not in that it’s made me addicted to ‘engagement’ or obsessive about the time of day or anything like that. The only thing it’s changed is frequency.
NPR MUSIC IS STREAMING INTERPOL’S NEW ALBUM RIGHT NOW
El Pintor, much-loved by anagram fanatics and Interpol obsessives, isn’t out until September 8 (UK) and September 9 (US), but is up already on NPR’s First Listen.
There go all our plans to get anything else done today. Damn.
Pre-order the record on Interpol’s site.
Running speed in Runkeeper, Nike+ and MapMyRun - Ian McKee | Tech PR in Bath -
I’ve been running for a few years, and have been getting progressively faster. But a few jumps in speed seem to correlate with switching around running apps.
SEOing the death of Robin Williams isn’t evil. It’s the equivalent of shouting “READ ALL ABAHT IT” -
As I’ve said many times, there is no robot or computer in the world compelling people in news organisations to make decisions. All decisions about SEO are taken by humans. And all the decisions you take in a news organisation reflect your editorial values.
Martin Belam saying sensible things about SEO and news organisations.
On privacy, identity and integrity - Ian McKee | Tech PR in Bath -
I watched Terms and Conditions May Apply at the weekend. It was mostly shockingly awful, utterly incapable of dealing with the online privacy debate with any depth, balance or intelligence.
The shocking truth about SEO: it's not as complicated as you think -
As you probably know by now, SEO and PR are getting more closely related. But there is one aspect that both have always had in common, and that is that both have long been labelled a supposed ‘dark art’.
Ruffled a few SEO people’s feathers with this one.