Archives for October 2008

Dealing With Poverty Closer to Home – Wendy’s List

It’s been good to participate in Blog Action Day this year and the focus on Poverty has produced some amazing posts and some very moving testimonials around the blogosphere. Understandably, a lot of what has been written is about poverty in underdeveloped and developing countries. Sparkplugging CEO Wendy Piersall reminds us that even in our […]

Home Office Voice Site is On the Market

Anyone interested in acquiring an established web site and brand, with – as far as I can see – loads of upside, should take a look at HomeOfficeVoice, which owner and blogger Martin Neumann has put on the market. The name – HomeOfficeVoice – is highly brandable and for the right motivated person, this is […]

Supporting The Library Project for Blog Action Day

In my post yesterday about Blog Action Day, I promised more information about a project we are supporting, with a focus on children. It’s called simply The Library Project and it is about providing books for children in developing countries. Quite simply, books help their education and education empowers individuals and communities to rise out […]

Blog Action Day 2008: Be In It!

As a founding member (and member of the Advisory Board) of the International Blogging and New Media Association (IBNMA), I was very pleased to learn today that the Association is a sponsor of Blog Action Day,  October 15. This is the first “cause” to be backed by IBNMA. What Blog Action Day is about Blog […]

In Praise of Big Things: Telstra Competition to Name New Australia-US Cable

Anyone who has travelled around Australia at all by road will have noticed some Big Things: the Big Merino just out of Goulburn, the Big Guitar at country music capital Tamworth, the Big Prawn (or maybe Shrimp to you) at Ballina, the Big Banana at Coffs Harbour, the Big Pineapple near Nambour. Perhaps even the […]