From blogger to RNC e-comms staffer
AdAge reports on that the Washington Post has become an early adopter of RSS ads. I’ve seen them in the feeds I subscribe to from the Post and they are done well — easily seen but not obnoxious.
When I was a kid one of my coaches told me: “you run like you have a refrigerator on your back!” And that’s likely true. A speed demon I was not. As a baseball player, I suspect there were times when my coach and teammates wondered if I’d be the first player ever to be…
I’m hiring two senior deputies for my new gig at DCI Group in Washington, DC. Specifically, I’m looking for a VP of Digital Operations and a VP of Digital Strategy.
AP reports on a new Pew study that shows that: Reliance on the Internet for political news during last year’s presidential campaign grew sixfold from 1996, while the influence of newspapers dropped sharply, according to a study issued Sunday. Full report here.
An article ("Courts Unlikely To Stop Google Book Copying") about the controversial project finds: Despite objections from publishers and writers, copyright law appears to be on Google’s side, legal experts say. The social value of Google’s initiative to digitize library books, including those protected by copyright, will likely weigh heavily in the search engine’s favor.
Matthew Hurst points out that Google’s terms of service for its new Analytics service allows it to use the collected data for its own purposes. Essentially, in exchange for free web visitor stats for your blog or web site, you agree to let them take advantage of that treasure drove of data being collected. Seems…