Advice for web start-ups

Partly for a project I’m working on and partly to have another try at using the lovely Storify curation platform, I’ve pulled together this collection of my favourite links and resources about web start-ups. Let me know what you think – and if there’s anything that should be added… Image: Facebook’s old office in Palo…… Continue reading Advice for web start-ups

Love in the time of textual harassment

I met my wife when my internet access was restricted to a 36 kps modem at one computer in my office, next to the fax machine in the secretaries’ room. I bought my first mobile phone after we’d been together for about six months. It would be a year or two before text messaging started…… Continue reading Love in the time of textual harassment

Butching out the credit crunch – with some help from social media

In terms of useful tips and advice, although I’m not a freelance journalist I found¬†Fiona Cullinan’s post Freelancing in a Recession¬†interesting on a couple of counts. First, she reflects a change in the demands of the market away from her sub-editing skills to a more diverse range of content creation and blog-related editorial. Second, it…… Continue reading Butching out the credit crunch – with some help from social media