Meeting room traffic lights at Brilliant Noise

Have you got this room booked? The dance of the meeting room hunt and bluff-double-bluff has many variations but is common to offices large and small across the UK. Open plan offices are still the dominant template for workspace design despite a growing army of detractors. So when you need a quiet space for an…… Continue reading Meeting room traffic lights at Brilliant Noise

Dots, as told in Artefact Cards

Things are moving pretty quickly at work at the moment, so I’ve not had much of a chance to reflect or mention things that are going on there – but I can’t let the year slip by without mentioning one really cool thing… Just over a month ago Brilliant Noise held its first conference, Dots: Connecting Ideas, part…… Continue reading Dots, as told in Artefact Cards

Brilliant Noise in The Observer

On Sunday Brilliant Noise was featured in a lovely article in The Observer about Brighton’s leading tech start-ups. It was great to be featured, especially alongside friends like Storystream, Brandwatch, Project Fuse, 3DIFY, Crunch and Brilliant Noise non-exec, Arjo Ghosh (fittingly pictured seated above the throng, like a kind of start-up deity).  

Dan Wieden quotes to cheer small agencies

An AdAge article from a few months ago has a couple of bits of advice from Dan Wieden – founder of the formidable creative ad agency Wieden+Kennedy –  that make me feel a little brighter, a little bolder a little hungrier everytime I read them (like now at the beginning of a long busy day,…… Continue reading Dan Wieden quotes to cheer small agencies

Over at BN: a bias for action and new colleagues

I wrote a post about “bias for action” over at the Brilliant Noise blog. It’s not that I’m particularly pleased with it, but I am enjoying the train-of-thought ride I describe in it… A few strands of thought that have started to wind themselves around each other for me on this theme: how to grow…… Continue reading Over at BN: a bias for action and new colleagues

Agency innovation, infographics and growth: Brilliant Noise posts and news

Over the last couple of weeks the blog at Brilliant Noise has really taken off – mainly because we’ve been joined by some talented bloggers with interesting things to say. Inspired by them I’ve also written a post I’m really pleased with! There’s no elegant way to cross-post stuff here, so I’ll furnish you with…… Continue reading Agency innovation, infographics and growth: Brilliant Noise posts and news

Brighton’s two Dukes: my two favourite cinemas

Image: The new Duke’s at Komedia’s legs sculpture This is a blog post about the newest cinema in Brighton, Dukes at Komedia, which opens this Friday (after a launch party tomorrow). It’s a personal post, even though my company is working with the company that owns the cinema, Picturehouse Cinemas. This is written because I…… Continue reading Brighton’s two Dukes: my two favourite cinemas

Forrester on paid content

A new Forrester report says that people paying for ad-free content is undermining the efficacy of advertising still further.  I’ve blogged about it on the Brilliant Noise blog:  There are no shortage of opportunities to buy media space – the real estate, as it were is increasing – it is just that the attention you…… Continue reading Forrester on paid content

Recent Brilliant Things

Image: A brilliant headline you may have missed…  Remiss of me, I know, but I’ve been posting at Brilliant Noise without linking here.  So, here are three things I just have to post here too:  Notes and slides from my talk at the excellent brightonSEO Brilliant Noise’s new live events service, using Storystream technology Video…… Continue reading Recent Brilliant Things