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Month: October 2008

Britney Spears, edocr and Google

Matt Grest of QBurst and I have been testing the capability of edocr in terms of getting to Google first page within 24 hours. We like to share our observations and like to invite you to follow the same, if you wish to appear on Google first page under 24 hours without spending a penny. Case Study 1 – Britney Spears Breaks Guinness World Record Actual Google search terms: "Britney Spears Breaks Guinness World Record" position: No. 2 No. of listings: 1,930 positions above edocr listing: positions below edocr listing on first page with Alexa rankings:…

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e-mail marketing – edocr at the centre causing havoc

Today, I received a request to remove a person from one of my e-mails. And he made the point that my e-mail did not have an option to remove him from my mailing list. The problem is that I use multiple channels with multiple mailing lists. What does that mean? At present, my day is spent on managing a complex web of activities. These activities fall broadly into brands, some of which have not yet been publicised., ForesightNorth and Northern StartUp 2.0 are divisions of eveo Ltd. Product development to sales and marketing. Building an ecosystem for digital businesses…

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Courtesy of BBC – Financial Crisis 2008 in Graphics

These graphics from BBC on the financial crisis that affects all of us one way or another, are too good to be ignored. Casualties – Number of companies that were nationalised, taken over, asset stripped or let to go bankrupt. The Cost of the bail-out – Unbelievable to think the cost of Northern Rock nationalisation. AIG’s bail out look almost minor news. edocr also hosts number of documents related to the credit crunch, all of which can be accessed from here. Tags: credit crunch, financial crisis 2008, credit crisis, banking failures, AIG, Northern Rock, Bradford & Bingley

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Knowledge Management Job Trends

I just discovered SimplyHired that tracks employment trends based on US data, which shows remarkable come back on jobs related to knowledge management. However, it reports typical salaries of $58,000 and further analysis is required to understand how it is calculated. On SimplyHired’s defence, they clearly states that average knowledge management salaries can vary greatly due to company, location, industry, experience and benefits. This salary was calculated using the average salary for all jobs with the term "knowledge management" anywhere in the job listing. Above method raises serious questions about the validity of the calculation. But in the absence of…

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Knowledge Management – what’s happening?

Here are some quotes I lifted off an old IBM slide pack published by Jennifer Okimoto and uploaded to by Elusa (Luis Suarez) on Knowledge Management (KM): You can’t manage knowledge – nobody can. What you can do is to manage the environment in which knowledge can be created, discovered, captured, shared, distilled, validated, transferred, adopted, adapted and applied.” Chris Collison and Geoff Parcell, Learning to Fly: Practical Knowledge Management from Leading and Learning Organizations “…if you ask someone, or a body for specific knowledge in the context of a real need it will never be refused. If you…

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