David Stuart

Web Analyst and Consultant

Lawyers on MySpace?

As I’ve mentioned before,  and will no doubt mention again: there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to social media. Just because a particular web site or technology is flavour of the month doesn’t mean it’s necessarily right for you or your business. In fact your ideal network may be one considered past its prime. I came across [...]

The Importance of the Editor….Generally

In addition to regularly writing magazine articles, I regularly review books for a couple of library and information science journals. It provides a great way to get books I wouldn’t buy otherwise [academic books can be VERY expensive]. Unfortunately in editing one book review recently (best example of how not to publish a book), the [...]

The Future of Search

Following on from the Bing Roundtable back in June, I was invited back yesterday to have a one-to-one chat with Jordi Ribas, the General Manager of Microsoft’s Search Technology Centre Europe. Building from the starting point of Bing’s new features, it was a wide-ranging conversation that covered everything from Yahoo! BOSS to Murdoch’s plans to [...]

Bing ‘suggests’ it’s still US-centric

Following on from the Bing Roundtable back in June, I have been invited back down again on Tuesday to another conversation with Jordi Ribas, the General Manager of Microsoft’s Search Technology Centre Europe. As such it seemed an appropriate time to cast a critical eye over Bing once again. Back at the June round-table the [...]

Why a Blog?

This blog is for letting people know some of the things I am working on, although it is extremely infrequent. As my writing has expanded from blog posts to professional journal articles, and finally to books, the number of blog posts I write on my various blogs has inevitably tapered off.

Why blog? For me it turned out to be the first step on the road to a book deal!

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