Monthly Archives: August 2010

Coming Up: Our New Webcast Series

Every time we turn around, it seems there’s a new and irresistible gadget or some different business paradigm, especially online. Those geeks in their garages just won’t chill out watching telly and stop inventing for a while. We do our best to cover many of the key developments in this  blog and ournewsletter, but not… Read More »

Consumer Protection Redux

It’s not generally well-known, but transactions on Trade Me are sometimes protected by the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) — but mostly not. Regulators hate anomalies so the CGA has been going through a review process (of this and other necessary updates to the act) which is likely to lead to a makeover. The CGA generally… Read More »

Convergence Gets Real

Got an iPad? Seen one — or at least heard the hype? Lots of folks out there think it’s a game changer, right? Even before we’ve even scratched the surface of what the iPad can do (and actually that’s not a very good metaphor, considering the iDamage that would result), we thought we’d better give… Read More »

Other Things We’re Doing

We have a number of projects on the go, particularly in the Social Media sphere. If you’re interested in our imminent limited edition “100 Social Media Case Studies” book (now just 39 copies left), please click here. Our next general Social Media Marketing ecourse starts on August 23 — early bird booking deadline this coming Monday, August… Read More »

Cargo Cult?

Is our government’s commitment to fibre to the home and high speed broadband little more than a ‘cargo cult’? That’s the question that’s being posed by the Motu Institute at University of Waikato and the Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation at Victoria University. As reported by Commsday: Building on a 2009 study… Read More »