Some links for you:
- Could local blogs save local businesses? : ASH-10 : Social Media Advice and Training in Birmingham UK by Pete Ashton – Pete on: "here’s my no-brainer social media strategy for an independent cafe-style business that’s looking to increase trade"
- When newspapers are gone, what will you miss? – Seth Godin talks shit about what we'll do when newspapers are gone. The worst piece of futurology I've read for a while. I'm not even sure why I'm bookmarking it…
- InstantAtlas Local Information Systems Resource Pack 2008 – Hat-tip Gavin Wray: "Collection of seminars, reports, websites and solutions related to local information systems. Includes examples from data observatories, local government and NHS organisations in England, Scotland and Wales." Plus it's timely for a bid I'm trying to write – very useful.
- P2P Filesharing – responses to the consultation – BERR – A summary of responses to the government request for consultation on P2P file-sharing
- Andy Duncan puts Creative Industries back on the Map « OliMould.com – "his point was that he wanted to equip people with the tools to be able to generate the content themselves, rather than simply funding people with good content-ideas……This type of ‘publisher-not-creator-content’ mantra, allowing citizens to be the content-generators has massive implications for the creative industries."
- West Midlands SIS Cluster – SIS stands for Screen Image Sound cluster (Advantage West Midlands strategy group for these industries) and this seems to be some kind of blog for it (I sit on this group but had no idea). The front page says it's password protected but the RSS feed has all the articles and they are clickable from the sidebar.