Blogging

We’ve tabulated the results of last week’s Web 2.0 survey – if you haven’t taken it, don’t worry you still can; we re-opened the survey and the link is here. (We’ll update our results in another week or so, once a sizeable number of new responses are in.) Summary The Glenbrook community embraces Web 2.0. […]

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Workshop on Web 2.0 Technologies For Financial Services FaceBook? Twitter? Amazon Flexible Payments? Mint? Zong? Join me and Scott Loftesness of Glenbrook as we explore the world of Web 2.0 technologies and their impact on the payments industry in this one day workshop (morning plus optional afternoon sessions). What is Web 2.0 and how is […]

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I am delighted to introduce you to Katherine Duran, my new research analyst. She’ll be contributing to ForteBlog twice a week and working with me on upcoming articles. She’s a recent graduate of Mills College Lokey Graduate School of Business and a Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco scholarship winner. Plus she’s a foodie like […]

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Over at the Bankervision blog an exchange between leading banking bloggers Chris Skinner (of FinanSer) and James Gardner (at Bankervision) has prompted a lively exchange of comments from the banking and social media community online. This is my contribution to the commentary From my perspective, banks should proactively participate in social media, not to make […]

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Condolences to her family and to Bill McBride at Calculated Risk. Her expertise, dry humor, and prescient commentary will be missed. From the NYTimes Thanks in large part to Tanta’s contributions, Calculated Risk became a crucial source of prescient analysis as the housing market at first faltered, then collapsed and finally spawned a full-blown credit […]

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Blogs and PR

by Erin McCune on June 6, 2008

in Blogging

As this blog becomes increasingly popular I receive more and more requests from PR folks to feature new products and services. The vast majority of my blog posts are driven by what interests me and thus far, I've written a limited number of posts that were prompted by PR inquiries. Nevertheless, I welcome the press […]

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Wiki sites allow users to contribute content, quickly and easily, creating a collaborative, real time repository of information. See definition here – at Wikipedia, of course. According to CFO.com, businesses are now exploring wiki technology as a means of sharing business and financial information without the complexity of content management software. Of course, by it's […]

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This evening as I was online the New York Times home page refreshed and voila – they have a fresh, new design. Personally, I like it. The navigation is better and there is more real estate "above the fold" (more visible without scrolling). Check out the new design One particularly noteworthy feature: they are now […]

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In conjuction with the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, Wells Fargo launched a blog dedicated to history. The posts are mainly by WF historians and achivists — the bank has a rich collection of documents, photographs and artifacts. There are first-hand accounts, perspectives from historians, etc. The parallels to the […]

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