Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Saturday, 25 April 2009

tarot for LingoLiz...

Saturday, Apr 25th, 2009 -- You are eager to get your chores out of the way early in the day so you can enjoy escaping later on. Fortunately, your motivation will serve you well and an optimistic attitude enables you to get a lot accomplished. As the day progresses, though, your concentration flags and you want to be done with being responsible. Patience is your friend and the relaxation will feel great once you are completely finished working.

better get on with it then! :-)

Friday, 17 April 2009

Blogger Blog feed prob - it's ok - Viviti are on it!

There seems to be a little glitch with the Blogger Blog feed to the Viviti site - so I posted a support ticket to Viviti and got a prompt reply that they are working on it...thanks Jerrett :-)

I'm now starting to promote the site to a few Gumball blogs and people...

Ideally I'd like to get a few more audio test posts to the SpinVox account and make sure they are posting online ok too....

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

gumball getting there.

It's close. It's really close - the gumbal sponsorship is taking shape. It's take a while, and let's face it - it could all end up not actually happening, but like I said, I think it's close!

I'm perfectly placed to make it happen. I used to work for a radio station as their sponsorship coordinator, my ex boyfriend used to race in the British Superbikes (support round) and I would get him sponsorship. In fact, it's how I got the job before this one - 100% Bikes motorbike trackday organiser. Not to bang on about "one's past triumphs" but I would be somewhere very different in life if I had never had an involvement in sponsorship.

When you think about it, it's pretty straightforward, cash for coverage.

But what does this magical combo-slash-parntership set up have to be like for it to work? What's the coverage like? what is the sponsored party able to offer in the way of impressions. opportunities to hear/see the sponsor name and message? there's a magic formula, there was in radio, and there is in any media, including web. Get a message heard by X many people, and Y many will react/remember*. (*the two most common goals in advertising, of which sponsorship is included)

so, right now, I'm calculating the coverage. except I can't. It's too big!!!!


mother board

Typical, the day I return from holiday, and have more than the average bear to contend with, what happens? My motherboard implodes...the second in 6 months. First the laptop went, and now the desktop's gone too. :-(

Praise-be for decent back up systems...!

One quick trip to a well known computer retailer later, and I'm now the proud owner of a lovely new hp (don't ask me the spec - all I know is that it's fast - almost as fast as Craig's!)

I'm really enjoying reinstalling all my programmes and settings and actually being a bit more organised - one good thing about the occaisional computer death is that you end up with a clean desktop and a fresh start everywhere- no junk. It'll take a while before I feel like I'm fully functioning again, but at least I'm enjoying the process....