Agency life

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Shanghai is go

Sorry for the agency-related news, but this is a project I’ve been working on for some time. We announced today the opening of our office in Shanghai, China, headed by Elizabeth Priester who joins from…


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Glass houses

Ho ho – OutCast is now coming under scrutiny over its blogger relations service following its lack of response to Jeff Jarvis’ Dell Hell. [Here, pass me that stone would you?]. Technorati Tags: OutCast


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More jobs – inquire within

I have some more positions vacant for those on the move – this time with clients. 1. Product marketing managers – security and wireless – based in Seattle (two or three vacancies) 2. Inside sales…



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Next Fifteen buys OutCast

Next Fifteen, which owns tech PR brands such as Text 100, Bite and AugustOne, has just acquired tech boutique OutCast for $6m. The intention is to run OutCast as a new brand under the NFC…


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iShuffle

I seem to be doing well for gifts at the moment. Check out the free 1 Gb iShuffles which were doled out at the partner event in the UK. I’ve just tested it out on…




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PRWEEK UK Tech League Tables – pah

The annual agency rankings for tech PR firms in the UK was published last week by PRWEEK UK [subscription required]. It’s come under a lot of criticism by the PR blogerati. I’ve just had time…


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Congrats to NetScaler

Congratulations to the team at LEWIS client, NetScaler, which announced its acquisition by Citrix (another client in Europe) for $323m today. NetScaler is one of the hottest start-ups in the Valley at the moment (as…