business & innovation

UKNM Roundup: 06-10-2000

Going freelance
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - October 6, 2000

Those leaving the world of full-time employment to work as a freelance often have the zeal of people who have recently kicked smoking. If the lifestyle suits, it can be a wonderful way to earn a crust, with flexibility and the option to chose what you want to do.

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UKNM Roundup: 15-09-2000

Managing customer relationships
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - September 15, 2000

The post Internet stock plunge world has left many companies with reduced marketing budgets and a sharper focus on their existing customers. Stacks of companies have appeared on the scene, specialising in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and 1-to-1 marketing. It can be a confusing area with a plethora of methodologies and more than a smattering of buzzwords. Unsurprisingly, it's a topic that crops up pretty frequently.

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UKNM Roundup: 08-09-2000

Tough time for start-ups
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - September 8, 2000

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UKNM Roundup: 14-07-2000

To be an Emillionaire
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - July 14, 2000

You might have though a show giving away £1m investment to a prospective Internet business might have caused some grumbling on UKNM. The launch of Channel 4's Emillionaire show was met with surprising ambivalence, perhaps everyone is too busy working or jaded from the plethora of new media TV shows on our screens.

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UKNM Roundup: 07-07-2000

Top 100 ebusiness list credible?
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - July 7, 2000

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UKNM Roundup: 09-06-2000

Inside dotcoms...
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - June 9, 2000

The BBC2 series, 'Inside Dotcoms' aired last week. For once a TV programme featuring dotcoms wasn't met with the usual hostility. The fact that the series actually looked behind the scenes rather than falling for tabloid guff, may have had something to do with it.

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UKNM Roundup: 02-06-2000

The best tools for the job
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - June 2, 2000

The tussle between those who want graphical wizardry overriding concerns about the actual usability of a website tend to be ignited by pretty much any discussion of Flash.

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UKNM Roundup: 26-05-2000

Netimperative down but not out...
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - May 26, 2000

Everyone, new media or not, knows about and the inevitable deluge of 'bubble-bursting' stories continued. Unfortunately, YesTV's IPO postponement and the liquidation of Netimperative at the start of the week added fuel to the fire.

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UKNM Roundup: 19-05-2000

The post fallout
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - May 19, 2000

Considering the earlier criticism of pretty much everything that did, there were few hints of 'I told you so' amongst the posts to the list this week. Perhaps everyone thought it bad form to speak ill of the recently liquidated, particularly when a number have been through or know people who have experienced the painful proceedings themselves.

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UKNM Roundup: 28-04-2000

Dotcoms...on a wing and a prayer?
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - April 28, 2000

The Archbishop of Canterbury's comments on the greed of the dotcom world understandably grated with some of the lists' subscribers. Andy Proyer posted, "Was anybody else extremely pissed off at the Easter speech from the Archbishop of Canterbury that basically said that we're all a bunch of good-for-nothing materialistic greedy bastards?"

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UKNM Roundup: 14-04-2000

When is a business an e-business?
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - April 14, 2000

Following on from the heated debate about Panorama a couple of week�s back, a recent edition of the Money Programme covering e-businesses rattled a few cages.

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UKNM Roundup: 31-03-2000

Is a .com address going out of fashion?
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - March 31, 2000

A few weeks ago adding a '.com' to the end of your business' name ensured a valuation on the way up and excited whispers about e-commerce plans around the city. The recent slide in new media companies' share prices, the explosion of dotcom advertisers, the difficulty of obtaining both '' and '.com' domains may be causing marketers sleepless nights.

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UKNM Roundup: 24-03-2000

The impact of Lastminute's share plunge
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - March 24, 2000

It was bad enough before the IPO, but after Lastminute hasn't been out of the headlines, whether it's heavy debate from the broadsheets or the daily tally on how much investors lost, from BBC Online. Given that a sizeable number of UK-Netmarketing subscribers work in start-ups, a heated debate was inevitable.

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UKNM Roundup: 10-03-2000

Where have all the good employees gone?
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - March 10, 2000

What a week. has to increase their IPO price in response to demand. There's no clearer evidence of the boom than in the job pages of this fine publication. Finding good people though, appears to be harder than it might seem.

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UKNM Roundup: 02-03-2000

Amazon grabs a patent on affiliate programs.
UK-Netmarketing Weekly Round-up - March 02, 2000

The week started with much surprise and equal chagrin after was granted a patent on that favourite technique of most e-tailers, affiliate programs. Anna Pedroza was first in, writing, "Any view on Amazon's new patent of their affiliate program?" Unsurprisingly the list�s members had plenty to say.

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