Social Media Day in Adelaide 2011


Today was Social Media Day, a virtual event organised by Mashable, the online magazine of all things Web 2.0 and Tech. In Adelaide, the key ‘gathering’ was an online converstation using Twitter and the hashtag #socadl. (NOTE: Using hashtags immediately before words or terms in Twitter, transforms an ordinary word or term into an index […]

Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday June 05 2011

This month on Online Insights we help out a neighbour or hire them, we try to help save a parent support service, cook a delicious breakfast treat and investigate smoking that is not smoking. Parent Helpline When governments carve up the pie for spending OUR money, they face innumerable demands from many sectors. For example, […]

Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday January 10 2010

In this fortnight’s edition of Online Insights we listen in to the audio tour for the Great Pandas at Adelaide Zoo (yes, I made them which means one of my online ventures finally qualifies for Online Insights), look at a strange but intriguing clock, learn the truth about restaurants and what your waiter really thinks […]

Online Insights with Steve Davis on FIVEaa, Sunday, March 22, 2009

Australian Nudist Federation website Australian nudists have finally entered the 21st century with an official website coinciding with the release of new guidelines for naturists. Unfortunately, the site is one of the clunkiest I have seen for a while with bandwidth-heavy technology. This site certainly won’t be the model for modern websites. Not only is […]

Online Insights with Steve Davis on FIVEaa, Sunday, February 22, 2009

Good ideas for websites Sean and I have had some good ideas for businesses and websites during our radio show, so it is only fitting that we share a source for similarly stellar ideas from online – Good website ideas by Simon the Web Genius. Simon is the alter-ego of David Thorne, the man we […]

Online Insights on fiveAA, Sunday, November 16, 2008

No Clean Feed Australia’s federal Labour government, championed through Senator Stephen Conroy, is hellbent on one of the most stupid, cynical exercises known to humankind. Under that vote-winning and indisputable catchcry of “stamping out child pornography” (which every sane human would support), Conroy and his cronies are marching ahead with plans to force mandatory filtering […]

Online Insights on fiveAA, Sunday, August 31, 2008

Road Kill Cook Book I was in the Riverland at Berri, South Australia, this past week, running workshops on online marketing, eBay and the various web2.0 technologies applicable to small business, and met Cathy from Emaroo Cottages. They run some holiday accommodation in Broken Hill and Mildura. She mentioned that their website boasted a Road […]

Online Insights on fiveAA, Sunday, July 06, 2008

Stuart’s Hell Michael Giacometti is an Alice Springs man on a mission, drawing close to to finishing his gruelling challenge of dragging a 180kg cart over 1000 sand dunes in Australia’s Simpson Desert, from east to west, unassisted and away from roads and tracks. In September 1845, after 18 months in central Australia searching for […]