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Renee Blodgett
Renee Blodgett is CEO and Founder of Magic Sauce Media, a consultancy dedicated to new media marketing and communications. Utilising the best of viral communications, word-of-mouth, guerilla campaigns, and smart marketing & social media & branding strategies, Renee has launched companies, services and products from around the world, including South Africa, Australia, Holland, Scotland, India, England, Belgium, Germany, Israel, and France. Follow her on Twitter here @magicsaucemedia and here @weblogtheworld.
  • The Steve Jobs tribute for misfits: To your vision, fire and creativity

    Most of the headlines I’ve read about Steve Jobs’ death — October 5, 2011 — shout the obvious factoid: Apple’s Steve Jobs DIES or Steve Jobs is DEAD. Why not something more honorary like: Steve Jobs Dead Today: The World Has Lost a Technology and Design Visionary, or at least something a little more dignified? They also say that Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being, however I’d extend the former to the world, not just Apple. You see, Steve Jobs has the kind of effect that Princess Di had...

  • Are we becoming Firefox icons?

    A few weeks ago in a very bizarre dream, I was a beautifully customised icon on my Firefox browser, adorned in bright colors with HC on the bottom right. HC didn't stand for HealthCrunch, nor was it an alternative to creative commons. What it stood for was Human Connector. The difference between this multi-colored creative HC icon and all the others was that it could jump from one Firefox browser to another. It could also pop in and out of people’s IE and Safari worlds, hang out, and observe their behavior. HC didn’t have a face, but had a magical wand...