Nowhere does Amanda Chapel feel more at home than in Rome. Here we caught up with her relaxing at the café Sempre Amici in Second Life’s Piazza Navona. Amanda believes that one of the secrets to Rome’s eternal charm is that Romans value their traditions. Amanda believes in quality, simple and understated. Here she maintains her own tradition wearing this Silk Kimono Wrap Top by Vera Wang ($1,060), Black Wool Pants by Armani Collezioni ($975), Gray Leather Mules with buckle by Manolo Blahnik ($1,285), and Cleo Push-Up Bra and Panty set by Roberto Cavalli ($625). Other simple but essential accents include: Diamond Silver Necklace by Harry Winston ($15,600); Hair by Charles Ifergan; and Makeup by Bobbi Brown.
Posted by an Honored Guest Sunday, October 29, 2006
A 3-D Rejection of Public Relations on the Web
Today, we are especially pleased to post a guest column by Urizenus Sklar, founder and contributing editor of The Second Life Herald.
First, by way of introduction... a few weeks ago we explored the increasing rejection of PR on the World Wide Web. Regrettably, last week Paul Holmes confirmed our greatest fear, i.e. the industry seems to be in near total denial. In an article titled Wiki Whackiness, Paul tried to isolate the issue exclusively to Wikipedia. Fact is, Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales, is only bowing to the rising political pressure in cyberspace. PR is being shunned and summarily locked out of all things social media. In an interview Wales said, "PR-firms editing in a community space is deeply unethical, and clients should put very firm pressure on their PR firms not embarrass them this way."
Well, this last week we saw the latest shoe to drop. The launch of Crayon, claiming to be "the world's first new marketing company," in Second Life, the Web's premier 3-D virtual world, was harshly panned. Without further ado, here's Uri.
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