Hello State of Searchers, long time no speak! I’m back contributing to the blog – after a 4 month hiatus, during which time I moved countries, shipped a load of things, bought some white goods and settled down to life as an expat in Sydney. It’s good to be back!
I’ll be bringing the usual digital and search opinion pieces and updates, while alongside this investigating the digital industry around Australia and getting to know some more of the people that make it happen.
Having now been here for 3 (very hectic) months, I finally made it to my first event – fastBREAK, a breakfast event held at Sydney’s very impressive Powerhouse Museum. Although not strictly ‘digital’, the event gave me a great insight into the innovative and entrepreneurial spirits of some of Australia’s ‘Generation Y’. This is particularly interesting in a country that is often considered ‘digitally behind’ as compared to big players like the UK and US. (more…)