Harrogate hotels

I’ve obviously been spending too much time politicking and not enough time marketing – because I’ve managed to mix up two of the world’s leading hotel brands on the flyer for tomorrow evening’s LDO fringe meeting on ‘The Leadership Campaign and the Internet’.

So, just for clarity, the fringe is at 8 p.m. and in the Holiday Inn, Harrogate (not the Hilton).

Download the flyer and pass it on (PDF, 87kB)

Websites reviewed…

The Times has now asked the editor of Web User magazine to assess all the leadership campaign websites.

“Leadership candidates use web to snare new support”

He’s right about the complexity of the menu on Ming’s site (as was). These happen through lots of small steps that add up to an overcomplex whole – I’ve already simplified it a bit. If I get time, I’ll put some work into some even simpler, and possibly more dynamic menus as soon as the election is over.

The benefits of time…

Further to my earlier post touching on Gladstone’s high level of energy and effectiveness in his late sixties, seventies and eighties, John Locke’s Body has pointed out that Henry Campbell-Bannerman, who led the Liberal Party to its greatest ever victory, with one of its strongest front bench teams, and most radical reforming period in power, was 63 years old when he became the leader of the Liberal Party, and 69 when he became Prime Minister.