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Did you feel that? That was a tremor in the publishing world. There have been many of them over the past several months, but yesterday’s announcement from Amazon could be especially game changing in my …

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Print is Dead’s Jeff Gomez on Bloget’s Saving Book Publishing Post
Friday, Jun 6, 2008 | One Comment

I’ve held off on commenting on Henry Blodget’s recent post entitled How to Save the Book Publishing Industry, as much has already been written.  But I do want to point out Print is Dead’s Jeff …

Alan Cooper on Becoming a Better Marksman
Monday, Jun 2, 2008 | 2 Comments

I was speaking with author Alan Cooper last week, and the topic rolled around to business axioms. If you have ever read any of Alan’s books you know that his business and design axioms …

A Creative Lesson in Bad PR
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2008 | 2 Comments

Since last weekend, Creative Labs has been dealing with a PR nightmare over its reaction to daniel_k, a programmer who was providing modified sound card drivers that resolved Windows Vista compatibility issues for some products.  …

My Corporate New Year Resolutions - 2008
Friday, Jan 4, 2008 | One Comment

The new year is always a time for resolutions - loose weight, exercise more.  I make those too, but this year I thought I would make a separate set of resolutions for my business life.  …

Inside the Mind of a Business Book Publicist
Monday, Dec 3, 2007 | 2 Comments

Business book publicist Barbara Cave Henricks has a new blog.
On Kindle:
While the purist in me refuses to imagine a world without physical books, I can’t help but think of my children and the entire generation …

Do You Have a Miserable Job?
Friday, Nov 9, 2007 | No Comment

I recently began reading Patrick Lencioni’s books on management (published by our Jossey Bass imprint.) If you are not familiar with his books I encourage you to take a look at them as I …

Not Now Buddy, Daddy’s Negotiating Your Starting Salary
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2007 | 2 Comments

Are you kidding me? I had absolutely no idea this was happening, but according to this Boston Business Journal report (via Kent Blumberg) there are actually parents who call the HR departments of companies …

Your PR and Marketing Colleagues Don’t Understand Social Media
Thursday, Jun 14, 2007 | No Comment

Do you feel this way? Then point them to this amazing article by Brian Solis. In his Manifesto for Integrating Social Media into Marketing, Brian covers the range of social media concepts and …

An Epiphany, Courtesy of Winnie The Pooh
Thursday, Jun 7, 2007 | No Comment

Today I had an “ah ha” moment while reviewing a proposal from a prospective Wrox author. On the last page of the proposal I was confronted with the image you see on the right …

Be Like the Internet
Thursday, May 10, 2007 | 2 Comments

Here is a presentation from last week’s Webvisions 2007 conference that outlines 8 steps to engaging customers in the post-Web 2.0 world.
The key, of course is engaging your customers in the network, but the challenge …