Pulling the Sword from the Stone: Amazon’s Kindle Books to be Available on Mobile Phones
Friday, 02/6/09 | 5 Comments

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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Social Media Tools For Publishing Professionals
Thursday, Mar 12, 2009 | No Comment
Social Media Tools For Publishing Professionals

Today I had the opportunity to give a crash course in social media to a group of publishing colleagues at Wiley’s European headquarters. The talk was only an hour, so we covered a lot of …

Scrabblegate- Hasbro’s Missed Facebook Opportunty
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

Brothers Jayant and Rajat Agarwalla are Scrabble fanatics. After the site on which they were playing a Scrabble knock off, Quadplex started charging users to play, they decided to create their own version. …

Managing 5,000 Facebook Friends
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007 | No Comment

“How do I manage my 5,000 Facebook friends?” is a question Mark Cuban had to face recently.
Facebook went from being a way to broadcast information to 5k people, probably 4k of which I didn’t know …

A Facebook Ban for Dummies Man
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007 | 4 Comments
A Facebook Ban for Dummies Man

Like many companies, we have been dipping our toe into the social applications waters with some of our brands. Our Wrox brand has a Facebook Group and a Twitter Stream, and until recently our …

My Twitter Alter Ego, and the Question of Brand in Social Applications
Monday, Sep 24, 2007 | 6 Comments
My Twitter Alter Ego, and the Question of Brand in Social Applications

I have been doing some experimenting with social applications as it pertains to publishing. I tend to think of this blog as part of a “personal brand” if you will - it’s about me …

Facebook for Content Providers: A Look at the New York Times Application
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2007 | No Comment
Facebook for Content Providers: A Look at the New York Times Application

The New York Times dips its toe into the Facebook waters today with the release of its New York Times News Quiz application.”Sigh, another Facebook application.” you say? Perhaps, but this one is particularly …

Why Facebook Advertising is not the Answer
Friday, Aug 24, 2007 | 6 Comments
Why Facebook Advertising is not the Answer

I was having a discussion with a colleague today about Facebook when he mentioned another department was considering Facebook advertising. No doubt Facebook is the social network with all the juice today, and companies are …

Social Communications
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2007 | 3 Comments

Today, Jeff Pulver points out a trend in communication that has emerged as a part of social networking:

There is a transformation going on in real-time social communications, and I’ve discovered that I can now get …