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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Can Brands Be Social? Shel Israel says “No.”
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2007 | 7 Comments
Can Brands Be Social?  Shel Israel says “No.”

Wiley author Shel Israel has started an interesting conversation with Jeremiah Owyang about wither or not “brands” can be social.  Jeremiah asked if brands should build their own networks, or use existing social nets.  Shel …

Twitter is a Conversation Ecosystem
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007 | 11 Comments
Twitter is a Conversation Ecosystem

Readers of this blog know that I am part of a small group who are trying to push the edges of our company and are working on some social application experiments. Twitter is one …

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 …

DIY Marketing For Authors
Friday, Oct 5, 2007 | 3 Comments

This past week I connected via Twitter with publishing and social media consultants Jon Reed and Suzanne Ashley. Their Publishing Talk blog is right up my alley and I recommend it for anyone …

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 …

David Berlind on Twitter as a Content Platform
Monday, Aug 27, 2007 | No Comment

ZD Net’s David Berlind picks up on a meme I discussed back in March.
Like blogging, I see Twitter more as a disruptive Web publishing tool with ramifications to existing media business processes than I do …