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What’s the Use in Twitter? Where is the Value?
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2007 | 3 Comments

I’ve been in all-day meetings here at work, and during a break I Twittered some of my thoughts from the meeting and casually mentioned that I was doing so to someone who was looking over …

Pressing the Flesh in the Web World
Friday, Aug 10, 2007 | No Comment

Earlier this week, Web Worker Daily’s Mike Gunderloy posted a reaction to an Information Week blog posting from Andrew Conry-Murray titled “Meat Space Still Matters in a Web 2.0 World.” In the article, Murray …

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 …

Please Pownce on Me!
Friday, Jul 13, 2007 | No Comment

I finally got a Pownce invite and I am anxious to compare it to Twitter. I plan to post a about my experience sometime next week.
Please feel free to add me as a friend …

Long Tail’s Chris Anderson on “Free” at O’Reilly TOC
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2007 | 2 Comments

Jeff Gomez, writing at one of my favorite and thought-provoking e-content blogs Print Is Dead, has a great article covering Chris Anderson’s speech at the O’Reilly TOC conference entitled “FREE: The Economics of Abundance and …

Simon and Schuster Leverages Social Media with
Friday, Jun 15, 2007 | No Comment

If you read my post yesterday about Brian Solis’s look at Social Media for PR and Marketing you will be interested in this announcement from Simon and Schuster. Remember item #4 in yesterday’s post …

Building a Twitter Custom Search Plugin for Firefox
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 | 2 Comments

As an editor, it is my job to find new authors and new tech topics and knowing where to look is key. As such, I am always adding to my list of places to …

Twitter as a Marketing Tool
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 | One Comment

I posted a while back about the possibilities of Twitter as a content delivery platform, and speculated about ways in which we might use Twitter to push content to potential readers.  In the end the …

Insights on blog marketing for book publishers, social networking, e-newsletters and more
Friday, Apr 20, 2007 | No Comment

Book Business Extra has an interesting interview with staff from Christian publisher Baker Publishing Group who discuss some of their online and social network marketing tactics.
No big surprises in their strategy, but clearly they understand …