Archive for the 'People' Category

CES & Verizon Wireless Podcasts

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Its now official, I am booked for CES in Las Vegas next week. Verizon Wireless will be making some very big announcements surrounding new products and services for 2006 at a press event being held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino the morning of the 5th. We will be there to cover the excitement […]

Boston Globe: Corporate Podcasting

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Jan Norman’s article on corporate podcasting appeared in this past Sunday’s Boston Globe. I am quoted along with Michael Geoghegan from Reel Reviews Radio and Mike Spataro from Weber Shandwick Worldwide. Good stuff, check it out.

Fully Integrated RSS

Monday, December 26th, 2005

Steve Rubel on the growing trend of RSS consumption:

“The reality is that millions of online users are already reading feeds. They’re just not aware of it. This is because RSS has been seamlessly embedded into the core “foods” we consume every day as part of a healthy online diet. It’s like our juice was spiked […]

Google’s Deal Maker

Monday, December 19th, 2005

Alan Meckler has an interesting post in reference to Eric Schmidt’s involvement in the latest Google - AOL deal:

“Eric Schmidt was the difference on this deal - make no mistake about it. 15 years of battling Microsoft and a lot of Internet history, gave Eric the impetus to make the deal. Now Google […]

The Entreprenuerial Life

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Darren Rouse lays out 7 characteristics of the entrepreneurial life after discussing his start up experiences with a colleague. The truth be told - I have found them all to be accurate in my entreprenuerial life:

The good:

Freedom/Flexibility - Working for yourself brings with it some wonderful positives including the freedom not to have to […]

Interesting Quote of the Week

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Dave Winer on “How to Make Money on the Internet Ver. 3″

“Now the fundamental law of the Internet seems to be the more you send them away the more they come back”

“People come back to places that send them away. Memorize that one.”

Modeling Word of Mouth Marketing

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

They say one of the most powerful marketing mediums is word of mouth. The friendly dialouge that begins within some core social networks, friends telling friends, and then spreads from there. Very powerful indeed. Think about how many things you have tried because it came via the recommendation of a friend. A book you may […]

In the Press: The Sun on Corporate Podcasting

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

Jamie Smith Hopkins writes a great piece in today’s Baltimore Sun Business section on how corporations are jumping on the podcasting bandwagon. I am quoted in regards to my work on the Disney, GM and Verizon Wireless podcasts. Jamie did great research and covered a lot of the various angles that are driving the growth […]

Interesting Employment Tactic

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Here is one of the more unique ways I have seen someone try to get a job at a company, check out - a weblog that was started by a Google employee hopeful. The author does not reveal his or her name, but makes contact via email simple at [email protected]. The blog contains posts […]

Ex- Googlers: A Gathering

Sunday, December 4th, 2005

I ran across a short article in today’s Baltimore Sun about - a blog by two ex-Google employees. Interesting read for sure. Check it out.

“at Google, if I were to rate people on general smartness I would have put myself in the bottom 25%. It was pretty much the first time in my life […]