In a survey of 259 interactive marketers, Forrester Research found that 49% say they have no plans to use blogs in the next year.

Why?

Because email and search engine marketing are working fine. And because they don’t have the resources to dive into emerging media—which includes RSS, wikis and podcasting, including blogs.

Interesting, huh?!

As with all surveys, take the results with a grain of salt. But I think there’s an

We'll talk about... you guessed it... corporate blogging. WSRadio.com with RSSRay. Time: Wednesday May 24, 2006 at 10:00 AM Pacific; 1:00 PM Eastern. Tune in at WSRadio.com. We'll talk about... you guessed it... corporate blogging. WSRadio.com with RSSRay. Time: Wednesday May 24, 2006 at 10:00 AM Pacific; 1:00 PM Eastern. Tune in at WSRadio.com.
The Value of Blogs as Business Tools at IDC IT Expo & Forum '06. The IDC IT Forum is for CXOs and leading IT and business thought leaders from Fortune 1000 corporations as well as non-profit, government and academic institutions. Jim Collins (one of my favorite speakers) is one of the keynotes. Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel Time: Thursday June 15, 2006 - 11:30 AM - 12:125 PM The Value of Blogs as Business Tools at IDC IT Expo & Forum '06. The IDC IT Forum is for CXOs and leading IT and business thought leaders from Fortune 1000 corporations as well as non-profit, government and academic institutions. Jim Collins (one of my favorite speakers) is one of the keynotes. Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel Time: Thursday June 15, 2006 - 11:30 AM - 12:125 PM
BEA_2006_head_logo.gifGuess what? NPR's Diane Rehm, Marie Arana (Washington Post Book World editor) and Dan Raviv (CBS News Radio correspondent) all read their email. Every message. Just don't expect a response. Unless you've touched a nerve and piqued their interest in... your book. All three appeared on a panel that was part of this week's Publishing University, a three-day learning extravanganza aimed at independent publishers and sponsored by the BEA_2006_head_logo.gifGuess what? NPR's Diane Rehm, Marie Arana (Washington Post Book World editor) and Dan Raviv (CBS News Radio correspondent) all read their email. Every message. Just don't expect a response. Unless you've touched a nerve and piqued their interest in... your book. All three appeared on a panel that was part of this week's Publishing University, a three-day learning extravanganza aimed at independent publishers and sponsored by the Publishers Marketing Association. I gave a PMA workshop on Why Every Book Needs a Blog on Thursday. PMA always holds its annual event in conjunction with the mega annual BEA (BookExpo America), held this year at the (mega) Washington Convention Center. Re "starting book buzz," the Post's Marie Arana, Diane Rehm, and CBS News Radio's Dan Raviv shared some excellent tips. In no particular order. (Dan hosts CBS Radio Network's…

Beyondblogging2006_logo Here's a Q&A on Beyond Blogging that I did by email with Chris Heuer of Beyond Blogging 2006.

Tomorrow's event started out as a breakfast roundtable at the Mayflower Hotel. It has mushroomed to 500+ people thanks to great organizing and WOMM (word-of-mouth-marketing) by sponsors Fleishman-Hillard and DC Communicator.

The keynote speaker is Ed Keller, co-author of The Influentials. Other distinguished panelists include Pete

Beyondblogging2006_logo Here's a Q&A on Beyond Blogging that I did by email with Chris Heuer of Beyond Blogging 2006.

Tomorrow's event started out as a breakfast roundtable at the Mayflower Hotel. It has mushroomed to 500+ people thanks to great organizing and WOMM (word-of-mouth-marketing) by sponsors Fleishman-Hillard and DC Communicator.

The keynote speaker is Ed Keller, co-author of The Influentials. Other distinguished panelists include Pete Blackshaw, Yvonne DiVita and Todd Tweedy. The moderator is the inimitable Shel Holtz. Should be fun. I'm excited about participating.

Event details here.

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