Fam_circus_062806 These days everybody's doing it... or so it seems. Blogging for business. Meaning blogging to *get* business. Cute comic from yesterday's Family Circus.

[via Sarah Lewis]

P.S. I probably shouldn't use the image because I don't have copyright. But hey, it's summer. The rain has finally stopped here in D.C. and this is a non-commercial use. Now don't go running off to purchase one of my blogging reports. Heh heh (as Scoble says).

Fam_circus_062806 These days everybody's doing it... or so it seems. Blogging for business. Meaning blogging to *get* business. Cute comic from yesterday's Family Circus.

[via Sarah Lewis]

P.S. I probably shouldn't use the image because I don't have copyright. But hey, it's summer. The rain has finally stopped here in D.C. and this is a non-commercial use. Now don't go running off to purchase one of my blogging reports. Heh heh (as Scoble says).

Msherpa_bestblog_2006_logo_1 MarketingSherpa has just announced the results of their readers' votes for 2006 Top 10 Favorite Marketing Blogs. If you're looking for some new blogs to troll, this is a good list to start with.

But there are lots more blogs on this topic (see P.S. below). Here are a few from Sherpa's list that I'm a big fan of:

Seth Godin's blog

Brian Carroll's B2B Lead Generation
His blog is a nice complement to his new book: Lead

Msherpa_bestblog_2006_logo_1 MarketingSherpa has just announced the results of their readers' votes for 2006 Top 10 Favorite Marketing Blogs. If you're looking for some new blogs to troll, this is a good list to start with.

But there are lots more blogs on this topic (see P.S. below). Here are a few from Sherpa's list that I'm a big fan of:

Seth Godin's blog

Brian Carroll's B2B Lead Generation
His blog is a nice complement to his new book: Lead Generation for the Complex Sale

Chris Baggott's Email Marketing Best Practices
Just heard Chris speak at WOMMA's San Francisco conference. He was terrific.

John Jantsch's Duct Tape Marketing
Note all the new contributors to his Duct Tape Marketing Blog Channel.

P.S. and more useful links

Sherpa's list…

I betcha never thought of this. Typically, when you leave a Comment on a blog post, you link your name back to your blog or Web site.

When Brand Autopsy's John Moore left a comment here recently (thanks John!), he linked his name to a PDF with information about his Brand Autopsy marketing practice.

Clever, huh?!

P.S. It's easy to do this. You just gotta know the complete Web address for the location of the PDF on your site or

I betcha never thought of this. Typically, when you leave a Comment on a blog post, you link your name back to your blog or Web site.

When Brand Autopsy's John Moore left a comment here recently (thanks John!), he linked his name to a PDF with information about his Brand Autopsy marketing practice.

Clever, huh?!

P.S. It's easy to do this. You just gotta know the complete Web address for the location of the PDF on your site or blog. In John's case, it looks like this: http://brandautopsy.typepad.com/BrandAutopsyBackgrounder.pdf

He entered the above in the "URL field" when leaving his comment.

Creationist_wom_body_art One of the more provocative ideas that came out of last week’s WOMMA conference in San Francisco was the notion that there are two kinds of WOMM (word of mouth marketing): creationist and evolutionist. Each is legitimate but they spring from different philosophies.

 

Thanks to John Moore of Brand Autopsy for suggesting the terms. He couldn’t be at the conference but sent a neat video [links to YouTube] which outlined his concepts.

Nice to wake up on Monday morning to this subject line in an email from Robin Crumby, managing director of UK-based publishing and research company Melcrum: "Your book rocked my world!" I sent him a galley copy of The Corporate Blogging Book for an early peek:
"I took your book on holiday, naively thinking that I could dip into it during a quiet moment and lo and behold, read it cover to cover - I couldn't put it down. And then
The Corporate Blogging BookFinally! The Corporate Blogging Book will be published today and available through Amazon as well as bookstores. Order it through this link and help my Amazon ranking shoot up! Think of it as your tiny contribution to Web 2.0, the new participatory Web. You can download a free 28-page excerpt here! The Corporate Blogging BookFinally! The Corporate Blogging Book will be published today and available through Amazon as well as bookstores. Order it through this link and help my Amazon ranking shoot up! Think of it as your tiny contribution to Web 2.0, the new participatory Web. You can download a free 28-page excerpt here!

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