Well, after the mammoth declutter of our house, where we've lived for 20 years, we put it on the market and were lucky enough to sell in less than 48 hours. So we're buying a new place. Meantime I'm awash in addendums (addendi - ?) and other offline details. Back soon...

P.S. If you're thinking of selling your house, decluttering really works. Our house looked twice as big! (Great before & after photos in Decluttering to Make the

Well, after the mammoth declutter of our house, where we've lived for 20 years, we put it on the market and were lucky enough to sell in less than 48 hours. So we're buying a new place. Meantime I'm awash in addendums (addendi - ?) and other offline details. Back soon...

P.S. If you're thinking of selling your house, decluttering really works. Our house looked twice as big! (Great before & after photos in Decluttering to Make the Sale from HGTV.)

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I'll be joining Dan Pink, author of A Whole New Mind, and Rich Sloan, co-author of StartupNation, for a panel discussion with New York Times best-selling author Seth Godin about his new book, Meatball Sundae. We'll help you discover the one thing that will make or break your marketing efforts this year. Tune in FREE to this one-hour teleconference.

Click here for more information and to register.

 

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I'll be joining Dan Pink, author of A Whole New Mind, and Rich Sloan, co-author of StartupNation, for a panel discussion with New York Times best-selling author Seth Godin about his new book, Meatball Sundae. We'll help you discover the one thing that will make or break your marketing efforts this year. Tune in FREE to this one-hour teleconference.

Click here for more information and to register.

 

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It's coming! Co-chair Geoff Livingston and I are delighted to announce that BlogPotomac will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008 at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia.

Sponsored by Livingston Communications, The Point, Viget Labs and WordBiz.com, Inc., BlogPotomac is an “un-conference” on best marketing practices for the social media community in D.C. Our goal is to provide advanced marketing insights beyond the average

It's coming! Co-chair Geoff Livingston and I are delighted to announce that BlogPotomac will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008 at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia.

Sponsored by Livingston Communications, The Point, Viget Labs and WordBiz.com, Inc., BlogPotomac is an “un-conference” on best marketing practices for the social media community in D.C. Our goal is to provide advanced marketing insights beyond the average social media 101 event.

Great line-up of speakers including Dell's chief blogger

Our excellent line-up of seven keynotes includes:

Opening Keynote: Lionel Menchaca, digital media manager and chief blogger, Direct2Dell

Lunch Keynote: Frank Gruber, community manager, AOL and author of Somewhat Frank

Additional keynotes (in…

After 20 years in our house we decided recently it was time to declutter. Clean out. Pare down. We started yesterday in my home office and quickly realized that "cleaning out" was far too polite an expression.

It's an archaeological dig. (At left, uncovering the Pyramids.)

Found the original copy of my college thesis

I was down in the basement rooting through an old file cabinet. I found the original copy of my undergraduate

After 20 years in our house we decided recently it was time to declutter. Clean out. Pare down. We started yesterday in my home office and quickly realized that "cleaning out" was far too polite an expression.

It's an archaeological dig. (At left, uncovering the Pyramids.)

Found the original copy of my college thesis

I was down in the basement rooting through an old file cabinet. I found the original copy of my undergraduate thesis for Harvard. It's not in digital form so I decided to save the bound copy. I've always been rather proud of it: A Comparison of the Poetry of Stéphane Mallarme and the Paintings of Pablo Picasso. I kid you not.

A complete documentation of my children's childhood

Moving on... I found that…

It's no surprise in this election year that we're realizing how powerful social media can be for making things happen -- whether it's support for a candidate, the launch of a movie or a a car. Or for a cause.

Cause marketing has been around for a while. But established players are now waking up to how to use social networks (Facebook, for example) to raise money for charity. Parade Magazine and The Case Foundation joined forces in

It's no surprise in this election year that we're realizing how powerful social media can be for making things happen -- whether it's support for a candidate, the launch of a movie or a a car. Or for a cause.

Cause marketing has been around for a while. But established players are now waking up to how to use social networks (Facebook, for example) to raise money for charity. Parade Magazine and The Case Foundation joined forces in December to launch the Giving Challenge. (Watch the YouTube video.)

Parade and Case will contribute $500,000 to the charities which attract the most individual donors. The deadline is Jan. 31, 2008.

I confess I didn't know about this worthy effort until…

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