Martin Roell has a great idea: Blog Headhunters. If it’s true that serious (and seriously regarded) bloggers are smart, articulate and clued in, then what better place to look for a valuable new employee than in the blogosphere. Canadian blogger Sebastian Paquet (whose focus is KS or knowledge…read more
An article I wrote recently, 5 Key Questions (You’ve Been Dying to Ask) About Business Blogs, is being linked to a lot. Thanks to Chris Pirillo for passing these along. Frankly, I think the article raises more questions than it answers but it’s a start and a stab…read more
I'm sneaking up to the coast of Maine to swim in the icy water (really!) and hang out for a week. So nothing new till after the 4th of July. Seeya.read more
It’s great to get the exposure in MarketingFix but Rick Bruner misread my recent article, 5 key questions you’ve been dying to ask about business blogs. I didn’t say that blogs would replace e-newsletters. I merely posed the question. My answer was, “It’s too soon to tell”…read more
Last week, the energy and excitement of attendees at ClickZ's June 2003 Weblog Business Strategies Conference, the first mainstream blogging conference, was palpable. This week the buzz is from the West Coast where @d:tech is playing to a sell-out crowd in San Francisco. Rick Bruner says it's…read more
Hmm… good question. Just as there are best practices for how often to send an e-newsletter (monthly is a good bet), so is there an etiquette for how often to blog.
I've been reading up on this as well as scouting around to look at the date stamps…read more
My friend and colleague Rebecca Lieb has got it spot on in her ClickZ column today. Rebecca is executive editor of internet.com's Interactive Marketing channel (which includes ClickZ) so she's not a distinterested party to the concept of B (for business) blogging.
ClickZ was the sponsor of…read more
Two things you should know if you're planning to attend an Internet-related conference any time soon.
1) Bring your laptop with WiFi (wireless Internet) card so you can post to your blog, IM (instant message) and heckle the panelists and speakers with your smart comments – all in…read more
Yup, I tend to get overly enthusiastic when something catches my interest.
Thus it was with ClickZ's June 2003 Weblog Conference in Boston this week.
Although the semantic (what “is” a blog?) discussions were fascinating, it's true that very little concrete info was imparted about businesses that…read more