Hey, a good crowd of Washington’s blogging cognoscenti, as well as corporate blogger wannabes, showed up yesterday at D.C.’s 4th Estate Grille for a pre-release party – yes, one week before the official pub date of August 3rd! Ken Yarmosh live-blogged the event for Corante with this spot-on comment:
“There is an interesting crowd here but for the most part they do seem very non-bloggy. Despite the echoes we often hear in the halls of geek-dom, the blogosphere is not saturated yet. There are many, many more voices to come, blogging on everything from finance to real estate, to yes, even air conditioners. And I know, because I’ve met them this afternoon.” – Ken Yarmosh
John Aravosis of Americablog fame (at right) was there. A bunch of my friends from Fleishman-Hillard (co-hosts of the event) came, including Dan Horowitz and Peter Klaus (at left). (Some other PR folks showed up as well, from Edelman and Waggener Edstrom.)
And of course local celebrity corporate bloggers from the book, including Pat Cleary of NAM (at left), Kevin Holland of ACCABuzz and Cheryl Contee of BloggerRelations.
Mitch Derman, a senior communications manager for AOL (at right), won the signed copy of my new book. And Olsson’s was on hand to sell books to the other attendees.
See more photos on Flickr. If you missed the party, order your copy on Amazon! Oh and my inspired words to mark the pre-release launch of The Corporate Blogging Book in Washington DC?
“The city of spin meets the new age of corporate transparency… i.e. corporate blogging!”
(I thought that was kinda clever.)
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