B.L. recounts how some historic blog-bashers went onto embrace the platform.
Typically, I don’t point to ad account moves, but this is a biggie and the reasoning behind it is very significant. A good article to read to sense some frustration on the part of big advertisers.
These groups line up against tech interests in courtrooms and corridors of power across the country.
Quote – You might not think of your blog, podcast, video or Twitter stream as a product, but it is – it’s a product of you. Great products often build great brands. It’s no different on the web or in showbiz.
A Pepsi /Amazon.com promotion coincides with Wal-Mart’s ultimatum that major labels supply walmart.com with their music in MP3.
Quote – According to the publishers, the content will be integrated into a variety of U.S. News content categories, including its increasingly popular listing of the nation’s “Best Hospitals.”
Quote – Paypal seized the money in my account on Friday. After seven years as a user, they decided my new DVD project was suspiciously successful and it triggered all sorts of alarms.
As blogs are becoming a more mature medium, research into the history of blogs becomes even more relevant.
Jim posted a photo of some custom artwork his nephew used to decorate his dad’s (Jim’s brother-in-law) Macbook – Warning: Not suitable for Mac fan-boys who are squeamish.
Quote – I think if Facebook is smart, it will remove its PR people from control and get itself …a middle-aged woman who can tell it when to put its seatbelt on. (via: Chris Brogan)
Nashville-based Gibson says Powertune is the world’s first self-tuning technology. Add it to a $2,500 Les Paul Silverburst for about $900 extra.