Category Archives: magazines

I think my RSS news reader is smarter than your Al Gore rhythm

(Sidenote: On SmallBusiness.com, I’ve written about the new Getty embed feature like the one I’ve posted above.) The Verge has an interesting take on the acquisition earlier this week of the mobile app owned by CNN, Zite, by Flipboard, another app that … Continue reading

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On Chris Brogan’s podcast, taking about customer media, content and if living in Nashville is part of why I do things the way I do

Recently, Chris Brogan invited me onto his very popular podcast where we talked a lot about how companies and businesses are using media and content to connect directly with their customers. It’s sometimes challenging to explain what I do (especially … Continue reading

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My predictions for the future of print magazines

On the Hammock blog, a post I wrote was added this morning that outlines 14 predictions I have for print magazines. It’s rather long, but I felt the need to collect several threads into one post. Several of the themes … Continue reading

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Marco Arment’s Master Plan to Revolutionize the Future of Publishing

Actually, Marco, the developer of Tumblr and creator of Instapaper, says he doesn’t have a plan, nor is his new creation, The Magazine, a model for “how it’s done.” Quote: “A publication’s app should be designed and built with purpose and consideration. … Continue reading

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Yes, the web and mobile apps are like TV shows (and magazines)

Over the weekend, the smart and successful VC Fred Wilson used the metaphor of TV shows vs. TV networks to suggest that investors (and the rest of us) sometime (often?) confuse the significance of various kinds of web-based startups. Anyone … Continue reading

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