Monthly Archives: January 2005

The Marketing of RSS Unleashed

Got an email today from Rok Hrastnik letting me know that sales of  Unleash the Marketing and Publishing Power of RSS are going well. That’s not surprising. I’m impressed with how well he’s promoted it. In addition to getting a lot of contributors … Continue reading

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Generosity and Economics

Tyler Cowen: You are not as benevolent or generous as you think. The main reason you gave to tsunami victims is because other people did. This is not surprising at all. Change “gave to tsunami victims” to “bought Nike shoes.” … Continue reading

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New RSS e-Book

Rok Hrastnik has written an incredibly comprehensive e-book about RSS for marketing, and I’m not just saying that because I’m in it. Check it out. (aff.)

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GoDaddy Super Bowl Ad

Wow. There’s a burning discussion going on about whether GoDaddy is being wise or stupid to run an ad in this year’s Super Bowl. As a marketer, I’m not a big fan of Super Bowl ads per se. Most of … Continue reading

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Coming in 2006

Coming in 2006: The Google Grid. Maybe. Kinda fun to think about. Or scary?

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RSS Helper Application and that Stupid XML button

I’ve been advocating a helper-application approach to RSS for at least 18 months. (Which is not to say that I invented the idea. Others have talked about something similar, and the idea of a helper application is obvious to most … Continue reading

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Open Source Google

An apparently anti-commerce nut says, “It’s time for Google to give something back to the public sector.” Like maybe all the information that Google has given you access to over the years?

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Hee hee! Announcing the Apple iProduct.

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Last night’s movie: The Secret Lives of Dentists. We liked it. It has a quirky combination of drama and almost campy humor. The night before we watched Girl with a Pearl Earring. Also two thumbs up.

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I’ve become a sports nut

Over the last few years, little by little, I’ve become a sports nut. When I first moved to Boulder, I didn’t follow any of the local teams and in fact actively disliked the Broncos because I never liked John Elway. … Continue reading

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