Wednesday, January 18, 2006

#1 at Technorati as at January 2006: Naked Conversations by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

Here comes the virtual book by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel .. . I have made no mistery that I am a fan of these two, and of the book. So go ahead and order it here. Next milestone: the Silicon Valley launch party in February! Naked Conversations : How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers, is out or will be shortly. Check out the Amazon page for it.

• · Naked Conversations passing a million little pieces/lies, a get rich quick book, and the latest Harry Potter to be the most blogged about book of about book of the last 99 hours ;-) More buzz than a controversial Oprah Book Club choice, that's some good work guys. Congrats! A Small Virtual Key Open Big Door
• · Direct marketing still works. 2 out of every 100 people will always buy from you on the first meeting. Permission marketing gives people a chance to trust you by developing a relationship before they make a decision. But many of today's permission marketing strategies are still monologues. Naked Conversations demonstrates how an authentic dialogue is the best way to develop a business. The Media Dragon Loves us

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

I am a bohemian by birth and temperament, a sole survivor, a refugee and now published authour all the sins together.

Carried on the drifting current
His destination will be
In the west, Siberia;
Or in the east, Java.
Which country will be his grave?
Lover's chatter
Is like the dust
Of any country.
-The Drowned and the Saved: I was spared to tell my escape story

Like any proud parents, Robert Scoble and Shel Israel are beaming to announce that Naked Conversations has just gone on sale at Amazon.com Naked for Oprah

Hold on to your dreams, whatever it takes. We are lucky enough to count the folks at MonsterCommerce as good friends of ours and we could not be happier for them ;-P Monster Commerce

Art of Living & Literature Across Frontiers: Growing Sense of Inevitability: Have I got a story for you!
The work of James Frey takes readers for one hell of a ride, in more ways than one. It used to be said that everyone had a novel in them. Just now, though, you would probably be obliged to doubt the basic proposition: what everyone has in them these days is not a novel but a memoir.

What a bad, sad boy he was. A drug-addicted, alcohol-embalmed criminal, wanted in three American states. Hopelessly unpopular in school; the new kid in town wrongly held responsible for the horrific death of the only friend he made.

The War and Peace of addiction [ ; ]
• · In a profile of Canadian singer Alanis Morissette, The Independent has some bad news for the publishing world Still crazy after all these years ; Jim Hanas points out that despite the media uproar over the James Frey and JT LeRoy controversies, many American writers have been "less than honest about their work and themselves." More Famous Literary Liars ; A humiliating moment you would prefer not to share. Something you did you aren't proud of. Something you said or something you heard. Something someone did to you. We jam them deep down in our hearts. And there they smolder, heartburn of the soul We don't keep secrets; they keep us: If we never tell, the secret may scar us emotionally and spiritually
• · · The Freedom of Freewriting ; The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to the knowledge of the unconscious mind Dreams are made of this
• · · · Prostitution and the making of Australian Society 'White Slaves' & White Australia ; Sex trade
• · · · · How to break up with your lover : Considering i'm breaking up with my girlfriend in 1 hour this is a very timely topic! so it'll go like this, "if 'you and i' were going to be be a great romance and partnership the things that happened, wouldn't have happened. however, if it was going to be one of those things that 'just didn't work out' the things that happened would have happened. so rather than have a crappy relationship with each other lets have a great one with someone else. all the best baby! david at January 16, 2006 08:04 AM Breaking-up lines ; Nice legs...what time do they open? What's the best way to snare a lover?
• · · · · · Is there life after Bob Carr? ; Thousands of boys and young men are retreating to their bedrooms and refusing to come out Shutting Themselves In

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