Writing #TwitterBook: An eBook about Twitter

I’m writing #TwitterBook, which will be a short ebook on Twitter. Last week, I wrote ten pages of notes and ideas, which I turned over the weekend into an 11-page outline. I also began looking for a team of manuscript reviewers for feedback and ideas. Why an...

Microphone for Webinars

  I did a webinar last week for The Experts Bench (TEBWW.com). They kindly sent me a Snowflake USB Microphone (made by Blue Microphones, $45, #BlueMicrophones). Wow. The sound quality is radically better. Crystal clear. Just plug it in and it works. If...

Twitter: Better Cheaper Faster

I’ll speak on Tuesday on an Act-On webinar. To get more attendees, I set up my own Twitter campaign for the event. I started last Friday morning. I wrote three tweets; added several keywords; budgeted $25. Here are the results: 14,500 views (i.e., the three...

Did Silicon Valley Move to San Francisco?

For decades, SV was centered around Palo Alto because it was primarily a manufacturing and engineering center: they built things: chips, hard disks, storage devices, electronics, satellites, etc. But the web isn’t manufacturing. It’s not really much...

The End of Corporate Email?

A few days ago, I sent an email to 94 friends who work at various Silicon Valley companies. It was a research project and I had to check off their replies, so I printed out the list of names and email addresses. I noticed that most of them had Gmail or Yahoo email...