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a sad day for a friend – andy sack and judy’s book

One of the many good things to come out of my tenure at Zango was getting to know Andy Sack.  For those that don’t know Andy – he’s a scary smart serial entrepreneur, businessman, angel investor and all around great … Continue reading

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omg facebook traffic declines?!?!? not exactly

Om Malik, a rising Facebook hater (likely a reaction to the over the top lovefest that tends to invade the valley from time to time -even if in the long run the love fest is right it can be a … Continue reading

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Graphing Social Patterns

Dave McClure wrote a good article today on TechCrunch that is a great primer on why the social graph concept is so important and how you can use it on social networks like Facebook to launch, promote and build an … Continue reading

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why microsoft wants facebook – it’s not what you think

Much has been written about the purported potential investment of Microsoft in Facebook mostly focused on whether a $10 billion valuation is justified or not. That’s not the focus for this post. My point is to focus in on why … Continue reading

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something even cooler then the iphone or ipod touch…

So as cool as I think the jukebox in the sky was back in the day, as cool as the iphone or ipod touch seem to be, what I think’s even cooler is the jukebox in your pocket. I am … Continue reading

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People’s Dirty Little Secret – They Can’t Live without Ads

As a followup to my post on how the line between editorial and marketing is bluring (if as I argued it ever existed), I wanted to share this anecdote. Back in the day (mid-90′s) I worked at the Disney Channel … Continue reading

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People Search Article

Good article over at Search Engine Land from my new found buddy search and developer relations guru Vanessa Fox on People Search.  Vanessa interviews the players in the space including the CEO’s of Spock and Wink.  Very exhuastive review of … Continue reading

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Marketing and Editorial – The Line Blurs

Reading Stefanie Olsen’s summary of this evening’s sessions from the Conversational Marketing Summit (another great example of why living in Seattle can be a PITA when the center of the web 2.0 is 700 miles away and staying here can … Continue reading

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how the iphone price cut lost its cool

The iPhone’s (aka JesusPhone) price cut is the price cut heard round the world.  But why are folks up in arms?  Because suddenly the cult of cool might not be nearly so exclusive anymore. It’s not about $200 – it’s … Continue reading

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blist goes online

blist, founded by Kevin Merritt, is starting to come out of its shell. Kevin launched his blist blog today as well as now offering some tantalizing clues as to what blist is going to be about on the company’s website. … Continue reading

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