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links for 2007-04-30

10 Reasons Commenting is Good For Bloggers Good article on why the commenting works, and why you should do it! (tags: blogging) Shifting Markets & Global Warming Strangely the discussion of global warming is awfully similar to the discussion of the current state of marketing. Thanks Ben for pointing this one out. (tags: comics marketing2.0) […]

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Do you pass the Bus Test?

Ben points out an interesting, yet ultimately fruitless exchange between a brand manager and a blogger. Basically, a smart brand manager reaches out to blogger talking about his product and offers to bring the blogger into the fold. Blogger gets excited, brand manager leaves the company and doesn’t tell the blogger, blogger becomes disappointed. And […]

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links for 2007-04-29

Tip Sheet: Customer Loyalty: Dos and Don’ts “In this tip sheet, five experts in facilitating customer loyalty offer dos and don’ts for small businesses attempting to develop a customer loyalty strategy and get it working.” (tags: tips business marketing evangelism loyalty) Everything you need to know about Social Media in One Killer RSS Feed A […]

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links for 2007-04-28

Leave It to Beaver: 1958 | Shorpy A letter used briefly and off in the distance of a 1958 “Leave it To Beaver” episode is freezed framed and the content transcribed. Too funny. Imagine today’s show – every detail must be perfect for exactly this reason. (tags: television history humor) Rocketboom’s open source closed captioning […]

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The how, what, why of Egorcast

Alex blogged about our "casual development" efforts over at Big in Japan in three posts: Part I: The What about Egorcast Part II: The How about Egorcast Part III: The Why about Egorcast Check out the what, how and why about Egorcast.  It was a fun little project mashingup Twitter, Jaiku, WordPress and Jott!

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links for 2007-04-27

Six ways Twitter can make money Always interesting to see discussions of Web 2.0 sites and business models. Nothing all that new here, and perhaps that’s what’s significant. (tags: twitter web2.0 business) Dr Pepper Hopes MTV Show Will Sell Soda “Dr Pepper is paying an undisclosed amount to have a pop-punk band live and work […]

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Females can invade personal space too

I almost hate to post about this because I don’t want to continue the discussion… so just consider this a vent of a quasi-political nature. This week everyone from the Huffington Post to Advertising Age has been talking about Sheryl Crow getting yelled at by Karl Rove. According to the Huffington Post article from Crow […]

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Clue Unit: Co-creation and Contest

The latest Clue Unit podcast has been posted, this time we focus on co-creation. (click here to listen – MP3) (click here to subscribe to this feed) Since we were talking about co-creation, we’d be remiss if we didn’t call out one of our favorite examples of co-creation: JPG Magazine. In the spirit of wonderfulness […]

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Dallas Geek Dinner

Tomorrow night Joseph Jaffe is coming to Dallas, and dinner will be had. Sounds like anyone’s welcomed, here’s the details. Make sure to let Paul know if you’re coming so that you have a seat when you show.

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Introducing EgorCast

At Big in Japan, we have devised a plan to release "casual apps" once a month. These apps will span the comical (MyEvilCyberTwin.com) to the functional. The idea is to design, develop, and launch an entire application in about a week, showcasing some key concept of agile development, social strategy, and the future of web […]

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