(you can also get some ideas on how to launch a book and become a bestseller)
The guys from PayPerPost might cause a lot of controversy, but there is one thing that I doubt anyone could deny, even their most harsh critics… they are smart.
They bring out interesting, useful, sometimes controversial or disruptive products, but they are certainly market leaders not the following pack.
I honestly laughed when I saw the new “Open Social Web” Bill of Rights launched yesterday, not because it isn’t to some extent a useful idea, but because of one specific term…
I have spent the morning watching a number of contrasting videos which in some ways suggest that Google may have jumped the shark, and I don’t fully agree with any of them.
The Seth Godin Video is interesting, because he was telling Google what to do 18 months ago.
Blogcatalog have just launched an API for programmers giving extensive access to the data contained within both the user profiles and blog profiles.
The BlogCatalog REST (REpresentational State Transfer) API allows the retrieval of public user and blog data based on a set of input parameters. This page outlines the various types of requests that can be executed and provides example requests and responses.
This is actually something quite remarkable, because as far as I know, I haven’t seen anyone else, ever, get to offer their readers a free, premium press release through PRWeb, and it is not like they have an affiliate program (at least that I have heard about), or easy to find promotion codes.
Steli Efti is one of the most good natured souls I have met whilst blogging, and is truely an educator. As such, I feel it is fitting that he has started this initiative to hold a one day bloggers silence 30th April to honor the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy.
Not long ago I wrote about how PRWeb can be used to grab some useful backlinks on pages that might experience reasonable qualified traffic, especially from members of the press, or owners of quality websites.