Recommended Books to Read

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You’re probably always keeping yourself up-to-date on the latest blogs, books, and magazines. PuzzleMarketer.com has a list of books we’d like to recommend you add to your reading list. This book is about expanding the pie and coming to a mutual arrangement.

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Social Sharing: The New Coffee Table Magazine Spread

Adam Sherk

This is a guest post from Mik Stroyberg of Issuu , a digital publishing platform for magazines, newspapers and catalogs. I love reading magazines, and I love my iPad because it lets me carry 8 million titles around in one lightweight device.

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The Merits Of Reading A Book

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What was the last book that you read? I buy new books all day. I read most of my book on my iPhone using the Kindle , iBooks or Kobo app (but, mostly Kindle). I haven''t been reading enough books this year. I used to read - on average - about a book a week. I think I have only read a handful of books this year. Still an infovore , but my consumption of books has not been at a personal level of satisfaction. Diving deep into a book. magazine.

Reboot: Marketing With Inc. Magazine

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Magazine with the launch of my twice-monthly column, Reboot: Marketing. Magazine''s final version gets published. Magazine? With that, I am equally excited to be announcing that I will have an upcoming monthly column in Strategy Magazine (it will be published in the third week of every month). Will there be other business books? business book. inc magazine. magazine. strategy magazine. WARNING: Self-promotional blog post ahead.

Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project. As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. This is never the case with Seth’s books. Book Reviews Reviews

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read

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It''s like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question, a tough time to figure out which brand new business book you should start with. My Kindle runneth over with books that must be consumed, contemplated and implemented. All of these books have either just come out (in the past month, or so) or will be coming out at any moment. business book.

The Best Business Books Of 2012

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Read a good business book this year? The Best Business Books of 2102. Reading this book reminds me of the feelings of excitement I used to get when reading newspaper and magazine articles about the Internet in the early nineties. This one of those books that makes you stop, put it down and scream, "this is me! " I wish I had this book in High School. It's a beautiful book about people who like to think, read and yes, be alone.

12 Great Business Books Coming Your Way

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It turns out that there are a slew of new business books heading our way. In scanning through the Amazon Kindle store, I just spent a small fortune ordering some new books from some of my favorite thinkers. The man who brought us the The Black Swan and Fooled By Randomness is back with a book about how some things actually benefit from disorder. This book is coming out in March 2013. The man behind Duct Tape Marketing is back with his latest book. business book.

10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout

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Good books teach us about our craft, inspire us to be better leaders and even allow us to fall into escapist fantasies during our cold winter commutes. “The C Programming Language” is one of the few programming books that not only offers valuable and practical information but is enjoyable to read. This book does assume some familiarity with basic programming concepts but even novice programmers should be able to pick up and follow along.

The Future Of Books And Publishing

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I wish more people would read (more) books. In a world of Blog, Podcasts, Twitter , magazines and more, I still get the most value out of reading and thinking about a good book over anything else. Along with starting one of the most interesting open source projects, LibriVox (for audio books based on books in the public domain), Hugh also works on book and publishing start-ups. book a futurists manifesto. book oven. book publishing.

12 Blogging Lessons I Learned From Maxim Magazine

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Maxim magazine. With its revealing covers, dependence on taboo topics, and issues jam-packed with girls, booze, and cars, you’d think researching Maxim magazine would lead to a wasteland for any type of valuable lessons. Look, I know you think that a magazine like Maxim has it easy. On the cover and within the magazine. Magazines have known this for a long time and Maxim is no exception. Like lists, how-tos are another staple of magazines.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

One iPad application, Flipboard, allows users to create their own magazines based on preferences and socially recommended content. The following is an excerpt from Welcome to the Fifth Estate , Chapter 7: Sustaining Your Community Over Time.

Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

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With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. The book has its minor flaws.

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers

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I am often asked how I decide which ideas are turned into books or blog posts or articles. I have written hundreds (probably thousands) of articles for newspapers and magazines over the years. I have written two business book ( Six Pixels of Separation and CTRL ALT Delete ). I have contributed chapters and content to several other business books. Read industry related magazines, websites and blogs. If it''s for a longer piece or book, prepare a proper outline.

CTRL ALT Delete Is Now Available In Paperback

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In case you were wondering just how much the world has changed, you should check out this Slideshare deck that I created to get people excited about the content of my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete. The book is divided into two sections (Reboot: Business and Reboot: You).

Sharing, Celebrating And Selling Your Favorite Authors

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There is nothing that inspires me more than a great book. Yes, I love the power of connecting to content on blogs, Facebook , Twitter , magazines ( Fast Company , Wired , etc.), but if I could only choose one media, it would be books. I''m fascinated with the art of writing business books, and what these authors pull together into something substantive that can take months/years to crystallize. business book. magazine. non fiction book.

Context vs. Content: What Sells Your Book

Debbie Weil

That is key to understanding why context ( who , where , how , what , why ) has as much to do with the success or popularity of a new book as does the actual content of that book. Who recommended the book to you? Where did you hear about the book?

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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You can head over to your local bookstore (if you still have one) and look at the most recent business books being published, and there will - without question - be several titles about how to get started with blogs and how important they can be to a businesses success. books on blogging.

Adding Value In Unexpected Places

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I call, ask how long it will take and then look to book the first possible appointment in the morning, so that my car is the first one in. No magazine, newspaper, book or even his smartphone to keep him busy, and then he had an idea. magazine. What a nightmare. I had to get my tires changed. Here''s a first world problem for you: I hate sitting around at the car dealership all day waiting for my vehicle. My trick?

Thinking Smarter

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People often laugh when they hear that I am reading all of my books exclusively on my iPhone with the Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks apps. I read over thirty books last year, and it would have never happened if I had to carry them all around with me in my backpack. They have everything there - from books, magazines and newspapers to CDs, movies and activities for the kids. comic books. magazine. I've been thinking a lot about thinking lately.

Two Great Questions

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It's also a great questions because it can take you down a fascinating road of discovery that twists with the types of media they prefer to read (magazines, newspapers, books, websites, Blogs) and turns at how they prefer to read (e-reader, smartphones, paper, etc.) magazine. Whether you're about to interview someone for a job or heading out to a networking dinner.

CTRL AT DEL - The Business Book

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CTRL ALT DEL is the title of my second business book. Author of the best-selling business book, Six Pixels of Separation , and President of award-winning Digital Marketing agency, Twist Image , signs with Business Plus for the release of his sophomore book. Business Plus also published Joel's first book, Six Pixels of Separation, in 2009. His first book, Six Pixels of Separation was named after his successful Blog and Podcast. best selling business book.

37 of My Favourite Blogs, Books and Products

Viper Chill

However, if I just discover one great book, product, or resource from them, then reading the article is invaluable. Everything here is a genuine recommendation, meaning that I actually read all of the blogs, have read all of the books, and use all of the products. SEO Book.

Is Technology An Addiction, A Crutch Or Normal For Who We Are?

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I don't think I do it more/less than the average bear, but because so much more of my life is operated through the iPhone (note taking, banking, travel, reading books, magazine articles, shopping, etc.), Look no further than the groundbreaking work of Sherry Turkle (and her two incredible business books, Alone Together and Reclaiming Conversation ). This new book, Irresistible, must be read by you (and everyone that you know). Until then, pick up his book.

Build your Brand to Write for Magazines

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When you write for magazines or newspapers (online or in print), as opposed to blog networks that might pay per view, it’s typically not your responsibility to also build your audience. And check back tomorrow for part 2 in the series, building your brand to get a book deal. which offers online courses in magazine writing. She blogs at www.ValerieKhoo.com and is author of the new book Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business.

Start a Magazine that Complements Your Blog … in 5 Steps

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That the Internet laid waste to the magazine rack at the airport. You blog, eBay, search for Thai food recommendations and interact online, but you will always read magazines. If you have ever entertained the idea of publishing your own magazine, it is not as difficult as most suggest, and can be done for a small initial investment. Maybe you want to start a magazine that compliments your online business. I started my first magazine on roughly $300.

Are Podcasts Worth More Than An MBA?

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I was publishing music magazines, and had to make the tough choice of dropping out and moving forward as an entrepreneur. I also didn't love to read the books and assignments from teachers in school (this dates back to high school as well). I love books. Yes, I am still - primarily - learning the most from non-fiction books and longform content online. business book. inc magazine. magazine. non fiction book.

A Story With No End

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It seems like the latest buzz is all about creating content (books, magazine or newspaper articles) that never end. Well, I shouldn't say "never," but the power of these online publishing tools does create a world where articles, books and whatever can be constantly updated in an iterative fashion. I'm as excited about the new opportunities as the next Twitter junkie, but this idea that books, magazine articles or newspaper stories never end is stressing me out.

Newsjacking: David Meerman Scott’s New Book on Real-Time PR Is Released in Real-Time

Debbie Weil

His newest book, Newsjacking , released today, is no exception. it is being released in almost real-time in e-book format only (for Kindle, iPad and soon, Nook and Sony) and 2. I read about the book release on his blog. That sounds like a real-time book to me.

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Newsjacking: David Meerman Scott’s New Book on Real-Time PR Is Released in Real-Time

Debbie Weil

His newest book, Newsjacking , released today, is no exception. it is being released in almost real-time in e-book format only (for Kindle, iPad and soon, Nook and Sony) and 2. I read about the book release on his blog. That sounds like a real-time book to me.

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The Fail-Proof System to Score National Magazine Publicity for Your Blog

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Promoting “offline” using a major influencer like a national magazine can bring a blizzard of traffic to your blog. Read on to learn how you can get national magazines to sing your praises from the rooftop. Why should I use national magazines to promote my blog?

The Changing State Of Blogs

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Some of them looked less like personal online journals, and more like quick moving and frequently updated digital versions of magazines and newspapers (think Huffington Post and Mashable ). business book. magazine. Are blogs dead? Why is this question being debated so much lately? Earlier today, Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner invited Mark W. Schaefer (author of The Content Code , Social Media Explained , etc.)

The New Media Diet

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These young people just don't watch TV and then go on to read a magazine, they have multiple media channel inputs all happening at the same time. magazine. vogue magazine. How much media can you switch through in an hour?

Making Copies

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I have a massive frustration when it comes to reading books and magazines with my e-reader. It could be a portion of a physical book, magazine or newspaper as well. I'm sure I'm not the only one who is frustrated because they can't copy and paste some quotes out of a book being read on a Kindle. magazine. I like to copy and paste portions of text that resonate with me.

We Are Not (That) Social Media

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In fact, one could argue that everything we thought was possible about connectivity and social media could best be understood by reading the business book classic, The Cluetrain Manifesto. The anchor quote from that book was, "markets are conversations." Through that time, the sentiment of all things related to Six Pixels of Separation (the blog, the podcast , writing for other publications , radio appearances , public speaking , business books , etc.) business book.

How To Be Inspired At Work

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In that tenure, I''ve had the pleasure of writing two business books ( Six Pixels of Separation and CTRL ALT Delete ). Writing a book can be an amazingly painful process (don''t believe me, check this out: 21 Harsh But Eye-Opening Writing Tips From Great Authors ). I have been reflecting a lot on both my twelve years at Twist Image and the process of birthing two books. Read every article (cover to cover) of a magazine that interests you (and yes, read the ads too).

Bring Back The Corporate Blog

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40% prefer to read content directly from a company blog rather than a news magazine or website. " As exciting as Facebook and Twitter may be, these influencers prefer real content directly from a company blog over a news magazine or website. If there was ever a more powerful data point to support the notion of building a direct relationship with consumers (this is also a huge component of my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete ), I don''t know of one. business book.

The Story Of Vice And The Future Of Media

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Along with publishing two magazines (and helping to laugh a third), I did a lot of freelance writing. For magazines and newspapers all over the world. In the Montreal scene, a new magazine/indie paper called, Voice of Montreal , hit the streets. They quickly changed the name to Vice and the format to a glossy magazine, but the content maintained its edge. He published his poetry on Rollins' book imprint, 2.13. hour magazine. magazine.

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

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His books, The War of Art , Do The Work and others are all about "putting you ass where your heart is," as he calls it. At best, we might be inspired by something we read in a newspaper at home, saw on TV, read in a book, or heard on the radio. I can''t imagine going back in time to a day and age when I found myself waiting at the local newsstand/magazine store for a new issue of Fast Company magazine to show up in the pre-Internet days. business book.

Was Eleven Years Of Relentless Blogging Worth It?

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I could not believe that I didn''t need a magazine editor, a newspaper editor or anyone else to give me permission to communicate with an audience. Magazine , Strategy Magazine and more), two bestselling business books ( Six Pixels of Separation and CTRL ALT Delete ), countless media appearances (like being a weekly contributor to CHOM FM as their technology and media correspondent) and, of course, it all laddering up to the success that is Twist Image. business book.