Today’s rich biz-tech miscellany

A ten-minute scan of the headlines of the RSS feeds in my business and technology channels in FeedDemon produced this list of candidates that looks worth exploring: An Anchor by Evening, a Blogger Any Time Analysts: Google’s Talk Move May Shake the Market Blog tools tackle content management Carly Fiorina to Write Tell-All Customer Evangelism […]

Biz-Tech Headlines 27-Aug-05

As Blogging Grows, Companies Eye Legal Pitfalls BBC plans to put channels on net Blogger sued for comments others left on his blog Getting Real About Podcast Adoption New Web copyright tool to exclude non-IE users NewsGator Opens Online API to Public PayPal co-founder readies photo-sharing service Personal Search Site Adds Blogs Pixar Faces Informal […]

Biz-Tech-News: Headlines 5-Sept-05

$100,000 per year… blogging. 2012 Olympic posts advertised Apple Appears Poised for iTunes Phone Launch BlogML will let you move your blog from service service Call Forwarding with Skype Disney says it does believe in fairies Lake George Pocket-sized DIY customizable paper organizer Podcast Anxiety: a cure has been found Privacy concerns over Yahoo IM […]

Disaster planning, consequences and inevitabilities from Katrina

Two thoughtful articles in as many days from the Financial Times examine broad consequences of the Hurricane Katrina disaster from the business, economic, political and social standpoints. In the first, a feature on disaster planning, the FT says the consequences of Katrina for businesses worldwide are likely to be significant. Insurance claims are expected to […]

New blogging white paper from Edelman and Intelliseek

Edeman and Intelliseek have just published their latest white paper on word-of-mouth marketing called "Blogging from the Inside Out: The Rise and Effective Management of Employee Bloggers." The 22-page PDF document is a rich source of information that includes: Original data on the role employees play in shaping corporate reputation and on the frequency with […]

Podcast empire-building

Silicon Beat: Podcast Alley, the grassroots podcast directory that played a big role in spurring the popularity of podcasting, has been acquired by PodShow. The deal happened last month, we’re told, and founder Chris McIntyre is already making the move from Nashville to San Francisco. A very interesting development in an embryonic but fast-expanding industry […]

Weekend conversation makers

It’s been a very interesting week for business and tech news.The iPod nano, rumors about Skype, and of course Hurricane Katrina have been among the topics that I’ve seen blogged a lot, and which I’ve commented on as well. Other things going on, too, some related, that caught my eye this afternoon from recent RSS […]

Influential Dutch marketing blog in partnering deal

Ilse Media, a Dutch publisher and blog portal, has taken a 25 percent stake in, one of the most influential marketing and business blogs in The Netherlands. Ilse Media’s strong interest is in “the knowledge power of a community of interactive marketeers,” Marketingfacts pioneer Marco Derksen told me (I’ve known Marco for much of […]

Communicating the power of 3

Listening to eBay’s investor conference call last night which took place to discuss eBay’s acquisition of Skype, and following along with the slide presentation (PDF), it’s now clearer to me what the expected synergies are from this deal from eBay‘s and Skype‘s perspectives. It’s something they’re calling the Power of 3: (Click to see a […]