Embargo This

Embargo This

Nowhere is the demand for exclusives stronger than among the handful of media that control the fates of the latest and greatest personal tech products. From Pogue and Mossberg to Gizmodo, CrunchGear, Engadget, Mashable, and of course, the elephant in the early adopter room, TechCrunch. All invariably ask to be the first to break the […]

Extreme Blog Makeover

Extreme Blog Makeover

I like Scoble’s new home. No, not Fast Company, but the extreme homepage makeover that the FC’s web design team created for Scobelizer. It’s nicely organized, pleasant to look at, and has many of the cool apps, widgets and communities that Scoble loves to extol through his multitudinous channels: “More and more of my time […]

Twittering for Dollars

Twittering for Dollars

His motivation? A) Writer’s blockB) Digital disenchantmentC) Money worriesD) A PR ploy to regain media spotlight To hear Rocketboom co-founder Andrew Baron explain his decision to sell his Twitter account (and his 1400+ followers) to the highest eBay bidder, one would think the answer is a combination of A and B. “Every time I would […]

A Dose of SEM

A Dose of SEM

You may remember Elinor Mills who made a name for herself by revealing a bit too much about Google CEO Eric Schmidt. This in turn prompted the search/advertising monopoly to banish her from its journalist-in-good-standing list. Moments ago, Ms. Mills piled on an infectious story in which a Google Health blogger used all the attention […]