Amazon and the Decline of the E-Reader

It's no surprise traditional black and white eReaders like the Amazon Kindle are starting to take a serious hit as the popularity of full function tablets rise. Amazon's Kindle application runs on all … [Read more...]

Newsweek Goes All Digital in 2013

Newsweek is cutting the cord. After 80 years of print publishing the newsmagazine will stop it's print edition in 2013 and be available exclusively in digital format. I think it's  a great move and I … [Read more...]

Amazon.com Is Not Awesome

I am reading this book by Scott Stratten The Book of Business Awesome/The Book of Business UnAwesome which is about the things companies can do to be awesome. It includes ideas about customer service … [Read more...]

Social Business Report – July 9

On this weeks show: Tablet Wars: The new battle at 7 inches is on Cloud Dependency - Amazon cloud goes down taking several prominent websites with it. Twitter cracks down on their API. Will they … [Read more...]

Social Business Report – June 29

Welcome to the new Social Business Report show. This video show is available on YouTube and Vimeo as well as the website here. The show is a weekly roundup of social business news. On this weeks … [Read more...]

Barnes & Noble Almost Pull Off A Gutsy Marketing Move

"Missed it by that much...." - Maxwell Smart (Agent 99) When I saw the headline, "Barnes and Noble offers 30 free e-books to switch to Nook" I thought, oh yeah, now we're talking. When you are … [Read more...]

Connected World Radio: Lessons from Pottermore

We look at the lessons gained from JK Rowling's stunning announcement of Pottermore.com. eBooks will be available for the first time for the Harry Potter series but Mrs. Rowling cuts out the middle … [Read more...]

Data is King in the Connected World

I love my Amazon Kindle and so do a lot of other people. Amazon just announced for their top 10 books, Kindle versions are outselling print editions by more than 2 to 1. One of  the reasons I love the … [Read more...]

Digital Books and Digital Music: Parallel Futures?

Amazon.com has scored it's first big win in securing exclusive electronic rights to publish Stephen Covey's popular business title 7 Habits of Highly Successful People on the Amazon Kindle. As ebook … [Read more...]

Connected World TV #2

Time has come out with a new experimental personalized magazine called Mine. I give you a look at it here and give you my perspective as to what it means in regard to the future of magazines and … [Read more...]