Top Marketing Blogs Worth Reading

Ad Age does a daily rank of the world’s 150 top marketing blogs. Here are my faves off that list, and why. The daily list is at: I read several of them regularly, although I don’t read any of them daily. My list of favourites – in the order they are found on the […]

I’m Speaking at Northern Voice This Weekend #nv10

I’ll be speaking at Northern Voice (#nv10) this weekend in Vancouver, Canada. This is the Canadian personal blogging and social media conference that’s now in its’ sixth year, and is being held at the Life Sciences Centre out at UBC. I’m very proud to be co-presenting with Angela Crocker and Kim Plumley as The Book […]

Free Books: A Viable Business Model?

The debate surrounding free content has become so heated it melts the keyboards of most Bloggers, Musicians, Visual Artists and other Creators. But does it work for Authors? Anyone who’s published a book knows that you’re expected to give away a few things for free, including sample chapters, and of course review and publicity copies […]

Open Source Software for Writers

Writer’s tools are extremely expensive, especially in terms of software. Here’s a great list of free open-source software designed just for writers. First, lets define exactly what open source software really means. The term “open-source” comes from the idea that the source code of the software is revealed to the public, unlike Microdaft where everything […]