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March 25, 201410:50 AM

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers tagged “Book Publisher”

Are there rules for great writing when it comes to business? I am often asked where I find the time to write. I am often asked about why I write and publish so much content. I am often asked where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 13, 2014 5:55 PM

Awards Worth Winning tagged “Book Publisher”

Are you cynical of people who win awards or make some kind of bestsellers list? Whether it's the New York Times' book list or an advertising award, I have always had a love/hate relationship with these types of accolades. I've... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 5, 201411:28 PM

It's All Just Dumb Luck tagged “Book Publisher”

Selling a lot of books is very hard. Making a video go viral is very hard. Creating a billion dollar company is very hard. It's a story that I will never forget. Back in 2008, I was prepping the release... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 11, 201310:31 PM

Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing? tagged “Book Publisher”

What would you make out of a question like that? Regardless, that was the exact question that Alistair Croll (co-author of Lean Analytics, BitCurrent, Year One Labs and one of my weekly link buddies) asked of Hugh McGuire (PressBooks, LibriVox,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 24, 201310:00 PM

Do You Want To Be Employable In The Next 5 Years? tagged “Book Publisher”

The world has changed. When I first met with my publisher (Business Plus - Grand Central Publishing) to talk about what would become my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete (out now!), my editor asked me who the target market... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 30, 2013 1:42 PM

The Accidental Marketer tagged “Book Publisher”

Sometimes, the biggest lessons in marketing come from the strangest places. Selling a book is a lot of hard work. That's the lesson I'm re-learning right now as CTRL ALT Delete enters into its second week of sales (re-learning, because... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 22, 201311:39 AM

Buy Your Way To The Top tagged “Book Publisher”

There's a (not so) dirty little secret that authors don't like to tell... You can buy your way to the top. Literally. The Wall Street Journal ran an article yesterday titled, The Mystery of the Book Sales Spike. It's a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 22, 201312:27 PM

Why I'm Proud To Be A Dummy tagged “Book Publisher”

A true story... The other week, I was on a busy flight out to the West Coast. It was a cold, winter's day on the east coast and as the plane started to board, the flight attendants were already making... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 14, 201210:36 AM

How Cloud Computing Changes Everything tagged “Book Publisher”

There's been a lot of talk about "the cloud" when it comes to technology and IT in the past few years. It's a revolution as big as the advent of the microprocessor and just as relevant as the desktop computer.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 2, 2012 8:31 AM

CTRL ALT Delete Is My Next Book tagged “Book Publisher”

Warning: self-promotional Blog post to follow... I am very excited to announce that the name of my next book is: CTRL ALT Delete - Reboot  Your Business (and Yourself) in a Connected World. The official press release went out this... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 27, 2011 7:47 PM

The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011 tagged “Book Publisher”

Read. Read. Read. Blog posts are great. So are Twitter, online newspapers and magazines and the occasional Podcast, but if you really want to deep-dive into a topic and spend more than a grazing moment with it, you have to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 22, 201110:43 AM

Newsjacking Turns You Into The Expert tagged “Book Publisher”

Newsjacking. As news broke last week that Amazon started selling its long-awaited entry into the tablet (and iPad led) market (Kindle Fire), many eyes were raised, waiting to see what those who would get their fingers on it would think.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 16, 201111:10 AM

Liar's Remorse tagged “Book Publisher”

What you do online is easy to see in the offline world and vice-versa. It seems obvious enough, doesn't it? Yet, with each passing day, I see more and more examples of people who believe that their actions in the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 19, 201110:16 PM

The Problem With The Status Quo tagged “Book Publisher”

Stop me if you've heard this one before: "technology is the great disruptor." In the fight against technology and the status quo, when have we ever seen the status quo win (and no, The Matrix and The Terminator do not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 13, 2011 8:41 AM

The Main Lesson That Digital Offers The World tagged “Book Publisher”

True story... I was making my way through the airport magazine shop and did my usual pit stop by the business book section. I'm usually not all that surprised by which books I find on the shelves. I'm a little... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 14, 2011 9:40 PM

Thinking About The True Tools Of Change tagged “Book Publisher”

The first step to understanding New Media is understanding the tools of change. In 2009, I attended the O'Reilly conference, Tools of Change for Publishing in New York City. Now, I'll be giving a keynote address at the upcoming Tools... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 12, 201110:55 PM

Moving People Creates Movements tagged “Book Publisher”

What is art? It's a question that has been asked for as long as humans have done acts of creativity - from painting on cave walls to the architecture that surrounds us. Music is art and so to is the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 23, 2011 6:39 AM

On Having A Platform tagged “Book Publisher”

The way any individual can move the needle in their professional career is by having a platform. Part of the dance that many aspiring writers must do to get a major publishing deal is to demonstrate to the publisher that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 24, 2010 8:56 PM

You Are Not Seth Godin tagged “Book Publisher”

Industries that sell products which can be digitized are grappling with everything from revenue to new business models and the book publishing industry is no exception to this rule. News broke over the weekend that famed Marketing thinker/doer and best-selling... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 14, 2010 8:03 PM

6 New Business Books Worthy Of Your Time And Attention tagged “Book Publisher”

There is a whole new stack of new business books that require your attention. Here are just 6 that I'm about to devour. Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky. I only have about ten pages left in this book, and it's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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