Book Articles

New Book on Corporate Blogging

It’s exciting when someone you know launches a new book.

Domesday – 900 Years of English History Online

I’d bet that few people haven’t heard of the Domesday Book, the survey of England commissioned in 1085 by William I (William the Conqueror) who conquered England after the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The Corporate Blogging Book

I just received my copy of Debbie Weil’s new book, “The Corporate Blogging Book – Absolutely Everything You Need to Know to Get it Right”.

New Media Leaking into Old Media

I was poking through the satellite radio stations on my Sirius radio when, whoa, Jason Calacanis’ voice was speaking at Maryam and I over Gillmor Gang. OK, that’s weird.

EJB 3.0 Book Available For Download

The book “Mastering EJB 3.0″ is in its fourth edition and may be freely downloaded along with its Enterprise JavaBeans source code examples.

Ajax Book Review

The first thing I should say is that this is a thoroughly enjoyable book. Ed Woychowsky is fun to read, and I could almost recommend this to you even if you have no interest in Ajax.

Lead Generation for the Complex Sale

Lead Generation for the Complex Sale is a new book by Brian Carroll, CEO of InTouch Incorporated.

Inside Google Book Search

Google has launched a new blog for it’s Google Book Search product.

Google Book Search Blog

Google has started a blog for Google Book Search, called “Inside Google Book Search“.

Thou Shalt Hang out at Wells

I’ve been at the Buzz Conference the last two days – an event hosted by National Community Church (NCC).

Barnett Embedded C Book Arrives In June

Professor & Associate Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology department head Richard Barnett’s “Embedded C Programming And The Atmel AVR” should be available at the beginning of June.

Much Ado About Blogging…

(Scoble, you didn’t answer the question)

Sell Your Book Via Google

Danny has details of a new initiative from Google that will allow publishers (and authors) to sell online versions of their books through Google Book Search.

Google Selling Book Access Online

Publishers who are members of Google’s Partner Program in the US and the UK can sign on to sell online-only access to material available through Google Book Search.

A New Book On C

The C programming language has been around for quite a while now. A new book by Peter Prinz and Tony Crawford called “C in a Nutshell” makes some interesting assertions and provide some useful information for the programming language first used in Unix.

Searching For Anonymity: Now, Its Personal

Until the four major US search engines were subpoenaed by the government, searcher anonymity and privacy was a yawn of concern for most, even if there were a few Paul Reveres out there. After complying with the order, though MSN and others promised no personally identifiable information was given, the slippery slope got a whole lot slicker.

Will Writing a Business Book Generate Sales Leads?

If you have more than a passing interest in writing a business book, this is worth checking out.

Microsofts Apple-style Word of Mouth

If you pay attention to what’s going on in the broad tech world (Tech Memeorandum is a great way to get the hum of some opinion), you can’t help but notice things like the growing buzz about Microsoft’s Origami during the past few days.

Buying Domain Names

Over at the SEM 2.0 discussion group run by Andrew Goodman, there’s a thread about buying domain names that has been offering some excellent suggestions.

Book Search Praised From Lions Den

Google’s Book Search project got major kudos from University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman speaking from within “the lion’s den” also known as the Association of American Publishers (AAP). The AAP launched a lawsuit against Google in October 2005 alleging copyright infringement as a result of the search company’s massive book digitization project.

Yellow Book Buys Click Forward

The publisher of numerous print and online yellow page directories takes a step into the digital world with its acquisition of the Florida-based SEM company, Click Forward