Archive for the ‘Bio’ category

Blue Fish and Cappucinno: 3 Answers From Andy Merrett

January 23, 2006

Andy Merrett


One of the interesting things about Andy Merrett is that he knows how to make a perfect cappuccino. He also knows how to create a fast growing network in a short amount of time.

I got him to answer 3 questions for me: (more…)


January 20, 2006

If you’ve been with me from the beginning you know that this site is an experiment. I include beta in the title because I want to test some ideas and see how they work.

This is not really a blog network news site (there are others who are much more passionate about that stuff than I.). This is more of an idea site. A place where smart leaders of this new industry go to jumpstart their thinking.

I try to look at the whole board not just the current moves. I have an ultimate goal where I want this to blog to go and in week one it has gone much better than I expected.

Thank you for participating and I hope you continue.

There are a lot of things wrong with this site right now and they are all my fault. My spelling is atrocious. I need to take the time to stop being “fucking pedestrian” and spellcheck.

There are some other things, too and feel free to continue emailing them to me. I have very thick skin and I assume it’s not personal. (And if it is I’ve been called worse by smarter people.)

I have some stories I want to get to today so I gotta get back to work.

Hope your day is delicious.



The Incomplete Manifesto for Change

January 18, 2006

A reminder from Tom Peters and James Mcgee to reread Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Change.

I was told to staple it to my forehead.

Maybe you should, too.

The Care and Feeding Of Writers

January 15, 2006

I am really finding it funny to read all the hoopla about paying writers. Pay per post model. Revenue sharing model. The noise has been happening for a while

Here’s what some of you future media moguls don’t know about writers:

Writers have always been at the bottom of the money-making totem pole in all industries. Screenwriters make squat while producers make millions. Same happens in the music (though it’s a little fairer),the television and book industry.

If you are having a problem getting or keeping writers and you think the problem is money then you really have a problem. (more…)