• Free: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson

    Who? Entrepreneurs, product managers, and marketers. When? As soon as you can reasonably get to it. Why? Free is an excellent discussion of the move to freemium, open source, and all around free products. Best Quote Piracy happens when the marketplace realizes that the marginal cost of reproduction and distribution of a product is significantly …

  • You have a problem with analytics

    Years ago, I made a small name for myself through blogging about social media and tweeting pretty much anything that I could find on Reddit. I got to the point that I was getting a fair number of job offers, as well as just a lot of praise, so what did I do? I blogged …

  • The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene

    Who? Aspiring pickup artists and power players. When? In college if you want to be a pickup artist. Early in your career if you’re interested more in the business impacts. Why? The book is chalked full of examples. Best Quote Most people are locked in their own worlds, making them stubborn and hard to persuade. …

  • Some thoughts on quitting

    Rand posted last night about his thoughts on firing employees and how SEOmoz handles it. Having managed teams and left companies of my own choice, I found it to be an interesting read. On one hand though, talking about the financial, emotional, and team impacts of firing leaves the picture incomplete if you don’t look …