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From left to right: Shannon Paul, Brian Clark, Jason Falls, Zena Weist, Derek Halpern Most of you already know the top-ranked blog Copyblogger. Founder Brian Clark started the company as a blog in 2006, and has expanded it to become a media company that helps businesses grow through social media and online marketing. A mainstay in the sector, Brian is […]

Due to the late release of Welcome to the Fifth Estate, the opportunity to coincide the book with last Spring’s speaking engagements was lost. In lieu of a book tour, it seemed appropriate to go on a blog tour. The following nine blog posts are Fifth Estate themed social media pieces about different subject threads in the book. Thank you […]

Image by Ed Schipul Getting tired of the same old, same old? Here are eight blogs that seem to deliver great marketing, media and communication content day-in, day-out without getting stuck in the echo chamber’s pedantic chatter. While just a few of the many strong blogs out there, they deliver regular delightful reads. Danny Brown’s Social Media Marketing Blog – […]

Sycophant – A self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite. No one likes the idea of being classified as a sycophant. Yet without question there are legions of followers who sing the praises of their favorite online voices without fail, all in hopes of garnering favor and being a part of the in-crowd. Entire businesses and social networks have been built on […]