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We Need Your Help...

By Jack, published August 19, 2005, at 1:51 PM in Jack Covert Selects

I know I dont post a lot but who can when you have a Todd (just kidding). I love his posts. I just wanted to say that the past 24 months have been amazing for me and 8cr.


It's amazing what a website can tell you.

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2005, at 11:56 PM in News & Opinion

We are tickled about our new website. Here are some interesting stats from the first 20 days of the new site: We are currently serving up 9321 RSS feeds. It seems that you all have found 241 one of them so far.


Looking for someone for next Book Tour

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 29, 2005, at 9:40 PM in News & Opinion

I am looking for one more stop for the next Business Blog Book Tour. It will taking place the last week of September. You get a free book and a chance to chat with the author.


Job Opening at 800-CEO-READ

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 10, 2005, at 2:47 PM in News & Opinion

We are on the lookout for a new person to help Jack and I will all the marketing and communications stuff we have going on. Here is the position description: Communications and Marketing Specialist We are looking for an individual to join our marketing and public relations side of our business. There are two main components to this position: In the first component, this person will be responsible for managing and distributing content to an ever expanding group of partners.


800-CEO-READ and ChangeThis

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 26, 2005, at 4:27 PM in News & Opinion

We are happy to announce today 800-CEO-READ will be taking on the stewardship of ChangeThis. ChangeThis was a project started with Seth Godin, Amit Gupta, and a team of interns last August. The goal of the project was to create a distribution hub for world changing ideas.


Ecommerce Site Trouble

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 25, 2005, at 4:43 AM in News & Opinion

We are trying to track down some trouble we are having with the ecommerce site. I thought I was enlist some of our loyal readers Are any of you having problems getting to the 800-CEO-READ site? We are seeing an intermittent error, but it seems once you get it, you can no longer use the ecommerce site because of the error become constant and recurring.


Is this good or bad?

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 17, 2005, at 3:13 PM in News & Opinion

Shawn at Everything or Nothing writes: Todd at 800. CEO. READ sent me Make Your Own Luck as my free book for sending in a birthday greeting during their birthday celebration.


Steve Can't Keep The Man Down!

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2005, at 2:33 PM in News & Opinion

We have decided to get behind Wiley with this little dust-up they are having with Mr. Jobs and Apple. So, let me first say that all of Wiley's titles are available from 800-CEO-READ.


Happy Birthday to The Blog

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 15, 2005, at 4:44 PM in News & Opinion

I should have started the day with this, but the 800-CEO-READ Blog is one year ago today. [cheering] I personally have really enjoyed it. I hope you have too.


The Sad State of Business Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 11, 2005, at 4:29 PM in News & Opinion

There is a piece in the Financial Times today about how business books are not what they use to be. Jack is quoted at the start and the end the article. Writer Simon London quotes lots of people from the industry.


Looking for some feedback...

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 6, 2005, at 4:39 PM in News & Opinion

I was looking through the web stats for March and found a couple of things that surprised me. First, when you look at the traffic to the main blog here, this is the split in traffic (by pageviews): RSS - 45,826 (39. 2%) Main Index - 7,820 (6.


Tagging: A Tutorial

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 2, 2005, at 9:07 PM in News & Opinion

[if you are familiar with tagging, skip to the next post] There is a new phenonomen growing in the blog space called tagging. The idea is pretty simple. Various websites let you store information (i.