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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.


800-CEO-READ partners with

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 2, 2005, at 2:40 PM in Jack Covert Selects

It seems the word has gotten out and you may have already seen this. We are excited about a new collaboration we have started with MarketingProfs. com.


800CEOREAD's best seller list

By Jack, published March 1, 2005, at 7:08 PM in News & Opinion

One of the things, I think, would be fun would be to occasionally have a post about how 800CEOREAD became what were currently are. The hardest part of this idea will be me realizing that something might actually be interesting. The deciding factor will be when Todd and I are talking about the company history and he says You need to post about this.


800-CEO-READ wins Best Group Blog in Business Blogging Awards

By Jack, published February 24, 2005, at 1:34 PM in News & Opinion

It was announced yesterday that 800-CEO-READ won the award for Best Group Blog in the 2005 Business Blogging Awards. We want to thank everyone who voted for us. I also want to thank the 41 people who contributed to our blog this year and have helped make it the best resource for business books on the net.


Vote for the 2005 Business Blogging Awards

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 3, 2005, at 9:52 PM in News & Opinion

Voting has opened for the Business Blogging Awards. We are tickled to have been nominated for Best Group Blog. Go vote for your favorites!


Getting Great Ink

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 28, 2005, at 7:54 PM in News & Opinion

People have been saying a lot of nice things about us and we just wanted to thank them. Robert Scoble told me he uses us for market research as he develops his new book (he also blogged it here. ), Hello World gushed about a little gift package Aaron sent them, and Brendon at Slacker Manager yesterday listed us as a great place to go to find out about business books.


What's in a name?

By Jack, published January 17, 2005, at 8:26 PM in News & Opinion

How did our company come to be named "800-CEO-READ"? This is a question I get asked often. Well, I was talking with Todd and Tom Ehrenfeld and they had never heard the story of how we became 800-CEO-READ.