July 25, 2006
News & Opinion: How A Good Idea Becomes a Bad One
NEWS & OPINION: BEA - Chris Anderson and The Long Tail
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 22, 2006, at 4:39 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We are going to tell you some stories this week about the just ended Book Expo America. We got in on Thursday and the only one presentation we had time to check out was Chris Anderson speaking on his new book, The Long Tail. The talk itself was an overview and covered the same sorts of things you have seen other places.
NEWS & OPINION: 800-CEO-READ's Decade-in-Review
By Sally Haldorson, published December 31, 2009, at 9:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
It's an admittedly worn device to use the alphabet to organize one's thoughts, but when reflecting over the past decade and trying to distill the most notable events and objects that affected our company and also the publishing industry and business sector into a brief blog post, I found such a device to be quite helpful. As Jack put it when we initially discussed writing a decade-in-review post, not only is it like opening a can of worms, it seems like whenever one harkens back to the Millenium, one can't help but get sidetracked into thoughts about 9/11. But of course there were many more ups and downs that we've all been a victim and/or a participant in, and this list is an attempt to do that chaos a little bit of justice.
NEWS & OPINION: The Long Tail Videos
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 15, 2006, at 5:22 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Long Tail continue to do well (#10 on WSJ's list this week). Here are two Long Tail videos you might be interested in checking out. The first is the Random House UK promo video for the book's release there.
NEWS & OPINION: 2006 Bestsellers (a little late)
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 27, 2007, at 7:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Some folks started asking us for the 2006 bestsellers. Some how we forgot to do this right after the New Year, and I know many of you are dying to hear the results. One note on methodology: We award points to a book's position on our monthly list, as well as the number of months it appears on our lists.
NEWS & OPINION: A little more on The Long Tail
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 26, 2006, at 4:31 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Wall Street Journal continues to publish commentary from folks who question The Long Tail. For the book review of The Long Tail [sub. needed], they tapped Steven Zeitchik of Variety magazine.