April 27, 2006
News & Opinion: Long Tail Cover
Chris Anderson put the cover art to The Long Tail up on his blog last week.
We have galleys now and are reading it. The book comes out July 11th.
NEWS & OPINION: Watching the Bestseller Lists
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 21, 2006, at 3:23 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior
It is very interesting to look at this week's Wall Street Journal bestseller list [sub. needed]. There are three entries on the business list outside of the regulars.
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: 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: Got Some Time on Your Hands?
By Jack, published August 14, 2006, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
Friday's LA Times has an article about what business travelers are doing now that lap tops are not allowed. Jonathan Daniel, the supervisor of a Borders store at Heathrow Airport, says that the popular titles included "Freakonomics" and "The World Is Flat. We at 8cr would add a few more current titles like The Long Tail and More Than You Know and Uncommon Carriers.