Blog This! October 17, 2007

Understanding the New Influencers

Paul Dyer takes a passionate look at why PR people give PR a bad name.

Social Media Power Secret- Listening

In social media, everything starts with listening. Chris Brogan shows you how…

Social Media Release Announcing Gooruze, a New Social Network for Online Marketers

Gooruze is a NEW professional community where members inspire, share advice and learn. Gooruze provides a one stop source for ranked news and advice for online marketing. Created and rated by the members.

When Does a Social Network Become a “Publicity Network”?

Allen Stern takes a look at whether or not Twitter and other social networks are just forums for spamming news

Thought Leaders I – Pricing Innovations

The early adopters of Apple’s iPhone paid $599 for the privilege of being the first to have the hot new consumer product when it was launched in June of 2007. But by September, Apple announced that it was slashing prices on its most expensive iPhone by at & t.

The Golden Rule of Twitter Marketing

Aaron Brazell explores the art of marketing through Twitter.

1,200 Marketers Can’t Be Wrong: The Future Is in Consumer Behavior

The ability of new media to monitor what consumers are doing — like keeping track of which Web sites they visit — is fueling the interest in behavioral targeting.

Blogger’s Guide to Publicity

MC Milker of shares a guide for PR pros to follow when reaching out to bloggers

Top Business Blogs – Mediablitz 2.0

Angela Penny ranks her favorite business blog complete with unique visits supporting her ranking

I Invented Facebook dot com

I Invented Facebook launches to find the “real” story behind the popular social network. Go tell your side of the story!

Good News, Bad News about Facebook Application Market: Long Tail Rules

O’Reilly Research has been crunching the numbers on the rise of Facebook as application platform, and they’ve released a new report, entitled simply The Facebook Application Platform.

Tim O’Reilly Interview from Graphing Social Patterns Conference

Chris Heuer interviewed Tim O’Reilly at Graphing Social Patterns, where he discusses the future of the Facebook economy

  • Chris Brogan

    Are you being Robert Steele?

    We should get blog this! shirts. : )

  • Paul Dyer

    “Passionate” yes, but perhaps not quite as passionate as the image you gave of peddling 50 year old guys peddling Russian courses down to the mat.

    Thanks for the “Shout Out” for lack of a better term :-)


Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and also a futurist. In his work at Altimeter Group, Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. More so, he humanizes technology’s causal effect to help people see people differently and understand what to do about it. He is an award-winning author and avid keynote speaker who is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders in digital transformation and innovation.

Brian has authored several best-selling books including What’s the Future of Business (WTF), Engage! and The End of Business as Usual. His blog,, is ranked as a leading resource for insights into the future of business, new technology and marketing.

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  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo