Renaissance for Napa Gamay Noir?

Andrew Lane 2004 Gamay

I tried this the other night after attending an event hosted by 7×7 Magazine in San Francisco. I meet Andrew Dickson, winemaker of Andrew Lane Wines. It was amazing, so I tracked down a bottle for myself.

I paired it with spicy sesame/chili noodles with chicken and green onions. OH MY OH MY!

The Start-up’s Dilemma: Competing Against Cash-Rich Rivals through the Art of PR

The art of PR should never be underestimated it should be thoroughly embraced.

New companies that enter markets with well-established competitors may have great solutions and truly superior designs, but they also have an intractable problem. The competition is established, they are not, and markets always bend toward the familiar.

Add to that the typically limited budget of a start-up and the barriers are high enough to predestine new companies to failure unless they have a very effective mechanism of some sort, in place and ready to help carve a piece of the existing market for themselves.

I’m in the April Issue of Entrepreneur Magazine – what were they thinking?

Every now and then I’m quoted, or even more shocking, asked for my advice. Unfortunately, they always leave out the expletives.

Here’s the official press release from FutureWorks…

Entrepreneur Magazine Features Brian Solis in April Issue

Solis, regarded as an expert in how tech can be used is realworld applications, offers accounts for today’s busy entrepreneurs

San Jose, Calif., April 25, 2006 – FutureWorks, Inc., an award-winning public relations agency, today announced that Entrepreneur Magazine included company founder, Brian Solis in the April article, “On the Move.”

BtoB Published Article with a Quote from Yours Truly

http://www.future-works.com/about/agency_news/files/BtoB%202-06.pdf

ABOUT ME

Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research firm focused on disruptive technology. A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing, and culture. Solis is also globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. His new book, What's the Future of Business (WTF), explores the landscape of connected consumerism and how business and customer relationships unfold and flourish in four distinct moments of truth. His previous book, The End of Business as Usual, explores the emergence of Generation-C, a new generation of customers and employees and how businesses must adapt to reach them. Prior to End of Business, Solis released Engage, which is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to market, sell and service in the social web.

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