Monthly Archives: October 2005

Running the Boston Marathon for Children’s Hospital Boston — and Hailey

Less than six months from now, on April 17, 2006, I’ll be pounding the pavement once again from Hopkinton to Boston, determinedly putting one foot in front of another for more than 26 long, arduous miles. It’ll

NEDMA ’06 Issues its Call for Speakers

The New England Direct Marketing Association has just issued its Call for Speakers for NEDMA ’06: It’s a Brave New World, a conference and exposition to be held on June 14-15, 2006, at the Bentley College campus

Goodbye Web Site, Hello Blog

Thanks to noted corporate blog strategist, B.L. Ochman, I recently caught wind of yet another smart organization that’s shed its Web site entirely and instead staked a claim in the blogosphere. Union Square Ventures, an early stage

Two DM Trade Publications Launch New Blogs

It was inevitable that both DIRECT and DM News would eventually establish a presence in the blogosphere, but what’s the chance of two of my favorite trade publications launching their own respective blogs just days apart? As

This Conversation Made Possible by Convio

Convio, the leading provider of software and services to help nonprofit organizations use the Internet for driving support, recently announced the release of Convio Tributes, a “constituent-led fundraising solution” that lets a nonprofit effectively leverage supporters and

Everyone’s An Expert, Writes Seth Godin

Seth Godin has just announced the release of his next free ebook, Everyone’s An Expert, which you can download here. The book, he says, “is for anyone who wants more online traffic, more revenue, more followers, more

Training Blogs for Runners

“Instead of detailing workouts in a private training diary, runners are now logging their workouts on the Web for friends, teammates, and long-distance training partners to read and respond to,” writes Chaddus Bruce in the October 2005