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Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner as CEO. Um, I Guess Everyone Deserves Another Chance?
PaperC auctions itself to fund HTML5 textbooks

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Self-Publish a Book

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I’ve published eight books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), one comic book,  and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Although the jury is still out on my...
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Self-Publish a Book

Wiley::The New Polymath: Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations

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Wiley::The New Polymath: Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations
The secret to a good online course (Hint: It's not technology)

Get Your Last Minute Peter Thiel PandoMonthly Ticket NOW!

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PandoMonthly– our monthly pizza, beer and networking event– is tomorrow and our guest is PayPal co-founder, arch-angel and uber-libertarian Peter Thiel. The first batch of 300 tickets sold out in about an hour, and it only took that long because the initial rush of three thousand people from our...
Get Your Last Minute Peter Thiel PandoMonthly Ticket NOW!
Google sells Frommer's brand back to Arthur Frommer, print travel guides will survive

[Interview] Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Q&A with Google Fellow Ben Gomes

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Last week, I talked to Google Search lead designer Jon Wiley about the process of designing Google's iconic interface. What goes on behind that white box? For the second part of my interview series with the people who make Google Search, I talked to Google Fellow Ben Gomes. He's one...
[Interview] Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Q&A with Google Fellow Ben Gomes

Secondhand MP3 Dealer Redigi Expanding Into Europe... And Tangling With A Whole New Set Of IP Laws

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Redigi, the 'used' mp3 dealer, is now sending out invites for its expansion into Europe. While many may question how big the market is for secondhand mp3s, Redigi obviously feels there's more money to made overseas. In the US, Redigi is operating in the shadow of a lawsuit filed by...
Secondhand MP3 Dealer Redigi Expanding Into Europe... And Tangling With A Whole New Set Of IP Laws

Sandy Slams New York Startups And Drowns A $100 Million Company

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Hurricane Sandy tore through Manhattan earlier this week, leaving much of New York City and its surrounding areas without power. While Wall Street and the rest of the city's businesses were hard-hit, Manhattan's burgeoning startup scene took a blow, too. Business Insider's headquarters in the Flatiron district have been shut...
Sandy Slams New York Startups And Drowns A $100 Million Company
General Assembly and PandoDaily want to whisk one lucky winner to the heart of Silicon Valley
One Supreme Court ruling may stop you from reselling just about anything
Pandohouse Rock Vol 2: What Will the $2.5B Mars Rover Actually Do?

I’m a Dummy! My Next, and Third Book

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It’s been 2 years since the release of my second book, FBML Essentials, and everyone keeps asking me when I’m going to write my next.  I admit I’m a little addicted – it’s why I write on this blog.  I hated writing for others in High School and College, but...
I’m a Dummy! My Next, and Third Book

Google Buys Frommer's to Fold Into Zagat

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Google is buying the Frommer’s travel guide from Wiley, as was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it was not a huge one. Wiley had put the assets on the market earlier this year. While Zagat prided itself in pioneering user-generated...
Google Buys Frommer's to Fold Into Zagat

SinglePlatform Scores a Valley-Sized Exit for New York With Sale to Constant Contact

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It's not often that numbers are forthcoming after an acquisition, but New York-based SinglePlatform, a one-stop-shop where local businesses can manage their presence on sites across the web from Foursquare to the New York Times, should be happy that the terms of its recent acquisition are being disclosed. This morning it...
SinglePlatform Scores a Valley-Sized Exit for New York With Sale to Constant Contact
CEO Supper Club: "Can we just talk millennials over soup?"

Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

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You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with Abby Johnson for WebProNews — was recorded...
Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

ProBlogger the Book 2nd Edition – Available Today!

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Today I’m pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd Edition of ProBlogger the Book! It’s a book designed to help you take your blog to the next level – so make sure you grab a copy today. Chris Garrett and myself put together the first edition of ProBlogger...
ProBlogger the Book 2nd Edition – Available Today!

5 Lessons From My Mom That Led To My Startup's $100 Million Exit

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Last week, Wiley Cerilli sold his two-year-old startup, SinglePlatform, for $100 million. He'd like to thank his mother for his success as an entrepreneur. 1. Magic Johnson once said, “Its not whether you can become successful, its how many people can you help become successful.”: I love this quote, but for my...
5 Lessons From My Mom That Led To My Startup's $100 Million Exit
Does your accountant need to be a writer? A surprisingly contentious WITN

What It Feels To Wake Up At 32 With Everything You've Ever Wanted

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A few weeks ago, 32-year-old entrepreneur Wiley Cerilli sat down with his wife. He told her an email company, Constant Contact, wanted to acquire his two-year-old startup, Single Platform, for $100 million. The couple came up with a list of things to buy and do if the deal went through:...
What It Feels To Wake Up At 32 With Everything You've Ever Wanted

"Internet Rich Man" Marc Andreessen not opening Brazilian fund either

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Back in August we wrote about a fraudulent site claiming that “Internet rich man” Marc Andreessen was launching a fund in China called the Afund. There were some obvious giveaways that it wasn’t exactly for real. Such as the omission of Opsware from his bio, the claim he became...
"Internet Rich Man" Marc Andreessen not opening Brazilian fund either
CEO Supper Club: Why Airbnb has absolutely dominated the sharing economy

Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

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As Techdirt reported a few months back, the Supreme Court Justices seem rightly concerned about the "parade of horribles" -- things that would happen if the decision in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng copyright case over whether or not you have the right to resell a foreign-made product you bought were...
Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear
CEO Supper Club: What company do you envy?

D10 Wrap: Astoundingly, Some People Still Think We’re in a Bubble

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Last week, both Farhad Manjoo and I said there was one big silver lining of the Facebook IPO debacle: Surely no one can argue we’re in a tech bubble now. We were wrong. As the D10 conference was winding down I grabbed New York Times columnist Nick Bilton and dragged...
D10 Wrap: Astoundingly, Some People Still Think We’re in a Bubble

How 3 Startup Executives Reacted When They Realized They Were About To Become Rich

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Sometimes, wealth comes unexpectedly. Like for lottery winners. In the startup world, there's usually time between buyout discussions and the money hitting your bank account. At the very least, you have a few days to mull over what you'll do with your new-found wealth. How do people react when they...
How 3 Startup Executives Reacted When They Realized They Were About To Become Rich
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CEO Supper Club: What makes ecommerce so hard?
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