I’m Moderating ‘Mind Your Business’ at the Arkansas Literary Festival on Saturday

I’m happy to once again being moderating a session at the Arkansas Literary Festival. You can read about my previous sessions here and here. This year, I’ll be overseeing a panel called “Mind Your Business,” which examines the business end of being an author, including using tools like Kickstarter to fund projects, building interactive books […]


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Video: Wal-Mart’s Social Media Push

I stopped by Today’s THV last night to talk about Mark Friedman’s story on Wal-Mart’s social media plans, available in this week’s edition of Arkansas Business.Friedman surveys Wal-Mart’s recent social media and e-commerce acquisitions — Kosmix, Yihaodian, Newput — and Facebook strategy and reports that this could be the beginning to a big push by […]

P. Allen Smith’s New Video Series, Part of YouTube Original Programming Effort, Launches

From ArkansasBusiness.com, by me: A web video channel programmed by eHow Home and featuring Arkansas-based garden guru P. Allen Smith has launched on YouTube, the massive online video website owned by Google Inc. Smith’s channel, which features video segments on gardening, landscaping, home construction and sustainable living, is among 100 other channels of original content […]