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The coolest posting, blogs, websites, books for communicators (and other humans) for Dec

December 4th, 2008

So many great sites, so little time. I tried to narrow them down to a small list Here’s some of the cream of the crop (social media, branding, marketing, etc).

Great logo rebranding examples
Inspiring brands and websites

Social media tools, blogs, trends, news
Essential apps for bloggers
Is the personal blog an endangered species?
The Enterprise and social media
The Power of blogging with a long term view
The ultimate blogging guide

Twitter, Facebook, Friendfeed
Biggest mistakes of social media gurus (good one)

50 ideas on using Twitter for business:
The Twitter toolbox
Secrets of Power Friendfeed users

Geeky movies we loved anyway
10 Popular sites and how they once looked:
Excellent tips for using Flickr (finding great pics, posting, etc)
75 Public Speaking Blogs (This is a valuable resource for anyone involved in public speaking, a wide array of blogs on every aspect).

Malcom Gladwells’ new book: Outliers (review) Challenges the traditional notion of the ingredients of success.

Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make  Them  Work
(Harvard Business Press) (book I ghost-wrote for Cisco’s Strategic Alliances VP, recently published)

Mean Markets and Lizard Brains (different approach  to thinking about investing/financial markets–timely in light of the current  financial market  turmoil).

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  • Melissa