Olivier Blanchard on Becoming An Author #1

To supplement the book reviews I offer on Active Garage.com under the category of Thought Readership (not a typo!), I like to — where possible — interview the authors.   Brand strategist Olivier Blanchard’s Social Media ROI: Managing and Measuring Social Media Efforts in Your Organization (Que – an imprint of Pearson Education, 2011) isRead the Rest…

Help! I Need a Book Editor (But Which One?)

As a wordsmith, I find the origins of words fascinating. A “consultant” originally referred to someone who visited oracles, until a reference in a Sherlock Holmes story in 1893 changed it to one qualified to give professional advice. Back in the early 19th century “coach” was Oxford University slang for a tutor who got studentsRead the Rest…

Latest Author News

Congratulations, Ken Brand, who just knocked off Donald Trump — figuratively, not literally, lol — from the Amazon bestseller list with the book we worked on together in 2010/11.  News story here. Less Blah Blah, More Ah Ha: How Social Savvy Real Estate Agents Become Trusted, Preferred, Referred – and Rewarded