Phew. Us non-artists have a 101 on choosing color.
Too much good stuff today (only because I’m getting through back mail!). Stephen King is doing a neat trial of morality-based distribution: You can get two of the first three intstallments, but he’ll only put up the final one if 70% of readers send a nominal $1. Interesting.
Interesting numbers from WSJ on stickiness. Just over 5 pages a day – every day. This sounds quite high to me. However, if you’ve paid for it, and if you’re in the Street, I guess you have to read it heavily.
“Why is everybody so locked into protecting one format? I swear theCatholic Church changes quicker than the record business.”- Jimmy Iovine, head of Interscope Records and Farmclub.com
More Upside on b2b. Does this mean that “Datamonitor” should reposition as b2e?
“Workers about to be laid off at a chemical plant in northern France dumped 3,000 litres of sulphuric acid into a stream that runs into the river Meuse. They threatened to blow up the factory if their demands for new jobs were not met.” And it worked! I just couldn’t see the guys at Longbridge, Dagenham doing the same. English reserve.
Woohoo!Sick. Cheers, “Dom”.
The US looks likely to try for a bill that would require companies to disclose their e-mail monitoring policy. This has to be a good thing, no? This could definitely stop people using porn at work…
More from Joel: “A top notch web programmer in New York City at a top web development firm, working on a consulting basis, is going to bill about $250 an hour”. So are we really paying a >