Marketing Bloggers Unite!

…or, at least, collaborate!

There is an explosion of healthy collaboration going on among marketing bloggers. This sort of grass-roots effort to get to know one another, refine and improve our practices, and give to the community is a joy to behold. Some recent and future developments:

bw_logo_no_tag-med.jpg1. The BrandingWire posse recently took on their second challenge, re-branding a destination (Estes Park, CO). The comments thus far, including from the Director of Communications at Estes, indicate that a lot of actionable creativity was shared. Check it out here.

2. The Age of Conversation e-book, featuring over 100 authors (my chapter is on The Lowered Fence of Collaboration), is on the verge of being released. More info at Drew’s blog here. Authors include:

age-conversation.jpgGavin Heaton
Drew McLellan
Valeria Maltoni
Emily Reed
Katie Chatfield
Greg Verdino
Mack Collier
Lewis Green
Ann Handley
Mike Sansone
Paul McEnany
Roger von Oech
Anna Farmery
David Armano
Bob Glaza
Mark Goren
Matt Dickman
Scott Monty
Richard Huntington
Cam Beck
David Reich
Luc Debaisieux
Sean Howard
Tim Jackson
Patrick Schaber
Roberta Rosenberg
Uwe Hook
Tony D. Clark
Todd Andrlik
Toby Bloomberg
Steve Woodruff
Steve Bannister
Steve Roesler
Stanley Johnson
Spike Jones
Nathan Snell
Simon Payn
Ryan Rasmussen
Ron Shevlin
Roger Anderson
Robert Hruzek
Rishi Desai
Phil Gerbyshak
Peter Corbett
Pete Deutschman
Nick Rice
Nick Wright
Michael Morton
Mark Earls
Mark Blair
Mario Vellandi
Lori Magno
Kristin Gorski
Kris Hoet
G.Kofi Annan
Kimberly Dawn Wells
Karl Long
Julie Fleischer
Jordan Behan
John La Grou
Joe Raasch
Jim Kukral
Jessica Hagy
Janet Green
Jamey Shiels
Dr. Graham Hill
Gia Facchini
Geert Desager
Gaurav Mishra
Gary Schoeniger
Gareth Kay
Faris Yakob
Emily Clasper
Ed Cotton
Dustin Jacobsen
Tom Clifford
David Polinchock
David Koopmans
David Brazeal
David Berkowitz
Carolyn Manning
Craig Wilson
Cord Silverstein
Connie Reece
Colin McKay
Chris Newlan
Chris Corrigan
Cedric Giorgi
Brian Reich
Becky Carroll
Arun Rajagopal
Andy Nulman
Amy Jussel
AJ James
Kim Klaver
Sandy Renshaw
Susan Bird
Ryan Barrett
Troy Worman
S. Neil Vineberg

3. If you haven’t joined in with the Marketing Profs book club, where a bunch of readers simultaneously read and interact on a given business/marketing book, don’t say you weren’t invited! Here’s the scoop…

blogger-social.png4. And then, of course, there is the upcoming Blogger Social (2008), being orchestrated by the illustrious CK and a growing cast of willing and/or press-ganged volunteers. Find out more here. Wherever this ends up being held, it’s going to be great. Can’t wait…

2 Responses to Marketing Bloggers Unite!

  1. Mack Collier says:

    Steve thanks for the roundup!

  2. Lewis Green says:


    Now if we can just convince established businesses that collaboration improves operations and revenues, all of us would be better for it.

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