If you truly want to know what gets us up in the morning you should read :
– Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, by Don Tapscott
– The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell
– We Are Smarter Than Me, By Barry Libert & Jon Spector
– Smart Start-ups, by David Silver
– The World is Flat, by Thomas Friedman
– The Cluetrain Manifesto, by Chris Locke, David Weinberger, Rick Levine and Doc Searls
These books will change the way you think about business, the way you think about people, hell, they will change your life.
Latest news from our tech team is that you can now add a Brownbook search right into the toolbar of your Firefox web browser (and with tens of millions of people now using Firefox that’s a lot of
Yep, as of today (about 1 hour ago in fact) The Brownbook adopted Microformats. What they hell does that mean, I hear all but the most technically aware ask? Well, it means it allows The Brownbook website to
I can’t sleep tonight. I can’t sleep because my mind is racing concerning the impact of peer-produced projects like The Brownbook. I decided to pick a book of my bookshelf, one of those I bought recently but haven’t yet got round to reading. The book is “Small is The New Big” by Seth Godin (www.sethgodin.com). Please allow
Ben came across an indian business directory site just today, which is really neat. It looks great and works well (in fact I think we have a few things to learn from them on layouts and design). I just can’t get over this feeling that
There are plenty of yellow pages, phone book and business directory web sites around the world, most of which have online offerings eg Yell, Sensis, Superpages… They all have a model where they employ a very expensive sales force, an expensive production process and produce a fat telephone directory. Understandably they try to protect the revenue they earn from the printed directory they produce as typically they make a handsom profit margin. They are the gorillas in the market and as the internet revolution has not yet shown them a way to earn equivalent margins they seem to be very half hearted
All of us in western countries are used to having business directories at our fingertips, but in some world regions thats just not the case. Why is this?
Well, in developed regions there has long been an economic incentive for one
Well, hello, and here we are. After almost 9 months in development The Brownbook is live beta stage. We’ll be telling a few close people about it over the next few days, just to get some early feedback so we can make
BrownBook is currently recruiting for a superstar startup CFO.
We have a killer idea, a killer busines plan, the software is developed and its
We on the lookout for a smart, edgy and switched-on Facebook Platform/API developer. Can you work with us to develop the BrownBook Facebook app?
Do you have what it takes to work to tight deadlines and create a fantastic