Any Publicity is Good Publicity

17 Apr ’07

One of the things I love about Mike Masnick’s writing at Techdirt is that he always has a unique perspective on the events that everyone else comments on. The recent news about research into the phenomenon of popularity begetting popularity is a great example. While the topic was widely written about in the ‘sphere with mostly mundane observations, Mike notes one fascinating interpretation: “this actually supports the idea that giving away content for promotional purposes is a very important strategy in developing a brand”. Oh – and yes, Mike is coming to mesh.

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Rob Hyndman April 18, 2007 at 05:41

Us too, Mike – will be great to meet F2F – see you at mesh!

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Mike Masnick April 18, 2007 at 05:16

Thanks for the all too kind words! Mesh looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun. Can’t wait to see/meet everyone.

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