Don’t Trust Forbes Tech Bloggers

I’m so glad my friends have left Forbes so that I can tell you how utterly useless their tech site is. Paul Tassi wrote the following about Google+ today. It may not be dead, and it’s entirely possible I’m shoveling dirt on something that’s still writhing around, promising me it is in fact the next big thing, but I’m now deaf to its cries. Google Plus is a failure no matter what the numbers may say. Only in tech could someone say something so inane and not be called on …

Jeremiah Owyang Gives Some Crummy Advice at Forbes

Let me start with this, Jeremiah Owyang consistently writes papers, posts and articles that I read while nodding and murmuring Yep and Uh Huh. Until today. Jeremiah wrote an article that I’d give an solid B- for Forbes. In How To Create A Customer Advocacy Program, and includes five easy steps for CMOs to follow. I read the article and went Uh huh, Yep, Yes, Are you CRAZY, and Sure. 80% for Jeremiah, and that is a B- with some crummy advice built in. He starts strong, explaining why a …