Web 2.0 Heroes: Interviews with 20 Web 2.0 Influencers

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Bradley Jones
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 14, 2008 - Computers - 273 pages
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"Web 2.0 is a course correction for the Internet that is weaving the social fabric back together again ? It's not just your own perceptions and observations anymore; it's back to the old way."
— Patrick Crane, LinkedIn

"Web 2.0 is about giving a lot of control back to the user."
— Michele Turner, Adobe

"Anyone with reasonable smarts can have a good idea for a Web property on Monday and have something on the air two weeks from Thursday."
— Tim Bray, Sun Microsystems

"If you don't do it [Web 2.0],then you'll lose market share and you'll wish you had."
— Seth Sternberg, Meebo

the one-way Web is dead
Web 2.0 is an elusive concept, but one thing is certain — the Web as merely a means of retrieving and displaying information is history. Today's Web is immediate, interactive, innovative. It is user-controlled and community-driven. Organizations, marketers, application developers, and communicators must be ready to respond and to innovate — or be left behind.

These experts are leading the charge. Their ideas are fresh, sometimes experimental, necessarily flexible, and always on the leading edge. They'll prepare you for a Web where users rule.

  

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User Review  - gbonnycastle - LibraryThing

I bought this book to learn more about the people and personalities behind the more important internet success stories of the late 2000s. There are some insights here, but Mr. Jones' sophomoric ... Read full review

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Inspiring book for all all people who want to exist in internet business. This book give us wider perspective about web 2.0, from services, maintenance, scalability issues, next features, and many more. Filled by top many internet players, this book is suitable for you. Read full review

Contents

eBay
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3
24
Bloglines
29
Ning
45
Technorati
55
Zoho
79
ReadWriteWeb Web 2 0 Workgroup 91 8 TJ KangThinkFree
101
LinkedIn
117
Twitter
145
Meebo
155
del icio us
169
YouSendIt
177
StumbleUpon
189
Skype
199
Microsoft Corporation
219
Adobe Systems Incorporated
243

DotNetNuke
135

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About the author (2008)

Bradley L. Jones manages various high-profile sites for Jupitermedia (internet.com) that focus on making technical information easy to understand and easy to learn. He oversees a dozen sites including Developer.com, DevX, Gamelan.com, VBForums, jGuru, and Java Boutique. In addition, he writes a weekly e-newsletter and numerous articles devoted to helping readers understand complex topics. He is an internationally bestselling author with a number of books to his credit, and has been recognized as an influencer in the technical community.

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