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Monday, October 20, 2008
Promote others for success
I found this article while reviewing Chris Brogan's shared items on google reader, a regular read. It looks like Chris and Louis Gray have a mutual admiration society going, that will benefit both of them. Are you promoting others?
On Sunday, Chris Brogan asked an important question: "How Often Do You Promote Others?", asking how often many of us are highlighting lesser-known people, sharing their items, or promoting their work, to expand awareness. One of the people Chris gave credit to was Robert Scoble, who Chris said "points me to new stuff all the time".
It's no secret a lot of my own online activity is the result of having watched watching Scoble's efforts. It was his pushing toward Google Reader, creating a link blog, and linking out to people big and small that has guided some of my own behavior. So, as I mentioned on Chris' stream in FriendFeed, here's what I'm trying to do