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5 random thoughts for hump day…

Last day of the work week here at thinks Central, so I thought I’d just clean up a couple of items in the inbox that don’t seem to justify full posts.

In no particular order, here we go:

  1. With publishers hemorrhaging cash, why don’t publishers include affiliate links in their e-books’ cited works? As an avid Kindle reader, it would be really handy to be able to buy certain books – or, better yet, a given chapter of a cited work – from within the book I’m already reading. You’re guaranteed a qualified audience, plus extra revenue.
  2. Gizmodo claims Google is trying out a new search interface. Cool.
  3. I love Google Insights for Search. Where else can you learn things like the fact that apple pie is more popular than pumpkin pie or stuffing, except for right around Thanksgiving:

    Now go and apply that type of thinking to your business.

  4. Want one example? OK. I was curious how many people searched Google for Bing,, and (I also had just “Google” in there, but the scale was absurd. Try it for yourself):

  5. And, just for fun, you’ve got to watch the Muppets do Bohemian Rhapsody. It’s a riot:

  6. Have a Happy Thanksgiving, Big Thinkers. We’ll catch you next time around.

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