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XML Press at LavaCon and Content Strategy Workshops

XML Press and several XML Press authors will be at LavaCon (October 6-9) and Content Strategy Workshops (October 9 – 10). The two events are co-located at the Hilton in Portland, Oregon.

XML Press will be running a bookstore at the conference offering a selection of books from LavaCon speakers and XML Press authors.

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The Content Pool now available

Alan J. Porter’s latest book, The Content Pool: Leveraging Your Company’s Biggest Hidden Asset, is now available for purchase at Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, and other online retailers.

The four basic functions of any company are to create a product or service, sell it, collect the money for it, and create content about what […]

XML Press Authors Among Most Influential Tech Comm Leaders

Congratulations to XML Press authors Anne Gentle (@annegentle) and Char James-Tanny (@CharJTF) for being recognized by MindTouch as being among the Top Ten Tech Comm Influencers in 2011.

It’s also great to see XML Press (@xmlpress), Sarah Maddox (@sarahmaddox), Alan Porter (@alanjporter), and Richard Hamilton (@richardhamilton) on MindTouch’s list of 401 Tech Comm Influencers. […]

Case Study from WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit

You can view a new free sample from Alan J. Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit. The sample is one of the five cases studies in the book, Case Study 5: XML Press.

This case study describes how the book was developed using a wiki for writing, […]

Early reviews are in for Alan Porter’s WIKI

Alan Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, is getting strong early reviews. Here are a few samples:

From Tom Johnson

Alan Porter’s WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, published by XML Press in October 2010, provides an excellent introduction to wikis.

Alan has a keen sense of […]

Free Chapter from WIKI: Grow Your Own For Fun and Profit

You can view a free chapter titled, 10 Questions: A Checklist, from Alan J. Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit. This chapter outlines the 10 questions you should ask before you start to implement your wiki.

Porter’s book takes you through the full life cycle of a wiki implementation, […]

WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit

Today is the official release date for Alan Porter’s WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, which is now available through online retailers and bookstores.

While most books on wikis look at the technology, WIKI addresses the truly difficult questions corporations are asking about wikis: What is a wiki good for? How can […]

August Newsletter

The summer edition of the XML Press Newsletter is now available in HTML and PDF form.

This month, we have a new book from Alan J. Porter to announce, and news about XML Press authors, Anne Gentle, Richard Hamilton, and Alan J. Porter.

Contents Anne Gentle named one of the most influential technical […]