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Featuring Author Don Tapscott: LIVE Webinar and LIVE Tweet Chat this Week

Employee Emeritus Employee Emeritus ‎05-24-2011 03:01 PM

don t.jpgThe Verizon Authors Series was designed to bring experts to small businesses.  All this month we gave away featured author, Don Tapscott’s book “Macrowikinomics – Rebooting Business and the World.”


We will give away more of Don’s book the rest of this week and next.



Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25th, at 2 p.m. ET Don will host a live (free) webinar presented by the Verizon Small Business Center and then be available for an hour on Twitter on Thursday, May 26th at 6 p.m. ET to answer questions and offer advice.


I urge all businesses to seize these two opportunities to get insights from Don Tapscott directly. Consider these as free consultations with a business expert; so, why not participate?  During this webinar Don will offer tips for businesses to compete with well-entrenched competitors.  He will address how small businesses can benefit and learn from the principles of Wikinomics – collaboration, openness, sharing interdependence and integrity.


To register for the webinar click here.  Towards the end of the webinar feel free to ask Don your questions or save your questions and ask him on Twitter.  For more information about the Twitter chat click here, just be sure to include #bizbooks and follow @VzSmallBiz (


Of course, feel free to post your questions in the comments section below and we’ll make sure Don answer it during the webinar or on Twitter.




Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology and advises business and government leaders around the world. He has authored or co-authored 14 widely read books including the 1992 best seller Paradigm Shift. His 1995 hit The Digital Economy changed thinking around the world about the transformational nature of the Internet and two years later he defined the Net Generation and the “digital divide” in Growing Up Digital. His 2000 work, Digital Capital, introduced seminal ideas like “the business web” and was described by BusinessWeek as “pure enlightenment." Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything was the best selling management book in 2007 and translated into over 25 languages. 





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