Joel says that companies should be taking notice that BR, or blog relations, is outpacing the influence of PR. He then proceeds to name me !
Does your company or PR agency know Jim Stroud, Gautam Ghosh, Dave Mendoza and the rest? Do you? If not, you should. They’ll make you famous.
Well I do know of three business reporters in India who've contacted me for stories :-) But yes, I do get pitches on email from Web 2.0 companies. But I am not a journalist. Far from it :-) However, Desicritics where I occasionally blog, is now being indexed by Google News !
Guess what my teenage ambition was...? Destiny has some strange ways to make old wishes come true :D
Update: Related article Buttering up the Blogosphere from BusinessWeek (subscription required)