Seth Godin!

The easy way to get the big picture about the work and writings of Seth Godin

WRITER of bestselling books about marketing. SPEAKER with a unique style and great reputation. ENTREPRENEUR with a track record.

Seth's blog just reached its 5000th post. Back when the algorithm was interesting, the blog was ranked by Technorati as the #1 blog in the world written by a single individual.

This page has links to blog posts, free ebooks and more.

Three new books came out at the end of 2012

Just in time for winter (or, if you live down under, the beach) here are three new books I've created. I hope you'll check them out.

The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?
The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?

A rant, a manifesto, a description of the end of the industrial world we grow up in and most of all, a call to take advantage of the opportunities that lie before us. Go make a ruckus.

 
V Is for Vulnerable: Life Outside the Comfort Zone
V Is for Vulnerable: Life Outside the Comfort Zone

The last chapter of Icarus, lovingly illustrated by the fabulous Hugh Macleod. It looks like a kid's book, but it's not.

 
Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations, 2006-2012
Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations, 2006-2012

The very best of the last six years of my blog. More than 600 pages, it weighs nearly two pounds.

 

Stop Stealing Dreams (the free education manifesto) - What is school for?

Click the picture to get the free ebook
Click the picture to get the free ebook

Click on the picture to find it in PDF, ebook and audio formats. Translations welcome.

Poke the Box

Poke the Box
Poke the Box

Published in early 2011, this is a short punch to the gut, a manifesto about starting something. A top 10 bestseller.

 

We Are All Weird

We Are All Weird
We Are All Weird

My latest book. Short and to the point--the world won't embrace, leverage or even tolerate normal any longer.

 

With Bryan in Orange County

Part one of several

Five years of blogging

Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas
Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas

After five years of blogging and a long run as the most popular columnist in Fast Company's history, I compiled a book.

 

Tribes!

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

This is my latest book, it shipped in October. It's about leadership as a marketing tool. Picked as Book of the Year by 8CR, a New York Times bestseller and short enough to read in an hour.

 

Video and books

Here are five links to get you started

Yes, the action figure is real

And it's only $9. And my royalties go to the Acumen Fund. Buy a set for the entire family.

The Seth Godin Action Figure!

Pick Four

With a preface and makeover by Seth

Pick Four (4 Pack - Designed to Share)
Pick Four (4 Pack - Designed to Share)

Every single copy printed sold out in three hours, but more will be available by mid-August, 2011.

The Zig Ziglar goal planner is a classic--because it works. Now updated in a handsome, easy and really inexpensive version (you get four in a pack) it's really worth a try. It's hard to overstate how effective it is.

 

How to avoid the Meatball Sundae?

First, you have to know what it is

Meatball Sundae is about the mismatch between traditional marketing and what you find online... Find all the details right here:

Meatball Sundae

A meatball sundae is the unfortunate result of mixing two good ideas.

The meatballs are the foundation, the things we need (and sometimes want). These are the commodities that so many businesses are built on.

The sundae toppings (hot fudge and the like) are the New Marketing, the social networks, Google, blogs and fancy stuff that make people all excited.

The challenge most organizations face: they try to mix them. They attempt to slap new marketing onto old and end up with nothing but a failed website.

This book explores the 14 trends that are changing our world and how organizations can either embrace them or be punished by them.

Seth's Philosophy (short Version, Via His Books)

  1. For fifty years, advertising (and the pre-packaged, one-way stories that make good advertising] drove our economy. Then media exploded. We went from three channels to 500 hundred, from no web pages to a billion. At the same time, the number of choices mushroomed. There are more than 100 brands of nationally advertised water. There are dozens of car companies, selling thousands of combinations. Starbucks offers 19,000,000 different ways to order a beverage, and Oreo cookies come in more than nineteen flavors.In the face of all this choice and clutter, consumers realized that they have quite a bit of power. So advertising stopped working.

  2. One insight is that marketing with permission works better than spam. In other words, delivering anticipated, personal and relevant ads to the people who want to get them is always more effective than yelling loudly at strangers. PERMISSION MARKETING addresses this issue.

  3. Once an idea is in the hands of people who care about its success, it may be lucky enough to benefit from digitally augmented word of mouth. I call this an ideavirus. Modern ideas spread online and off, and this is faster and more effective than the old-fashioned centralized way of selling. UNLEASHING THE IDEAVIRUS is the most successful ebook of all time and you can buy the paperback for about $10. Feel free to look for the ebook online as well. It's free.

  4. It's remarkable products that get remarked on. That seems obvious, but it flies in the face of the way most goods and services and business items are created and marketed. Boring is invisible. PURPLE COW is all about this.

  5. The thing that makes something remarkable isn't usually directly related to the original purpose of the product or service. It's the FREE PRIZE INSIDE, the extra stuff, the stylish bonus, the design or the remarkable service or pricing that makes people talk about it and spread the word.

  6. The controversial ALL MARKETERS ARE LIARS isn't about lying at all. It's about telling stories that people want to believe. It's about the fact that people want bottled water, not tap, iPod Nanos, not Rios, and politicians who talk straight, regardless of the consequences... But most of all, it's about authenticity.

  7. Marketing is now called leadership. You can lead a tribe of people, connect them, commit to them and create a movement.
  8. Most of all, Godin believes that it's possible to enjoy your job, to do the right thing, to be transparent, to give more than you get and to be successful, all at the same time. In fact, that's sort of the definition of success, isn't it?

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petermurray 7 years ago from Izmir, Turkey

Seth, congratulations on 3000 blog posts. Keep showing up!


DavidHicks 7 years ago

Been enjoying the e-letters. It even motivated me to buy the "Tribes" audio book... so it works!


Dr_Rozno 7 years ago

Very impressive 3000 posts! I read couple of your books, but until today did not know that Squidoo is your genius baby. Great site - love it.


TheBaumGroup 7 years ago

Bookmarked...plan to present our lens http://www.squidoo.com/Your-Stress-Reactions with your lens http://hubpages.com/community/seth-2 in mind. Bravo, well done!


Avare 7 years ago

Wow, Seth. Making one post per day? Or maybe two or more? Keep writing. you doing well!


sh1vas 7 years ago

OMG, is this guy for real? makes sense in every word he types..very thought provoking..rock on !


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CrystalDBooth 7 years ago from Stroud, OK

Hello Seth,

First let me say I am a huge fan and I want to sincerely say thank you for creating Squidoo. It has been a wonderful platform for me and allowed to to create an income from my writing. Squidoo is the best and I am grateful for all you have done with this great site.

I also wanted to tell you that I have created a Twitter List about you - showcasing tweets from Twitter users about you. I thought you might want a chance to "tweet" your own horn, so to speak, so feel free to stop by and post a note at http://www.squidoo.com/aboutsethgoddinontwitter

If you ever become active on Twitter, please let me know. I would like to add an option for my visitors to follow you on Twitter.

Thanks again for all your hard work!

~ Crystal


AKdude 7 years ago

Thank you, Seth for giving us Squidoo and much more! Have read a couple of your books and looking for the rest. Excellent ideas!

Shane


hardgainer-project-x 7 years ago

Wow Seth...the man, the myth and the legend.

I have read all of your books and continue to devour your blog posts each day.

The amount of "dips" I have been in my life and just from the fact that I read that book has powered me on to keep on keeping on.

Well done on 3000 blog posts


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teamlane 7 years ago

Incredibly useful lens Seth. It's gonna take me a while to peruse all your offerings here. Funny how I ended up here. I was reading today's HubSpot blog where they compared their blog to your blog, then I visited your blog, then I clicked on your head, and bang, I'm here!


RinchenChodron 7 years ago

Seth, thank you for developing Squidoo - I love it. Great lensography.


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myprecious lm 7 years ago

Hi Seith,

Thank you for your inspirational words everyday! My daily bread and oxygen supply!

Have a great day!


MentorMatt 7 years ago

http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/piconeup/...

Do you consider this aggressively skeptical?


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Spook LM 7 years ago

As it turns out I am still battling to get my head around all this stuff. So different, so much to learn.


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BusyQueen 7 years ago

Thanks for sharing your knowledge. It's well done. 5 *****'s


bouncehouse 7 years ago

I am a fan of "Tribes" and loved your lecture on Ted Talks... I had no idea the depth you bring! Thank you!


dzollman 7 years ago

In response to the "Seth Godin on Social networking" video:

Seth, if you're ever in Troy, NY, my dorm room is yours!


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thesuccess2 7 years ago

Seth

One of your many loyal followers; and thanks for Squidoo which has given me an outlet for all my diverse interests!


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anonymous 7 years ago

Love squiddo. Thanks.


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JoyfulPamela2 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

Thank you for creating Squidoo, Seth, and for sharing all this wonderful advice for beginners. I'm really enjoying reading all the lenses and attempting to write my own.

Pamela :)


ScottsdaleRealEstate 7 years ago

Hi Seth,

Recently new to your Squidoo, What a GREAT concept! Thanks for the opportunity, a friend from Scottsdale, Arizona.


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lasertek lm 7 years ago

Thank you for putting up Squidoo. I'm having so much fun reading lens after lens after lens.


Kapalbility 7 years ago

So much to learn here.


esstat17 7 years ago

I hope I could create lens like this.. It is very inspiring..


quotepotato 6 years ago

Wow I am impressed. This has taught me all about Squidoo in one lens. Thanks Seth. Great info, books, posting, blogs, resources, RSS, etc.


quotepotato 6 years ago

Wow I am impressed. This has taught me all about Squidoo in one lens. Thanks Seth. Great info, books, posting, blogs, resources, RSS, etc.


quotepotato 6 years ago

Sry didn't mean to dbl post. The connection here has been chunky. Kindly delete as necessary. Thx.


DanCarson 6 years ago

This is a ton of information...it is going to take me some time to go through all of this.


DanCarson 6 years ago

This is a ton of information...it is going to take me some time to go through all of this.


sha2 6 years ago

Thanks so much for our generousity in sharing so much information to us. You really deserve our thanks! Its really informative and very helpful for newbies. Thanks again for your awesome information and beautiful lenses.


02021982 6 years ago

Its only a few months I have been following seth's blog, and I am addicted. Its my very first thing every morning.

I am a happy man to be living in these times of the internet, to be able to read and be part of seth's tribe. I am a huge fan.

Lefteris from Greece


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stacy mcdaniel 6 years ago

Thank you, Seth. Great lens! Still learning my way around here. I hope to get better over time.


Income4life 6 years ago

just read a post about first class passengers and rats if a ship is going to sink explaining the higher sales of amazon kindle


anonymous 6 years ago

Many thanks for creating Squidoo! Would their be Squidoo for kids? We would love to get involve with that project.


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johnsonyip 6 years ago from Canada

Lots of interesting information. I favourited your lens and gave it five stars.


RubyMiller 6 years ago

Seth, thanks for Squidoo. This is a great idea. Keep up the good work.


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WebsiteHostingR 6 years ago

We love you Seth! What would we do with our lives without Squidoo?


loganadrian 6 years ago

Good information! Thanks for this lens


anonymous 6 years ago

Thanks so much


anonymous 6 years ago

Thanks so much


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SlfMstr 6 years ago

Aloha Seth:

I just recently heard your message(s) and it was God sent! In just a few videos you've taught me how focusing on LESS produces MORE results...not to mention the detriment clutter has on your life.

I like your take on venturing out and not falling into what the schools are teaching you. I think my first Lens was on a book that talked about anti-traditional school b/c it CHANGED my life!

You're another one that is changing my life as well so Mahalo Nui Loa (thank you very much) for sharing your message and shining a "liberal" light on capitalism!


MikLint 6 years ago

hmm strange, I wanted to make a comment on one of the 'Seth on YouTube' vids but now the list is empty.. Refreshing doesn't help either. Well anyway, Ciao Seth!


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BigFish1 6 years ago

I have much to learn from you, Seth, your out of the box material has changed the way I do business. Thanks.

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Kaelos 6 years ago

Love the content here about Seth! I picked up his book Meatball Sundae - short but full of great content! He's one of my inspirations for becoming a blogger - can't wait to read Linchpin!


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Thank you so much for the great content you share!

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JasonDandridge 6 years ago

Hey Seth,

Wow, there is some great content here! You have inspired me to lead and build my following online. Your book tribes was an excellent read. I wasn't content with reading it only once. (LOL) I would recommend this book to everyone trying to find success online.

Jason Dandridge

Skype Consultant

VOIP Life .net


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1b1productions 6 years ago

Gotta love Seth Godin. Brilliant speaker and entrepreneur. Go Seth Go! :D


mike_hopeneeded 6 years ago

Seth, Around two years ago my path crossed yours. As a consequence, I have met Chris Guillebeau, Louisey.wordpress, and Cary Tennis and you four writers have contributed immensely to my happiness and inner peace. I now have a better future. I am two years sober today and I thank you all for your part in my recovery.

Love Always,

Mike


vimlaksh 6 years ago

Thanks Seth for all that you have ever created, said and written and special thanks for creating Squidoo!


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RyanRE LM 6 years ago

I finally read your lemonade stand blog post today and feel the urge to go buy a copy of Meatball Sundae. I'm looking forward to the read :)


TerrieMcDonald 6 years ago

This is THE place for "All Things Seth". You're the best, Seth!


anonymous 6 years ago

LOVE HIM!!- Lucia (blogger for digital camera review)


tejkohli 6 years ago

Hi I am Tej Kohli and I want to thanks for this information Tej Kohli


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BeaGabrielle1 6 years ago

Seth never fails to amaze me. Lots of useful info in here. :-) And hey, thanks for the free ebooks, too!


ammaryousuf 6 years ago

I love Seth's talks, especially this one on Tribes. http://www.shoutreel.com/shouts/4VwaP2

Please share your thoughts on his talks over at Shoutreel! Seth, if you're reading this I'd love to get your feedback and advice on Shoutreel, it's a site me and my friends started in our free time.


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norma-holt 6 years ago

What a resource. This is such a great lens for so many reasons. Blessed and featured on Sprinkled with Stardust


Schuhe 6 years ago

love your book Seth, great lense


johnherrera33 6 years ago

I'm always fascinated in reading interesting squidoo lenses. Yours is one of them..

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EasyTurf 6 years ago

What a great resource!


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triathlontraini1 6 years ago

Good stuff!


tchandler 6 years ago

Thank you Seth for sharing your thoughts about life and many other topics. You rock!

Thomas


jjdickow 6 years ago

I can tell that you have a great sense humor seth


anonymous 6 years ago

nice lens. thank you

I book marked your main web page for personal reference.

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Hotspothouse 6 years ago

Adding my blog MARKETING TOOL here. Help Everyone Make Money with their BLOG. God Bless You. www.TheBigBangDaily.com Save the WORLD - Make Money - Save your Home.


anonymous 6 years ago

Very informative lens.

Making a website is really not that tough, and top of all, you can create a website or more website for free.

Building a website is an extremely individual skill and is different with each client.

It is more about revealing your business to new probable clients and generating new sales.


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JJNW 6 years ago from USA

A lot to learn here. Bookmarked for further study!


yayaz 6 years ago

In the book, I understand why the potato will become fashionable, noble symbol.


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Lorie LM 6 years ago

Looks like I have a lot of reading to do!

Keep on keepin' on, Seth!

Lorie


targetinsurance 6 years ago

One of best marketing guys i follow


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TheGoodSource101 6 years ago

Taking care of business!

Seth you are The MAN!


webmasterforums 6 years ago

I admire seth for writing those great books.


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PNWtravels 6 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

Lots of great ideas - thanks for sharing them.


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Enigmaa8 6 years ago

Wow such an inspiration. Bookmarked to read again and again when I lose my way.


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tamalds 6 years ago

This is the first time I'm getting to know about you in depth, before that I only saw your head and read the great ideas. Bravo, you are a legend.


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Charlystoybox 6 years ago

I had no idea who Seth Godin was..let alone the creator of Squidoo. Glad I found this lense because you ought to know Squidoo is AWESOME! is you are isnpirational!


headmango365 6 years ago

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bizgrrl 6 years ago from Vancouver, Canada

I haven't read and of his books yet, but I want to and will.


anonymous 6 years ago

why did he started this website? and paying less to the lensmasters..


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reflectionhaiku 6 years ago

Simply love Seth's idea of including charity within Squidoo - that is exactly what attracts top-quality contributing lensmasters here into this platform.


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budwalker lm 5 years ago

He really is a great guy. I've seen lots of his work every time I do some research on Google. This man is one of the best. I salute you Mr. Seth. I hope I could be one like you.


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Michey LM 5 years ago

Excellent resource lens, I like the new videos, and the way you use dynamically allocated modules.

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Mary114 5 years ago

Seth you are the man! Happy new yer!


miaponzo 5 years ago

Just wanted to say thanks for all of your effort and great information. Everyone here really appreciates it. Really...


the_nezter 5 years ago

What a great read Seth, many thanks, took me ages to read it though lmao.

Keep up the hard work!

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the_nezter 5 years ago

What a great read Seth, many thanks, took me ages to read it though lmao.

Keep up the hard work!

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NamraWaqas 5 years ago

Goood work,,,,,


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Philippians468 5 years ago

great job Seth! =)


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Philippians468 5 years ago

great job Seth! =)


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ideadesigns 5 years ago from Central USA

Very cool stuff here.


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TheLittleCardShop 5 years ago

Great job!


PrettyWorld 5 years ago

Very helpful lens. Thanks.


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delia-delia 5 years ago

WOW Seth, this shows me just how far "I" haven't got! Great advice books..Thanks for sharing!


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sousababy 5 years ago

Someone called me a Linchpin and I didn't know if it was a compliment or an insult. Guess I feel a bit honored now. Should've read up more on you prior to joining Squidoo, I really respect your philosophies about business, marketing and the internet. There is a saying in medicine, 'People do not sue doctors that they like.' For sure, it takes guts to 'do the right thing' even if it doesn't make the big bucks at first. (However, it creates longevity and a legacy - always reminds me of the Heinz ketchup bio I saw). Thanks for keeping me (and others) inspired here on Squidoo Seth!

Stay Well,

Rose


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Harshitha LM 5 years ago

Thank you very much for Squidoo! I have always wanted to write but didn't for whom or what to write,and I would wonder who would read them. Here I created my lens and people read and appreciated it. It is wonderful to find like minded people with new and creative ideas. I am really happy to be on Squidoo. Thank you.


anonymous 5 years ago

Thank you very, very much for Squidoo. And for highlighting so many case studies of successful artists. And for your catch phrase, "Make Something Happen"! Deciding to make things happen has changed the way I feel about the world, and about myself.


danicabologna 5 years ago

Good job baddy!


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cloudiosify 5 years ago

You're so cool, Seth.


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jaimepuxxle 5 years ago

Just finished reading "Poke the Box" on my Kindle. Awesome read, and so cool that Seth tried out publishing it for an initial 1$. That's 5 of his books I've read now, and I never get bored. Thanks!


KateyClark 5 years ago

Hey Seth, I just read your personal finance advice article. Thought it was really good :)

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Spook LM 5 years ago

Frankly Seth I love reading your blog albeit I don't agree with everything you say. Most of the time yes and I love your insights. Most of the time I struggle mostly with the concept of free, just can't get my head around it although I try. Thank you for everything you do.


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destination lm 5 years ago

Just finished reading Purple Cow and the Big MOO, fabolous stuff!

Laughed out loud at "income generating opportunity" (the catchphrase in Africa for anything people can think of to increase women's income)", also hit a sore spot, need to think of a BIG MOO to say this...Getting ready for small is the new BIG...i think your books should be mandatory in all schools in Tanzania; what inspiring stuff would emerge...


kimmanleyort 5 years ago

As a Squid Angel for the fiction authors category, I just had to give you a blessing for your wonderful April Fool's Day post. Thanks for everything you do.


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Laniann 5 years ago

Great Idea, White Space Around Ads. Blessed by a Squid Angel.


annamonique 5 years ago

Added to my favorite author of all time. :) I learned a lot from ypur books!


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Titia 5 years ago from Waterlandkerkje - The Netherlands

Just to let you know that you now have a namesake lamb called SquidSeth. You can see him on my lambing lens.


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rorymullen lm 5 years ago

My local book store will not stock more of your books. Weird


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Senora M 5 years ago

So cool that you are doing the Chick-fil-A leadercast. I noticed your picture as soon as I walked in this morning!


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bames24 lm 5 years ago

Thanks for Squidoo... :)


steveroper 5 years ago

It's great to discover Seth Godin! There is lots that I can use here to help us develop our Kleeneze business online. There is so much to learn - we just need to master one aspect before moving on - or risk being completely overwhelmed! Great lens - thanks.


anonymous 5 years ago

I swear to god, you may truly be the only man I will ever love. You are brilliant, and yet not intimidating. A wise man once said you can't be "cool and funny" and he was right, Tracy Jordan who? Reading your editorials makes me fearless when bearing it all and showing off my full frontal nerd-ity !!!


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dafreesan lm 5 years ago

oh thank u man, i read ur blog regularly, i love ur writings, coooool :)


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gypsyman27 lm 5 years ago

I'm getting familiar with RSS and I wouldn't have such an easy time of it, if I didn't read your instructions on getting started. See you around the galaxy...


scrapr57 5 years ago

Way to go!


scrapr57 5 years ago

@gypsyman27 lm: I am trying hard to learn all the ropes too!! thanks..


scrapr57 5 years ago

@steveroper: :)


scrapr57 5 years ago

@annamonique: Glad you learned from his books!


scrapr57 5 years ago

@Laniann: I must learn this!!


alensultanis 5 years ago

Thanks for participating in squidoo seth, i would like to know what is your main income instruments is it from writing a book or doing a seminar?

thanks for the answer


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TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

Bravo!


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AdaptiveConcierge 5 years ago

Dear Seth, I was addicted to learning before I started reading a TON of your books. Now I'm addicted to Squidooing too. Is there a support group lens?


YusukeKunn 5 years ago

Thanks, great post , Awesome!

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yayas 5 years ago

I just found this lens, after only one of yours before. I am so thrilled to have found a place where so many people work together to help each other. An' to realize that there is so much that can be gained in the process *Almost* makes up for all those times I've been *taken-in* by others. I'm excited to be here an' to find so many benefits... all for the very small sum of ~ ~ ~ NOTHING Down and NOTHING Later. Thank you so much for what you have created.


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agoofyidea 5 years ago

Thanks to you I am aiming high and believing that my words can make a difference. Thank you for your great books (especially Poke the Box) and Squidoo.


YusukeKunn 5 years ago

great blog, thanks

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goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

Thanks for founding SQUIDOO. It is a great contribution to humanity. Format of Squidoo is more enticing. I love Blogger too, I must say.


firstgrip 5 years ago

Are you the author Seth? Doesn't matter if you contribute quality info to the society. I love reading tips in Squidoo. Thanks


pepsharada 5 years ago

It is inspiring indeed! This is the first time I am reading about Mr. Seth. I am really lucky today to know about a man like this.


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mistyblue75605 lm 5 years ago

Love Squidoo and glad Seth is who he is and can provide this for us!


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SaintFrantic 5 years ago

Thank you for creating Squidoo.


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staciewalker lm 5 years ago

Thank you Seth for being a fine man in leadership.

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viscri8 5 years ago

I am blessing this lens! Keep well!


promarktraining 5 years ago

Seth, I appreciate your leadership in the world of online marketing. You have created a whole new world for those who will follow in your place. Hopefully some of us will be able to create new ways of marketing.


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detectivepi 5 years ago

Good Stuff Seth, I heard we are all weird is a good one. I wanna check it out soon.


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favored 5 years ago from USA

Thank you for getting the concept that we ALL need each other in order to go forward.


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favored 5 years ago from USA

Thank you for getting the concept that we ALL need each other in order to go forward.


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favored 5 years ago from USA

The videos are so helpful. I've been watching all day and taking notes. Thanks for sharing.


mandyzhao 5 years ago

thanks for the articles, it's very informative and useful

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anonymous 5 years ago

I like the videos. it is really worth seeing.

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anonymous 5 years ago

Great videos. Your videos is a must to see.

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vlchelper7763 5 years ago

Great videos. Really like them.


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CrossCreations 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Bows to Seth, the Squid Chief. Glad to be among the tribe.


anonymous 5 years ago

We love you Seth.


maue11 5 years ago

@anonymous: so same here


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viscri8 5 years ago

Well, sometimes I disagree on what you say. I agree though on most of the others. I love Squidoo with passion. keep well!


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davidleetong lm 5 years ago

Thanks Seth for all the inspiration :)


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ikari1976 5 years ago

sdeth you are my idol!


Jeimuzu-san 4 years ago

Bookmarked, this'll take a while to get through all this info and the vids.


oclthree 4 years ago

Thank you for being such a great influence!


5alam83 4 years ago

its great articles your share, i like it lampeace


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BudGallant LM 4 years ago

You've really inspired me, Seth. Thank you for everything.


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Imprinsic LM 4 years ago

I wish I could say that I aspire to live by your lessons; however, that would spit in the face of everything that your preach. Instead, I will honor your teachings by being the best cigar smoking, competitor destroying, information generating bad-# marketing son of a gun New Jersey has ever seen.


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PrestonSchumach1 4 years ago

Seth is the man! The Purple Cow was one of the first business books that I read. Truly inspiring and entertaining at the same time.


pearltower 4 years ago

I try to follow your tips and advice when I can. Keep it up!


PizzaPromoGuy 4 years ago

If it wasn't for you, I wouldn't have a purple cow in my front yard... When the neighbors ask to pet him I say sure... but be careful " He has a FREE prize inside!!! Just Kidding but I truly enjoy your books, you help put a different spin on things!


ibakir 4 years ago

Oh la la same here


denis2554 4 years ago

I've just read The Purple Cow - very motivating!


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bluefire1020 4 years ago

I've read 3 blogs and part of the Purple Cow content, it's indeed inspiring! =)


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trytolearnmore lm 4 years ago

Thank you. Your books have changed my mindset on money, spending and efficiency. how to solve sudoku faster


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girlfriendfactory 4 years ago

You, Seth Godin, are just a little bald purple cow of goodness, aren't ya? How is it you have so many remarkable ideas packed in to that meatball of yours? Love it! Now if I could just figure out how to implement all of the ideas I have after listening to you, I could have my dessert and eat it too! Thanks for sharing!


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Squidrocket 4 years ago

You are an awesome person :) I was writing my lens about led grow lights when I came across this and decided to find out more about purple cows :) an inspiration to all!


ionlabs 4 years ago

Your one of the greatest authors of inspirational and actionable business books.


brynimagire 4 years ago

I see your googletalk video presentation. I like this. thanks!!!


brynimagire 4 years ago

I see your googletalk video presentation. I like this. thanks!!!


hhahah 4 years ago

Yes, the main aim is for webmasters to submit their sites to gain links and hopefully higher ranking on the search engines. Hope this answers your question, I am kind of new on the forums and still trying to gain knowledge.

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HalloweenRecipes 4 years ago

Thank you for the wonderful opportunity that is Squidoo and all the great info in this lens.


ElizabethGraceWright 4 years ago

Hey

Trying to get help for my lens. Cannot get on to squid help desk. Being ignored. no one relying can u help?

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videocardguide 4 years ago

Great lens. Some really awesome tips. I'm currently setting a lens about video cards. I also have two websites at ati cards and nvidia cards. Struggling to get visitors at the moment.


bluefish1960 4 years ago

Jeez...I must have been under a rock these last few years, I've never heard of Seth.

It's a really great lens and I enjoyed reading it.


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rentinlondon lm 4 years ago

That's a lot of reading I've got to catch up on - thanks for letting people access them for free!


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arcarmi 4 years ago

Cool guy!


SandraRoseDesigns 4 years ago

wow, you have a wealth of informaion here! I'm glad to be connected and learn from you!


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anka05 4 years ago

Seth is always telling things we think we knew before, ideas so common sense that we have never expressed... He's simply amazing!


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markcollard 4 years ago

I wake up to you Seth every morning. You don't waste a word, and everything you say has extraordinary value. You inspire no me end, and if you ever come to Australai I'll be the first one in line to see you. Blog on....


Storytutor 4 years ago

Thank you, I feel a lot better now...:)


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GaryHollingsworth 4 years ago

This is a wealth of information


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GaryHollingsworth 4 years ago

This is a wealth of information


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MelissaRodgz 4 years ago

This is really inspiring stuff. I love the video on the winning mindset. I think mindset is really what separates the spectacular people from the average people.


graven29 4 years ago

I came across one of your talks on the internet and I cannot get enough! Just watched your presentation at Google, and I really got a lot out of it. I watched it with closed captioning, because my speakers are going out - and it's funny how they kept spelling it Scoodoo. I am so far behind the times, I just got into this a couple days ago. I really enjoy it though. Thanks.


andrewgtreantos2 4 years ago

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mouse1996 lm 4 years ago

You speak very inspiring words. You inspire me that I can do well making money online. I'm now excited to see what more the internet has to offer me.


anonymous 4 years ago

This is wonderful a mind creatively being creative, outside the all those limiting boxes that limit individuality, wow, this is so awesome. You go Seth! and there he goes..;)


anonymous 4 years ago

Wonderful, this is inspiring but also creativity just seems to be swirling and swimming around Seth..:) Thanks, there is a lot here to read each day, money or not, very sparkly and uplifting, hehe;)


anonymous 4 years ago

5 million people downloaded that ebook free at first, wow Seth:)


CoresunTravels 4 years ago

wonderful. This is so very awesome. So many people some millions have downloaded seth's book


neneix 4 years ago

Awesome information! Always good to go over his stuff! For those who haven't, download his book - he has lots of good stuff.

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SteveKaye 4 years ago

Thank you for being a major thought leader.


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missmary1960 4 years ago

Hello Seth !


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kiratalley 4 years ago

Seth, funny thing was I always knew about your books, but I never knew that you were behind Squidoo. I was pleasantly surprised to learn of this after I started using Squidoo!


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HealthNFitnessGal 4 years ago

Thanks for all your work!


ComedyFrog 4 years ago

For mentoring and entertaining us all in equal measure, thank you Seth.


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ukprowriter 3 years ago

Wow! Some pretty inspiring and thought provoking content. Thanks for sharing


forextrading2000 3 years ago

Very informative lens, Many thanks for sharing the great info


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flinnie lm 3 years ago from Alabama USA

Hi lot of great info.


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thooghun lm 3 years ago

One day I will take over! muahah. Just kidding, thanks for having us :P


TheGardenGuys 3 years ago

Vary inspirational. Thanks for sharing and making people's dreams come true.


neneix 3 years ago

Great information, Seth!


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jnstewart 3 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

Loved the "Good Life" video, Seth. I could especially relate to the clean sheet idea. I've always done my art that way - each piece of art taking on it's own identity. That's probably why you've never heard of me :) Thanks for all that you do....


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Amy617 3 years ago

Awesome!!! You're an inspiration, Seth!


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lana22 3 years ago

I love you, Seth Godin!!!!


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internetsuc6 3 years ago

Seth great great great!!!!!


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worldflashpacker 3 years ago

An interesting lens, if only 5% of my brain understands, that's 5% more than I knew 5 mins ago. Great stuff.. even for dummies like me.


foxtrot3 3 years ago

Seth, I've been told that you have some influence around here. If that's true, you could be a real hero to the Lensmaster community by getting rid of that huge ugly "related lenses" black bar that appears at the bottom of every lens.


pillarcandles 3 years ago

Great stuff. I have one gripe - please get rid of that ugly black bar at the bottom of every lens . However, having said that, one of my lens does pop up! LOL


anonymous 3 years ago

Great backlist, Seth!


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pbrandon65 3 years ago

Very informative and motivational.


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imagelist lm 3 years ago

Wooowwww...great lens...


gelrunningshoes 3 years ago

Hi! Great lens, Seth! I was very inspired watching some of your videos and am interested in purchasing some of your books to learn more, thanks.


topbuilderlist 3 years ago

Hi Seth, thanks for helping and giving us more information and techniques.


anonymous 3 years ago

Awesome lens Seth, and you are right "life is full of little holes" always throwing us curveballs that can make or break us! Good stuff!!


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flycatcherrr 3 years ago

Chemistry Digital Vlog One ... huh? I listened through that video twice and it still sounds like those fellows are talking about "pushing people through layers of permission" in order to permit them to consume more of their company's content. [insert emoticon for perplexity here] Must go watch your inspiring conversation with the lovely and talented Jonathan Fields again, by way of clearing the palette.


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LaptopLeader 3 years ago

How are you, Seth my man? Just bought your Icarus Deception recently. Haven't finished yet, but off to a great start. :) Thanks for taking the time to write it. Keep 'em comin'!


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nana2013 3 years ago

I just found your lenses and they are most helpful to me. Thanks so much for sharing your expertise!


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socialcx1 3 years ago

Hi Seth , just to let you know I also love surfing


vicky71 3 years ago

I came to know About Seth Godin on squidoo. I used to think this man has such good informative and helpful lens. Then i found you in Clickbank..then in google ..then on youtube... You are such an inspiration..I regret of knowing you so late. Keep sharing Seth..Love you


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Shell Mayers 3 years ago

Hey Seth, I'll make sure to order some of the books here. Inspirational stuff.


dreadedhamish 3 years ago

Loved Tribes! Thanks.


anonymous 3 years ago

So impressive lens and very inspirational topics


saulosegurado 3 years ago

Nice job, Seth!


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MarleMac 2 years ago from South Africa

Thanks for creating Squidoo Seth! Awesome! Love your take on things and the little tongue-in-cheek quips...

Thanks for sharing your awesomeness with us!


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caossquidoo 2 years ago

All Marketeers are Liars? I also thought the same thing but I am constantly trying to convince myself the opposite. It is just the way you sell it... I guess anything is worth something, and as long as you know how to present it, you are not lying... right? Although it may seem so... This is me trying to convince myself that marketeers are NOT liars...!

Also, Seth, do you have a list of books you published in 2013?


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seth godin 2 years ago Author

@caossquidoo: No new books since Icarus and V is for Vulnerable and Watcha Gonna Do With That Duck, all of which came out on 12/31/12.

As for 'liars', give it a read. It's not about what you think it's about.


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julesh2013 2 years ago

Wow, this is amazing, you're a busy guy. I just finished my first book and I'm exhausted! Of course, I'm running after a one year old, but I'm still trying to find time to launch a website as well.


GEMNITYA5 2 years ago

WOW, SIR, SETH, Am so INSPIRED by your WRITING. You are an inspiration for beginners like me.

Keep writing

Regards

GEM


bentleycapital 2 years ago

Awesome Seth!


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flinnie lm 2 years ago from Alabama USA

I have read this, but came back for another look.


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Bart Jacob 19 months ago

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patrick 6 months ago

You excite, motivate, educate me make me scratch my even when i dont have nits. how do you do it/ Oh yeah the answers are in the stories

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