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Tammy H. Nam

Entries by Tammy H. Nam

Scribd Editor's Pick: Eat Pray Drive by Helen Winslow Black

(2) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 12:52 PM

When I was a kid, I dreaded family road trips. There were way too many of us to squeeze into one gray Buick LeSabre. And unlike my own kids, who have gadgets and apps galore to stave off boredom, my main source of entertainment was my sister, who was prone...

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Shedding Light on Scribd Archives

(8) Comments | Posted September 1, 2010 | 8:32 PM

A few weeks ago, Scribd launched a beta test of a premium feature that allows people to download certain archived content for a fee. This does not restrict people's ability to read the content in other ways, such as their computers and mobile devices. The vast majority of people choose...

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A Book Club of Billions: 52 Ways to Die in a Cave and Other Lessons in Social Media Marketing

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2010 | 10:58 AM

Several months ago, one of the web measurement companies released a report that showed that Facebook had surpassed Google as the number one driver of traffic to major news and entertainment portals like Yahoo and MSN (13% vs. 7%). This news got some, but not widespread, pick-up. I...

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Scribd Editor's Pick: Mother's Little Angels (Excerpt)

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2010 | 2:44 PM

Mother's Little Angels by Richard Humphries

There are too many great writers to read in one lifetime, but every once in awhile you come across someone whose voice is so unique and honest that his work grabs you by the throat and doesn't let...

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Scribd Editor's Pick: 'The Brave Monkey Pirate'

(6) Comments | Posted February 5, 2010 | 9:54 AM

That adage that there's a writer in all of us? So true. And we would know. Scribd is the company that's made it dead simple for anyone to publish original written works to the web and build an instant readership.

Today, millions of people visit every day to...

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More Digital Reading Devices? Bring 'Em On!

(6) Comments | Posted January 21, 2010 | 12:11 PM

My "aha" moment came when, suddenly, about a year ago, I stopped seeing the familiar Amazon smiley face boxes on my doorstep each week. Secretly, I was elated because that meant we'd eliminated one of our biggest household expenses (right after our kids' private school tuition!) and that maybe we...

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