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Lon Inducted Into The Lemelson Center For The Study Of Invention & Innovation

More than 30,000 corporate records, video tapes, newspaper articles, design drawings, & photograph have been archived into the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention & Innovation in Washington, D.C. The Lemelson Center is part of the Smithsonian Institution,  Museum of American History. To see more about the Smithsonian Institution Acquisition, Click Here! For The Smithsonian complete catalog and history: Click Here

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Lon Opens Virtual Store In Virtual World

Paper Models Inc, announced today that it opened its first virtual store in a virtual world, selling its real world products in a virtual format to virtual citizens said Lon Safko, president and creator of Paper Models, Inc. For the complete story click here!PR Web Newswire Story.pdfRead more…

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Lon Writes The Social Media Bible

The Social Media Bible published by John Wiley & Sons was released on May 4th.  The book has been received with overwhelming enthusiasm.  The Social Media Bibleat 844 pages is actually three books in one; Tactics, Guide, and Strategies.  For more information on The Social Media Bible, Click Here

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Lon Has Been “Scoble-ized”!

That’s right, the famous Microsoft blogger, Robert Scoble has “Scobleized” Lon in his recently PodTech interview “The Killer Business”. Lon and Robert met to discuss Lon’s recent patent, his development of V-E-Tailing, the Paper Models concept, and even a little about Lon’s development of the Assistive Technology Industry and his impact on the computer interface.Go To PodTech Interview..

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Lon Publishes “Gratuitous Serendipity”

“Gratuitous Serendipity” (Non-Fiction), is an intriguing compilation of seven actual accounts of events in my life that both changed my life and changed the world (just a little). “Gratuitous Serendipity” will leave you wondering, just how much each of us play in the role of creating and influencing history.Read More..

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Lon Publishes “Life Is But A Dream”

“Life Is But A Dream” (Fiction), is an intriguing compilation of insights learned during my life as I rowed down my stream on my first 50 years of my journey. Each of these seven short stories is filled with compelling observations on the definition of ones’ individual reality. They are presented in different, interesting, and entertaining plots and are woven around unique perspectives of what your reality is or might be.Read More..

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Lon’s Company Is Recognized By The Arizona Republic Newspaper

The Arizona Republic Newspaper Reports in the Business Section about The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. accepting 18 inventions and over 30,000 corporate documents into their permanent collection! Download Newspaper Article .pdf

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Lon Included With Darwain, Wyeth, & Edison

The Smithsonian Institution’s Winter “Prototype” Magazine, features insights into great innovators such as Darwin, Weyth, and Edison. Also featured next to theses astounding individuals is the story of Lon Safko and his development of technology for the disabled. Prototype Magazine Winter 2006 and other Smithsonian Items.Download Smithsonian_Prototype_Magazin

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Lon Is Guest On The John Adam Show

Lon was the guest on the John Adam Radio Talk Show discussing Lon’s process for “Innovative Thinking” and how to think more creatively. John Adam a seasoned professional with his long running talk show celebrated his first show with KFNN 1510, Phoenix on Friday.  To listen Lon and John exchange their high energy conversation about being more creative, click here!Also, be sure to stick around to hear John’s other exciting guests such as Dave Cooke, Doug Bruhnke, Joan Koerber-Walker,and Michael Gerber of the famed best selling book, The E-Myth

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Lon Is Interviewed For “Ask The Expert”

Lon was interviewed for the podcast series, “Ask The Expert” by Paul Schmidt of Five Star Speakers in Kansas City on the subject of Social Media and how it will affect your business. Paul and Lon discuss everything from user generated content to wisdom of the crowds, from blogs to vlogs, and how affective this nearly zero cost marketing can be.  Lon says that all you need to be successful…  Is to use your creativity! To listen to this lively podcast conversation about Soical Media and how it will affect you and your company,Click Here!

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Lon Speaks At 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Conference

I was proud to speak at the 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Conference held in Phoenix Arizona on November 8. The conference was amazing! Pat Sullivan (Act – Contact Management Software), and Marc Canter (Macromedia & Flash), made terrific presentations. For podcasts on all of the presentations, go to Grid7. For my panel presentation “Innovation As A Process”, Track 2, 2:15 PM, go to my Podcast section to download the MP3, or download it here!

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Lon’s Writing A Book On Social Media Using Social Media!

Wow! We’ve launched the survey site that is the first design step in the creation of The World’s First Book On Social Media Using Social Media! I am proud to say that we have some outstanding people that have already agreed to participate in this history-making event. People like Chris Heuer, the Founder of The Social Media Clubs Worldwide, Robert Scoble, the Famous Microsoft Blogger and “Scoble-izer”, Pat Sullivan, the Creator of ACT Contact Management Software, and even Marc Canter, the Founder and Creator of Macromedia, and FLASH!

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