The early reviews are in! It has been 24 days since UP and to the RIGHT: Strategy and Tactics of Analyst Influence was published. In that short time the response has been overwhleming.
Every writer hopes his words will be read and appreciated. I have been floored by the positive response to UP and to the RIGHT in the three short weeks since it was published. Take a look at the praise the book is receiving:
The very first unsolicited reaction was from Steve Blood, a Gartner VP Research, he tweeted:
Just finished reading @stiennon Up and to the right. IMHO as one still on the inside, a must read for any AR or Mkting pro
And then another Gartner analyst, Dr. Anton Chuvakin, VP Research at Gartner, wrote a full review here.
Chuvakin, universally acknowledged as a tough reviewer, used the term “awesomeness” when he first tweeted about the book. In his review he said "I wish every vendor client read this book and followed some of the advice given there."
Anton Chuvakin. Just finished reading @stiennon book (http://www.amazon.com/UP-RIGHT-Strategy-Influence-influence/dp/0985460709/ …) and it is full of awesomeness. Go UP and to the RIGHT!!
That was followed by a rave review by Ben Rothke posted to Slashdot of all places. You can read it here.