Shel Israel

Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers

Shel Israel writes online and for business. He writes The Social Beat blog column at, and he’s working on his fifth book, The Age of Context: How it Will Change Your Work and Life, with Robert Scoble. The two previously co-authored Naked Conversations: how blogs are changing the way businesses talk with customers and The Conversational Corporation, a Dow Jones eBook.

Israel is also author of Twitterville, How Businesses Can Thrive in the New Global Neighborhoods and Stellar Presentations, An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Giving Great Talks. Each of his books has received overwhelmingly favorable reviews in media and on He has also contributed editorially to BusinessWeek, Fast Company, Business Insider, American Express Open Forum and many other publications.

Israel also writes bylined white papers, guest blogs and serves as a presentation coach for companies of all sizes and has served as a keynote speaker more than 80 times in venues all over the world.