The Oprah Effect

kivalogo1.gifMany a book lover has watched with interest as their favorite read debuted on Oprah or received mention in the same breath as, “Oprah Book Club.” Even more have authors appreciated the publicity that surely translates into nice profits. I read this with interest over at Stephen Shields place – Faithmaps. Great use of influence!

Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today Show, and readers of President Clintonâ??s newly released book Giving, there is currently a shortage of businesses in need of loans. The Kiva.org staff and our Field Partners are working overtime to get more businesses on the website. In the meantime, thank you for your patience!â? [some links added]