Browsing articles from "December, 2008"

Oftentime brands don’t understand why the online videos they post don’t become viral. Many times the reason for this is the fact that their videos focus too much on the brand and not on the “viral”. If a video is not cool enough for me or you to pass on to our friends, then most chances are […]

Earlier this month at LeWeb I sat down with Andrea Vascellari, CEO of iTive, a digital marketing and strategy consultancy based in Finland. Andrea and I have been online friends for years and it was really exciting for both of us to meet offline for the first time.  In our interview we talk about everything […]

  Looking to share a little joy with your friends and loved ones this holiday season? Here at Blonde 2.0 we have scoured the Web to find a few of the best sites for creating your own customized greeting cards and here they are! 1. JibJab’s Elf Yourself Elf Yourself is an oldie but a […]

Today I’m excited to officially announce that I have joined AdHocnium, an ad-hoc agency of Creative Catalysts created by Chris Heuer and JD Lasica. The AH team consults businesses & organizations (specifically multi-national companies, communications agencies, senior executives and account teams) and provides these companies with new strategies that lead to innovative transformation.  The AdHocnium team […]

In yet another exciting “sauna moment” from LeWeb08, I entered the Finnish sauna and learned a few fun sauna facts from the Finns.  1. Originally, saunas were used to heat Finnish homes.2. There are about 2 million saunas in the world. 1% of these are smoke saunas which, according to the Finns at LeWeb, are the best […]

One of the top highlights of the LeWeb08 conference was the huge wooden sauna brought by the Finnish startups team right to the conference location. Here’s an interview I did with Peter Vesterbacka, from somebazaar who is the original organizer of  the international Mobile Mondays. In the middle of my interview Robert Scoble came out of the […]

There have been many critical reports of LeWeb08, however I must say that I really enjoyed it.  Here are some of my more memorable moments:   With Loic Le Meur and Ravit Lichtenberg @MySpace party   Sweet Scoble, taken by Andrea Vascellari   Loren Feldman from 1938media (aka voice behind Loic puppet)   The great Doc Searls, […]

Hello everyone. I am in Paris currently for LeWeb 2008. If you couldn’t get a ticket, don’t worry about it! You can watch all the main action right here starting Tuesday morning 9am Paris time:     I will also try to take as many videos as possible while I am here for all you guys […]

  Starting on November 29 our friend Renee Blodgett, along with a handful of other bloggers from around the world, embarked on an exciting adventure—a 9-day tour in South Africa, from the North to South and back again, exploring South African innovation. South Africa’s International Marketing Council has sponsored Renee, along with eight other American […]

PhotoJoy is a free downloadable application that allows us all to get the most out of the photos we take. The idea behind Photojoy is simple —we all have lots of photos hidden away on our personal computers that never see the light of day. With Photojoy you can do lots of very cool stuff […]