Browsing articles from "October, 2012"

Apple is famous for the glowing reviews and adoring media attention it receives. Steve Jobs was a master of spin and was known for his so-called “Reality Distortion Field” which allowed him to convince an audience of just about anything. Some of that PR magic had already started to fade before Job’s death as Apple […]

A scene from Defrag (photo by Doc Searls). November is a happening month packed with fun social media and marketing events and innovative tech and Internet conferences, especially across Europe. This November the event I’m most excited about is Internet Week Europe. All week long there will be events ranging from formal conferences to casual meetups, […]

As an entrepreneur, you will be required to attend conferences and industry related events on a regular basis.  If you want to make sure your business grows the right connections, it’s a must to have someone from your company representing your startup at these events. In order to continuously build your social network and foster […]

Ah, Paris, the city of lights, love and Internet innovation. Yes, folks, it’s that time of the year again for us to gear up and see what’s up with LeWeb Paris on Dec. 4-6, organized by the couple that never ceases to amaze me with their energy, Geraldine and Loic Le Meur. This year’s LeWeb Paris is […]

Yes, in 2008 we had Facebook and Twitter. And, yes, many people posted election information and personal political opinions. Even still, 2012 is the first presidential election where we can feel the full force of social media. The engagement has increased dramatically thanks in part to Twitter growing from a two year old app with […]