Ruby Hoedown conference

I attended the Ruby Hoedown this past Friday through Saturday in Raleigh, NC. Chad Fowler has a nice summary of the event on his blog so I won’t go into details. I do want to mention how much I love smaller, focused conferences. With a very small team of organizers (Nathanial Talbott and Jeremy McAnally), the Ruby Hoedown was a nice blend of high level, big thought talks with some technical ones. It’s a nice balance for a day and

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SXSW: Using RSS for Marketing

Since Using RSS for Marketing was the panel I moderated, I don’t have any actual live notes. As a 10am Sunday morning panel, I was worried no one would be in the room due to the daylight savings time change (and the late night partying). I was relieved to see we had a packed room by the time the panel started. The panel went quite well in my opinion as we accomplished my goal of covering the topics we laid

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SXSW: Recap

Another great SXSW conference wrapped up last week and I’m finally getting a chance to transfer some of my notes to the blog. So beware, the next few posts will mostly be SXSW recaps! Once again, I’m glad I attended this year. I truly believe this is a must attend event for anyone in this industry. If you’re involved with anything related to the web, design, technology, or entrepreneurship in this space it’s the best conference to attend each year.

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Arrived in Austin at SXSW

Just like last year, I’m not sure how much real-time blogging of the SXSW conference I’ll actually be doing. I’ll probably end up twittering most of it and then taking notes on good old fashioned notepads. I’ll then transcribe some of the most useful of those notes into posts on SXSW later. If you’re here for SXSW, check out the panel I’m moderating Sunday morning at 10am, Using RSS for Marketing. Technorati Tags: sxsw

SXSW Interactive Panel Discussion

As I previously mentioned here on my blog, I have a panel at this year’s SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas. One of the panelists, Emily Chang, has posted an invitation on her blog today for feedback and insights into RSS and using RSS for marketing to help shape the discussion of our panel. Please visit her post and add your thoughts (even if you can’t attend this year). One of the ideas I’m specifically interested in hearing about is

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SXSW Interactive panel accepted and finalized

Back in September, I wrote about my panel proposal for the 2007 SXSW Interactive Festival. I’m pleased to announce my panel “Using RSS for Marketing” was accepted last month. Now that the panel is set with a time and some great speakers, I decided to provide the details for those interested in attending SXSW this year. The panel is set for Sunday, March 11, 2007 from 10-11am. Our speakers include: Emily Chang – Ideacodes, eHub Greg Reinacker – NewsGator John

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2007 SXSW Interactive Panel Proposal Picker (please vote for me)

Round two of the 2007 SXSW Interactive Panel Proposal Picker is now live and ready for your voting. The public is able to shape the panel programming for the 2007 SXSW Interactive Conference this year and I’d like to encourage readers of this blog to vote (for my panel!) Yes, I proposed a panel this year and after attending SXSW last year, its a topic I feel will be well received. Despite the fact that RSS is truly the glue of the

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eduWeb Conference recap

I just wanted to provide a quick summary of the eduWeb Conference last week in Baltimore where I presented on “Using RSS for Marketing”. The presentation went well and there was a nice crowd of conference-goers interested in using RSS for marketing especially in higher education. From what I saw, the conference was set up well including the division of topics into three tracks – marketing, development, and marketing/development. A full list of the sessions can be found here. Unfortunately,

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Using RSS for Marketing at the eduWeb Conference

I’ll be speaking this Tuesday morning in Baltimore on “Using RSS for Marketing” at the 2006 eduWeb Conference. If you’re attending, drop me a line or leave a comment. Here’s a brief description of the conference: The 2006 eduWeb Conference is being held in the beautiful Sheraton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. The eduWeb Conference is unique to higher education! Itâ??s the only conference that offers attendees a combination of Web development and Web marketing topics presented by some of the

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Virginia Business Incubation Association

I’ll be speaking at the Virginia Business Incubation Association (VBIA) 2006 Conference this Monday with Pat Matthews of Webmail.us on “Using the New Internet More Effectively.” I’ll try and post slides after the conference. I was also surprised to learn there are 32 incubators in the state of Virginia.

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