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Special Discounts for NewComm Forum 2010

Every year there is one conference that I will go to regardless of whether or not I’m speaking or presenting there and that is the Newcomm Forum. Simply put, the event draws in some of the most forward-thinking professionals and academics in communications for several days of presentations, discussions and social events. It’s sort of [...]

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1410Q: A Home for Innovation in DC

I got together with Daniel Odio from PointAbout and Peter Corbett from istrategylabs at 1410Q last week, PointAbout’s new corporate headquarters. Turns out that Daniel has a much grander vision for the space than simply housing the PointAbout group.  The goal is to create an “entrepreneur-friendly technology innovation hotspot, where we invite tech entrepreneurs to [...]

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Maryland Tech Council – Growing your Business through Social Media

I spoke yesterday at an event produced by the Maryland Tech Council on ‘Growing your Business through Social Media’. The topic focused on using social media to create press. My focus was primarily on the evolution of the press release and the incorporation of social media elements into the form and practices surrounding the press [...]

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Growing your Business through Social Media

The Tech Council of Maryland will be holding a conference that will serve as something of a basic primer on social media for area professionals.  I’ll be speaking on a panel along with IJ Hudson, Director of Communications for Garson Claxton LLX (and former NBC technology reporter) as well as Adam Bavel, Special Events Coordinator [...]

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Cisco’s Approach to Second Life

I recently watched John Chambers press conference in Second Life at Cisco’s annual Cisco Live developers conference and wanted to offer some thoughts on the event. Earlier in the year I made a few predictions for how I felt the so-called world of ‘social media’ was going to unfold through ’08. Regarding Second Life I [...]

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Some thoughts on ad:tech

Early Monday morning I hopped on a train and headed up to New York for two days at ad:tech. For several years now, PRWeb has had a presence at the ad:tech events and from what I understood they were always terrific opportunities to educate potential customers on the benefits of our service, re-connect with current [...]

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SES Conference

I’m in New York City for the Search Engine Strategies (SES) 2007 Conference & Expo and am pretty impressed with the volume at this event.  I’m currently in the Wi-Fi lounge, hosted by info.com.  There are so many people accessing the network right now it is making it almost impossible to do anything.  All I [...]

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Social Media Club Meeting – March 2007

This past thursday, the DC chapter of the Social Media Club met at the Edelman offices in downtown Washington, DC to discuss measurement of social media.  The turn-out was one of the largest ever for the DC chapter, with a range of people from local start-ups, PR and marketing firms, and a host of other areas [...]

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Radio/TV Correspondents’ Dinner

Last night I headed out to the Radio/TV Correspondents’ Dinner after-parties.  I wasn’t cool enough to get an invite to the dinner but on the bright side I didn’t have to wear a tuxedo so I was happy about that. Talk Radio News threw one hell of a party and I really have to give [...]

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Arrival in Vegas for New Communications Forum

After my flight was delayed leaving from Reagan National, I arrived late last night into MaCarran International Airport feeling exhausted. I headed over to my hotel, the Luxor, and after wandering around for about fifteen minutes, finally found the reception desk. After another fifteen-minute walk to my hotel room, I finally arrived and plopped my [...]

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