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Interview with Tony Uphoff – on using Facebook and Twitter to network at events

Tony Uphoff runs UBM’s TechWeb (a sister company to my own) which runs Information Week and the Web 2.0 Expo co-produced with O’Reilly Media. Tony is very active in social media with a blog Uphoff on Media and a Twitter. Here he … Continue reading

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Seven tips for getting the most out of an Event 2.0

I’ve just returned from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Before I left, I exploited my existing social media activity. I did not approach any potential contacts directly but used social media in what I called the etiquette of … Continue reading

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Interview with Paul Way – the impact of Facebook and Twitter on mainstream businesses

Paul Way and I used to work together in London before he moved back to the US to work for sister company UBM TechInsights. I met up with him for breakfast in San Francisco’s Dottie’s True Blue cafe where he reminded … Continue reading

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Interview with David Cohn – the future of investigative journalism

David Cohn’s Spot.us is an experiment “to preserve investigative journalism” in the San Francisco bay area.  This is how it works. Members of the public choose which topic should be investigated by a journalist, pledging anything from $5 upwards.  Listen to … Continue reading

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I’ve got my digital kit ready for the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco (plus shades!)

I will be travelling to or arrived in San Francisco when you read this, on my way to the Web 2.0 Expo, San Francisco. I’m really excited. Several leading and up-and-coming social media experts have arranged to meet me. I wrote … Continue reading

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