Tag Archives: Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

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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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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Predictions and observations on the future of social media by Peter Kim

Peter Kim, blogger, Twitterer and social media expert, faced my Flip next. He had picked up that I was coming to San Francisco following my post on the etiquette of permission networking. He commented, suggesting we meet up. Here he … Continue reading

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Interview with Cece Salomon-Lee – virtual experience to become more dominant online

I’m an avid reader of Cece Salomon-Lee’s PR Meets Marketing blog. Recently she has been exploring video, particularly for expressing her story. It’s good. Listen to how Cece uses Twitter to network at events and how she sees the virtual experience … Continue reading

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Interview with Carlos Hernandez – on the social capital of social media

Carlos Hernandez does something I had not heard of before. He trains unemployed baby boomers to find work through social media. Listen to what he had to say about the role of social media for good in society and what Carlos … 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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The etiquette of permission networking

You’ve heard of permission marketing, right?  As defined by Seth Godin, it is the transformation wrought by social media encouraging people to opt-in to rather than opt-out of marketing. Permission marketing is the privilege (not the right) of delivering anticipated, personal and … Continue reading

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