conferences

Aaron Brazell

Eco-friendly Conference Attendance

There’s probably several dozen major tech conferences, or pseudo tech-conferences, that happen every year. Social media hounds and bloggers head off to conferences like SXSW, Gnomedex or even SES. What are some of the things that people can do to be a little more environmentally conscience while attending these things. Walk Instead of taking a […]

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When a Brand Fades

 Today is the New, New Internet Conference, the biggest web 2.0 conference on the Eastern Seaboard this fall. More than 800 attendees are expected. The roster of speakers is impressive. The conference will focus on the larger business aspects of the new Internet economy. Though I am one of the speakers, I will be in the […]

Venture Files

The 7 Secrets of Media Monetization

Sitting in the PME afternoon sessions I had the opportunity to watch Paul Colligan of PodcastSecrets talk about the “7 Secrets of Monetization that Big Media Hopes You Don’t Figure Out”. As a summary, here we go: – You are the media – Big Media is Big Business – Always Improve/Never Invent – It Changes […]

Venture Files

Podcasting is really New Media

Michael Geoghegan started his presentation with “podcasting is dead”. He said that if you are doing this you really are in the digital media business if you are engaging and producing podcasts and new media. Couldn’t agree with him more. Now, off to find lunch and people to network with….

Venture Files

FOWA Presentation on Venture Capital

I saw this presentation that Ben Holmes of Index Ventures gave at the FOWA Conference in London “Everything you need to know about Venture Capital“… He put his slides on slideshare so take a look. (BTW, Slideshare rocks) Here is an entrepreneur’s take on the slideshow: Think of this as liner notes if an entrepreneur […]