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Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. Virtual Event Definitions. Hybrid Event.

A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. Avatar began. Spoiler Alert!!!** The Story The story of Avatar goes as follows. He was sent as part of a project, Avatar, to find out about the Na’vi by actually becoming one. Jake and the rest who are in their Avatars try to stop it, but are unsuccessful. We went for the IMAX 3-D version of it. My Story?

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How does Avatar apply to Social Media? Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it. Avatar has now grossed $1 Billion dollars , has been trending on twitter for the past four weeks , and is doing quite well.

Why the Oilbird Avatar

Geoff Livingston

Last winter a movie called Avatar became the world’s top grossing film ever with a plot line that saw a big company waging a war and destroying a world so it could mine a precious resource. The connection cannot be underestimated, for like Avatar’s world, people and the oceans are interconnected. That is why I changed my avatar. It cannot be escaped.

How to Create Visual Content for Social Media on the Fly

SocialFish

Pic Monkey is an amazing desktop app that lets you do everything from making photo and image collages to quickly designing Facebook cover photos, banners, featured posts, avatars and more. So, if you need to design just about any visual to promote events, conferences, new initiatives – you name it – this tool will let you quickly get them noticed on social media. So cool.

Five Ways to Build the Perfect Web Marketing Storm

Spin Sucks

How to link to Google+ in your bio so it shows what you’ve authored in your profile and provides your avatar next to the link in search results. This webinar is a must attend event. I hate to admit this out loud, but I know only a fraction about content marketing for the web. Before I watched it, I went through that list and thought, “Surely I have all of this down, right?”

Snapchat’s New Plans for Bitmoji and Twitter Verification Opens Up to All Users | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Users can create their own personal cartoon avatar (Bitmoji) that will resemble the likeness of the user (crazy, huh?), and it will have the ability to express different emotions that you can then use in your snaps. Users Users can access these personal avatars on Snapchat by linking their Bitmoji account to Snapchat or if they don’t have one, they can log in with Snapchat to set one up. Here’s

10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

Over-zealously can seem spammy; and users don’t take kindly to their feed being clogged up with un-relenting gibberish. I’m still getting to grips with this concept and I find that I’m perhaps a little too wary of bugging people with nonsensical chatter and the monotonous events of my day. Choose a good avatar. This is a guest article written by Thomas O’Rourke. What are yours?

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The Value of the TweetUp

Spin Sucks

You get to know people through their avatar. Not because of Inside PR and PRSA, but because people are beginning to understand the informal gatherings at large events is the only way you’re going to be able to see everyone you want to see. It’s a great way to kill many birds with one stone and put bodies with their avatars. It’s a weird time we live in.

How to Create an Online Course Your Audience Will Fall in Love With

Socially Sorted

Nail Your Ideal Customer Avatar. It seems obvious but it’s much harder to do than you think. I’m talking about nailing your ideal avatar – exactly who is going to benefit from your content or course most, and then speak their language, as if you’re speaking directly to them like a friend would. Director of Events, Social Media Examiner. Get on the Phone!

Experimenting with Extended Storytelling

Geoff Livingston

Perhaps even more innovative are new projects like the City of Conspiracy in London, which combines rap music, a novel, events, photos and of course, web postings. Special thanks to Erin Feldman for creating the character’s avatar. Timeline of Events. The above timeline is a sequence of events that occur in Exodus prior to Chapter One. Jason on Twitter.

Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever

Convince & Convert

If you have a blogger event coming up in 90 days, you need to start building relationships with potential invitees TODAY, not 15 days out from the event. The objective is to make damn sure that when you need to get on the bloggers’ radar for real, she recognizes your name and your avatar. So what makes your “special blogger event” so special?

Color Clash: Pink or Purple?

Waxing UnLyrical

October 25th, 2010 Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I noticed my friend Kim Wells was sporting a purple ribbon on her Twitter avatar. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Color Clash: Pink or Purple? Ever-curious, I asked why. Or, at least, I thought I did. Orange?! Ah, yes. Halloween. Pink v.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Leaving the default avatar in place is the kiss of death in terms of getting people to follow you. How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). This is important. If you are sharing valuable content, but have no followers, how will that help you? Take care.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Online Events team up with LiveStream and ask for a few bucks for an online event such as those NASA video/tweet streams. Starbucks could hire a special Twitter room for a competition or an online event and then invite members. Real World Events Music labels, film studios pay MySpace for record launches and Secret Shows. Friendster run big events in Asia. It’s

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are some tips you can apply to your Facebook marketing strategy that will put your Facebook Page leaps and bounds ahead of the competition: Maximize Your Avatar Visibility Profile pictures on Facebook can have a maximum size of 200×600 pixels. He’s volunteered to give away a copy of his recent book, FBML Essentials , to two readers. Marketers love Facebook. My name is.

The Devolving Civility Situation

Geoff Livingston

Particularly when people are under the duress of a public crisis like last week’s events. Says Jay critically, “Why go through the emotional toil of calling someone out face-to-face when we can hide behind our avatars and mobile devices?” This post was almost titled “Eating Kawasaki,” but the issue extends beyond Twitter behavior and influencers. Respect.

Social Media Cheat Sheet

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3540) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Just a simple, step-by-step action plan on exactly what you need to do? You can get it for a limited time only when you join my Social Media Inner Circle. will lay it all out for you and exactly what you need to do. Click here to cancel reply.

Is Existing Online a Quest of Loneliness or Giving?

Geoff Livingston

Today you only know avatars, backed by a person who may or may not look and act like that voice online. If the time you invest in all of these blog posts and social activities and events really means anything? I do. Image by Den Den. Do you sense a lack of clear meaning in this online rat race? We have many boys and girls trapped in their own online bubbles now. The Rat Race of Likes.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Simple things like completing profiles, putting actual pictures in for avatars and posting comments that don’t sound like they’ve been run through a PR filter can help achieve this effect. Have an account? Nothing coming to mind immediately? Me neither. They’re going to start setting the norms in industry for how to do this well.&# You can also download the white paper [.]

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zilliontv

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? ZillionTV is one of those platforms. ZillionTV is a new company joining the digital tv age, but this is more than “digital tv&#. I am actually interested in this service. No cable. No antenna. Thats it!

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? think I’ll let it drift for a while… # Ok, I’m going to try something new out at my site. twitter is filling up my inbox # Finally got a group going on tweetdeck! I’m happy! # @ cstricklin np! Gratz!!!

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Avatar Marketing. Event Coverage. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main. links for 2008-06-22 » Saturday, June 21, 2008. Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly. consume a lot of information - all of it, digitally. Enjoy!

Seven Steps To A Better Facebook Business Page

Waxing UnLyrical

With the new page layout, because your page’s fans are no longer featured with their avatars, as they used to be, your “liked&# pages get moved up a bit. In any event, I don’t see why Facebook should dictate which posts show up when, so I changed those settings as above. Facebook, my Facebook, wherefore art thou, Facebook? Image: Massimo Barbieri via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Panasonic Plasma Update

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Well, I have an update to that. I’m a little behind on posting this, but this is roughly a years span from when I first talked about it, to some news coming out about it. Panasonic is slashing the price on this gigantic tv.

#93: 13 Successful Blogging Tips, Business Podcasting, and the.

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Lots of updates and changes to the site, and plenty stuffed into this episode. First off, my start into the video realm came on May 19 with the launch of the TaylorMarek20 Vlog. Take a listen and tell me what you think.

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? link] @ JenChicago knows that for a fact # @ JenChicago Gotta love this song! ? Listen to my station on Blip.fm! link] # Taylor is having an AWESOME WEEKEND!!! What youve just read are some insights hes gleaned so far.

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Entrepreneurs make the rules, employees follow rules.

Are You A MacHead? The Story Of The Apple Fanboy

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3540) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Are You A MacHead? The Story Of The Apple Fanboy June 14, 2010 by Taylor Marek I want you guys to watch this movie.

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A Death In The Family. Missing Michael O'Connor Clark

Twist Image

Be it at PodCamp or another unconference , sharing the stage at an event, debating in the comment section of a blog or whatever. While it's just an avatar, you really do get the sense like you are seeing and interacting with them (even if all you're doing is creeping on their content). It was a tremendous event. I wish I knew Michael O'Connor Clark better. joined Twist Image in 2002. The company already existed. sort of. Two of my business partners (Aubrey and Mick) were here (Mark joined us a couple of years after me). At this point, social media was nascent. No pressure.

Today's Test Post

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? If this works, it will cut down on the amount of work I need to do and automate another task. I am also thinking of doing a Heads-Up-Monday post for future articles. Let me know in the comments below! Click here to cancel reply.

#102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me?

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me #102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me? Technology : Can you hear me?

#96: The Next Step, Dale Beaumont Part 1, and Google Chrome OS

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Sponsored by GoToMeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] It is smack in the middle of the night, and I am releasing this episode a couple days behind schedule. Have you taken that next step? This one being the OS on netbooks.

#95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250.

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Sponsored by GoToMeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] Can’t wait to release this episode, though its in the midst of a festival right across my street. Sammie called in and left an audio comment.

Under 30 and Kicking Butt List

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Derek is a 23 year old CEO of internet startup,  Tatango.com and quite successful in his area of expertise. Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. Keep up the hustle! No problem at all.

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Add an avatar and a bio at the minimum. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook by Tamar Weinberg on December 10, 2008 Share Social media mimics real relationships — in many cases. Many call this spam.

The Easy Road

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Tell me how many times the easy road has paid off for someone? I can tell you from experience it DOESN’T. Most of the time you just meet the people who are lucky and it paid off for them. Remember Furby ? Hard Work.

2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Time for all business owners to pull out their books and tally up everything. But before you send it into the Fed, here is a tip. Have you checked all your expenses? Mileage? Business lunch meeting? Take this tip to heart.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Business Small business Social media Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! James Cameron on "Avatar 2" and the I. View More » Mobile Facebook to Hold Mobile Event Next Week A Bluetooth Headset for Pros and Skep. Learn more. Social media is capable of so much more.

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#98: Economic Spending Tips, Derek Johnson, and VTechTV

Taylor Marek

Finances : Economic Spending Tips Here’s a tip for you in these economic times, why don’t you look into local events near you? and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? hope you are learning alot over all these years. Click here to cancel reply.