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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. Oddly enough, the day started out with nothing planned, but I knew for a fact that I would see Avatar before the day was out. Avatar began. 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. Now how do I rate movies?

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 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.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

Use a real photo of yourself for your avatar. (I Make sure your avatar is “SFW” (safe for work… and yes, you’d be surprised again). < Don’t constantly DM your followers asking them to share news, promotional events, etc. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days?

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10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

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. I guess it isn’t the event itself but the way in which you describe it which can make it interesting and reader-friendly. Choose a good avatar. This is a guest article written by Thomas O’Rourke. Thanks!

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5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster December 1, 2009 by Taylor Marek With the last month of 2009 upon us, and after floating around numerous expos and events, I thought I would share some thoughts about our industry as a whole. Our Industry is Maturing Yes, I know this is kind of the obvious one, but it needs to be stated. Remember when Podcast Pickle hit Time Magazine in 2006? We were making headway then. Now the door is wide open. Oh how times have changed.

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

Yeah, I don’t really know what you’re wearing, or not, when you’re actually tweeting, but please put some clothes on that avatar. You have the default Twitter avatar or are using a photo of your dog. I have found it to be a fabulous tool, through which I’ve come to know countless brilliant and fascinating people. To me, Twitter is about building relationships.

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.

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.

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.

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?), 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. All in this week’s Social You Should Know. Snapchat’s New Plan for Bitmojis.

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?

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

Socially Sorted

Nail Your Ideal Customer Avatar. 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. Online course creation is huge. Where do you start? The answer is right here.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

People use these conversation starters every single day at parties and events. Pro tip: If you use Audiense you can sort out people that don’t have avatars, people that haven’t been active in the last 15 days, and people that have new accounts. Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Ask a question!

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.

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.

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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. ng s?

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.

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? Image by Den Den. Do you sense a lack of clear meaning in this online rat race? On one hand, existence stands in its purest form, reasons to be online, missions of the niche!

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. I consume a lot of information - all of it, digitally. Enjoy!

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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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. I’m very happy to oblige. 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. So, buckle up and let’s get going. Add a short bio.

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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. I 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 stress.

Social Media Cheat Sheet

Taylor Marek

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 Social Media Cheat Sheet June 28, 2010 by Taylor Marek Have you ever wanted a cheat sheet when it comes to utilizing Social Media for your business?

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.

zilliontv

Taylor Marek

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! link] What are your thoughts?

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

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 Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Haha, my mind has been wandering all day. Gratz!!!

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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Panasonic Plasma Update

Taylor Marek

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. By at least 20 grand!

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

Taylor Marek

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. Well worth a read.

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

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 Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Want a video that you will die laughing @?

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

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. Which one are you?

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

mashable.com

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! Purchase Tickets Nominate Now Recently Trending On MySpace’s New Strategy View Comments Facebook to Hold Mobile Event Next Week View Comments 3G Mobile Internet Comes to Mount Everest View Comments Facebook Now Tries to Tell the Story Between Two Friends View Comments When Are Facebook Users Most Active?

Are You A MacHead? The Story Of The Apple Fanboy

Taylor Marek

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. It is simply amazing.

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Today's Test Post

Taylor Marek

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. and Why Google Wave? (1)

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

Taylor Marek

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? September 9, 2009 by Taylor Marek Limited Time offer!

182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

ProBlogger

My name is Darren Rowse and I’m the blogger behind problogger.com, a blog, podcast, event, job board and a series of ebooks and real life books as well, all designed to help you as a blogger to start an amazing blog to create some content that’s going to change the world and make your reader’s lives better in some way. How to Create MindMaps for your Blogging. MindNode. MindManager. xMind.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Avatar Marketing. Event Coverage. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « links for 2007-12-29 | Main. links for 2007-12-30 » Saturday, December 29, 2007. Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. For knowledge worker ninjas, RSS is your shuriken. Share your own thoughts in the comments.

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

Taylor Marek

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 #96: The Next Step, Dale Beaumont Part 1, and Google Chrome OS July 27, 2009 by Taylor Marek Interview Special! Take a listen!