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Social Ad Summit: Branded Experiences on Social Networks

Sometimes there are just too many incredible events in one week to attend them all. While most of my time was consumed by the Web 2.0 Expo (you can check out my review of the conference), I would have liked to make it to the Social Ad Summit earlier in the week. In particular, I wish I could have sat in on the Branded Experiences on Social Networks ...

The Times Square Shuffle: My Web 2.0 Expo NYC Recap [Updated]

Of all the signage, presentation slides and general abundance of slogans at the Web 2.0 Expo in New York this week, perhaps my favorite sign was the street sign that read, “7th Ave closed, use the Times Square Shuffle.” Why, yes, I think I'll shuffle right on through this recap of Web 2.0 this week. To begin with, my participation at the conference was entirely fortuitous. Were it not for ...

BlogPotomac Recap

The State Theater hosted yesterday's first ever BlogPotomac, and judging by the feedback from the sold-out crowd, it will be the first of many of more to come. Sponsored by Livingston Communications, Viget Labs, and WordBiz.com, Inc., BlogPotomac brought together a great lineup of speakers to talk about some of the latest trends in social media marketing. But without question, Frank Gruber's simple but entertaining lunchtime chat about social ...

BlogPotomac Live!

Not able to attend BlogPotomac? Not to worry - we've got all the live video goodness of the event you can handle. Sponsored by Livingston Communications, Viget Labs, and WordBiz.com, Inc., BlogPotomac is this year's premiere social media marketing event for the greater Washington DC area. There are some great speakers lined up for today, including Frank Gruber, Maggie Fox and KD Paine. The video feed is being ...

Personality Not Included on Jonny’s Par-tay

Great event last night at Busboys & Poets with Personality Not Included author Rohit Bhargava doing a live show with the one and only Jonny Goldstein of jonnyspartay.com. If you haven't read the book yet, I highly recommend checking it out. I posted an interview with Rohit a few weeks ago during the book launch. He focuses on why companies can no longer exist as the faceless, soul-less ...

This Week’s Events in DC

If you don't already have them on your calendar, there are two exciting events in DC that you should be attending. RefreshDC - Wednesday, April 23 @ Strategic Analysis Focusing on the world of startups, this month's Refresh will have a great panel of folks in the DC startup scene, including Andrew Lee of Publi.us, Sean Greene of LaunchBox Digital, Eddie Frederick of Hungry Machine and of course, Brian Williams ...

Q Conference in New York [Updated]

I'm heading to the Q conference in NYC later this week, April 9-11. Q is a forum for creatives, social entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers to get together and discuss how each can use their sphere of influence to shape the culture for good. This is my first time attending since it debuted last year, and I'm excited to meet with some the of most creative folks on the ...

Register for BlogPotomac

While it's web site is not quite ready, registration is now open for BlogPotomac, to be held on June 13 at the State Theater, in Falls Church, VA (my new work neighborhood as of last week). Geoff Livingston writes, "BlogPotomac is this year’s premiere social media marketing event for greater Washington DC. Attendees can expect a one-day event with nationally renown speakers and advanced discussion of best social ...

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Snapshots from my life.

  • Rocked the #seawheeze half-marathon with the wifey! #spocanada #13.1 #lululemon
  • Sunset yoga on the beach with several hundred of your closest friends. #seawheeze #lululemon
  • Radio tower clouds.
  • Holiday weekends were made for par-3 golf with the bro. #replacethepin
  • It takes a lot of boarding passes to get to New Zealand.