New Media Artist-in-Residence Program for Lanai

I’ve been meaning to write more about the innovative travel blogger program I am doing with the Lānaʻi Visitors Bureau and have decided that it’s just gonna ship without being perfect! I started the conversation here with some advice for travel destinations. I am very grateful to my clients at the Maui and Lānaʻi Visitor Bureaus for their willingness to reach out…

LIVE: PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii 2008

Aloha and E komo mai (welcome) to PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii 2008! Read more about what’s going on here under the chat window below. In addition to being the founder and main organizer for PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii, Roxanne will be speaking both days in several sessions. I also have 2-3 sessions currently scheduled that will be covering WordPress and Video Podcasting. When I’m not speaking…

Blog World Expo ’08: Finding Your New Media Voice

Roxanne is in Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend speaking at Blog World Expo ’08. She’ll be presenting: “Finding Your New Media Voice: Getting the Right Mix of Tech & Talent (link has expired)” during the Executive Track, today, Friday September 19th, 2008. Click on the image above to view her presentation online. Here are a list of sites she’ll be covering during…

PRSA: 10-Minute Tour of the Social Web

What a challenge! How do I give an overview of all that is the social web in 10 minutes? Fortunately, we have several other great speakers to follow and plenty of time for Q&A. (Dan Zelikman of StarrTech Interactive; Nadine Kam of Honolulu Star-Bulletin; and Mary Fasteneau of StarrTech Interactive) Twitter * negative incentive: U-haul and Exxon Mobile * positive examples: I…

Are comments moderated on HillaryClinton.com?

Apparently the answer is “YES.” I heard a speech from her last night asking people to come to her web site and share our thoughts. I did just that on this post (link has expired), in a very clean and respectful way. My message was asking her to gracefully concede, acknowledging that she fought a good race but nonetheless has lost, albeit…

Don’t Get It? Don’t Worry!

I came across this article in AdWeek on Coca-Cola Hunts for Social-Net Formula: The company’s online marketing highs and lows show an old brand learning new tricks. On the one hand, they have spent millions and millions trying to “get” a new media/social strategy that feels like a win. OTOH, they haven’t hit the proverbial home run yet, and to their credit,…