Social Media Events: New School or Old School?

Even though we have these amazing, 24/7 ubiquitous connections taking place on the social web, IRL (in real life) conferences are still booming. I think that many of us still long for those face to face connections, even more so now that our networks have blown way past the indications of Dunbar’s number. He he. This is an opinion piece about things…

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…

Using Social Media to Promote Your Event: Step 2

We are planning a Podcamp Hawaii here. We are also using it as a demonstration project for how to plan a conference using the fabulous (and mostly free) tools of social media. You can read the Step 1 post here. Set up a Logo Shop to Sell T-Shirts Since our event is free, we decided to let people purchase their own t-shirts….

Using Social Media to Promote Your Event: Step 1

We are the lead organizers for Podcamp Hawaii, coming this fall to Honolulu on October 24 & 25th. I’ll be using our company blog to share the behind-the-scenes planning process. Since it is an “unconference” there are several things that we do differently. First off, we are making this happen over a very short time span. Part of this is my insanity…

Do You Want to Help Launch PodCamp Hawaii?

Background Shane and I have been podcasting since Oct 2004. We have given talks, blogged and podcasted about it, and of course have delivered over 640 episodes of Beach Walks. It has taken on average two to three hours of every day. Through the podcasting (and now Twitter etc) networks, we have met amazing people who are our neighbors as well as…

Video Podcast Workflow Tips from Podcamp NYC

I spoke this past weekend at “Podcamp NYC” to a standing-room-only crowd. I promised to post a summary and also provide the links, especially for those peeps who watched from the hallway! Thanks also to these peeps who attended and offered their input: Jamison Tilsner of Tilzy.tv, Chef Mark Tafoya of Culinary Media Network, Tom Guariello of True Talk Now, Adam Sherlip…