I’ll Be at Social Media Club Hawaii April 10; Will You?

I sure hope so! Our new chapter has started off with incredible enthusiasm, and the word of mouth is really kicking in strong. Here’s the short scoop: The meeting proper is 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Feel free to come early/stay late and visit at the ING Cafe. 5:00 – 5:30 pm Optional networking and meeting setup 5:30 – 5:35 pm Welcome &…

Hawaii Musicians & Film Makers: SXSW Wants You!

I’ve been trying to help our regional SXSW coordinator, Phil Tripp, get the word out about this. SXSW is the leading annual conference in Austin, TX for music, film, and internet interactive. They are doing special outreach to get more representation for Hawaii creatives, and people this is a great chance! He is hosting a free event on Monday, September 8, 6…

Dave Evans on Twitter & the Metrics Panel at SXSW

I am posting a short video below that I took over dinner at Truluck’s in Austin with Dave Evans’ version of the Metrics Panel at SXSW (link has expired). Apparently, the panel members were taking a little too long to get to the point for many audience members, who were communicating via Twitter. Read some actual quotes from the back channel audience…

Audiences are Messy Too

Yesterday I wrote about customers being messy, and that it is our job to work with, rather than expect them to use our products and services only as the engineers intended. Well, audiences can be the same! The Sarah Lacy keynote interview of Mark Zuckerberg yesterday was a very educational event. As a public speaker with 20 years experience, I shared the…