Kickin' it old school
Throughout all of the panels I’ve attended today, I’ve heard most of the speakers all come back to one prevalent idea: using old school media outlets is the best way to build a loyal online following. Garrett Camp, founder of StumbleUpon, chatted with a small group of SX’ers at the Sheraton Hotel downtown this afternoon regarding the start of the business that’s made him a...
We [Google+] hold ourselves to a higher standard.” -referring to Facebook– Vic Gundotra from Google+ (at Fireside Chat with Vic Gondutra on Google+ curated by Guy Kawasaki) — Contributed by Jenny Selber
If you know anything about Austin, you know KGSR is the one and only radio station that plays music from local Austin musicians and other awesome artists like My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, and many more. From Folk to Rock, to live acoustic performances, this radio station is my heart and soul. Even though I moved away from the live music capital almost a...
Multitasking is a habit. We must make environmental changes to make sure we are...– — Contributed by Allie Herzog Danziger
The majority of content shared on Google+ is shared privately, to circles.– Vic Gundotra from Google+ (at Fireside Chat with Vic Gondutra on Google+ curated by Guy Kawasaki) — Contributed by Jenny Selber
Keeping Loyal Consumers Engaged by Shaking Sh*t Up
Thrillist co-founder and CEO, Ben Lerer, speaks his mind on creating content (including advertising) for consumers that truly keeps them interested. Consumers win by having advertising that drives them, and Thrillist wins because they have created true, loyal consumers. Another component: When Jackthreads was purchased in May of 2010, Lerer and his team were able to bridge the gap and convert...
What We're Learning: The Future of Lifestyle Media
Jessie, Jenny and Stephanie here at “The Future of Lifestyle Media” panel (our first one of the week) and we’re learning A LOT! This panel features Camille Styles of Camillestyles.com, Andrew Wagner of Krrb, Grace Bonney of Design Sponge and Tolly Moseley of Austin Eavesdropper. A few things we’ve found interesting and/or appreciated hearing thus far: When blogging: BE...
Important to think.. Do RFPs make sense to your bottom line and opportunity...– Contributed by Allie Herzog Danziger
Whole Foods on Wheels
Whole Foods’ flagship store lives at the corner of Lamar and 6th street in Austin and is one of my favorite spots in the city. Grab a ready-made meal to-go, some avocado gelato, or even a glass of wine from their amazing in-store wine bar. Scared you won’t be able to truck it all the way from the convention center to grab some grub? Worry no more, the Whole Foods Market will be...