Upcoming conferences and speaking gigs

There are some great learning and professional development events taking place in Europe during the next few weeks that you might want to consider being part of. Here are three at which I’m speaking/presenting: PRWeek Forum, November 6-8, Meriden, UK. The exclusive networking and meetings event for senior in-house PR directors, according to organizers PR Week UK. I’ll be leading an interactive session on the role organizations can play not only in dealing with the spread of online opinion (what…

Every colour of new marketing

If you participated in the launch of crayon in Second Life last Thursday, no doubt you’ll recall the great song that we played in the lead-up to the launch itself and which played after the formal presentations and Q&A session. And if you listened to the For Immediate Release, Managing The Gray and Across The Sound podcast episodes around October 19, you’ll have heard that same song. That song is “Every Color” by singer and songwriter Matthew Ebel. One special…

The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #185: October 30, 2006

Content summary: FIR going to once a week; upcoming conferences and speaking engagements: PRWeek Forum, Delivering The New PR, Le Web 3; Spin Thickett from Scott Baradell; the fine art of the corporate apology; Coca-Cola launches a Diet Coke/Mentos campaign; how to launch a career with your blog; Nissan taps into Second Life; is YouTube a new form of spam?; commentary on WOMMA’s 20 questions on ethics; listeners’ comments; the music; and more. [A message from our sponsor: Online Meetings…

Biz-Tech-News: Headlines 30-Oct-06

FeedDemon 2.1 Beta 3a (Build 2.1.0.5) Free introductory guide to social media Free speech online ‘under threat’ How to Launch a Career With Your Blog PayPerPost Is Now Officially Absurd PR blogs & wikis — one search to find them all Real Life Vs. Second Life Should Conferences Ban Blogging? Social Media Club Initiative on Blogging Ethics Stock option backdating scandal could grow: report the upcoming bad week for linden lab UK100 bloggers UK Urged to Update Copyright Laws Vox…

The irreverance of Second Life

Updated on October 31, 2006 Well, crayon launched in Second Life at midday US Eastern time today, and it was awesome! We had a full house of guests. A presentation from crayon founder Joseph Jaffe, q’s and a’s afterwards then good old fashioned socializing. I always think the social aspect of any gathering, real-word or virtual, is the icing on the cake for any business event, and our launch was no exception. Here’s part of a great screenshot I took…

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