Has there ever been a time when we’ve seen so many media and marketing industry confabs? They range from six-person tweet-ups to the much buzzed-about annual gathering pictured here ——->The organizers of these events sure know how to entice attendees with all the right buzzwords, e.g., “new media,” “social media,” “PR 2.0,” “Web 3.0,” “community,”…… Continue reading Tweet-Ups, etc.
Chris Brogan may regret turning over his online real estate to guest blogger Dennis Howlett, a fellow Social Media Today contributor, who used the opportunity to rant on most things Web 2.0.His post “Web 2.0- Was it Ever Alive?” calls into question the lofty prognostications on the value that “social media” (a term Howlett abhors)…… Continue reading A Web 2.0 Social Media Meme
I did get a chance to swing by the SAP offices in the West Village yesterday afternoon to hear from the likes of Cluetrain co-author Doc Searls, former Lego man Jake McKee, Forrester’s Josh Bernoff, and Technorati and Conversation Group’s (the event sponsor) Peter Hirschberg.Each had his own take on how far we’ve come on…… Continue reading Doc’s World
A few weeks back, I started to draft a post that in effect anointed Wired as the media property that has done the most to fulfill the unfulfilled promise left by the Industry Standard following the dot-com (and The Standard’s subsequent) meltdown.Wired, the magazine, website, and branded PBS science program, has its editorial fingers firmly…… Continue reading The New Standard