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My Northern Voice Experience


Monday, February 25th, 2008 — 3:39pm PDT
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In an effort to get a more “global” recap of the Northern Voice experience I have invited Jennie Roth of 37Roses to write up this guest post. Coming back home to Pittsburgh I almost feel like a little kid giving a really excited and nearly hyperventilating speech about what I did at summer camp. I’ve […]

Northern Voice: Coming to a Close


Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 — 4:40pm PDT
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There are still two blocks of sessions underway that I can now follow remotely from the comfort of my couch, while the sunshine beams through the windows breathing life into some leftover Valentine’s roses on the kitchen table. It was exhilarating to take part in the biggest Northern Voice on record and I have to […]

Northern Voice: Afternoon Sessions


Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 — 1:39pm PDT
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Back in the large auditorium after a lunch that was picked apart by 300 people (all the salsa and guacamole were gone by the time we got there). Alan Lavine is presenting “50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story“. He’s listing off some tools he uses, starting off with Slideshare.net (which is like Powerpoint […]

Northern Voice: Fuck Stats, Make Art


Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 — 11:38am PDT
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Have I mentioned before that our pal Dave Olson is awesome? He’s here to talk about how Art Makes the Future. History may have been forged by popes and generals but the only reason we KNOW about it is because someone took the time to write and paint about it. Update: “If you’re going to […]

Northern Voice: Is Advertising Killing Blogging


Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 — 11:25am PDT
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Even though the wifi is chugging along today, and Flickr is jammed up like the Port Mann bridge at rush hour, here we are in the session. James Sherrett of AdHack is leading, “Is Advertising Killing Blogging“. Update: Starting off with full-on participation from the audience, getting some views about advertising. Do you have ads? […]

Northern Voice: Welcome to Day 2


Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 — 9:11am PDT
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As everyone slowly trickles in the auditorium for day two and the official ‘conference’ portion of Northern Voice, we prepare for another day of social media geekery. This morning starts with a keynote from Matt Mullenweg, otherwise known as the father of WordPress and much more. Once again I’ll be semi-live blogging throughout the day, […]