September 12, 2013

Photos of TechCrunch Disrupt 2013

by JD Lasica

Photos of TechCrunch Disrupt 2013. Continue reading

April 16, 2013

4 free tools to measure your success on Instagram

by Guest

Want to track your Instagram stats? Check out SumAll, Statigram, SimplyMeasured and Nitrogram: four tools that help you keep track of your analytics. Continue reading

April 15, 2013

Images to make your small business blog pop

by Guest

Want to make your blog pop? Good imagery is one of the key elements to make your site stand out. Check out these 10 sites that offer free or low-cost image options. Continue reading

February 4, 2013

Photography and the growing mobile movement

by JD Lasica

If there’s any doubt about mobile devices’ impact on the world of professional photography, check out the Macworld Expo session titled “iPhoneography: iPhone In Education & The Mobile Movement in Photography” by British photographer Richard Gray. Continue reading

September 16, 2011

4 Israeli startups that made waves at TechCrunch Disrupt

by JD Lasica

It has become something of a tradition for me to interview my Socialmedia.biz partner Ayelet Noff, aka Israel’s Blonde 2.0, at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, which ended Wednesday.

This year Ayelet headed up the communications and social media for four Israeli startups, which were fairly representative of the fledgling Web 2.0-style companies that showcased at the seminal tech conference in San Francisco:

• Tonara: This was one of my favorite discoveries: an iPad application for musicians that provides interactive sheet music. Continue reading

September 16, 2011

Photos of TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

by JD Lasica

Ihad a blast at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this week. Met startup CEOs, some new and old friends, marketers, grassroots journalists — and not a few tech pioneers.

Here’s my Flickr photo set of 80-plus photos — including actor/celebrity Ashton Kutcher (who’ll be replacing Charlie Sheen on CBS’s “Two and a Half Men,” but has an incisive instinct for investing in innovative tech startups), Mike Arrington, Sarah Austin of Pop17, Gina Bianchini, Kevin Rose and my longtime partner, Ayelet Noff, aka Blonde 2.0. Continue reading