Have you seen TaskRabbit’s iPhone app? Sign up for free and outsource small jobs and tasks to “TaskRabbits”. In a phrase, TaskRabbit is about service networking rather than social networking. Continue reading
Who would have guessed that February has become one of the busiest months of the year for social media, technology and marketing conferences? Look at the list of conferences below, which run the gamut from Women 2.0 Pitch to Vator Splash to Lift, Strata, TED, SMX West, Wisdom 2.0, the first SOBCon Europe and the year’s first Social Media Strategies Summit. And don’t forget Social Media Week, the multi-city global conference running Feb. 13-17. Continue reading
Got kids? Then you’ll want to know about a social network that does a solid job of providing a social experience for children and tweens that’s safe, secure — and not totally lame.
I first met Everloop CEO Hilary DeCesare at the Stanford Summit last year, and caught up with her a short while back at the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, the third name for the perenniel event put on by the AlwaysOn Network at Stanford University.
Everloop fills an important gap in social networking, giving kids up to age 13 a secure online environment where they can interact and communicate with their friends and peers. Continue reading
Anthony Edwards at BlogWorld Expo, 2009 (photo by J.D. Lasica) Guide to events & conferences for the coming month BlogWorld Expo, Social CRM and Social Media Prom are just some of the conferences on tap for this month. Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events for the month of November. We can’t vouch for whether … Continue reading
Sean Parker at the Web 2.0 Summit yesterday (photo by JD Lasica) Sean Parker, CEOs of Salesforce & eBay highlight day 1 of Web 2.0 Summit The one conference I try to make every year is the venerable Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. I’ve now been to seven out of the eight annual gatherings of entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley … Continue reading
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