May 7, 2010

Social Gaming Summit: Playing the distribution game

by David Spark

Is viral the only economically feasible way to distribute a social game? No, answered a panel of four game developers and publishers at the Social Gaming Summit in San Francisco which should have been called the “Facebook” gaming summit. Every time someone mentioned “social” gaming, someone asked the question, “Are you being social anywhere else?” The answer was always no. … Continue reading

April 5, 2010

Come to NewComm Forum! Here’s your discount

by JD Lasica

In 18 days I’ll be at NewComm Forum in San Mateo, Calif., to give a talk on the paths to tomorrow’s journalism. I’m also looking forward to participating in workshops, interactive sessions and discussions around social marketing and social media. NewComm Forum, sponsored by the Society for New Communications Research (I’m a senior fellow), is one of the best social … Continue reading

April 1, 2010

Social media, tech, marketing events: April

by JD Lasica

Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events scheduled for the month of April. For the full year, see: Calendar of 2010 social media, tech and marketing conferences. Note that we’ve published a roundup of social change conferences and events for April on our sister site, Socialbrite. We’ll publish a list of noteworthy conferences and events … Continue reading

March 23, 2010

5 questions for the author of ‘Engage’

by JD Lasica

Brian Solis’s new book, Engage: The Complete Guide for Brands and Businesses to Build, Cultivate, and Measure Success in the New Web, covers how social media significantly contributes to the success of brands and businesses smart enough to get in front of this burgeoning phenomenon.

Brian, the president of FutureWorks, is a longtime friend and fellow member of the Intel Insiders. Continue reading

March 1, 2010

Social media, tech, marketing events: March

by JD Lasica

Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events scheduled for the month of March. For the full year, see: Calendar of 2010 social media, tech and marketing conferences. Note that we’ve published a calendar of 2010 social change conferences on our sister site, Socialbrite. We’ll publish a list of noteworthy conferences and events on the first … Continue reading

February 22, 2010

Discount for NewComm Forum attendees

by JD Lasica

Shel Israel and Laura Fitton at NewComm 2009m (photo (cc) by Kenneth Yeung) I‘ve been a senior fellow with the nonprofit Society for New Communications Research since shortly after it was founded about 6 years ago and always look forward to the NewComm Forum it holds each spring in Northern California and fall in Boston/Cambridge. SNCR has just announced the … Continue reading