Posts Tagged: blogging

Creating a Viable Web Business

This should be an interesting session, all about creating a viable web business. On hand is Malgosia Green, Michael McDerment, Albert Lai and Leila Boujnane. Here are my notes (my comments in italics): Leila says it’s not trivial to get someone to pay, its hard to get out of the “free” hell. Michael, from FreshBooks,… Reads more »

Venture Capital and Web 2.0

Today’s second keynote features Mathew Ingram talking with Dr. Paul Kedrosky about venture capital and Web 2.0. Here are my notes from the session (my comments in italics): Is this another bubble? In a sense we’ve returned to 1995, two browsers got funding! (Maxthon and Flock) In a sense, it feels like we’re renacting a… Reads more »

The Future of Marketing

In the first keynote of the day, Stuart MacDonald will be chatting with popular blogger Steve Rubel of Edelman about the future of marketing. Here are my notes from the session (my comments in italics): Throughout the conference they have been showing short ads for Mesh, made by a company called Storystream, whose tagline is… Reads more »

The Future of Media

Last session of the day is all about media and it’s future, particularly that of newspapers. Participating is Mathew Ingram, Angus Frame, Tomer Strolight, and Tomi Poutanen. Here some notes from the session (my comments in italics): Why is Craigslist successful? Because newspaper classifieds are restrictive and expensive. Apparently the site steals $50 million of… Reads more »

The Future of Broadcasting

Here we go for the next session, talking about where broadcasting is going, with Barnaby Marshall, Amber MacArthur, Jian Ghomeshi, and Andrew Baron. Here some notes from the session (my comments in italics): Barnaby started off with a survey of the audience. It seems satellite radio is not that popular, but lots of people like… Reads more »

Are Bloggers Journalists?

Just got back from lunch, and I decided to attend the session about bloggers and journalists, featuring Matthew Ingram, Om Malik, Michael Tippet, and Scott Karp. The Editor-In-Chief of Dose is sitting right behind me, which is kind of cool. Should bloggers be treated as journalists? Here some notes from the session: Scott says bloggers… Reads more »