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Archive for November, 2007

Jeff Pulver is onto something with his face-to-face social tagging efforts.
Exhibit A: Yesterday’s breakfast gathering of some 40 of Jeff’s Facebook and Twitter friends at the S&S Restaurant & Deli in Inman Square in Cambridge for 2-3 hours of good food and even better conversation.
Social tagging in action, in case you’re wondering, means the following:

Grab [...]

icon for podpress  An interview with Jeff Pulver about social tagging and social media [08:55m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Still find yourself having to define and explain podcasting to friends, colleagues, and clients?
Well, here’s one way to do it: Just say watching or listening to a podcast is like watching Oprah.
Confused? Allow Leesa Barnes to explain in her “What is podcasting?” video:

Note: I tried embedding the video directly to this post, but doing [...]

Unless you’re new to this blog, you know that I’m big on breakfasts with the local social media crowd. It’s why I’m looking forward to “Breakfast with Jeff Pulver and his (Facebook) friends in Boston,” taking place on Wednesday, November 28 (that’s tomorrow — if you’re reading this today), from 8:00-10:00am at the S&S Restaurant [...]

I’ll be on the “hot seat” this afternoon when Luke Armour interviews me for his weekly BlogTalkRadio program, The Rundown, beginning at 1:30 EST.
Here’s the show description:
Bryan Person, social media advocate, host of New Comm Road podcast, author of the blog joins Luke to give him the rundown on social media in Boston – [...]

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Photo by Todd Van Hoosear
Doug Haslam, my PodCamp Boston 2 presentation partner in crime, has posted our “Following and Joining Online Conversations: Social Media PR 101″ talk.
You can follow our slides and audio from SlideShare, or simply stream/download the .mp3 file embedded in this post.

Technorati Tags: Doug Haslam, PodCamp Boston, PodCamp, [...]

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The Best Laid Plans arrives in Boston

The paper copy of The Best Laid Plans, written by fellow PR podcaster Terry Fallis, arrived in my mailbox a few days ago. So as promised in a previous blog post, I ventured into Boston to grab a few shots of the book as part of Jon Hoel’s “photo challenge.”
The idea was to capture a [...]

Multimedia conference blogging.
Hosted by Bryan Person. Recorded from Boston, Massachusetts, USA and published for Tuesday, November 13, 2007.

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Running time: 17:36
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A quick note about a nice gesture from one PR podcaster to another.
Jon Hoel, co-host of the PR Junction podcast, snapped this photo at the famous Flinders Street Station in his hometown of Melbourne, Australia. He includes the book cover of The Best Laid Plans, the new satirical novel of Canadian politics by Toronto’s Terry [...]

Yes, I know it’s been two weeks since PodCamp Boston 2 and you’ve probably already moved onto your next project or conference, but hey: Consider this post part of the PodCamp Boston long tail.
Here are a handful of my takeaways from the event.
PodCamp isn’t just about podcasting.
If you’ve attended a PodCamp or two yourself [...]

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I was strolling through the trade-show floor at Fall VON last week when I happened upon one company touting the following:
[Company X]’s standardization leadership and innovative solutions empower the quad-play development community with future proof solutions.
I suddenly had the urge to ask the company’s booth rep, “Sorry, what the [bleep] is it that you actually [...]

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