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Jim Storer had the line of the morning at Social Media Breakfast 5, held this past Wednesday, February 13, at the S & S Restaurant in Cambridge, when he referred to microblogging as the “gateway drug to social media.”
And he’s right.
Think of the people you’ve spoken with or trained for whom traditional blogging seemed daunting: [...]

Late last week I happened upon a post from Michelle Tampoya describing a networking event in Toronto that featured speed mentoring for marketers. Essentially, small groups of marketing newbies would move around the room and pepper experts with real-world questions in three-minute bursts.
Now, why not apply this same concept to the social media space [...]

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Announcing a last-minute Boston Tweetup for Tuesday, December 4: “The We-Don’t-Live-in-Our-Grandmothers’-Basements Bryper Tuesday Tweetup.“
Here are the event details:

Venue: Beantown Pub
Address: 100 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108
Google Map (nearest T stops: Park Street and Downtown Crossing)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Cost: Pay for your own food and/or drink announcement

Full disclosure here: I do have a selfish reason for [...]

Over the weekend I formally announced that Social Media Breakfast 4 will be held on Monday, December 17, from 8:00-10:00am at The Wine Cellar at the Mooo Restaurant, at Fifteen Beacon Hotel in Downtown Boston.

Geoff Livingston, author of the new book Now is Gone: A Primer on New Media for Executives and Entrepreneurs, will be [...]

The Boston chapter of the Social Media Club will reconvene next Thursday night, December 6, from 6:00 – 9:30, for a discussion on “the future of social media.” The event takes place at the Boston Ballroom at the Colonnade Hotel and is free to attend. Register by adding your name to the event wiki: future [...]

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

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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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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