Tag Archives: South by Southwest Interactive

Takeaways for tourism and travel pros from SXSW Interactive 2013

Now that I’ve had a few weeks to “let it cook” as Liz Strauss would say, here are a few thoughts from the 2013 SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive tech conference in Austin. Yes, I could have posted this more … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Travel Meetup at SXSWi

One of the 5000+ events at the SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) tech conference in Austin, Texas is a series of Meet Ups so that people with similar interests have a chance to find one another in the 20,000+ person … Continue reading

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Two speaker proposal deadlines coming up

If you have great ideas, stories or case studies to share, there are two speaking proposal deadlines coming up this week…. **  SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) digital/tech creatives conference in Austin, Texas in March 2013. It’s only the biggest … Continue reading

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Technology, social media and middle-aged women entrepreneurs at SXSWi

I’m working on a book, and it’s NOT about travel or social media! Seems as though every time I turn around these days, someone I know is cranking out a book. For speakers like me, it’s almost a rite of … Continue reading

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Best ways to be an obnoxious dork at SXSW

We tell tourism clients all the time that they need to occasionally go where the geeks are to really stay up to speed on social media tools and culture. One of the conferences that we recommend attending at least once … Continue reading

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Nerd Notes SXSWi 2010 Wrapup: Can they buy your voice?

There is a fascinating discussion going on right now regarding roles, authenticity and marketing on the social Web. It’s being shouted and whispered, and no matter what anyone says (including big mouth me) no one has the “correct” answer yet, … Continue reading

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Talking blog disclosure, ethics and freebies at SXSWi

One of the world’s biggest and best tech conferences is South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) held every March in Austin, Texas. I recommend it for anyone who wants to be immersed in the future of communications as it is happening … Continue reading

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