ad:tech Chicago 2006 – Disruptive Technology for Fun and Profit, Sponsored by Avenue A | Razorfish

Moderated by Dave Friedman, president, Avenue A | Razorfish Central region Denise Chudy, Google Marc Stephens, Michael Miller, Bruce Woolsey – Avenue A | Razorfish This session was awesome in that they just took questions from the get go and it was a confident and free flowing session with a lot of progressive thought and […]

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ad:tech Chicago 2006- Warm and Cozy SEO

I had taken notes about this session but Lee Odden’s notes had a much more detailed description of the events, so I encourage you to read Lee’s blog entry on this session. Way to go Lee.

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ad:tech Chicago 2006, Blogging, RSS, Podcasting, Vidcasting

Brian Bloom – Liggett Stahower Heather Stefick – Hentel – Duck brand duct tape Michael D. Moore – Director – Purina Interactive Robert Claypoole – Product Director – Vistakon Moderator: Henry Copeland, CEO, Blogads.com Heather: Duct tape was invented in World War 2. Used afer the war and use spreads to this day. Fun, Friendly, Helpful, […]

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Hiring from Outside Your Industry is Smart

I’m reading “Creating Customer Evangelists” by Ben McConnel and Jackie Huba (Customer Evangelists blog RIP) right now. It’s a great book and a lot of world has not fully implemented the powerful lessons of the book. The chapters on Mark Cuban stand out in regards to the hiring of Matt Fitzgerald as Chief Marketing Maverick: […]

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Catch-up: Through the Voice of Peter Harkins

In our increasingly thriving tech community here in Chicago, one of the more unique people is Peter Harkins. Peter is incredibly bright and talented in terms of both programming and comnon sense beyond his years. He is responsible for the current version of the Sociable plugin. In fact, I recently learned that an introduction I […]

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Steve Ballmer Speaks – Should Steve Spin Off MSN?

There is an interview in the Wall Street Journal today with Steve Ballmer. First I’d like to say that I wish they would have hired me to do the interview as it was mostly a rehash of many things Steve has already said save the Bill Gates is leaving and how does this affect you. For […]

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Cellular Startups and Carriers the Next Google(s)?

The Wall Street Journal had a very interesting article today about how celluar carriers are shying away from partnering with Yahoo! and Google and instead forming partnerships with smaller entities that they can control. It’s interesting and exciting to me because it’s a modified pay per call play – not just search. This is truly […]

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