Tag Archives: SxSW

Porter Gale’s “Your Network Is Your Net Worth”: A Manifesto for Succeeding by Sharing

Sharing is the new like. That’s the ethos of Porter Gale’s Your Networking Is Your Net Worth, a new book that guides you through the world of networking in the digital age, where relationships can be launched in seconds on … Continue reading

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TMZ: The Time Inc. of Fame Inc.

TMZ has transformed itself from everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure to a powerhouse news reporting and entertainment brand. The multi-million dollar organization managed by Harvey Levin long ago shrugged off its image as a snarky Hollywood gossip site and by beating … Continue reading

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How Houlihan’s Gives Emerging Artists a Voice

Brands are the new DJs. Amid the demise of the music industry, companies ranging from American Express to Coca-Cola now provide exposure for musicians just like music impresarios Murray the K and Alan Freed once did. For indie artists, Houlihan’s … Continue reading

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Billy Corgan, Brian Solis, and the personal touch at SXSW

My experience at SXSW Interactive this week was marked by catching up with friends, a massive amount of networking, very little sleep, and some inspirational content, most notably the Billy Corgan/Brian Solis session about Corgan’s uneasy relationship with a music-buying public … Continue reading

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Is rock dead?

What does the future look like for rock and roll? It’s a question that will surely be on the minds of participants at the 2012 South by Southwest Music festival, which kicks off this week. I believe the future of … Continue reading

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Don’t text in this movie theater

There is a God. Most movie theaters use the polite-but-ineffective appeal to human decency to prevent you from texting during movies. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas, will eject you for texting during a movie. And don’t complain if … Continue reading

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Who are the top 50 social brands?

Recently Infegy published its March 2009 list of of the hottest social brands on the market — the names that have the strongest reach across the digital world as measured by a number of factors.  Some observations: The Top 5 … Continue reading

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