BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name

BlogWorld & New Media Expo co-founders Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin announced that they’re renaming the popular conference series to just New Media Expo, or NMX. Calvert said, “When we started BlogWorld in 2006 the new media industry hadn’t really…

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange

BlogWorld & New Media Expo announced that it purchased another blogging event series: TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange), which BlogWorld says is the world’s largest travel blogger event. BlogWorld will take over production and operations of the event, though TBEX’s founder…

4 Video Platforms You Need To Start Thinking About

When you think of online video, more than likely you think of YouTube. That does make sense, seeing how they’re in the leadership position. But, have you ever wondered what the other platforms are that you need to be familiarizing…

Rick Fox on the Powerful Influence of the Web on Entertainment

It’s always exciting when high-profile personalities acknowledge the Internet space and the opportunities that exist on it. When this happens, it only helps to further validate what we, those of us involved in the Internet/tech space, live and breathe every day.

Cenk Uygur on Online Video: Irreverent, Wild, and Fun

More and more consumers are being pulled away from traditional television and are turning to online video for both news and entertainment. According to Cenk Uygur, the host of The Young Turks, this trend is largely because online video is “more irreverent, a little wilder, and little bit more fun.”

Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky”

The future of online video is bright. A bit of an obvious statement there, but it’s the truth. But, for most it’s not being utilized to it’s full potential. For most, online video is just the “big DVR in the…

Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface

This morning, Ford announced some upgrades and new features for its MyFord Touch system, beginning with model year 2013. The upgrade will also be available to existing MyFord Touch owners, via a USB flash drive for free. “Operating just like…

Keep Search In Mind While Being Social

As the good content theme continues unabated at BlogWorld, in one of today’s sessions, Duane Forrester, Senior Product Manager at Bing, urges the attendees to keep the search industry in mind when you’re out there promoting via Facebook and Twitter.…

Are You a Blogger Or a Content Creator?

Do you blog or do you create content? This was one of the main themes of today’s BlogWorld keynote speech, delivered by Mitch Joel, Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner, Lisa Stone of BlogHer.com, and Deanna Brown, the CEO of…

In Regards to Social Media… Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

Bullshit… Definition … Declarations of fact without knowledge, experience or proof. This was a statement from Jason Falls, the CEO of Social Media Explorer, during his keynote session, This Is All Such BS: How to Tell and What to Do…