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November 30th, 2009

Voce Hosts WordCamp Orlando

On December 5 we’ll be hosting Orlando’s first WordCamp. If you’re new to WordCamp, here’s the description straight from the central WordCamp site: WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share […]

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June 1st, 2009

Recapping WordCamp SF 2009

As Mike teased a couple weeks ago, Voce hit WordCamp SF 2009 this past Saturday in full force not only as a sponsor of the event but also in terms of people on the ground. Michael Moeschler, Ryan Lack, Melissa Walker, Josh Hallett, Beverly Nevalga and Chris Thilk were all on hand throughout the day, […]

Filed in Blogging, Events, Social Media

May 13th, 2009

Reflections on BIGOmaha

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend BIGOmaha, the ‘little conference that could’, according to Read Write Web. The show was excellent. Great speakers. Inspired audience. Amazing venue. There was a lot covered during the day-long sessions. I’ve captured a few quotes from the day that resonated with me and why. “Transparency is about […]

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May 6th, 2009

Voce Sponsoring WordCamp SF

WordCamp SF approaches this Saturday, May 30th, and I’m fired up to say, for the first time, Voce’s stepping in as a sponsor. For a few years now, we’ve “unofficially” been big believers and supporters of the WordPress organization, its platforms and, well, its larger open source community. It started frankly with our clients’ needs […]

Filed in Blogging, Community, Events

May 6th, 2009

Headed to BIG Omaha

Thursday, I’m off to Nebraska to check out the BIG Omaha conference. Why leave Silicon Valley, arguably the hub of tech conferences and hundreds of weekly web 2.0 meetups, to attend a show in a town better known for its steaks and resident billionaire than its technology influencers and innovators?  Well, it’s pretty simple. I’m […]

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April 2nd, 2009

The Power of Less at Web 2.0 Expo 2009

Spent the day at Web 2.0 Expo (along with several thousand of my closest friends) sitting in social media sessions, networking and checking out the exhibitors on the floor. I’ve heard murmurs that this year’s event is a much leaner showing than years past — but the folks who did make it are still happy […]

Filed in Career Development, Events, Media

March 24th, 2009

Live From the PlayStation.Blog.Lounge @ GDC

That’s right folks – we’re in San Francisco (The W to be exact) blogging live from the PlayStation.Blog.Lounge across from the Game Developers Conference. Here on the VoceNation we usually share details about online efforts, because that’s what social media is all about, right? You know, the internetz. Not entirely. Yes, a lot of our […]

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February 4th, 2009

Heading to SoCon09

For the third year in a row, I’ll be heading to Atlanta for SoCon09. This year’s theme is “In Search of the Southeast’s Social Media Niche.” I’ll be leading a session in the afternoon about measurement and ROI of social media programs. Look for a bit of this, this and this to be discussed Here […]

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January 26th, 2009

BlogWell – Making the Case for ROI

Last Thursday I scooted up to Chicago for the day to attend BlogWell. Some of my colleagues had attended the San Jose edition of the event last year. The BlogCouncil is the organization behind BlogWell, and a few of their members provided the case studies presented at the event. During a few of the sessions […]

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January 13th, 2009

CES 2009: Voce Nation Parties Like Rock Stars

It’s official – Voce rocks at Rock Band! At CES this year, Voce was invited to participate in SanDisk’s “Battle of the Bloggers” Rock Band 2 Challenge and dominated, pulling out a win in this eight-team elimination competition. The event was held on Friday during CES to promote SanDisk’s new 2GB card for use with […]

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