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August 30th, 2010

The Lonely Cat-herd (the Story of a Project Manager)

I once had a job title officially list “cat-herder” as one of many descriptions of my responsibilities. I’ve never actually tried to herd cats, but I’ve always assumed it’s a fairly tedious task. (What one might do with a herd of cats is beyond me.) Regardless, I suspect there might be a flute involved. Project […]

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August 12th, 2010

WordPress Caching from WordCamp Boulder

As mentioned a few weeks ago, two of Voce’s Platforms Services team, Sean O’Shaugnessy and I put on a presentation on WordPress caching at WordCamp Boulder, a talk that’s now online  via WordPress.tv if you weren’t able to attend but want to hear what we had to say. Our talk on improving WordPress performance through […]

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June 23rd, 2010

This Anniversary Goes to 11

Tonight we celebrate our 11th anniversary and borrowed our theme from “One of rock’s loudest bands”, Spinal Tap. This one goes to eleven! As much as we had hoped we could build a company that would one day celebrate its eleventh birthday and more, it was hard to believe it in 1999.  It seems like […]

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June 7th, 2010

WordCamp Chicago Presentation: User Experience Flight Check

If you weren’t able to attend WordCamp Chicago this past weekend you can still view my presentation on what check for before launching or revamping a website. These simple checklists will help you ensure that what you’re doing is in line with what your users – whether they’re customers, readers, conversation participants or anything else […]

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June 3rd, 2010

Voce at D8

Voce’s Matt Podboy is currently attending D8 Conference, the annual tech event put on by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of The Wall Street Journal. Matt is posting updates to Twitter of the interesting take-aways from the speakers, including Steve Jobs, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Comcast COO Steve Burke, Steve Case and more. Attending D8 is […]

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June 1st, 2010

Talking User Experience at WordCamp Chicago

Here at Voce I fill the role of user experience design lead, so my presentation at WordCamp Chicago, titled UX Flight Check will be along those lines. Here’s a preview of what you can look forward to: Whether you’re developing your own custom site, customizing an existing theme or simply adding a few final touches […]

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May 7th, 2010

Social Media Breakfast, Boston- Creating Brand Advocates

I consider it a privilege, living in Boston, to be associated with one of the most active, creative and just plain smart groups of social media thinkers in the world. One of our regular gatherings s the Social Media Breakfast, which takes place in many cities, but was founded (as was PodCamp) right here in […]

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April 26th, 2010

Impressions From New Communications Forum

This past week, I attended the New Communications Forum, birthplace of the Society for New Communications Research. It was my first visit (finally) to this event, and as expected there was lots to learn, discuss—and ask. Here are some impressions of the sessions I attended, along with samples of in-the-moment Twitter commentary: Tuesday opening keynote […]

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March 29th, 2010

The Conversation: Helping Artists Find Their Way

While attending The Conversation, where I was leading a panel as part of Voce’s sponsorship of the event, I was talking with someone about where the film industry at all levels are in their usage of social media. Part of that had me mentioning my belief that there’s unfortunately very little cross-disciplinary reading going on. […]

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March 8th, 2010

More Info on The Conversation

As mentioned before, Voce is one of the sponsors of The Conversation, an event being organized by Scott Kirsner and others that’s meant to get storytellers and others talking about how to connect with the audience in a multimedia way. Scott has now posted some of the details of the sessions that will be happening […]

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