Mark Hoffman, Peter Stern, Kay Koplovitz and Howard Belk talk Media Trends at YJP Media Summit

By Wednesday, May 22, 2013 0 , Permalink

The Young Jewish Professionals hosted a Media Trends in Communications Summit at the Hudson Terrace on Monday, May 21st. The 75+ attendees were mainly from digital, advertising, media, both enterprise and startup types. The panel include Mark Hoffman, President of CNBC, Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Network, Howard Belk, Co-CEO & Chief Creative Officer of ...

Evry Lets You Make Plans with Friends and Not Get Stuck with the Bill

By Tuesday, May 14, 2013 0 , Permalink

Evry'one has experienced being the one in their social group that planned all the group activities. This 'Planner' takes on responsibilities of doing research, putting down deposits, hassling friends for RSVPs and very importantly, collecting money. But what happens when people "forgot to bring cash" or don't tell you if they can make it until ...

Meet the Media with Brittany Earls, Bill Corbett and Christine Lagorio of Inc.

By Monday, April 29, 2013 1 , Permalink

Photo: Christine Lagorio, Executive Editor, Inc.; Brittany Earls, The Genesis Group; Bill Corbett, Corbett PR I was very honored to join the panel for Meet the Media on Thursday, April 25th, presented by the Genesis Group. This is a monthly event hosted by Brittany Earls, Partner at the Genesis Group where attendees are business ...

Felicia Day hosted the 2013 Shorty Awards

By Wednesday, April 10, 2013 0 No tags Permalink

The fifth annual Shorty Awards was held Monday night at the Times Center in New York. Hosted by actress Felicia Day, the event honors top short-form content creators on popular social media platforms. Checkout my article on NBC New York!     Here's George Takei's Shorty Awards Acceptance Speech for Distinguished Achievement in Internet Culture:

China-Axlr8r and the Chinese Startup Scene

By Tuesday, April 2, 2013 0 , Permalink

Startup accelerators such as TechStars, Y Combinator, 500 Startups, etc. have been kickstarting entrepreneurs' dreams by creating early-stage accelerator programs, providing workspace and mentorship from industry idols, and at times leading rounds of funding. China-Axlr8r (formerly China Accelerator) does just that, for those across the Pacific. China-Axlr8r is the first mentorship-driven seed-funding program in China. It is ...

Collective Bias Uses Social Influence to Engage Shoppers, Not Banner Ads

By Tuesday, March 26, 2013 2 , Permalink

Image source: As brands explore the plethora of ways to advertise their products using social media, we see an increased market behavior: website banners and sponsor advertising dollars are still spent, however, companies are dialing up their investments in two-way conversations with consumers by hiring community managers, being more personable, and sometimes featuring real customers ...

The Webby Awards 2013 and Winners Gallery Relaunch

By Monday, March 18, 2013 0 , Permalink

The Webby Awards is a leading international award honoring excellence on the internet. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has presented this award annually since The Webbys establishment in 1996 in over 100 categories such as Online Film & Video, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Last year, the 16th ...

The New Pope and Social Media

By Wednesday, March 13, 2013 0 , Permalink

White smoke came out of the conclave's stove today and the Vatican announces Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new Pope. He will take the name Pope Francis I, he is the first Jesuit, first South American, and first pope named Francis. Source: NBC News Web Reactions Social media feeds were filled with pope chatter, ...

SXSW Day 3: Rachel Maddow, Cory Booker, Leap Motion, Mashable and Twitter Parties

By Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1 , Permalink

Rachel Maddow The featured session for SXSW Interactive Day 3 was A Conversation with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. The conversation started on a serious tone, Rachel talked about her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power. She talked about how the U.S. became a nation that frequently sends its military to war in remote areas ...