Let the SXSW Voting Begin! You Should Start Here! #SXSW #SXSWi #SXSW2013

It’s that time of the year to vote on your favorite 2013 South by Southwest (sxsw) Interactive Festival Panel Topics.. This year SXSW reports there were over 3200 speaking proposals submitted. For newbies the voting process works this way:

  • Public voting only accounts for 30% of the decision-making process on your proposal.
  • SXSW Advisory Board (40%)
  • The input of the SXSW staff (30%).

Voting on SXSW panels ends Friday, August 31 (11:59 PM CST) and on October 15, the first batch of topics will be announced.

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58 GEO/Location-based panels submitted for SXSW 2011 on check-ins, foursquare, augmented reality and more to vote for.

SXSW Interactive in the past has been known as THE conference to launch new startups and have conversations about what will be the next big thing. In 2006 Twitter was launched at SXSW and Foursquare was launched at SXSW 2009.  This year at SXSW 2010 some said it was over crowded and too many social media topics lacking the interactive geek flavor it once had.  There were also a lot location-based panels featuring Brightkite, Gowalla and Foursquare with Mapquest and Yelp tagging along.  Since March 2010 the location space has truly exploded and moved out of the geek tech bubble of will [...]

Thumbs up? Today We Need Your Votes!

This is strictly a 2010 SXSW panel pimping and shameless plugs for votes blog post. You can stop reading now and just click on the button below or go here http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/4432 to vote. What are you voting for? I'm glad you asked. You're voting on my panel that I submitted for SXSW 2010. The topic is "Becoming a Real-Time Video Blogger in 2010" . Doesn't it sound cool and on time with more people starting to use video?

If you have some ideas of who you think I should include as additional panelist, leave a comment on the SXSW voting page: [...]