Podcast: TheSocialGeeks Episode 33 – #SXSW analysis live

The crew sits live at SXSW in the Austin Convention Center to give coverage, commentary and feedback of:

  • breakout apps of SXSW
  • group texting applications
  • what apps will survive and why
  • the state of SXSW
  • why we use specific apps
  • and always more..

Join Chris Miller, Paul Steel (LivingLifeBB), Sarah Perez (ReadWriteWeb), Louis Gray, Josh Catone (Mashable) and myself  in this ~30 minute roundtable.

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My iPhone SXSW group messaging / group texting app plans

There's a secret "SXSW facebook group" that I belong to and most of the conversation so far is about the parties and which apps to use to keep track of everything during SXSW interactive. Too much is happening this year and there's no way to stay up-to-date with everything. You're going to miss some parties, some panels, some meetups and some people. But with this year's hot startup app topic group messaging / group texting apps they're all hoping you'll not miss anything by messaging your friends during the conference. This also means some of the best conversations may happen offline on [...]

16 SXSW 2011 Panels to Vote For! The NC + friends edition


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The SXSW Panel Picker closes today and there are thousands of panels to choose from. I'm sure by now you're tired of all the "please vote for my panels" tweets, Facebook messages and Twitter direct messages but don't worry it's almost over. There tons of SXSW panels from friends across the web from my social graph and I'm not going to post them all but here are a few of my favorites that I hope you will vote for.

27 (Fun!) Ways to Kill Your Online Community

Your voteYes NoOrganizerPatrick O'Keefe, iFroggy NetworkDescriptionIn this fun and [...]

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 [...]