Monthly Archives: October 2008
Oct 29 2008
Solutions Stars Video Conference
 

Udpate: As of 10:05am PST the conference has not started.

https://www.solutionsstarsvideo.com/

From Affiliate Tip:

Network Solutions is running an online conference on October, 29, 2008 from 1 p.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m. EST called the “Solutions Stars Video Conference.”

It is going to be a series of videos and live discussions featuring 32 of the world’s leading business and marketing experts.

The live video conference will coach small business owners and entrepreneurs on how the Internet can benefit their business.

Nine content areas featuring vignettes of the Solutions Stars will run during the conference:

  • Building Web Presence
  • The Social Opportunity
  • Start with Listening
  • Strategy Drives Outreach
  • You Need Social Networks
  • To Blog or Not to Blog
  • Visibility Through Search
  • Rising Above the Noise
  • Time Demands

Attendees will be able to watch individual videos based on their content area preference or view the entire conference.

While the videos are streaming, viewers will be able to chat online with the Network Solutions team (Social Media Swami Shashi Bellamkonda and Now Is Gone Author Geoff Livingston), or participate in a live public chat.

Use this hashtag in Twitter to follow the Solutions Stars Video Conference discussion: #solutionsstars

No registration necessary – just go to https://www.solutionsstarsvideo.com/ to attend.

Here’s more info from the blog at Network Solutions:

We were as impatient as you about the Solutions Stars Video Conference and could not help but pre-release at least one video of the Solutions Stars Video Conference . The video is session 2, the Social Opportunity. Featured in this session are

  • Tim Ferriss, Best Selling Author of Four Hour Work Week
  • Darren Rowse, Author, ProBlogger
  • Rohit Bhargava, Author of Personality Not Included
  • Brian Solis, Author of PR 2.0, CEO of FutureWorks
  • Steve Hall, Publisher and Editor of Ad Rants
  • Liz Strauss, Social Web Strategist, Successful Blog
  • Toby Bloomberg, CEO, Bloomberg Marketing
  • David Alston, Vice President of Marketing, Radian6
  • Mari Smith, Relationship Marketing Specialist
  • Ryan Anderson, Community Relations, Overlay.TV
  • Paul Chaney, President of International Blogging and New Media Association

    The Solutions Stars Video Conference is at 1 p.m on October 29th The nine videos in whole are 45 minutes in length, and with chat, etc. we anticipate the event will run until 2:30 or so.

    The nine sessions for the Solutions Stars Video Conference are:

  • Building Web Presence
  • The Social Opportunity
  • Start with Listening
  • Strategy Drives Outreach
  • You Need Social Networks
  • To Blog or Not to Blog
  • Visibility Through Search
  • Rising Above the Noise
  • Time Demands
  • Hope to see you at https://www.solutionsstarsvideo.com/ at 1 p.m on 29th October.

    We are excited with the help we received from experts to talk about how Small Business can use new media and tools. the commitment as Network Solutions Social Media Swami is to earn Karma points for Network Solutions by enabling a conversation between the experts and small business. Help us spread the word by embedding this preview video on your web site or blog. Thanks!

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    Oct 28 2008
    Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora, at the Apple Store
     

    Hi, Tim here,

    I wanted to invite you down to the Apple Store in Santa Monica on Thursday, November 13th for a get together to talk about Pandora on the iPhone — including the newest updates to the application. I’ll share a little about the history of Pandora, how the Music Genome Project works and answer any questions you might have about the service and the company. Should be a fun evening.


    Feel free to bring as many guests as you like–the more the merrier! Full details below:

    What: Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora, at the Apple Store

    Where:Apple Store in Santa Monica —1248 3rd Street Promenade


    When: Thursday, November 13th, 2008 at 7 PM

    No need to RSVP – hope to see you there!

    –Tim (founder)


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    Oct 28 2008
    Twiistup Five will be on 2.12.09 – Tickets available now
     

    Hangar:8 Santa Monica

    HANGAR:8 is a 15, 000 square foot clearspan structure often used for events and filming. This huge open space has been used for feature, television, music video and commercial productions, major events, product launches, film premieres and private parties. This will be the first major technology event held in this massive structure.

    Hangar 8 Santa Monica Airport
    3100 Donald Douglas Loop N
    Santa Monica, CA
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    Twiistup 5 tickets on sale now

    Twiistup 5 – Hangar:8
    Thursday 2.12.09
    7p to Midnight
    Hangar 8 Santa Monica Airport
    Hosted bar (21 and over)

    Our biggest Twiistup yet will be held in Hangar:8 at the Santa Monica Airport. To accommodate our growing community, we’re taking over the entire Hangar and outdoor area within the North Field of the Santa Monica Airport for 1000 of our closest friends from the tech, media and entertainment industries, all interested in meeting, mingling and discovering new companies and opportunities.

    Early Bird Tickets are now on sale for $75 – which includes a hosted bar. Twiistup sells out every time, so get your tickets early!

    Buy now

    Interested in being one of the esteemed Showoffs?

    Want your company noticed by hundreds of influential investors, peers, bloggers, press, potential partners and employees in just one evening?

    Get started

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Want to be involved and help make it happen?

    Get started or email: Mike Macadaan at mike@twiistup.com about sponsorship opportunities.


    Media Partners

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    Oct 28 2008
    NanoVibronix Receives FDA Clearance for its PainShield™ MD Device
     

    NanoVibronix Receives FDA Clearance for its PainShield™ MD Device

    22 October, 2008

    NanoVibronix announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510K clearance to market PainShield™ MD, a diathermy device used to treat pain. PainShield is the first hands-free, patch-based device, thus allowing for an entirely new dimension in ultrasound treatment of pain and soft tissue healing.

    About the Company

    NanoVibronix, located in Nesher Israel, develops products that implement its proprietary therapeutic ultrasound technology. The company has also developed a unique line of catheter based disposable ultrasound devices designed to treat catheter associated injury including pain, discomfort and biofilm formation. The first two products in this category are the UroShield™ for in-dwelling urinary catheters and NG-Shield™ for in-dwelling Nasogastric tubes.

    info@nanovibronix.com

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    Oct 28 2008
    Shoeboxed
     

    Thank you for your interest in promoting Shoeboxed. Here is some information about Shoeboxed and our customers that may help you as you prepare your pages or search campaigns:

    Shoeboxed is the best online platform for organizing receipts and business cards. Customers mail us receipts and business cards, which we scan and upload into a secure online account on www.shoeboxed.com.

    Receipts are automatically tagged into 15 common tax categories, and may also be grouped by store name, date, or total. Users can also define custom categories like “Trip to Affiliate Summit” and fill them with whatever receipts they want. Receipts can be exported to Excel, Quicken, CSV and PDF formats.

    After we scan a user’s business cards, the contact information as well as the scanned card are available on www.shoeboxed.com. Users can easily import contacts to Outlook, Salesforce, Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, LinkedIn and other sites and applications.

    Most of our customers are business people:
    • Small business owners use Shoeboxed to simplify their bookkeeping and accounting. Shoeboxed meets Internal Revenue Service requirements for electronic storage of receipts.
    • People working for larger companies, especially frequent business travelers, use Shoeboxed to save time producing expense reports.
    • Some companies use the service simply for archival purposes, as an alternative to paper warehousing. Shoeboxed provides a secure digital backup that is easier and safer than holding paper originals, and Shoeboxed scanned receipts are accepted by the IRS.
    • Business Card scanning and contact export helps anyone in business keep track of relationships without spending hours at the keyboard entering names and numbers.

    Shoeboxed is a competitor to NeatReceipts, CardScan, Fujitsu, and similar companies. You will find the most success advertising Shoeboxed receipt and business card services on sites that discuss finance, taxes, accounting, business, entrepreneurship, organization, office technology, professional networking, and related topics.

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    Oct 27 2008
    Innovation at USC
     

    Innovation at USC

    Special Events Edition!

    USC Stevens Institute has a ton of great events coming up – and we wanted to make sure you had the scoop!

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    *EVENTS*

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    Social Innovation Fast Pitch and Showcase

    October 29, 2008 from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    In an effort to build awareness and visibility for local nonprofits tackling some of this city’s toughest problems, and to contribute to the innovative, vibrant culture in the Los Angeles area, Los Angeles Social Venture Partners (LASVP), the Social Enterprise Institute (SEI), and the University of Southern California have partnered to host the first-ever “Social Innovation ‘Fast Pitch’ and Showcase.”

    Taking place on October 29, 2008 at the University of Southern California, the goal of the Social Innovation Fast Pitch is to identify, reward, and celebrate innovative nonprofits in the Greater Los Angeles area that demonstrate significant potential for impact and social problem-solving. The participating local nonprofits, selected because of their innovative approaches to creating social change and their ability to powerfully communicate their vision, will compete for a total of $20,000 in funding.

    Entrepreneur of the Year – Marshall School of Business

    October 30, 2008 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Richard Rosenblatt, Demand Media, shares his journey with a time for Q&A. Free for all interested students, but you MUST RSVP to attend. Please RSVP for the Forum via email claudia.morataya@marshall.usc.edu, fax (213)740-2976 or bring it to the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Program office at Bridge Hall One. For questions, call (213)740-2659.

    Meet the Innovator: Mr. Shibulal, Co-Founder and COO of Infosys

    November 7, 2008 from 2:30pm-3:30pm

    HNB 100 Auditorium

    SD Shibulal is th
    e Chief Operating Officer and one of the seven co-founders of Infosys Technologies, Ltd. – a global consulting and software services powerhouse. Shibu has over 25 years of leadership experience in the area of IT Outsourcing, spanning across sales, delivery, operations, technology and management. He has played a pivotal role in the Infosys journey and a signal role in the evolution of the Global Delivery Model, which is now the de facto industry standard for delivery for outsourced IT services. Shibu will discuss the journey of a student from being an engineer to a leader and the aspects of personal excellence required to make this transition. Refreshments will be served.

    “First Look LA” UCLA – Caltech – USC Investor Event

    November 12, 2008 from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

    A collaboration between USC Caltech and UCLA, LA’s three major reseach universities join forces to present the second annual “First Look LA,” a unique, invitation-only sneak peek at some of the most promising research and emerging startup opportunities from the partner universities. Hosted at UCLA on November 12, 2008, this event is sure to support, nurture and stimulate our unique culture in Southern California, while furthering LA’s position as a center for start-ups and emerging technology. Visit the website for more info and to register:

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    **NEWSBITES**

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    USC LAUNCHES “MATCHYARD” ON FACEBOOK

    Are you student looking for a team for a class project? Or an entrepreneur who needs to find a computer programmer? Perhaps you are an animator looking for a new project to work on, or you are starting a non-profit and need a team. In an effort to serve the team-building needs of students, faculty, and staff, the University of Southern California has launched MatchYard, a first-of-its-kind web-based Facebook application that allows students, faculty and staff to connect with other interesting people, ideas, and projects.

    As part of the launch of MatchYard, the highest rated project on the site will win $1000 and an all-expense paid, in-person meeting with legendary venture capitalist (and USC trustee) Mark Stevens at Sequoia Capital. The contest will run through November 14, 2008 and winners will be announced the week of November 17, 2008.

    Project:Possbility Takes First Place at 2008 Student Innovator Showcase!

    What do an open-source collective focused on designing free software for disabled persons, a videogame that can help you learn Korean, and do-it-yourself computer generated imagery all have in common? For one thing, they have the potential to dramatically change the way we live, work, and play. And for another, they are just some of the cutting-edge ideas USC students presented during the 2008 USC Student Innovator Showcase and Competition on Friday, Oct. 10 during Trojan Parents Weekend 2008.

    This year’s first place team, Project:Possibility, presented for the first time during last year’s showcase. Project:Possibility makes a positive impact on the lives of many by creating free software for the disabled community. Stanley Lam, Undergraduate, USC Marshall School of Business and Prateek Tandon, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, accepted the award for Project:Possibility’s unique model to creating a more accessible world. Since last year, Project:Possibility has become more than a project, it is a movement — reaching it mission and vision across town to UCLA and other universities across the country.

    Learn to be an Innovator – Check out USC’s “Innovatorship” Program

    The USC Stevens Institute for Innovation is piloting a new program in Spring 2009 that will place USC students in internships with local innovative start-ups companies who are looking for high level talent to help them achieve their goals. Innovatorships aren’t your run-of-the-mill internship. They are specially designed professional experiences for student innovators seeking to make an impact in the world with new ideas. To learn more about the program and participation requirements please visit the USC Stevens Institute site at https://stevens.usc.edu.

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    ***CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS***

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    Race to BE.

    The Race to BE. is the centerpiece event for Global Entrepreneurship Week USA and is cosponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence. The Race is a nationwide competition that encourages young creative artists in the fields of film, music and fashion to become entrepreneurs. The competition targets 18 to 29 year olds interested in film, music and fashion who want to become young entrepreneurs. From Oct. 2 through Oct. 31, applicants may apply online at www.racetobeusa.com and submit a sample of an existing creative work to compete. Five finalists from each category will be selected from the online submissions and will bring their portfolio of completed creative work to the event where they will compete in an onsite challenge. Each genre’s competition will be held in its respective artistic center.

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    Oct 27 2008
    ACTIPATCH
     

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    Oct 27 2008
    down – deluxe
     

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    Oct 27 2008
    Internet Marketing/SEO/SEM Los Angeles
     

    Well ladies and gentlemen! Tomorrow is the BIG NIGHT! I hope everyone is as excited as I am! This is going to be HUGE night for our meetup group! I just wanted to update everyone on the meeting agenda for tomorrow night along with a few “surprises”

    This Tuesday, October 28 7.30 PM Sharp!

    Meeting Agenda:

    7.30-8.00 PM – Refreshments and Networking!

    Hot Buffet of Great Food provided by the world class Chakra Cusine! FREE Full Buffet for all attendees! Chakra’s Website: https://www.chakracuisine.com

    8.00-8.30 PM – Presentation by Bruce Clay’s Scott Polk

    8.30-8.40 PM – Q/A

    8.40-8.50 PM – Break

    8.50-9.05 PM – Presentation by Tim Gibson CEO of Hobbytron – T

    9.05-9.15 PM – Q/A



    9.15-9.30 PM
    – Business Speed Dating session we will be match making business for Join Ventures that have an email list and are willing to cross promote each others offers to their Opt-in Email List.



    9.30-9.40 PM
    – Presentation by Siobhan Oldham Marketing Consultant

    9.40-9.45 PM – Q/A

    9:45-10:00 PM – Feedback and Survey for Future Programs

    The meeting will last for 2 hours 30 min.

    *Note, all who have messaged me about volunteering can you please be at the location by 6:30pm! Thanks so much for all your help.

    Again I would like to shout out our PROUD SPONSORS FOR THIS EVENT!!!

    Thank you so much for your support in making this a memorable and exciting night for our members!

    Please visit and support our sponsors:

    Tim Gibson of HobbyTron.com

    “the top online retailer of remote control toys and airsoft guns.”

    Website: https://hobbytron.com...

    &

    Robert Gantt of LEADPROS.COM

    “Get Customers, Improve Cashflow & Sell More Products”

    Website: https://leadpros.com...

    &

    Robert of Hollywood Pro Photography

    “Professional Photographer to the Stars…

    I’m so excited that our meeting is finally here and I know this is going to be one for the history books! I would like to thank everyone in this group for your support and for everyone who has helped along the way. It is because of you all that this group continues to grow strongly and truly become the #1 Internet Marketing SEO/SEM Meetup group out there!

    I look forward to meeting and networking with everyone tomorrow night!

    To your success,

    Hari Dasa

    #1 Internet Marketing/SEO/SEM Los Angeles

    Click here to RSVP or sign up Now —> https://www.meetup.com/internet-marketing-university/



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    Oct 27 2008
    Carpet Cleaning Whittier
     

    Carpet Cleaning sign in Whittier
    562.968.7224 $45 any 2 rooms carpet cleaning

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