Shel Israel and I sat down at his house and talked about his latest book, Twitterville. So far the book is selling really well, and is on a path to sell at least as well as Shel’s first book, Naked Conversations. Shel feels Twitter has had a transformational impact on the lives of millions. His book delves into stories of businesses, individuals and others who have used Twitter successfully.
The legendary Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author and Twitter aficionado talks about the strategies he uses for gaining incredible numbers of people following him on twitter. More than 180,000 people are reading his tweets as of October 2009. He talks about how there is no correct or incorrect way to use Twitter despite the challenging criticisms he gets from his followers on his strategy. He uses Twitter mostly promotionally just to build Alltop, a company he co-founded and loves dearly. Guy talks about how he is a broadcast network—more like PBS– as he educates his readers with his content-rich tweets. He uses ghost writers and discusses his transparency and tricks-of-the-trade.
From Connected Social Media:
BlogWorld and New Media Expo, the world’s largest social media conference is coming to Las Vegas October 15-17, 2009.
The over 280 speakers includes keynotes by: Guy Kawasaki, Kara Swisher, Chris Brogan, Laura Fitton, Jeremiah Owyang, Scott Monty, Brian Solis, Wendy Piersall, Ted Murphy, Chad Vader, Don Lemon, Leo Laporte, Joanna Drake Earl, Kevin Pollak, and Jay Rosen.
The 2009 BlogWorld & New Media Expo will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, beginning with the exclusive “Social Media Business Summit” conference on October 15th and continuing with the BlogWorld & New Media Expo and Conference October 16th-17th. This is first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference, and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media including: Blogging, Podcasting, Social Media, Online Video, Music, TV, Radio, Gaming, Entertainment and Communities.
In addition to the only industry-wide new media industry exhibition, BlogWorld & New Media Expo features the largest new media conference in the world including more than 50 seminars, panel discussions and keynotes from iconic personalities on the leading-edge of online technology and internet-savvy business.
If you are currently blogging, podcasting, vlogging, producing other forms of new media content, entering the new media industry, or researching ways to leverage new media for your large or small company, then you need to be at the only comprehensive new media convention–BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Located in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center at: 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109