Smart Content, Online on a Social Platform Near You
You'd think the rise of the Social Net would mean the demise of "you had to be there," yet face-to-face still means stronger community and engagement. Being there still matters, but I can offer a next-best-thing, a social-enabled report on Smart Content, a recent content-analytics conference that I organized.
You'd think the rise of the Social Net would mean the demise of "you had to be there," yet face-to-face still means stronger community and engagement. That's why a Rally for Sanity can draw an "insane crowd" (although that label comes from FoxNews.com so it's likely suggesting more than numbers): because of "a sense of community support that's hard to find on a daily basis." Social/news channels get the word out and they report -- but don't replicate or replace -- the experience. There's value in that experience that is richer for all concerned, attendees and social-ites, when preserved and later shared.
But I'm digressing before I've even started. This article is a report on Smart Content, a content-analytics conference that I organized that took place a couple of weeks ago in New York. We had a good crowd although it measured less than 60 microreillys, to use a social-media metric that measures event/individual popularity against the yardstick of Tim O'Reilly's Twitter following. So let's multiply the Smart Content audience, and support the content-analytics community, by sharing.The tweet stream
Those videos are just a start. We have video of 15 lightning talks and 5 application-spotlight presentations yet to post. Check back at my Vimeo page in a week or better yet, follow @canalytics on Twitter.
You can view the raw footage yourself, but what did attendees think of the presentations?
Start with John's entries. They are not thematically tagged -- Google Buzz appears to support only location tagging -- so I'll provide you a buzz-list rather than a single URL. First the full sessions --
Did I miss any write-ups? Drop me a note and I'll add them here.You'd think the rise of the Social Net would mean the demise of "you had to be there," yet face-to-face still means stronger community and engagement. Being there still matters, but I can offer a next-best-thing, a social-enabled report on Smart Content, a recent content-analytics conference that I organized.
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