3 Takeaways from Internet Summit 2011

Social Buzz Lab at Internet Summit 2011

The Social Buzz Lab attended the Internet Summit 2011 last week in Raleigh North Carolina. More than 1800 technology, marketing and social media professionals emerged eager to learn from the 120 presenters representing some of the most influential companies including representatives from Google, Yahoo, Discovery Communications, TheLadders , ESPN and keynote speaker, Gary Vaynerchuk, Co-founder of VaynerMedia and host of DailyGrape.com. We returned from the Internet Summit so pumped up and … [Read more...]

Gary Vaynerchuk and a Cultural Shift

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Even though a few weeks have passed since Gary Vaynerchuk was at Virginia Tech, it amazes me how often I still think about his presentation and recall one of his memorable nuggets.  I'm thankful for the opportunity I had to see him and I applaud the tenacity of Virginia Tech Professor John Boyer and all of the efforts he used to bring GaryVee to Burris Hall on April 27. We filled a truck load of social media enthusiasts from Roanoke and headed to Blacksburg. Gary was everything we expected … [Read more...]