Brands that created a Positive #SXSW Experience

Austin Motel Sign

    In less than a week many creatives and digital geeks (myself included) start our annual pilgrimage towards Austin for the South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival. This will be my fourth SXSW Interactive experience and every year I try to plan ahead to make the most of the experience. I go to SXSW for many…

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Noise and Excess of Hashtags during SXSW

As I monitor conversations about SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive I realize a pattern of many companies asking attendees to use a special hashtag. I understand how convenient this is for brand managers to measure conversations during an event.  From a SXSW attendee’s perspective its even hard to keep track of your own time, so…

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Keeps Your Hands Free during SXSW

Parque de las Palomas

Yes it’s that time of the year again and I am getting ready to make my third pilgrimage to Austin along with many geeks, bloggers,  developers, and people interested in learning more about digital. Last year I created a few posts and a guide on making your SXSW experience an easier one.  I do this…

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Runnur Making Empty Pockets a Good Thing

Me and Julien with My Runnur!

The Runnur Mini Backpack Since I got back from SXSW you might have seen me walking around with what looks a mix between a messenger bag sling and a fanny pack. While walking on the SXSW tradeshow floor, I encountered a booth that was selling an item called Runnur (Affiliate Link). As soon as I saw…

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1st Occasions Create Lasting Memories

Almost two years ago I remember how I went over the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time with my good friend Ramon and his lovely wife Denise. My interest in visiting the Golden Gate Bridge was sparked by my second grade teacher Mrs. Pomales when she showed us a picture of her trip to…

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