CREATE South 2012: Kreg Steppe – "WordPress Zero to Expert in 60 Minutes or less"

Presenter: Kreg Steppe Time: 2-3 PM He’s a web developer; knows PHP and WordPress Co-Author of Teach Yourself WordPress 3 in 10 Minutes Podcaster on Technorama fearless Why Use WordPress? It’s open source easy to use expandable & affordable well supported & documented large community 2 ways to use it….self hosted .org & wordpress.com .com Continue Reading →

CREATE South 2012: Tee Morris – "Safety In Social Media – Reprise"

Speaker: Tee Morris 1 -2 PM First off: Hands down, this is the best intro to a talk ever. Security is essential…[since the last time I saw a version of this talk, wow…Foresquare?  Pinterest?  Employers wanting your FB login information?  All KINDS of new problems in terms of safety.] So what do we social butterflies Continue Reading →

CREATE South 2012: Keynote – Heather Solos "Build & Protect Your Brand Online"

Oh no!  Heather’s computer died this week!  Shatter the illusion: 1000 true fans.  Um, no.  She’s a blogger, published author, then working in an Irish pub to make ends meet, with WAY more followers than 1000 on any platform she’s on now.She points out there’s this weird space where she’s Important.  Then she’s back at Continue Reading →

CREATE South 2012: Keynote – Philippa Ballentine’s Reckless Optimism

She’s the first podcast novelist in New Zealand, and has 3 novels being published this summer.Optimism has carried her through.  [What a good point…you can’t be pessimistic & create, can you? – A]4 million New Zealanders?  40 million sheep?  Wow.She’s from Wellington.  Wellywood, you know, because Peter Jackson owns it now.The Young Creative-Always writing: the Continue Reading →

At CREATE South 2012

Yay, we made it this year!  Thanks to the bright idea to spend the night, we were here early & we don’t feel like we’re in The Walking Dead. Also, The Husband just took my picture with his iPad.  And he’s doing it again.  Argh.  Well, he is being creative and this is CREATE South, Continue Reading →

CREATE South 2010 Wrap-Up

Whew! Saturday was a fabulous, but exhausting day.  Hopefully next time we can afford to stay overnight instead of getting up at 5 AM, driving there, then driving home again like a couple of zombies.  (Heh.  I said “zombies.”)  Since you can take a librarian out of the library but just can’t get her to Continue Reading →

Jared W. Smith: Emerging Trends In Social Media and Conference Wrap Up

Jared’s emerging trends & a few predictions. This is what’s going on right now Real time web Mobile (Social) Gaming Privacy? Real time: from IM to…xmpp protocol & this is what real time web is getting built around.  Also, stuff like collecta.com, pubsubhubbub, & status.net a twitter clone better than twitter. (you can set up your Continue Reading →