Come fall, our canine friends will be on Twitter. Puppy Tweets, a new device from Mattel (known for their Barbie empire) is a new sound and motion sensor that owner’s can put on their dog’s collar. The high-tech toy will generate one of 500 pre-recorded tweets when it detects barking or movements. read more
Monthly Archives for February 2010
As soon as I heard TED was coming to Nashville (in the form of TEDxNashville), I knew I had to get involved. TED had been my own personal Facebook-style addiction for almost two years now, i.e., while my wife learned which of our friends posted the latest round of baby photos on the popular social networking site, I was parked on the couch with my laptop watching video after video on TED.com. I even created a DIY Smartboard in my wife's first grade classroom after watching Johnny Lee's Wiimote wizardry. read more
This week the Parthenon staff viewed Wired magazine's video detailing how the publication might appear on a tablet computer. read more
What are you doing on Feb. 28? Why don't you join us for a few dozen samples of soup from the city's best restaurants?
Every year, Our Kids hosts a fun - and delicious - event called Soup Sunday. Over 50 different restaurants participate and whip up yummy concoctions that are sure to dazzle your taste buds! Parthenon Publishing is proud to support Our Kids, a local organization that provides medical evaluations and counseling for children and families struggling with the issue of child sexual abuse. read more
To kick off our Monday staff meeting this morning, we played a video. My goal was to give people something to think about, talk about and share. I think it worked, so we're going to do it every week. read more
So you have a blog, but no visitors. How do you change that equation? Enter ProBlogger, one of my favorite experts on the subject of blogging. He recently posted a blog that cites 7 Factors on Generating Traffic to Your Blog. read more
Just how key is content? Consider the Unhappy Hipster's website.
The blogger(s) at Unhappy Hipsters "re"captions photos from Dwell magazine, offering visitors a humorous new take on the photos that appeared in the home architecture magazine (that usually takes itself very seriously). Editors usually take great care when selecting and captioning images that will accompany their stories. And, in context in Dwell, the Dwell photos help showcase the best in modern home design. read more
Twitter's social media presence isn't going away anytime soon, and any of you Tweeters out there know that it can sometimes be overwhelming if you're following a large number of people. Enter TweetDeck. read more
As consumers continue to adopt new technology and integrate it into their lives, competition for their attention will increase substantially. As such, 2010 promises to be an exciting year for digital innovation and adoption. Unlike competition in more traditional industries, competition for the digital hearts and minds of consumers competes on features far more than just price. read more