On February 19, 2013, I'll be joining Geeks On A Plane, which is headed back to India! I've shared the tentative itinerary from the #GOAP website and will be blogging everyday while I'm on the trip.
Organized by 500 Startups, Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. The group will be traveling by planes, trains, and...Read full story »
Scott Monty, head of Social Media for Ford Motor Company, kicks off the 5th year of the Miami Social Media Club on February 11, 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis. Scott was ranked by Forbes as one of the top 10 influencers in social media. Scott has been called "an unstoppable force of nature," "the best corporate social media lead on the planet," and Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, called him "a visionary."
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This past Thursday Refresh Miami, the community of web and new tech professionals, students, and enthusiasts, hosted “Demo Night" on January 24, 2013. The event had an amazing turnout and the Miami Herald reports that nearly 300 people attended. “Demo Night” took place at Wynwood’s The Lab. The Lab is a shared space and community of entrepreneurs, artists, freelancers, start-ups, and “change makers.”
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Code Miami was organized by Mauricia Ragland and the event was a great succes which successfully kicked off 2013 Miami's growing tech scene.
I learned about the event from a fellow Pipeliner at Pipeline Brickell. Pipeline Brickell, an inspired work community, has really nailed the concept of a coworking space in Miami bring together the perfect community of...Read full story »
I had plans on attending this years 2012 TwilioCon and due to some business obligations, I had to make a last minute change. I was really excited about the Hackathon tonight and have been liking what I have been seeing. I'm excited about AT&T and their new API, if time permits want to check out transcription service and a few other things. I will be live blogging all night and I am available on twitter @boalt.
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Our website here at BOALT is built on WordPress. WordPress is the open source CMS platform that currently powers 16.7% of the web. It's so widely used because it's simple for anyone to get set up with a WordPress website, it's highly extensible and it has a strong development community. The WordPress plugin directory has more than 20,000 free plugins available to WordPress users, and there are plenty of commercial plugin development...Read full story »
As per Google, "Snippets—the few lines of text that appear under every search result—are designed to give users a sense for what’s on the page and why it’s relevant to their query." Rich Snippets are becoming ever more popular with the recent announcement of Schema.org which will hopefully help bring the web one step closer to being more semantic and structured across all 3 search engines including Google, Bing and Yahoo....Read full story »
With every month of every year websites are growing more complex. I'm not talking about just the design - in fact, design trends are moving towards increased simplicity and a focus on conversion. But under the streamlined, elegant, design layer are tiers of data growing in complexity. For internet marketers, an area of concern is tags.
What is Tagging?
If you're using Google Analytics or any other tracking on your website,...Read full story »