Podcast Episode

111 – The Importance of Conferences

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Twitter is a conference must
By following the #NMX hashtag, I knew what was going on, who lost their luggage, what bloggers are paleo and who met who for the first time

The Importance of Conferences

New Media Expo Day 2

  • Network with like people
  • Hang out with digital friends
  • Be Inspired!
  • Become recognized

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    • JaredOlson Reply

      Your Website Engineer Live is scheduled for Jan 22nd from 3-5pm (Is this EST or what time zone?  I assume EST, but since you have so many followers around the world, might want to get used to adding the time zone on there.)

      Jan 17, 2013
      • dhartzler10 Reply

        @JaredOlson Great catch! I’ve updated it above and you can register at http://yourwebsiteengineer.com/live

        Jan 17, 2013
    • joeyjoejoe Reply

      Hey Dustin,
      I’m totally with ya when it comes to the importance of conferences. New Media Expo was the first one I traveled to and it was so, so worth it. I told the story of you springing for breakfast on my blog recap of the event and tons of people were surprised at the generosity that you and Pat showed to everyone. I’m glad you got a ton out of it too, man!
      By the way, the part of this episode where you switch to the live recording in the podcasting booth turned out well. The ambiance of the people chatting in the background was cool and gave a good flavor of some of the energy in the air.
      P.S. The picture at the top of the show notes is flattering. The top of my head is cut off and people can’t see how massively bald I am. Not intentional I’m sure, but nice work by the photographer. 🙂

      Jan 23, 2013
      • dhartzler10 Reply

        @joeyjoejoe Yea, I think the background effect gave it a neat effect. And podcasting live had a few challenges of its own, but that’s what makes it fun.
         
        Believe me, that picture is the best one I had. The seven that the 80 year old man took were of the table only and not one person was in the picture 🙂

        Jan 24, 2013

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