On April 25, 2013, IZEA helped gather a group of sponsors, supporters, and food trucks to host the first Trucks and Tech event in downtown Orlando. This event aloud techies and foodies to unite, by showcasing Orlando’s tech community and munching on some delicious bites from local food trucks. This is one of the few events I have been to (I’ve been to a lot) that has helped unite the
Startup Weekend Orlando #sworl is returning to Orlando, helping startups form, build, and pitch over a weekend (54 hours). On April 12-14th, Startup Weekend Orlando will take over the Seminole State College Heathrow Campus with dozens of new startup ideas being pitches and only a few making it to the final round of pitches to see which one will become victorious. All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone
Recently I was interviewed for a segment that aired last night on Fox 35 on Social Media in the Classroom. They visited Valencia College’s West Campus to hear about how social media is becoming more important to students, both in connecting and preparing them for the workplace. I chatted about lots of different ideas behind why it’s important, how I train teachers with the Teaching & Learning with Social Media
Lots of great graphic have emerge recently to explain social media in simple terms. This includes everything from donuts to bacon but it’s time to add a new easy to follow explanation that everyone can relate to. CUPCAKES!
We are currently creating one of the most incredible conferences to hit the social media and blogging world of Central Florida – we’re so excited! We hope you’ll join us for the second annual CFLBlogCon at the Orlando Science Center from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on September 15, 2012. More details can be found at http://cflblogcon.com Want to revisit last year’s CFLBlogCon 2011? Read my recap from 2011. Interested