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Customer Loyalty With a SXSW Interactive Twist

Kristen Tischhauser | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology
Kristen Tischhauser

Those who go to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive, otherwise known as SXSW Interactive, know they're going to enjoy an incredible confe...

The 3 Best Films For Boomers I Discovered At South By Southwest

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 03.14.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg If you’re over 50, as I am, it’s a little weird attending South by Southwest (in the city whos...

I Took My Baby to SXSW and Lived to Tell About It

Sarah Beaulieu | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Sarah Beaulieu

When I found out I was going to attend SXSW Interactive 2014, I did what any expectant mama would do: started a Twitter account for my unborn child.

Jared Fogle On Subway Bread Controversy: 'When It Was Cooked, It Was Fine'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jared Fogle, the longtime face of Subway, joined HuffPost Live from SXSW and discussed the recent controversy surrounding the restaurant's bread, whic...

Austin Kleon: Taking A Peek Inside "The Invention Machine"

Ondi Timoner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Books
Ondi Timoner

The Opening Keynote of SXSW Interactive 2014, Austin Kleon, a self-described "writer who draws," wants us to put him out of business... And if we ar...

An Urban Librarian's Manifesto to SXSW Interactive

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 02.21.2014 | Books
Christian Zabriskie

Find a librarian at SXSW Interactive -- there are going to be a lot us there. Your perceptions and expectations of the profession will be challenged. There is a good chance that the librarian you meet will be much cooler than you expect.

Occupy SXSW 2013

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

At a festival of this size, people queue like in war zones where any queue means available goods. It's only after you get a firm place in line that you ask: what are we waiting for?

ABC News 'Social' Producer: "Social is the First Way We Break News Now"

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

AUSTIN --  Given the speed of the news cycle and the time needed video news production, social media is "the first way we break news now," sa...

Why We All Have to Have It All -- The Good and the Hard

Christina Vuleta | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Having it all isn't all fun and games, as we all know. But if men and women both pitch in with the same expectations and values, it can all equal out, according to Ann-Marie Slaughter.

SXSW... a Bucket List Event

Jason Grill | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology
Jason Grill

At the end of the day SXSW Interactive is an amazing spectacle. If you haven't ever been to Austin it's a must see city. If you haven't been to SXSW it's a bucket list event.

Identity Paranoia: Dating in a Catfish World

Laurie Davis | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Laurie Davis

While any early adopter will tell you that catfish creepers have been around since the advent of dial up and message boards, it's just recently that the spotlight has been shined on the fascinating relationships between digital posers and the unrequited partners who fell for their scam.

Who Won SXSW Interactive in 2013? (Spoiler alert: No One... and That's a Good Thing)

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Matthew Knell

SXSW this year, as every year, is really what visitors make out of it. Veterans of SXSW (this year was my third), learn quickly, and painfully that there is no possible way to consume and interact with everything available -- or even a majority of it.

Now Hear This: SXSW Shingerview With David Noël, VP of Community, Soundcloud

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.

The End of SXSWi: Plenty of Interaction & Little Innovation

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

While it's certainly plausible that this represents strong proactive strides by women to be a part of #sxswi, it says little about the ranks of women in business and technology on a merit basis. Something tells me Sheryl Sandberg would agree.

Skip SXSW and Rent North By Northwest: What Classic Film Teaches Us About Social Media

April Rudin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
April Rudin

SXSW has become little more than a cultish gathering of the masses with few true influencers in the marketing arena.

How Technology Is Powering Up New Solutions To Global Challenges

Rick Leach | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Rick Leach

The world as we know it has entered an information age that's powering up incredible new solutions to tackle global challenges, from solving hunger to ending extreme poverty.

Don't Be a Loser at SXSW 2013, Get Your Return on Interactive

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

SXSW offers many unique opportunities for those willing to plan ahead, take things with a gigantic grain of salt (with a side of BBQ) and ultimately enjoy the company of others who have figured out how to maximize their ROI: Return on Interactive.

What to Watch For at SXSW Interactive 2013

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Matthew Knell

The value of benefit in SXSW is what you make of it and I look at this year as an opportunity for new folks to make an impact -- both on stage and off.

Don't just DO South by Southwest This Year. Do it Good.

Eve Simon | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Eve Simon

You will all make SxSW 2013 the year of Social Good. Yup, I'm totally serious. No, I haven't started on the tequila yet. Just hear me out.

5 Ways to Rebuild Your SxSWi Karma at the Beacon Lounge

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Robert J. Rosenthal

let's say that buried deep within your list of private to-dos, there's a little bullet point there that says, "Do better. Make a difference. Figure out a way to turn this crazy job of mine into something that helps people."

8 Things I Learned at SXSW

Mark Ballard | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Mark Ballard

For the uninitiated, SXSW is a ten-day overload of film and interactive/digital (first five days), and then film and music (next five days). With SXSW 2013 rapidly approaching, here are a few rules to live by.

Movement Leader and Serial Entrepreneur Louis Pagan Dies

Kety Esquivel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Kety Esquivel

Louis, you will be missed. We will push forward together, grateful for the time we had with you, the opportunities we had to collaborate with you and your sage advice that we move forward together. Thank you for everything you helped bring into this world.

Dispatch From the Marketing Front: What You Missed at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2012

Christian Moritz | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Christian Moritz

Whether it was the keynotes by industry legends or 75 SXSW marketing sessions on how to leverage interactive technology, I found SXSW invaluable for learning the latest about emerging technologies and best practices from industry peers.

Watch: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

As I lie on my back, felled by the SXSW flu, I bring you another week of social media learning. We wrap up the hot topics at SXSW Interactive -- such as the rise of citizen journalism -- and take a look at crowdsourcing.

The Best Of SXSW Interactive, Illustrated

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

Austin's South By Southwest festival is known for the massive chaos that is the music industry taking over the city, but it's also gaining wide recogn...