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World Economic Forum Announces Young Global Leaders Honourees

March 3, 2010 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Today the World Economic Forum announced its 2010 list of the top 200-300 Young Global Leaders (YGL) Honourees.  You can download the full list here.  Among those on the list that mobile and web enthusiasts might know are: Ev Williams, Co-founder and CEO of Twitter Marissa Mayer, Vice-President, Search Product and User Experience at Google […]

Should Nokia Build an Android Smartphone?

December 15, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Uncategorized
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I recently swapped my Nokia E71 out for an unlocked Motorola CLIQ (running on AT&T).  I won the CLIQ at the recent MOTODEV Summit, and despite being excited to start using what looked like a great device, I was a little sad to give up my Nokia E71. Why? I like the E71 hardware a […]

Could The World’s Biggest Publishers Bring Down Google?

November 9, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Advertising, Enterprise, Monetization, Social Media
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There’s an interesting debate afoot… Could News Corporation (Newscorp) trump Google by preventing them from indexing their various sites including Wall Street Journal, or would this bring down Newscorp by making its content less discoverable?  What would happen if the world’s biggest publishers joined forces together against Google and sold the ability to index their […]

Is Viral Broken In Mobile? Yes. My Thoughts on How to Counteract It.

October 23, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Developers, Mobile, Monetization, Social Media
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After listening to the podcast I did on Wednesday with Motodev on how to incorporate social media into mobile applications, Matthäus Krzykowski,  (a fellow mobile consultant, freelance writer for VentureBeat, and fascinating guy) tweeted: “@motodev @lisawhelan is great, enjoyed the podcast. However, as @danshapiro http://bit.ly/3eRvaK says viral broken is in mobile. Thoughts ?” It’s a […]

Live from DEMOfall 09: Wed Sept 23, 2009

September 23, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile, Monetization, Research
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Today is the last day of DEMOfall 09, and I’ll be live blogging about what I see.  Please refresh your page regularly. It’s 9:30am, and we’re close to kick off… First up Nubli – a 90 second alpha pitch… Nubli figures out which emails and contacts are the most important to you and presents them […]

Hello DEMO.

September 18, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events
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I’m hitting the road on Monday for the DEMOfall 09 conference in San Diego, CA. This will be the 25th DEMO conference that Chris Shipley, has produced in 13 years, but it’ll be the first one I’m attending.  I’ve heard great things about previous DEMO conferences, and because this one is the 25th, and Shipley’s […]

What Does Facebook’s Latest Acquisition Mean for Friendfeed, Facebook & Social Media Enthusiasts?

August 10, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Advertising, Developers, Monetization, Social Media
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2 Critical Ways to Improve Social Media Monitoring Tools

July 23, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Developers, Mobile, Monetization, Social Media
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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the value of social media monitoring tools in brand and marketing campaign management.  Having now demoed a number of social media monitoring solutions, I’ve realized that while there are a lot of great tools out there, there is still a lot of opportunity for product improvement – especially […]

Avoid selective hearing with 20 top social media monitoring tools

May 21, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Research, Review, Social Media
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You hear that? … What about that? …  Still can’t hear it?  What you’re probably not hearing is the sound of people talking about your brand online.  Right now, you could be missing tens, hundreds, thousands, perhaps even millions of consumer led conversations about your brand. Unconvinced?  If you’re based in America, how many times […]

Open vs. Closed – The Mobile Debate Rages On

January 26, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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There’s a lot of talk about the value of openness on the web…. Open development platforms, open APIs, open source, OpenSocial, etc.  “Open” is a popular word these days, and depending on who you talk to, “open” can mean any one of many different things. “Open” as it relates to the mobile is no exception…. […]



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