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I’m Attending AT&T Developer Summit and CES Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas & Mobile World Congress Feb. 14-19 2010

December 17, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Uncategorized
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I’ll be attending the AT&T Developer Summit on January 6th and the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 7-8 in Las Vegas Nevada.  I’ll also be attending the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 14-18, 2010.  If you’d like to meet me or need consulting help at or in advance of either show, […]

Make Your Customers an Offer they Can’t Refuse – Offbeat Guides!

September 2, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Uncategorized
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This week, I started a business development consulting project with a San Francisco start-up called Offbeat Guides. This is a long post, but there’s some great information at the end about Offbeat Guide’s plans for the future and partnership opportunities for transaction-based travel websites, mobile apps, and more…So, it’s well worth reading the whole thing. […]

All I really needed to know about business development, I learned from Don Draper.

August 25, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting
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I’ll warn you in advance, if you don’t watch Mad Men on AMC, this post probably isn’t going to mean much to you… In “Don Draper’s Guide to Picking Up Women” (the Saturday Night Live video below), Mad Men protagonist, Don Draper, explains how he seduces women in four easy steps.  As I watched this […]

Upcoming Tech & Wireless Events

August 24, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events
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I’ve just updated my public calendar with the following upcoming events. If you’re going to any of the following, drop me a line to introduce yourself: Mobilize 09: September 10, 2009 San Francisco, CA DEMOfall 09: Sept 21-23, 2009 San Diego, CA Motorola Developer Summit: Oct 6, 2009 San Diego, CA CTIA IT & Entertainment: […]

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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A SPAMtacular failure in mobile communication

August 7, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Contest, Developers, Mobile, Monetization
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I recently received an email from a start-up called USCORE who wanted to learn more about my consulting services.  USCORE aims to give high school sports teams who are filming games the ability to easily tag each play within the video with the name of each player involved.  Parents that can’t make their child’s game […]

Recap of Mobile Monday Silicon Valley in San Francisco August 3, 2009

August 4, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Advertising, Events, Financing, Mobile, Monetization
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Last night, I attended the Mobile Monday Silicon Valley event at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. There was a panel discussion on “Mobile Monetization,” which drew a large crowd, which seemed in direct proportion to the level of excitement around the topic of monetization.  The panel was moderated by Julie Ask, VP […]

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 […]

Directory of the Top Mobile Developer Relations Pros on Twitter

July 21, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Developers, Mobile, Social Media
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UPDATED 7/31/09: Below, you’ll find a list I compiled of mobile developer relations professionals on Twitter.  It’s interesting to see how many mobile companies are starting to use Twitter to engage with their developer communities.  The most prolific developer relations tweeps seem to be from Windows Mobile (which lists Twitter, Facebook and YouTube as communications […]

75 Great Mobile Twitterers (#FollowFriday)

May 29, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile
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It’s Friday, and that means it’s “Follow Friday” on Twitter (users recommend the twitterers they find interesting). I haven’t participated much in Follow Friday in the past- not because I don’t follow great people – just the opposite. I follow so many interesting people that I can’t fit them all into a single tweet.  I’m […]



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