Rynda Moderating Social Media Influencers Panel at SBF

2014 Silicon Beach Fest Summer

June 20th at 4:00 pm, General Assembly Santa Monica – Join our panel where local social media influencers, who personally have more than 200,000 combined Twitter followers, will share tactical social media tips that startups and small businesses can use to promote their brand, build buzz, and engage customers. …. details

Digital LA / Silicon Beach Tech A&R panel review

Digital LA SB Tech anr review

Music Tech A&R: Music experts described what they look for in music apps. Apps should have: good name, new function / features, easy to use, can maybe extended beyond music. Do market / competitor research to make sure someone else isn’t launching a similar app two days before yours. Rynda Laurel (1968 Media), Nick Lippman (Lippman Entertainment), Deborah Klein (Hands On Management), Scott Perry (Sperry Media), Andy Sternberg (Adler Integrated). details

Guest Blogger: iMedia: Twitter, Zappos, and the science of happiness…

Is Disneyland still the happiest place on earth? Maybe not. Enter Zappos.com — a perfect mashup of Virgin branding, early Nordstom customer service policy, and Deepak Chopra ideals wrapped up into a box and shipped to your home (shipped for free of course). The customer is happy, employees are happy, and most of all, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, is ecstatic. details