State Bird Provisions

I’m excited to be going to the now famous ‘State Bird Provisions’ run by Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski tonight. They were just recently rated #1 in America’s Best New Restaurants by bon appétit magazine: After a successful run at the city’s legendary Rubicon, the couple took an almost three-year leave from the restaurant game, cooking instead at private events. “It afforded…

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attracting interest via word-of-mouth

merle schmalenbach from the financial times germany just published an article about the basics of viral marketing and ways how to attract consumers via word-of-mouth. it’s a short wrap up but doesn’t go to deep even though she got in touch with some of the leading voices in this field in germany like thomas zorbach from vm-people, martin oetting from…

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thievery corporation – radio retaliation

i just downloaded the most recent album of my favorite dj duo – thievery corporation – called radio retaliation via amazon music. i have been to their ‘richest man in babylon‘ tour concert in berlin, germany and was blown away – it’s electronic music, downbeat with elements of dub, reggae, rap, triphop, brazilian, house, indian sounds, lounge-jazz, bossa, global beats…

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word of mouth marketing forum london

thanks to the excellent goviral newsletter i found out about the word of mouth marketing forum 2008 conference in london. the topics were how to develop effective and integrated word of mouth strategies, identifying influencers, creating trusted relationships with customers, engaging with communities across networks, word of mouth tools like seeding panels, social networks, blogs, buzz and viral campaigns, learning…

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web 2.0 explained by michael wesch

björn thought he might be the last one blogging about this, but obviously he is not. this nice video explaining the web 2.0 slipped under my radar too. this clip is actually michael wesch’s video response to this web 2.0 video. michael wesch is an assistant professor of cultural anthropology at kansas state university and recently gave an interview at…

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soft grooves

today i received the new thievery corporation dj session “outernational sound” and i am just listening and enjoying my sixth thievery album and wanted to recommend you this excellent chillin’ music! with its melting pot of international influences, washington dc seemed a natural place for the birth of thievery corporation in 1995 – the dj-duo rob garza und eric hilton….

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