Taking over someone else’s product is hard enough but when all your staff work for free it’s even tougher. Phil Harris, SquareGo Editor-in-Chief, talks frankly about how he got the ear of the owner, took the reigns of the website, organised the staff, delegated duties, developed external relationships, convinced staff to join his team and dealt with crises whilst increasing readership. Now sitting close to his first set target for the year he discusses what’s to come and how lies, damned lies and statistics can be used to help you convince people to get on board. Free, and free wine…
Our Keynote Speakers are: Heidi Roizen Heidi splits her time between her entrepreneurial endeavour, SkinnySongs and board service in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. In 2008 Heidi was named the Annual Achievement Award Winner by the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives. Claire Dunning A design graduate and chartered marketer with over 20 years of business experience, Claire Dunning is the founder and managing director of Dunning Design Limited, an award winning Glasgow-based creative design and brand strategy agency established in 1996. At £10 per ticket for dinner, refreshments, and great chat, GirlGeek dinners are a bargain…
Matthew Aylett of CereProc turns 37 today, so if you’re in Appleton Tower (6th Floor) be sure to wish him a happy birthday!
A monthly gathering of folks interested in tech, from startups to developers to innocent bystanders. This month’s speakers include Ben Werdmuller – Festivals Innovation Lab, Paul Wilson – hut4app.com, and Dale Harvey – CouchDB. There’s always a lot to learn, new people to meet, and oh yeah – free beer and pizza! It’s all free, just turn up on the 8th Floor.
Our AppCircus showcase event on the 28th Oct provides a unique opportunity for local mobile companies to demonstrate their prowess in front of their peers, the local tech community, and the wider attendees of the @Mobile event. In order to apply to participate you must register your company and your app via the AppCircus global site – http://appcirc.us/event/appcircus-momoedi– and in addition obviously register to attend the event itself via EventWax http://momoedi.eventwax.com/appcircusmomoedi. The deadline for applying to present is Thursday 14th October, more details here.
While it’s a bit far for us this evening, we’d like to wish WhipBikes a very happy launch party… Congratulations guys! We’re excited to see how things go for them (story here if you missed it) and look forward to their Edinburgh expansion one day 🙂
As usual you’ll find a lovely bunch of digital media, social media, and just generally fun folks chatting away and making new friends. The best way to start your Friday, and well worth the early arrival (you can trickle in 8-9am if that helps).
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