5 02, 2014

Why We Go To Conferences

*NOTE: This post was inspired by a Facebook post by our friend, Roger Montti, aka Martinibuster, Linkbuilder extraordinaire and professional conference attendee. Last week, five of the WrightIMC crew headed southbound on I-35 to Austin. Our purpose? Attend and present at the regional PubCon conference. For those of you not familiar with PubCon, it is [...]

23 08, 2012

Interview with Affiliate Marketing Expert, Josh Ewin – ASE12

While attending Affiliate Summit East 2012, I met Josh Ewin, the Director of Marketing for FortressITX. He’s been in the marketing industry since 1996 and has written for several industry magazines including Website Magazine and Ping!Zine. Since Josh is an expert in the affiliate marketing industry, I took the opportunity to ask him some deeper [...]

15 08, 2012

Social Media is Like Sex – ASE Live-Blog

Social media is a lot like sex. If you want a meaningful relationship out of it, you don’t ask for it before introducing yourself. If you want more than a one night stand, you have to work for it if. If you want it on a regular basis, you have to put in the time [...]

13 02, 2012

Time-Lapse Videos of TEDxSMU’s Commissioned Ice Sculpture Art Installation

Hundreds of people attending the TEDxSMU Disruption conference on Dec. 3, 2011, turned their attention to the artistic installation of an ice sculpture garden outside the Wyly Theatre in Dallas. TEDxSMU commissioned award-winning Dallas artist, Shane Pennington, to create the art he named “Transcendence” in The Dallas Arts District. Pennington received his inspiration for the [...]

3 12, 2011

WrightIMC Experiences TEDxKIDS Part 2

Peter Thum “You can turn your dreams into reality. Even if you don’t know what you want to do, your dream is out there.” We keep the speaker coverage moving with Peter Thum. He begins by building on the epiphany theme. When he was younger, he thought he would be a doctor after his father [...]

3 12, 2011

WrightIMC Experiences TEDxKIDS Part 1

Just sitting in the Wyly Theater watching the behind the scenes work of TEDxSMU Kids is exciting enough. But the theater hasn’t sold out just for the purpose of being here. As if sponges drawn to water, attendees have gathered to soak up knowledge and participate in this exclusive experience. Although the theater is bursting [...]

16 11, 2011

The State of Search with Google and Bing

In the final meeting of DFWSEM, representatives from both Google and Bing present tonight on the state of search.  But first, a quick introduction by Mark Barrera. The Future is Now Five points that search marketers need to target today: Mobile Personalization Social Local Search Behavioral Targeting "If you are not focused on these, you aren't [...]

10 11, 2011

Avoiding Digital Roadblocks

Let’s go back….way back, to the dark ages of 2008 – well maybe that's an exaggeration. Three years ago, what did the online marketing landscape look like? Myspace was the dominating authority. Windows Live was a massive area but much like Siberia, it was virtually a no man's land. If you look closely you may [...]

12 10, 2011

WrightIMC Takes on TEDxSMU

Who are the thought leaders of the future? TedxSMU is on a mission to discover these individuals and bring their innovative ideas to the forefront of groundbreaking discussion – but there can only be one. Over the course of a couple of hours, 11 participants battle it out to fill the last slot in the [...]