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5 Quick Video Interview Tips: Beginners Start Here

April 14, 2011 at 6:32 pm PST


Need to conduct a quick interview for a blog post or press release. Use these tips to capture the sights and sounds needed to take your written content over the edge.

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SXSW Recap: Panels, Concerts and Showcases

SXSW has become an increasingly important event for the media and entertainment industry. The numbers themselves are telling—the show has had five+ years of double digit growth, and organizers said there was a 40 percent increase in registrations for the interactive portion this year compared to 2010.  On the music and film side, organizers said that last week, the city of Austin, TX saw 2,000 bands perform on 92 stages, and there were more than 275 film screenings.

While the conference and festival’s increased prominence brings more eyeballs, it also means it’s harder to stand out from the crowd. Brands need a strong online presence to create interest and drive audiences to their physical events.

Not only did we participate in the conference portion of the festival, but Cisco Eos powered the sites behind Atlantic Records’ SXSW events, driving interest and real value over the course of this much anticipated event. These turned out to be some of the highlights of SXSW: Read More »

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Cisco and NBA All-Star 2011

It’s All-Star season again!  This week the NBA will bring together the most talented and passionate players in the world for a global celebration of the game.  Leveraging our partnership with the NBA, we will demonstrate how Cisco technology is enhancing the sports experience for fans around the world, both inside and outside the arena.

This year we will use Social Media channels to help tell the NBA and Cisco story. From blog updates, tweets and posts, we’re covering the experience. Watch for  updates throughout the weekend from Cisco Executives Alan Cohen and David Hsieh.

Join the discussion #CiscoNBA

NBA All-Star Activity
The 60th NBA All-Star Game will take place on February 20 at the Staples Center. In addition, from February 18-20, 100,000 fans in Los Angeles will experience 300,000 square feet of NBA All-Star excitement at NBA All-Star Jam Session 2011 in the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Cisco/NBA partnership will be showcased with the following activities:

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Deutsche Telekom CEO On the Flip Camera

Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and I ran into the Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  Rene professed his love of his Flip camera for video blogging as soon as he saw John, so I grabbed my own Flip and asked him to speak into the camera….

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Congratulations to the WINNERS of the #CiscoCESTweetup

On Wednesday, January 5, 2010 from 7-8:30PM PST, Cisco hosted a Tweetup for bloggers in-person at the Venetian in Las Vegas, as well as online at Twitter.com.

We wanted to give people the opportunity to learn about Cisco’s consumer products (Flip, Valet, Linksys, Cisco ūmi, EoS, and Videoscape). We asked people to tweet and retweet for the chance to win over $2000 in Cisco prizes for themselves!  We had a groundbreaking 3000 tweets in less than 2 hours!

We are excited to announce the winners of the #CiscoCESTweetup. We will be contacting you early next week to send you your prizes!

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