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SXSW 2012, Its a Wrap

Annnnd we’re back! Pamela and I have returned from our whirlwind tour of SXSW and I thought I’d share some highlights with you. We kicked off the weekend with Pamela’s panel, “How Startups do Deals with Industry Titans”. There was standing room only at this panel with Alex Barnett from Intuit, Jay Lee from Amex, [...]

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Dancing with Giants: Our SXSW Panel

I’m crazy about new businesses. The passion, the excitement, the discovery involved in starting something new, figuring out what works, pursuing a passion. I’m known in the office for exuberant introductions to a favorite new customer. I carry pictures in my briefcase of my favorite old customers. Starting a new business is hard as hell [...]

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RETech South Recap

Last week’s trip to Atlanta was a whirlwind of Realtors, Batchbook customers and monkeys (more on that later!). Pamela and I were there to attend the 4th annual ReTech South conference, where Pamela was presenting on panel with some other Small Business Web friends. The thing that struck me the most about the conference was [...]

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We’re Heading South: RETech South, Atlanta March 30th – April 1st

BatchBlue is on the road again, this time heading to Atlanta to attend the Real Estate & Technology Conference & Expo (RETech South). Pamela will be speaking on a panel about The Small Business Web and using cloud services with MailChimp, Expensify and IfByPhone. I’ll be there, too, armed with lots of stickers, shirts and [...]

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SXSW Recap: Photo Booths, Boots, Business Benefits and a Cowboy

We’re back from the great state of Texas and slowly recovering from our SXSW experience. This was my fourth time to the event I’m amazed every year at how much bigger and more intense it seems: the city of Austin literally vibrates with energy 24×7, making it hard for old ladies like me to get [...]

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More from SXSW: Party Pictures & Upcoming Panel

Hi guys – just a quick update to say thanks to all who came to the Big Party for Small Business! We had a lot of fun and hope the folks who came did, too. A special thanks to Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk who took time out of their insanely busy schedules to come [...]

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Live from SXSW: Big party for Small Biz, Appsumo Software for Start-Ups

This blog post is coming to you live from Austin, where my need for coffee is seriously battling my good intentions of hitting the hotel gym before we start our busy day. Who shall emerge the victor?! Christelle, TJ and I are arrived in Austin last night and are looking forward to our first day [...]

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BatchBlue Upcoming Conferences, Tweet-ups and a Hoedown or Two

It’s February and once again our spring dance card is filling up with various events. The biggie for us is of course SXSW Interactive, and we’ve been busy planning parties, coming up with content for our panel on integrations, and of course, designing fun Texas-shaped stickers. We find SXSW to be one of the very best events for [...]

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Sign It, Snap It, Vote It, Refer It: Batchbook Partners Let You Do It All

The best part of my job is when I get an email from a company letting me know that they’ve integrated their product with Batchbook. We love having new partners, especially since each new partner we integrate with means added value for all of our customers. In the last couple of months, we’ve had several [...]

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Partner news: Changes to Flowtown API

We learned recently from our partner Flowtown that they have decided to change their API policy to no longer allow the social media discovery searches that some of our customers are using to power the “search social media” button in BatchBook. According to their blog post, starting January 1, 2011 this search will no longer [...]

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