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Independents Hall Meetup #3

coworking
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Tomorrow night at 6pm, we’ll be holding a meetup to discuss some of the background dialog that’s been going on regarding the formation of Independents Hall as an organization.

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BlogPhiladelphia – Social media awareness for Philadelphia and abroad

community
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Since I started working with Annie (who totally rocks, by the way) on this project, I’ve managed to swing the format into a hybrid format of “Unconference” presenter/breakout session format and Open Grid Sessions, not unlike the hybrid barcamp event Web2.Open.

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Philadelphia Jelly = Cream Cheese Sessions?

coworking
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I just left the inaugural session of Jelly coworking in Philadelphia.

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introducing blogphiladelphia

community
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a number of people have pointed me to Blog Philadelphia in the last 24 hours, but the credit goes to Brian Oberkirch for kicking off the conversation between me and conference organizer Annie Heckenberger.

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Order of the Purple Cows

community
2 minute read

I’ve been spending a lot of time going to and organizing meetups as I gather information, resources, and recruits for Independents Hall. I spend a good amount of time meeting people and DOING pitches (I don’t cognizantly pitch anymore…it’s become a bi-product of conversation).

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Independents Hall starts materializing

coworking
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Monday’s meetup at Independents Brew Pub was a success, with about 20 people turning out and spending the evening talking about indie work in Philadelphia, and listening to some of our ideas for getting IH off the ground.

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“Weekends lose a bit of luster when you work at home.”

coworking
3 minute read

Its true. You heard it here second, because it was said first (at least today) by John Gruber of Daring Fireball.

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first philly coworking meetup

coworking
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quick announcement! If you’re interested in the future state of the independent community here in Philadelphia (and nearby communities), you should plan to attend our first meetup on Monday March 26th at 6pm at Independence Brew Pub.

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Junto Success

community
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With many thanks to Geoff and Alex at P’unk Ave, our first Junto was a success.

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how to survive SXSW/Wrap up, tips for n00bs

elsewhere
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I’m not going to blog about what i did at SXSWi07. What I am going to do is give you a couple of simple tips for how to make it through the week and get the most out of it.

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sxsw update

community
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I met a ton of my internet heroes yesterday, and after getting to speak a bit about independents hall, hopefully becoming someone else’s hero. If i can motivate one person half as much as this conference has motivated me so far, then I’ve done my job.

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Illadelph’ Representin’

community
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Are you a Philadelphian traveling to Austin this weekend like I am?

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Barcamp of 1727

community
1 minute read

How cool is this: Last night I met with the guys at P’unk Ave about some potential coworking opportunities, as well as other community outreach exercises.

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independents hall: more than just a rant this time.

coworking
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alright. so ive done my fair share of shouting about coworking. It’s time i got down to tacks (?) and start outlined my intentions.

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east coast coworking…

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…featured in businessweek. Ok, west coast really got the bulk of the recognition but I did notice a bunch of spots in new york (one of which I’ve visited). There is also one in Pittsburgh.

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3 months in

business
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3 months ago, I made a pledge to myself.

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back from the great white north

elsewhere
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snowboarding was a blast.

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a thought to begin 2007

elsewhere
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for me, a year of change, of growth, of excitement, of learning, and most of all, of dreaming up the year to come.

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NYC Wrapup, the home for the holidays

elsewhere
3 minute read

Barcamp Gesture Notes

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NYC with the new crew

elsewhere
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I just got to Amit’s place to meet up with Chris and Tara.

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