Irving (Las Colinas), Texas
Update 2-17-2011 - This event continues on February 19th at University of Texas at Dallas, Texas. See our posting at the Dallas, Texas location on this Wiki 10 site.
Calling all Wikipedia Fans in DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth), Texas to join us on Saturday, January 15, 2011, from 1130am to 2pm in celebrating Wikipedia's 10 Year Anniversary!
Yea! We are celebrating Wikipedia's 10th Birthday! Many local business folks in our DFW Business Network have seen the DVD that American Express OPEN has given to us back in 2008 when they interviewed the founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales. This DVD shares the successful tips on Internet marketing and Jimmy Wales' insight on his Wikipedia success. We'll watch this DVD as an opening of our celebration. Then share tips and stories from your experience with Wikipedia. Anyone who wants to learn more, this is the best time to do it.
Come, join us, on January 15th, Saturday, from 12pm-2pm
Location: DFW Business Network - Meeting and Training Center 545 East John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 300, Irving (Las Colinas), Texas 75062
Email RSVP to: wikibusinessprnews.com
Driving Direction: http://businessprnews.com/driving-direction/545-east-john-carpenter-freeway/las-colinas/texas
(Since we're meeting at our office in an office building, we need to have the full name and ID of those attending our celebration.)
1. email us your first and last name to [[wikibusinessprnews.com]]
2. contact info: number or email
3. picture ID at registration(office building and security on duty)
Will meet in lobby at 11:30am, register and sign in.
Parking on Saturday, free parking in front. Otherwise, $5 in the garage.
- January 15, 2011, Saturday, 12pm-2:30pm
- Celebrating Wikipedia turning 10 years old on January 15, 2011
- BusinessPRnews.com, serving the community of DFW Business Network
AGENDA: 11:30am to 11:45am - Meet in Lobby
12:00am - watch Interview of Jimmy Wales, by American Express OPEN, DVD dated 2008
Discussion - Your Wiki Pages, Share Your Wiki Tips, Do's and Don'ts on Wikipedia, And more.
2:00pm - finished meeting and stay on to continue networking
FOOD & DRINKS:
- Soft drinks, coffee, tea and water only - free at our office
- Donations accepted for chips, cookies and snacks
- You are welcome to bring your own lunch
Places where we proudly posted this event:
Our DFW Internet Meetup Group: http://www.meetup.com/internetentrepreneur/calendar/16029477/
1-14-2011: Updated List:
RSVP List: • John M. • Laure • W. Floyd • Sindhuja • Yeshwenth V.J • Udhayaprakash • Tony • Michael – Support • Aimee – Organizer • Teresa • Guest – Teresa’s
Free: • coffee • tea • hot chocolate • filter water
Host Provides (Sponsors welcome): • cookies • chips • coke • 7-up
Goodies Bags: • Planner • Wiki Fact from Wikipedia • Business Cards • Meeting Agenda • Workbook • American Express OPEN Book • Coupons for Kwik Kar Vista Ridge • Tips on Business & Marketing • Effective Writing by David Iarussi, Editor of BusinessPRnews.com
Outline of DVD - Inside the Entrepreneur Mind:
1. Internet Power Means Consumer Power
2. New Media, Old Principles
3. The Internet Lifestyle
4. The Message & the Internet Medium
5. Blogger, Direct Marketing & Social Networking
6. Reaching Customers One Individual at a Time
7. The common Sense of Google's Adsense
8. The Key to Reaching Your Customers Online
9. Respect the Marketplace
10. Living Your Business Out Loud
11. Learn From PayPal * Paris Hilton
12. What is "Crowdsourcing" Really About?
13. The Tactics of Viral Marketing
14. Negative Press As a Way of the Online World
15. Protecting Your Brand online
16. The Secret of Facebook's Success
17. Building A MEGA-Brand
18. The Key to viral Marketing
19. Host Your Brand's Conversation
11:30am-11:45am – Meet in lobby of 545 East John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 300, Irving (Las Colinas), TX 75062 12:00pm – Intro, welcome, thank you
……………….. Watch Video – Interview of Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia. This is a pre-recorded interview from 2008.
........ Bonus: Interview includes Sean Parker, Founder of Facebook, Napster and Plaxo
……………….. Discussion – Wiki Talks – Wiki Tips, Projects and Contribution
2:00pm – Meeting ends, networking continue, welcome to stay to 3pm
Pictures and videos from our celebration will follow after our event on Jan. 15th.
Anyone wanted to sponsor, please feel free to send us an email to wikibusinessprnews.com.