Seattle Tech and Online Marketing Roundup for Tuesday, February 8, 2011
With demand up, what online site is next? New York Times
With its top dollar buyout of The Huffington Post, AOL bagged an impressive trophy in the hunt for content providers as online advertising heads upwards of $50B in 2011. Yahoo!, AOL and others are apparently willing to pay big bucks to tap into the social audience drawing power of independents like Gawker and Glam Media.
Seattle-based Carena is reviving a lost medical tradition with a digital twist by introducing the virtual house call. Already a provider of in-person service for the likes of Microsoft, now Carena customers everywhere can access consultations by phone or webcam, and companies don’t have to sacrifice employee care for cost-savings.
Seattle “Tech-N-Tell” launches for startup demos Seattle Times
Marcelo Calbucci is using a break between gigs to offer a platform for tech startups to show off their wares. The debut event for the busy Seattle entrepreneur’s latest brainchild Tech-n-Tell is scheduled for later this month.
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Upcoming Seattle Events
Social Media for Startups with speaker Andy Boyer, Co-founder of social3i.com
Date and Time: Thursday, February 10, 2011; 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: The Studio at Williams Helde, 711 Sixth Avenue N, Suite 200; Seattle, WA 98109
Cost: $30 for members – $60 for non-members