Today marks the 30th day of Ulitzer's public beta. We had an amazing month
and perhaps one of the most widely discussed launches of a "new
media" site. Gartner recently asked, "Will Ulitzer dominate news content on
the Web eventually?" The answer is yes, and I'll explain why.
First, I'd like to share some of the 30-day stats with you. We had more than
140,000 visitors who read 197,000 pages of articles, blogs and news stories.
The syndicated page views (outside the Ulitzer domain) exceeded 1,369,983
page views. The legendary technology reporter Maureen O'Gara was the most
read Ulitzer author with 231,600 rolling page views, and we syndicated more
than 3,000 Ulitzer stories.
My First Blackberry, Circa 1999
I remember receiving my first Blackberry 10 years ago at the JavaOne
conference in San Francisco. It was a small device similar to a ... (more)
VC on Ulitzer
Voyager Capital, a leading West Coast venture capital firm, announced that
Bruce Chizen, former CEO of Adobe Systems, has joined the firm as a Venture
Partner. Previously serving on Voyager's Advisory Board, Chizen is expanding
his role to bring his strategic insight and leadership experience to
technology entrepreneurs offering innovative solutions in digital media and
"Bruce possesses a rare combination of valuable market insight and senior
business experience," said Bill McAleer, managing director at Voyager
Capital. "His strong industry reputation, c... (more)
I see Simon Hradecky, the site editor of The Aviation Herald
(www.avherald.com) reported this a few hours ago, about our JetBlue emergency
landing experience on Saturday, November 21.
"A JetBlue Embraer ERJ-190, registration N279JB performing flight B6-904 from
Chicago O'Hare, IL to New York JFK, NY (USA) with 64 passengers and 4 crew,
was on final visual approach to JFK's runway 31R descending through 2000
feet, when the crew reported they needed to abort the approach due to a
The airplane climbed back up to 3000 feet and wa... (more)
iPad on Ulitzer
Cloud Computing Expo - The debut of the iPad promises significant
opportunities well beyond just Apple.
The iPad promises to energize the emerging tablet PC segment, creating a
potential semiconductor opportunity of over US$4.1 billion in 2014 reports
Other component vendors will capitalize on the new opportunity for batteries
and displays, as well.
iPad Summit and iPad Expo by SYS-CON Events
SYS-CON Events announced on Monday that the first International "iPad Summit"
(www.ipadsummit.net), will take place November 1, 2010, at the Santa Clara
A few minutes ago I received an email questionnaire informing me that "The
Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has once again partnered with
George P. Johnson Experience Marketing to conduct this essential and timely
research. This year's study is being co-produced with The Jordan Edmiston
Group, Inc. and with support from the Event Marketing Institute."
The first question of this survey is:
Which one of the following best describes the role of "digital marketing"
when you are planning an event?
a) A leading tactic
b) A vital component of the plan
c) Tak... (more)