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Big Omaha Behind the Scenes: Event Details – Part II

October 22, 2010 by

Today, I continue going through the presentation that Danny and I gave to a group of Startup Weekend organizers in Kansas City earlier this month. The presentation centered around the details of Big Omaha, and how they're such a vital part of what makes the event special. In part one of this post, I covered five things: identity, badges, timing and food/beverage, photos and video, and chairs. The list continues…   read more

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From blog to book: The story behind Nerdy Thirty

May 19, 2010 by

Thanks to Nerdy Thirty by Wendy Townley for sponsoring Silicon Prairie News this week. This sponsored post was written by Wendy Townley. | I began blogging in 2003 as a way to have a little fun with my writing. The ability to put fingers to Macintosh and share my thoughts to the world with a few clicks of the keyboard thrilled me to no end. An idea or experience would surface in my head. Within a few brief hours, my prose…  read more

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Sunday Video Series: Big Omaha 2009: The Impromptu Panel

May 9, 2010 by

With Big Omaha 2010 just around the corner, it's time we release a Big Omaha 2009 video for our Sunday Video Series, and the one I've chosen is the most unique of them all. When Matt Mullenweg had to cancel at last minute, we had a 30-minute time slot open up. In response, Jeffrey Kalmikoff, Micah Baldwin, Jason Fried, and Gary Vaynerchuk came together and…  read more

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Work by Archrival & Phenomblue recognized by Webby Awards

April 14, 2010 by

Congrats to Lincoln-based Archrival, a youth marketing agency, for being named a Webby Award nominee and Omaha-based Phenomblue, an interactive experience agency, for twice being named an official honoree. About the awards, from The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established…  read more

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Big Omaha 2010 is here!

February 19, 2010 by

It's with great excitement that I officially announce the unveiling of the Big Omaha 2010 website! After what proved to be an amazingly inspiring event last year, and realizing that we wanted to put together a follow up event, we've been busy working with speakers and sponsors to put things together for May 13-15. Today, we're releasing the teaser site, and around March 1 we'll have additional speakers and ticket…  read more

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