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Spring PubCon - Boston - Malcolm Gladwell to Keynote

 3:04 pm on Dec 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

PubCon Hosted by WebmasterWorld, Announced for April 18-20th 2006 Hynes Convention Center, Boston, USA.

Austin, TX --December 14, 2005 --WebmasterWorld's Search Engine & Internet Marketing Conference, PubCon, returns to Boston, April 18-20th, 2006. The event is supported by the Industry's leading businesses as speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors.

This conference will feature a Keynote Speech by best selling author Malcolm Gladwell, writer of 'The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference,' and 'Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking.' Gladwell is also a writer with 'The New Yorker' magazine.

"It's great to head back in Boston," said Brett Tabke, WebmasterWorld's CEO. "We have a first rate speaker line-up and support from the major search engines and industry players. Each conference we produce brings new subjects and the latest hot topics to the table."

WebmasterWorld's conferences and sessions are for anyone involved in the Search Engine Industry, the Online Advertising Industry, Affiliates, Webmasters, and any business with an Internet presence.

Registration from January 2006: [pubcon.com...]

About WebmasterWorld:
WebmasterWorld, established in 1998, is a comprehensive news and discussion forum for web professionals and features more than 100 specialist topics covering technical and marketing Internet topics for all levels of ability. It has public and private subscribers-only sections and is the fastest growing forum on the Internet today. WebmasterWorld produces the highly rated 'PubCon' Search Engine & Internet Marketing conferences.

For more information about the conference, contact Brett Tabke at 512-231-8107 or brett at webmasterworld.com.

In the UK, contact Neil Marshall Tel: (+44) 118 988 0288 or engine at webmasterworld.com.

For more details about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities contact Strategic Marketing Director Joseph Morin at 512-497-6856 or joe at webmasterworld.com.



 5:00 pm on Dec 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

I saw this on pubcon.com a couple of days ago... Very well done. Mr. Gladwell is a superb choice for keynote. Super psyched you're coming to my neck of the woods!


 6:53 pm on Dec 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

Looking forward to seeing everyone in Boston!


 7:30 pm on Dec 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

he is a funny looking dude .. hehehe


 10:37 pm on Dec 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

Boston Great!

I am in CT




 3:27 am on Dec 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

Ok, I've made my mind up. I can't come to the April pubcon because our 2nd baby is due the 11th! However, I am DEFINATELY going to make the Fall conference my first one ever. It's about darn time! :) Can NOT wait to meet a bunch of you there and shoot the breeze at the bars! :)



 4:34 am on Dec 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

The Tipping Point is 1 of the best books I have ever read, and changed my life dramatically.

a kind Thanks to TEDSTER for being the giftgiver of the book at Pubcon London a few years ago.

Unfortunately I won't be able to attend Pubcon Boston.



 2:21 pm on Dec 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

I knew you before I knew The Tipping Point Shak. Everytime he mentioned a "Connector", I couldn't help thinking of you...


 3:50 am on Dec 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

>> Everytime he mentioned a "Connector", I couldn't help thinking of you...

Absolutely true. :)

I've promised myself I'll make it. Have some fond memories of Boston and Sam Adams. :)


 11:22 pm on Dec 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

Since The Tipping Point opens with that Boston area story, this is a great fit. For those who haven't read the book -- here's a question:

During the American Revolutionary War, Paul Revere and William Dawes set out on the same mission -- to warn the area residents that "The British are coming." So why does everyone remember Paul Revere and Dawes is but a footnote? Gladwell explains and launches a great book from there. I've heard that everyone in the Google marketing department has a copy on their shelf.


 1:51 am on Dec 22, 2005 (gmt 0)

[obligatory Hawkgirl-related Boston fact]

One of my ancestors was the instigator of the Boston Tea Party - George Robert Twelves Hewes. He was a fascinating guy - a shoemaker by trade, troublemaker by reputation.

[/Hawkgirl history lesson]


 1:40 am on Jan 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

>> One of my ancestors was the instigator of the Boston Tea Party

Why doesn't this surprise me?! ;)


 11:23 pm on Jan 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

Never given a single book to so many people as the tipping point, shall be an interesting keynote, might just have time to pop in quickly... :)


 11:55 pm on Jan 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

It would be good to see you age, lazer. I agree, that book is a total bulls-eye.


 12:05 am on Jan 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

Good to hear from you again lazerzubb. Don't be such a stranger.


 12:06 am on Jan 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

he also has sold the rights to Blink.


 1:30 am on Jan 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

It will been two years since I attended my last PubCon.

I love Boston, and it has been a long time since I have been there.

I am not going to make any excuses for not making this one. Besides, I have my wife's blessings.

Off to Tedster's land!


 3:54 am on Jan 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

Minnapple -- awesome! Would be good to catch up with you after the warm welcome you extended to me in Orlando.


 4:33 am on Jan 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

LOL brett, your robots.txt blog has PR 4... I have to remember to read that, latest edition is pretty good.


 8:55 pm on Feb 4, 2006 (gmt 0)

Filling in quickly folks. Get registered and get a room while you can.


 6:00 pm on Mar 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

My company has just approved me to go! Coincidentally, I just began reading The Tipping Point last week... I look foward to meeting some of you!

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