I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference this year for the first time. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot! My posts about my experience are below. Enjoy!

Travel Tech

Picture of the Quirky Pivot Power adapterMay 6, 2013 – To wrap up my SXSW series, here’s a sneak peak at some of the travel tech must-haves that made life on the road so much easier! Read more.

Now I Can Talk to My IT Team!

Screenshot of knowledgenetwork.alumni.msu.eduMarch 23, 2013 – Before I left for the conference in Texas, I was battling miscommunication issues with the IT staff in my unit. After watching a presentation from SXSW, now I understand what they’re talking about and I can better communicate my thoughts to them. Read more.

Eye Tracking on Tablets

iPadMarch 23, 2013 – The Poynter Institute shares results from their research on how readers interact with news apps on iPads and tablet computers. The insights are applicable to public relations and design, especially if you design apps or write articles and press releases. Read more.

Tina Roth Eisenberg Keynote

Swiss LogoMarch 19, 2013 – Tina Roth Eisenberg (also known as @SwissMiss) is a graphic designer, entrepreneur, and more. She shared her eleven rules for a happy life, which are definitely worth knowing! Read more.

What I’m Looking Forward To

SXSW SignMarch 7, 2013 – There are so many sessions to choose from at SXSWi! Read about what sessions I’m particularly looking forward to for the 2013 conference. Read more.

First Impressions

SXSW Welcome BannerMarch 7, 2013 –¬†You can tell a lot about a conference from your first few minutes on the ground. Here are some quick public relations observations I made while registering and checking in for the conference. Read more.