Click here to close now.



Welcome!

News Feed Item

Social Media Breakfast Calgary #51 8:30 am - 10:30am, Friday, April 25, 2014 - Black Betty Burger & Winebar

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- The Calgary Social Media Breakfast (SMBYYC) is pleased to announce the April 2014 Topic:

Fast Cheap and out of Control - State of the Webseries World

Spencer Estabrooks will take us through the journey to create and maintain a Webseries and its online presence. The presentation is broken into four parts.

1) The Rise of the Webseries

What is a Webseries? Close look at how the Web is pulling viewers from traditional distribution, also the genesis One Hit Die.

2) YouTube Hits

Understanding YouTube views and revenue. Working with YouTube Partners and alternatives to YouTube.

3) Developing your Audience

Reddit, Blogs, Story's and games. Ideas on how to connect with your viewers.

4) Creating a Webseries in Canada

Tips tricks and funding options for creating a viable webseries in Canada.Post discussion, Spencer will answer audience questions in an interactive Q&A.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP at SMBYYC51

Note 1: Our friends at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo have graciously given us a pair of Calgary Expo passes to give away to one lucky winner. The winner must RSVP to SMBYYC51 and be present at the time of the draw.

Note 2: After the presentation feel free to join the SMBYYC committee as we head down to the Olympic Plaza - just 2 blocks away - to watch Calgary Expo POW Parade of costumes.

About the Event

When: Friday, April 25, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (i)presentation will begin at 9:05 am

Where: Black Betty Burger & Winebar 606 - 1st Street SW, Calgary

Registration: To register - SMBYYC51

Cost: There is no fee to attend a Social Media Breakfast.

Parking: Street parking is limited, but free until 9am. To give you the opportunity to pay for parking, presentation will begin at 9:05 am.

LRT

LRT MAP: http://www.calgarytransit.com/pdf/CT-Line-Map-Sep-18-2013-web.pdf

(i) Black Betty is on 1st Street S.W.

- Going WEST - get off at 1st Street Station

- Going EAST - get off at either 3rd Street S.W. Station OR at Centre Street STATION

(i)NOTE: For those spending the rest of the day AT Comic Expo - you could park on the Stampede Grounds, then take the LRT to Black Betty.

PARKING

DOWNTOWN PARKING LOTS: http://www.calgaryparking.com/web/guest/parkinglots/lotlocations

(i)Black Betty is location on 1st Street S.W. - right beside THE GRAND

- James Short Parkade is close

- City Hall is not far, and close to Olympic Plaza where the parade will end

To view a map of the parking, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/940502a.pdf

Speaker

Spencer Estabrooks is the Senior Supervising Editor at Acmeworks Digital Film. By day, he manages the 4k restoration of the 80's sitcom Perfect Strangers and by night, he pursues his passion for genre based filmmaking. He has written, directed and edited numerous award winning short films. His most recent passion project, entitled One Hit Die, is a fantasy web-series described as "Lord of the Rings shot like The Office". He is currently touring the web-series festival circuit and has already received Best Web Series and Best Fantasy in ATL Webfest.

One Hit Die will have a screening and Q+A at the Calgary Expo, Quarter Horse room on Saturday, 11:30AM.

Trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJg9VomRRo0

Spencer Estabrooks

http://www.spencerestabrooks.com

[email protected]

@spencorious

http://www.onehitdie.com

https://www.facebook.com/OneHitDietheseries

@onehitdieseries

Please Support Our Generous Sponsors...

Venue Sponsor - Black Betty Burger and Winebar

Black Betty Burger & Winebar "Not your Daddy's Burger Joint"

Located in one of Calgary's most historic buildings, Black Betty is a burger and wine bar like none other. With a focus on high quality ingredients, impeccable service and an attention to detail. Conveniently located at 606 1st Street Sw.

Contact Amy Kittilsen at [email protected] to book your next party.

http://blackbettybwb.com

https://www.facebook.com/meetblackbetty

@Blackbettyyyc

Breakfast Sponsor: The Costume Shoppe

The Costume Shoppe is a year-round, full service costume shop offering thousands of costume choices covering every theme and occasion. We dress you up, you find the party! Find us at Blackfoot Trail and 42nd Avenue SE.

Margot Loveseth 403.571.2466

[email protected]

https://www.facebook.com/TheCostumeShoppe

@omargoto

@thecostumeshopp

Special THANKS to our ongoing event sponsors for their continued support of Social Media Breakfast...

Communications Sponsor: Marketwired

http://www.marketwired.com

(403) 266-2443

@Marketwired

Equipment Sponsor: Matrix Video Communications

http://www.matrixvideocom.com

(403) 640-4490

@MatrixVideo_

Video Sponsor: Calgary Video Creator

Travis Cross [email protected]

(403) 796-9200

@cvcTravis

Special Sponsor: Tweetwall Pro

Cory Chapdelaine Territory Manager

http://tweetwallpro.com

@88Styles

@TweetWallPro

We Invite You To Become A SMBYYC Sponsor

For about $350, your organization can get some fantastic exposure at the events and online. It is an inexpensive way to get quality back links to your website.

About SMBYYC

The SMBYYC houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Calgary and around the world. Guest speakers share their experience and expertise of social media use, followed by an opportunity to network with a community of like-minded individuals.

Follow @SMBYYC

Please follow @SMBYYC and the SMBYYC Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers.

Committee Members:

Donna McTaggart: @donnamct

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens: @CatherineNetWeb

Crystal DeCnodder: @Pistol_Crystal

Kaela Caron: @Kaela_Jo

Laura Istead: @DiscoverGreen2

Melanie Gowans: @melgowans

Terry Lo: @calgarydreamer

Gwyn Auger: @magicassistant

Scott Sargent: @ScottKSargent

To add your name to mailing list:

Email your email address to: [email protected]

(You will receive email with a link to the #SMBYYC Press Release to sign up)

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...
Father business cycles and digital consumers are forcing enterprises to respond faster to customer needs and competitive demands. Successful integration of DevOps and Agile development will be key for business success in today’s digital economy. In his session at DevOps Summit, Pradeep Prabhu, Co-Founder & CEO of Cloudmunch, covered the critical practices that enterprises should consider to seamlessly integrate Agile and DevOps processes, barriers to implementing this in the enterprise, and pr...
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
The principles behind DevOps are not new - for decades people have been automating system administration and decreasing the time to deploy apps and perform other management tasks. However, only recently did we see the tools and the will necessary to share the benefits and power of automation with a wider circle of people. In his session at DevOps Summit, Bernard Sanders, Chief Technology Officer at CloudBolt Software, explored the latest tools including Puppet, Chef, Docker, and CMPs needed to...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it’s challenging to understand all the options – from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, will provide an educational overview of emerging “as-a-service” options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data profes...
SYS-CON Events announced today that VAI, a leading ERP software provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Part...
One of the bewildering things about DevOps is integrating the massive toolchain including the dozens of new tools that seem to crop up every year. Part of DevOps is Continuous Delivery and having a complex toolchain can add additional integration and setup to your developer environment. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Miko Matsumura, Chief Marketing Officer of Gradle Inc., will discuss which tools to use in a developer stack, how to provision the toolchain to minimize onboa...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, Inc., the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Alert Logic, Inc., provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Ful...
Fortunately, meaningful and tangible business cases for IoT are plentiful in a broad array of industries and vertical markets. These range from simple warranty cost reduction for capital intensive assets, to minimizing downtime for vital business tools, to creating feedback loops improving product design, to improving and enhancing enterprise customer experiences. All of these business cases, which will be briefly explored in this session, hinge on cost effectively extracting relevant data from ...
In most cases, it is convenient to have some human interaction with a web (micro-)service, no matter how small it is. A traditional approach would be to create an HTTP interface, where user requests will be dispatched and HTML/CSS pages must be served. This approach is indeed very traditional for a web site, but not really convenient for a web service, which is not intended to be good looking, 24x7 up and running and UX-optimized. Instead, talking to a web service in a chat-bot mode would be muc...
It's easy to assume that your app will run on a fast and reliable network. The reality for your app's users, though, is often a slow, unreliable network with spotty coverage. What happens when the network doesn't work, or when the device is in airplane mode? You get unhappy, frustrated users. An offline-first app is an app that works, without error, when there is no network connection.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of innovative web and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit at 18th Cloud Expo New York, which will take place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Catchpoint is a leading Digital Performance Analytics company that provides unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently deliver an amazing customer experience. Designed...
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts...
As someone who has been dedicated to automation and Application Release Automation (ARA) technology for almost six years now, one of the most common questions I get asked regards Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Specifically, people want to know whether release automation is still needed when a PaaS is in place, and why. Isn't that what a PaaS provides? A solution to the deployment and runtime challenges of an application? Why would anyone using a PaaS then need an automation engine with workflow ...