SphinnCon Israel – Event Summary

Well it’s now 23:09 and I just got back home… It has been a really long and exciting day for me.

SphinnCon Israel was an exciting event. I am not familiar with the final number of guests, but for my eyes it seemed very similar to ~200 SE’ enthusiasts mingling, networking, debating, eating, drinking etc.

In a way, it reminded me my first SES event I attended in Munich back in 2002 – Small, cozy – and most important – Getting the local industry together in one place, for the first time ever. Continue reading “SphinnCon Israel – Event Summary”

Sphinncon Israel 2008, we’ve arrived!

SphinnCon Israel 2008Hi everyone!

We’ve officially arrived at Sphinncon Israel 2008. Lots of great people, the buffet looks great. Barry Schwartz from Rustybrick and SearchengineLand is here as well. Check out the picture of us together.

The SEO panel is going to start soon so I’ll try and keep you updated as much as I can. I’m on the panel so I’ll have someone post updates as they come in.

*Update 12:30 – Okay we’re finally sitting down to start the SEO panel discussion. Everyone is ready to go! From left to right (sitting down): Barry Schwartz (RustyBrick), Branko Rihtman (Tens Technology), Sam Michelson (Five Blocks), Myself and Gilad Sasson (Nekuda)

SphinnCon Israel 2008 SEO Panelists

*Update 12:50 – Barry is giving his keynote. He discusses the SphinnCon Israel 2008 and plans for a full blown SMX in January 2009. We’re going to focus on the controversy surrounding paid links and how it’s affecting us. SphinnCon Israel 2008 Keynote by Barry Schwartz

User Generated Video & Silver Surfers: Friend or Foe?

I read a new research summary from eMarketer this weekend. The summary analyzed three interesting researches on the interesting subject of User Generated Video and the demographic segmentation of its use.

The three article examined the demographic patterns of user generated video consumption, trying to identify segments which tend to use and consume this type of media more than others.

While these articles provided a world of graphs, charts and precentages of all kinds (I’ll review most below) I’d like to focus on a few figures which I found quite interesting: Continue reading “User Generated Video & Silver Surfers: Friend or Foe?”