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Alex Barton, Student Designers

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Alex Barton of Student Designers look at facebook applications from Scotland at the Facebook Developers Garage, Turing Festival, August 2011.

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Alex Barton, Student Designers

  1. 1. Facebook <ul><li>Alex Barton </li></ul><ul><li>Student Designers </li></ul>in Scotland
  2. 2. The Question Who is doing cool stuff with Facebook in Scotland?
  3. 3. Developer #fail Search Terms: “ Facebook developers in Scotland” (0) “ Scottish Facebook developer” (0) “ Facebook apps developer Scotland” (1) Us, here, today!
  4. 4. Drink Talisker Johnnie Walker Drambuie Whyte & Makay Tennents Lipton Irn Bru
  5. 5. 140,000 Talisker Whisky
  6. 12. 23,000 5,500 monthly users Tennents
  7. 17. 630,000 Lipton
  8. 23. Name & Shame “ He is a good lad and has great potential, but must try harder ”
  9. 34. Back to the cool stuff Visit Scotland National Library of Scotland Edinburgh Zoo
  10. 35. 32,000 Visit Scotland
  11. 39. 2,400 NLS
  12. 43. 2,400 Edinburgh Zoo
  13. 47. Facebook Wins Pringles Coca Cola Starbucks Red Bull
  14. 49. 34m Coca Cola
  15. 53. 24m+ Starbucks
  16. 57. 22m+ RedBull
  17. 61. Join the dots Top three winning strategies 1. Linking to other networks & content 2. Create a resource 3. Competitions
  18. 62. Conclusion <ul><li>The good news is... </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland is there for the taking! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>but... </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The market needs to be educated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>So.. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keep this community going & buy your domains </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 63. Thanks Alex Barton Twitter: @studentdesigner LinkedIn: alexmbarton Facebook: /studentdesigners

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