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Tech Life Columbus Overview


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Overview of TechLife Columbus

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Tech Life Columbus Overview

  1. 1. About TechLife Columbus<br />Grassroots group whose mission is to foster a greater culture and passion for Internet, Social Media and other cutting edge technologies, ultimately leading to increased innovation.  <br />TechLife Columbus encourages our tribe to engage, energize, and innovate by<br />binding existing groups together<br />creating local online social spaces <br />organizing in person events<br />providing tools and mechanisms to become more informed and aware of what’s going in Columbus technology<br />
  2. 2. A few factoids<br />1800+ meetup members - 3d largest (in the internet and technology category) in the world<br />2000+ LinkedIn Group members<br />30+ organizations enabled<br />750+ face to face gatherings held since Oct 08<br />850+ daily subscribers of blog – 4500+/month<br />Community growing quickly through social media, collaboration, and face to face interaction strategies<br />
  3. 3. What our members are saying<br />
  4. 4. What our members are saying<br />
  5. 5. What our members are saying<br />
  6. 6. What our members are saying<br />
  7. 7. TechLife Cloud<br />We enable other orgs!!<br />AITP<br />IIBA<br />COALMG<br />AfterHours<br />COhPy<br />SBDC<br />Web Analytics<br />OWL<br />Drupal Users Group<br />Tweetups<br />PhP<br />SBDC<br />AITP<br />COJUG<br />Coffee Connect<br />Agile Enterprise<br />Perl Mongers<br />PepTalks<br />Jelly’s<br />SQL Svr<br />Social Entrepreneurs<br />Business Builders Club<br />CIDUG<br />COSI<br />AsianTech<br />TechColumbus<br />COHAA<br />COLUG<br />COQAA<br />COALMG<br />Dublin Entrepreneur Center<br />ThinkGreen Columbus<br />ATP<br />FusionFactory<br />GWG<br />Ruby Brigade<br />InfoSec<br />PMI<br />IT Martini<br />
  8. 8. Blog screenshot<br />
  9. 9. Meetup site screenshot<br />
  10. 10. LinkedIn Group screenshot<br />
  11. 11. Our first big event<br />2.0hio Event<br />National speakers<br />Reid Hoffman<br />Judy Estrin<br />Craig Newmark<br />Brian Behlendorf<br />Mike Nelson<br />Fun fact and figures<br />0 – budget $<br />4 - # weeks to organize<br />7 – bloggers at the event<br />50+ - tweets from the event <br />250+ - # of attendees on a Friday night<br />Infinite – the feeling that we can do great things in Columbus<br />
  12. 12. Contact<br />Ben Blanquera<br /><br />Cell - 614-288-7004<br />Twitter : @bblanquera<br />Linkedin:<br />Sandy Blanquera<br /><br />Cell – 614-204-5090<br />Twitter : @sblanquera<br />Linkedin:<br />Links<br />Events - Meetup Group -<br />Blog - To stay up date about local tech news -<br />LinkedIn - LinkedIn TechLife group -<br />Facebook - Facebook group -<br />