2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 410
Seattle, Washington 98121

A seminar exploring the future of retail sales through integrated Social Media.

We are changing the way we shop through the use of Social Media technologies such as aggregated blogging, del.icio.us, Facebook, Second Life, and microblogging sites like Twitter and FriendFeed. In addtion, the quickly evolving role of Curated Shopping has merged many of these technologies together creating new opportunites for the development of markets.

In the same way newspapers and publications are being transformed by our connections through the internet, so to are the authority of mainstream brands and the retail institutions which offer them.

The Seminar

During this 3 hour seminar, you will be introduced to the fascinating world of markets as they are being defined by the second decade of the Web, (Web 2.0) and Social Media.

During the final hour we will be offering drinks and hors d'oeuvres, with plenty of time for networking and socializing.

What you can expect to learn:

An overview of the Stock Market, and its unique role in Social Media.

How Social Media impacts a product's or object's life span, creating brief transitory markets.

An understanding of the current trends in Curated Shopping.

How to generate new markets using Curated Shopping and Social Media.

An understanding of the impact of Curated Shopping on older forms of retail sales.

An overview of the tools and skills involved in Curated Shopping.

Who should attend this seminar:

Retail professionals who would like to learn more about how they will be impacted by Social Media and Curated Shopping.

Those who have a unique product and are looking for new methods to reach buyers.

Those who are curious, and want to learn more about Curated Shopping, Social Media and the way markets work.

Seminar Faculty:

This seminar will be lead by Marta Lyall, who has served on the faculty of the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University. She has also lectured and presented in Japan and Europe. In addition to her former faculty work, she earned her NASD licenses, working in the financial sector to better understand markets and their impact on our culture.


Please go to our workshop website, listed below, to learn more about this seminar and the others we are currently offering.

You must be registered to attend the seminar. Enroll early, seating is limited!

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We hope to see you soon!

This workshop is produced by WRLDs, LLC, a Washington Corporation.

Official Website: http://wrlds-workshops.tumblr.com/post/36538509/creating-a-shopping-dig-in-web-2-0

Added by Terra210a on June 5, 2008