SOURCE: Creative Concepts LLC

May 23, 2006 05:30 ET

David Pogue Is Featured Speaker for the Business Smart Tools Conference in Stamford, CT

STAMFORD, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2006 --Creative Concepts, presenter of the Business Smart Tools Conference, is announcing that David Pogue is the featured speaker for this social media/tech conference that is geared towards educating the business community about the new internet marketing tools like corporate blogging, podcasting and more. The conference will take place at the Stamford Marriott, Stamford, Connecticut on June 13 from 1:00 - 6:00 pm.

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 30 titles.

Other speakers include: Mike Dunn, VP Hearst Interactive Media; Matt Kain, SVP 24/7 Media; Greg Verdino, SVP ROO; David Parmet, Director of Marketing Begins at Home and blogging expert; Reena Jana, BusinessWeek Innovation and Design Journalist; and Ron Stevenson, VP Strategic Marketing, Global & Media Communications Group, GE. These experts will cover the fundamentals of blogging, podcasting, video and TV on the web, internet advertising, search engine marketing and other critical applications of the emerging social media.

Demonstrations of cutting edge business technology tools will include TVEyes (TV, Video and Podcasting search engines), ROO (video and TV on the web), Ingenio (pay per call advertising on the web), Dial-A-Note powered by CiviCom (dicatation via your phone which are transcribed and sent via email the next day), Clearlight Pictures (interactive websites and guided messages), Remembrix (knowledge capturing tool), MultiVu (taking a press release and making it live via podcasts and video), ZoomInfo (a people search engine), MarketWire (search engine optimization through press releases), VivaPop (a content driven scheduling resource for business), Conversagent (online customer service through natural language conversations)...and more.

The Business Smart Tools New Media Conference will be held on Tuesday, June 13th from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm at the Stamford Marriot, 2 Stamford Forum, Stamford, CT. For more information or to order tickets to attend the Business Smart Tools New Media Conference, go to or call Creative Concepts at 203.259.4202 for more information.

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