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Posted on April 11th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

ZeneScene iphone app has arrived in Austin

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal talked to Valerie Cason of the new iphone social and location app ZeneScene and she says that “since SXSW we have had a turn around in the focus of spreading the word about ZeneScene. Learning the locals is of utmost importance to […]

Posted on March 17th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

Astrid Guillon explains lenewz

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Astrid Guillon, the Lara Logan look alike spokesperson for lenewz, explains how the unique iphone news app works at the SXSW 2011 Trade Show in Austin, TX. Twitter: lenewz Site:

Astrid is from France but she just has the faintest accent. leNewz, […]

Posted on March 14th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

Cali and Pelpina at SXSW 2011

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Cali Lewis of and Pelpina Tripp of met up with Paul Terry Walhus of in the Press room at SXSW 2011 on Saturday, March 12, 2011.

Cali, along with this reporter, is a winner of the “Order of the […]

Posted on March 12th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

whrrl ghrrls work Apple store line

The two whrrl ghrrls were really working the line at the improvised Apple store at SXSW 2011 giving away keychains that had lottery numbers to win a car. @whurley first turned me on to whrrl. From whrrl’s website

“Whrrl — is a location-based, social application for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry designed to help people […]

Posted on March 12th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

Apple ipad 2 release on day 1 in Austin

Apple opened an improv store in downtown Austin to sell ipad 2’s to SXSW goers on Friday, March 11, 2011. We see the crew documenting it and a line that is a couple of blocks long for the 5 pm store opening and ipad 2 release. We stopped to chat with Andrew Donoho, […]

Posted on March 12th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus at SXSW 2011

AOL’s had a remarkable photo crew taking profile pictures at SXSW 2011 for any one who dropped in to their booth at the Convention Center in Austin.

A lot of us have multiple online profiles scattered across various services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Twitter. And one problem we face […]

Posted on March 3rd, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

Statesman Social Media Awards huge shift

Since I first won one of the Statesman Social Media Award in 2009, the first year they were given, there’s been a huge shift in the emphasis. Back then the Awards went to the “usual suspects”, people who were clearly identified with the social media scene who everyone knew about. This year they were given […]

Posted on February 27th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

rally at the Texas Capitol for Wisconsin

AUSTIN – Springnet — Demonstrators in Austin, Texas showed their support for the protests in Wisconsin by holding an energetic rally at the state Capitol. Several hundred protesters attended the event in Austin Saturday, Feb 26, 2011.

The pro-union crowd sang folk songs and carried placards criticizing budget cuts in Texas and blasting Wisconsin […]

Posted on February 27th, 2011 by Paul Terry Walhus

Spring BASHH coming March 10 to Belmont

@laniar sez “come kick it with a gigantic beer at the Big Ass Social Happy Hour! Austinites know how to party and if you’re from out of town, you would be remiss if you didn’t come to the LOCALS’ party!”

Where: The Belmont When: March 10, 2011 at 6:30 until a million o’clock Who: EVERYONE […]

Posted on November 1st, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Ricky Williams premieres “Run Ricky Run” documentary

// Ricky Williams, Heisman Trophy winning star of the Texas Longhorns and current running back for the Miami Dolphins premiered his revealing documentary “Run Ricky Run” to an Austin audience at the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum on Friday, April 30, 2010. We talk with Ricky at a press conference as well as […]

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

SnapPages – websites for the rest of us

The door64 Happy Hour was held on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 from 5:00pm – 7:30pm at the UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, Texas 78712. video talked to TJ Horlacher from SnapPages, “website creation for the rest of us” who are making it easy to build and maintain a website. They’re not […]

Posted on August 26th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Erica and Hannah produce commercial videos

Erica Harpold and Hannah Albrecht, with Whitney Casey Productions located in the trendy West Sixth district of Austin, are commercial video producers who appeared at the Social Media Lunch held by at Opal Divines at Penn Field, Thursday July 22, 2010. More of these videos can be seen by searching for “springnet” […]

Posted on July 5th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

5th ProductCamp Aug 7

ProductCamp Austin Summer 201 Saturday, August 07, 2010 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (CT) ProductCamp Austin Planning is amping up for the 5th ProductCamp Austin – have you signed up yet? Here’s where you can go to do that:

Paul Young and Elizabeth Quintanilla want to this to be […]

Posted on June 10th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Examiner Social Media Lunch

John Egan told me the Examiner would be happy to feed me lunch if I’d do a video of the “Social Media Lunch” Hmm, it’s a Chez Zee. What a no brainer.

What’s the current state of sites like Facebook and Twitter, and what does the future hold for social media? Four Austin experts […]

Posted on May 27th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Erin Ivey brainstorming Austin Coffee Showdown

We talked to singer and songwriter Erin Ivey on the roof deck of Texas Coworking about the upcoming “Austin Coffee Showdown” brainstorming session and full dress rehearsal in July. The big event is slated for September with 64 coffees from 64 coffeeshops competing for the title of “Best Coffee in Austin”. But in July there […]

Posted on May 19th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Social Media Club Austin – Dara Quackenbush

Austin’s Social Media Club met at Bazaarvoice on 5/18/10 and Dara Quackenbush was one of four speakers on Social Media and Higher Ed. Dara is a strategic communications advisor and founder of Montage Strategic Communications and public relations professor at Texas State University-San Marcos.

She works with clients to develop branding, positioning, messaging and […]

Posted on April 22nd, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Kristina Garza, Diva of Austin Daily Deals, making a run for it

I sat down with Austin’s Diva of Daily Deals at Texas Coworking and she made it clear she’s in the daily deal race to win. She just got – her daily deal website – started in March during SXSW but she’s already gaining a lot of traction. Although new to town, she’s a […]

Posted on April 17th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus video controversy on Austin

How is it that an impromptu video I shot on a chance encounter at the Austin Social Media Lunch rockets to number one in popularity for over a day now on

Answer: Probably because it’s with Jacqueline Hughes who is @jacquelineslife on twitter who is on a mission to highlight the plight of intelligent […]

Posted on March 31st, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Olivia Chaney at SXSW

// Grace Sharington interviews Olivia Chaney at SXSW. Olivia was part of the Looking for a new England folk showcase. She’s a London based singer and songwriter. For the full series of videos subscribe at the Itunes store using the search word “springnet”. Chaney on Myspace.


Posted on March 28th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Product Camp Austin #pca10 “What did you learn today?”

Texas Coworking – in addition to being a shared workspace – is also a video and media production company. TC has partnered with,, and and Dremana on a media and video production enterprise that is producing podcasts (both audio and video) about SXSW, the Austin social networking and tech scene.


Posted on March 26th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Why am I using Google Chrome today

Short answer. “Rapportive”! It’s an amazing app that I just installed in Google Chrome. You know those text ads that appear to the right of your email? Well this app just replaces those text ads with a complete social network profile of the email sender. I tried to install it in Firefox but Rapportive doesn’t […]

Posted on March 15th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Kristin Diable at SXSW

Grace Sharington interviewed Kristin Diable at SXSW. She even sang a song for us called “Be my Husband”. She’s appearing at Momo’s on Wednesday, March 17 at 1 pm. Highly recommended. You can get this interview on itunes by subscribing to “texascoworking” and/or “springnet”.

Other places you can find this (help “viralize” it by […]

Posted on March 11th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Leo Laporte to be live at Texas Coworking

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You’re watching Paul Terry Walhus, Michael Sean Wright and company at Texas Coworking where they’ll soon be streaming Leo Laporte and his “This Week in Google” (TWIG) and “This Week in Tech” (TWIT). Look for these shows Saturday and Sunday nights. Texas Coworking […]

Posted on March 11th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Freshbooks Web App Workshop held at Texas Coworking

Freshbooks held a workshop at Texas Coworking on the eve of SXSW at 200 E 6th Street in Austin on Thursday, March 11 at 9 am to 1 pm. In the video, Paul Terry Walhus of interviews Matthew Parente who is building a community calendar web app and was an attendee. Mic […]

Posted on March 5th, 2010 by Paul Terry Walhus

Jeffrey Fry at Texas Coworking “the profit prophet”

About 150 people showed up for Jeffrey Fry’s sessions at Texas Coworking, 200 E 6th ST, Austin, TX on Thurs March 4. He’s the “profit prophet” is Austin’s new downtown coworking space. To sum up Jeffrey’s talk at this RISE event “The secret to selling? Just ask yourself what would a prostitute do.” […]