— 31 December 2004 —
One of the groovy opportunities we get by being sponsors of the Blog Business Summit is being able to extend to you a deal from the event organizers.
As of now, you, gentle reader, can attend the summit (and the sure-to-be-nice reception) for US$395, which is essentially 50% off the regular price.
A couple of other sites are posting this offer this week, so space will more than likely go fast. Join us in Seattle, January 24 & 25. I am going to be speaking on the second day about…
10:15am to 11:15am
Corporate Blogging: Strategy and Policy
Lenn Pryor and Matthew Oliphant
Before you flip the switch and encourage employees to blog about the business, it?s critical that you set the stage for responsible posting. Resolving ownership issues. It?s equally important as an employee writing about your employer to be aware of potential “land mine” issues that could affect your job security. This panel of experts will cover the most critical policy areas, and how to deal with them. * Integrating blogs and confidentiality agreements * Accuracy mandates * Do disclaimers help? * SEC and “quiet period” restrictions. * Reconciling personal opinions against implied corporate representation * Competitor linking and dialog?how open do you want to be? * Screening and editing posts.