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SXSWi Simpified: Before You Go

SXSW INTERACTIVE SIMPLIFIED With so much stimuli at SXsWi, the key to making the most of your stint in Austin is systematizing and streamlining your plan of attack. This infographic anticipates and condenses the best ways to capitalize on all that's available to you at Sxsw. * BERF ORE Y OU GO > WHY? Get Ready to Socialize In 2012, SXSVW had Of those mentions, 1.23 million 1.26 million TWEETS SXSWI TWEETS were Tweets social media mentions O 49.8% 70% of buzz o- of those Tweets used #SXSW was around SXSWI PARTY MUSIC 60% increase in #SXSW 15% around party Tweet volume OTHER 15% around music from 2011 WHO SHOULD I FOLLOW? @mashable @sxsw Top Retweeted Users of SXSW 2012 @funnyordie @timoreilly <«« «« «< >> @TIME @AmericanExpress WHERE'S THE PARTY AT? You can pay $30 for their services to get you into parties @RSVPster @sxSWPartyList @atxhipsters LET'S PARTY! @sxswpartys @Do512 Set Google alerts Scour the Eventbrite SXSW Event Listings Page like "SxSw Party" or "SxSW RSVP" to see what's happening and RSVP. Download the Eventbrite app for your phone and store your for realtime alerts on parties. tickets in your Apple Passbook for safekeeping. Get your stuff together WHAT SHOULD I BRING? A Business cards B Power cords and chargers C Mophie Air case for iPhone to extend battery life D Comfortable shoes E Layered clothing F Sunglasses G Messenger bag or backpack H Small notepad & a few pens -OR- A Tablet with a fantastic note- taking app O Water bottle Update your social profiles Download the SXSWGO mobile app with the same picture and profile info. and make your schedule ahead of time! Get familiar with the 2013 hot topics WHAT ARE GOOD CONVERSATION STARTERS? Space Travel Crowdfunding Maker / DIY & Design Culture "BIG DATA" Nate Silver Craig Newmark Shaq John Mackey Bruce Sterling Tim Berners-Lee Al Gore Create a SXsocial profile Bre Pettis Rachel Maddow to search, message, and interact with attendees before, during, and after SXSW. David Carr Published on Design by Katie Daly Text by Kate Kudish OPEN Forum Sources:,,,

SXSWi Simpified: Before You Go

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From music festival in 1987 to today’s massive multimedia event, SXSW Interactive has become known as a relentless networking circus, the spot for breakout debuts (including Foursquare and Twitter),...



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