Monday, September 22, 2008

Bikers at Blog World Expo

Carlton Reid showed up early in Vegas and attended Blog World Expo, the show for bloggers and other Web 2.0 nerds and geeks. He writes:
Weirdly, I met loads of folks into bikes. OK, there were lots of fatties at the show but there also lots of fitties.

n a seminar entitled ‘Beyond Adsense: Exploration of Practical Monetization Streams’, Jason Billingsley of ecommerce software vendor Elastic Path Software used the following example for a niche that could make money: bicycle maintenance videos. For a second I thought I was at Interbike because, er, I make money from bicycle maintenance videos.
Read more at QuickRelease.TV. A lot of the Web 2.0 enabling technology and new media comes from bike friendly dense urban areas, so it's probably no wonder that a lot of these guys know to ride bikes to get around. It's cool to see them bringing their rides to the conferences and shows.

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