Hot Off the Start-up Floor: New Tools to Up Your Social Media Game

2:30-3:45pm – Sat., Feb 16 – Lecture Hall (Third Floor) at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Want to learn how to get more out of your Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms? We’ll hear from:

  • oneQube – relationship management engine that allows you to build, scale and manage your social relationships with efficiency and relevance; it is the platform that powers the “Social Enterprise.”
  • Twylah – a personal branding platform, that allows you to leverage Twitter and Google to quickly and easily build your online brand.
  • Listly – a social curation tool that enables bloggers to create living content, in list form, to embed inside posts, enabling readers to contribute by commenting, adding new list items, and voting.
  • Rebel Mouse – the new web service by former Huffington Post CTO Paul Berry, wants to be the front page to your life on the internet—organizing your online presence into a beautiful, dynamic and social site.


Linda Bernstein (@wordwhacker) has been college professor, a non-profit administrator, an award-winning magazine writer and editor, and a social media consultant. She has written hundreds of articles for dozens of national publications. A strong advocate for the baby boomer generation, Linda blogs at her own site,, and for PBS Linda is a an adjunct for Sree Sreenivasan’s Advanced Social Media Workshop.


Megan Berry (@meganberry), director of community for RebelMouse, has previously led marketing and community at Klout, after joining as their fourth employee. She has blogged on community and social media for Mashable, the Huffington PostAmex OPEN Forum, and Brazen Careerist. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University. 

Nick Kellet (@nickkellet), co-founder of, has been a long-time innovator. In the business intelligence space, he created a visual segmentation tool, called Set Analyzer, which was acquired by Business Objects, now SAP. He also created and self-published GiftTRAP, an award winning game, translated in 12 languages, that gamifies the act of gift-exchange.

Eric Kim‘s (@kabaim) most recent venture, Twylah, is a platform that unlocks the personal practices, insights, and proper workflow necessary to build transformational brands that make a difference. Prior to this, Eric was a founding exec at QuinStreet and Affinity Labs.

Robert Moore (@medialabrat), founder, president and managing director, sales, of Internet Media Labs has been building successful companies in the Internet space for the last 14 years. In 2003, he co-founded BabytoBee, the largest self-reported database of pre-natal women in the United States and negotiated sale of the business to public Think Partnership (:THK) in 2006. Prior to founding BabytoBee, he was a founding employee and senior executive with The Vendare Group, a leading Internet lead generation and entertainment concern, helping to grow Vendare to more than $100mm in annual revenues.

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