Archive for August, 2008

Userplane Mousepads

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Userplane is an application platform for online communities. They allow you, in essence, to express yourself. This is evidenced by the mousepads they hand out at a variety of trade shows.

Get Monthly Cool Schwag from Startup Schwag

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

StartupSchwag, my favorite monthly schwag distributor, hits the target again with an excellent collection of schwag as part of schwag bag #9.

The month’s goodies included a shirt from microblogging service Plurk (you can follow me here and use this URL to join), online marketplace Zilok, comparison shopping plugin Price Advance, online communication tool NimBuzz!, online video community Magnify (shout outs to Ari and Steve!), and online games site Armor Games.

Great stuff as always — and as always, it’s highly recommended. Sign up for monthly schwag today.

The Official SocialMonks Reddit Bobblehead

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Dear all, I am currently moving. Please see the about page for my new information.

In the beginning of the year, I blogged about the Reddit bobbleheads that were making their way to doorsteps around the nation. This one in particular was used for the Social Monks video as they toured the country showed how they did good things to people. More information can be found on the official Social Monks blog.

Well, when Paul Sanchez wrapped up his trip, we met for coffee and he handed me the very heavily beaten up bobblehead. This is not the same one as the bobblehead featured in January’s post.

Poor guy. He’s suffered so.

AdDrive Bouncy Ball

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

At conferences and expos, you can often find yourself finding tons of bouncy balls that light up (the coolest once which turn color when they do — yes, a post will be forthcoming with a video!). This “bouncy ball,” however, from performance based CPA netwrok AdDrive, was a bit unexpected but loads of fun to play with.