Category: Marketing

  • Marketing Opportunities in Social Virtual Worlds

    My slides below from my presentation at one of Australia’s industries leading advertising conferences yesterday which I had previously blogged about “The Advertising and Marketing Summit” It was a jam packed room with around 400 attendees of marketing movers and shakers. I closed the second day with the talk on ‘engaging in virtual communities’ followed […]

  • How Companies Can Be Social in Virtual Worlds

    . Virtual Worlds Necessitate Corporations Develop Personality followed by Gary’s top 15 tips to becoming human in the metaverse (and 2D socio-nets). I have been doing a lot of work moving brands, properties and companies into Second Life recently and in the process I am often forcibly reminded of the divide that naturally exists, in […]

  • Gary Hayes Creation of Telstra’s “The Pond”

    From the Telstra media release 9 March 2007 “BigPond enters “Second Life” virtual world – BigPond today launched Australia’s first major corporate presence in the online virtual world, Second Life, with the unveiling of ‘The Pond’. The Pond features islands with uniquely Australian themes and recreations of iconic Australian landmarks such as the Sydney Harbour […]

  • Talk Transcript: Opportunities in Disruptive 3D Social Worlds

    NOTE: Based on my sticky post ‘The Brand Owners Guide to Joining the Metaverse“. As promised a rough transcript of my keynote talk to CeBit last week based on my experience of actually building some Second Life sims, talking to those who use them and creating branded environments that have more usage than any others […]

  • 13 tips Companies Engaging with 3D Worlds

    or thirteen commandments for organisations considering becoming stars in the new web 3.0 revolution… Originally posted here on one of Gary’s other blogs personalizemedia. I have mentioned before that I am currently working on a couple of major and one or two minor media companies first forays into the metaverse, or its most accessible incarnation […]

  • Branded Entertainment in Virtual Worlds

    The Relentless March of Channels and Formats into Second Life Rather than just referring to the many standard press articles about the growing number of companies or formats that are setting up in Second Life (the media’s favourite MUVE at the moment) I have been ‘living it’ so to speak. My inworld blog JustVirtual provides […]