Speaker: Lynette Young, Published Author and self-professed Tech Geek
Topic: The Myth of the Overnight Success: How to Build an Iceberg in 25 Years or Less
There is a myth in the online space about lucky people that become an “overnight success” out of nowhere. It’s bunk. Or more specifically, an iceberg. However you look at it, it takes a lot more than showing up to the party to achieve success.
Lynette Young has been a technology and marketing professional for 25 years, one of the earliest bloggers and podcasters, and now a huge Google+ fan. She has amassed an incredible 1.5+ million followers on Google Plus, making her currently the 154th most followed person and 55th most followed woman in the entire world.
Find out how it took her so long to become an “overnight success” – including how to dig deep and find your own version of instant stardom. Through this talk Lynette will share stories and insights from her quarter-decade long career from corporate technology to entrepreneurship - and what you can pull from your own past to create future success.
Lynette is a star speaker and recently gave the opening keynote speech at the massive New Media Expo blogging conference in Las Vegas, along with Penn Jillette, Leo Laporte and others. Please join us to enjoy an entertaining and inspirational speech while learning how you can succeed like Lynette and stand out among the crowd.
7:00 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking.
7:20 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers.
Demo / Pitches
7:35 - Subcommune - Minkyu Koo - Subcommune is a unique video dictionary app. You can search a definition of word along with video examples. While watching videos, you can click on any subtitle text to see its meaning. Moreover, there is an in-built audio playback feature, which will help you to learn the pronunciation of selection words.
7:40 - Spudder - Dennis Harabin - Spudder is a management platform for amateur sports organizations. Spudder provide the stakeholders in amateur sports with 1) objective metrics 2) Improved fundraising tools, 3) Safe communications and 4) SPUDS - sports updates. Spudder will be launching our indiegogo campaign at the Princeton Tech Meetup you will be able to check that out here Spudder after the event.
7:45 - NetElixir - Udayan Bose - LXRSEO is an SEO dashboard and task manager created by NetElixir. LXRSEO is different because it not only presents to you the current state of your website, but it presents you with tasks in an orderly fashion in a checklist format so that you can keep track of what has been completed and what is still open.
7:50 - Lynette Young - The Myth of the Overnight Success: How to Build an Iceberg in 25 Years or Less
8:50 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to ﬁll.
8:55 - Wrap-Up, discussion of Meetup, feedback and opportunities for improvement or future topics.
8:59 - End of formal part of meeting.
9:00 - Exit Venue and head to After Hours Party - Location: TBA
More About the Speaker:
Lynette Young is a seasoned and informative event speaker and has written, conducted and implemented successful corporate training programs since 1990. Lynette is focused on helping businesses and professionals generate and convert leads, build buzz, and deliver flat-out unbeatable service and support using ‘do it yourself’ digital media solutions.