Where the power of social media and fans make a difference in the music industry.
When Luca Sacchetti walked away from the music industry years ago, he left a lengthy trail of hope and devastation in his wake—three albums, constant touring, roller coaster of emotions. The experience wasn’t all for naught though, as he’s re-entered the business from a different angle; one that will change the way musicians and fans interact through social media. (more…)
Seattle users and budding critics can now weigh in and test their own reviewing skills.
Before the Internet and the subsequent unleashing of online review sites, the Holy Bible of city guides was the famed Zagat Guide. Founded in the late 1970s by New Yorkers who lamented the narrow scope of newspaper restaurant critics, the guides are now published in more than 100 countries, providing concise, detailed reviews of restaurants, shopping and other attractions. (more…)
Eliminate risk and take the guesswork out of parking ticket threats and more.
Parking in Seattle has recently become a slightly more aggravating experience. Last year saw an increase in metered parking rates around town, and combined with extended hours, it’s forced Seattleites into developing more convoluted parking strategies (more…)
Pay with your phone and save time and money.
If you’ve noticed a trend in this column’s infancy, it’s that we love food and good deals, so whenever there’s a chance to combine the two, we’ll be the first to let you know about it. So far, we’ve helped you find a place to eat, as well as steered you towards a satisfying dish. And for our next trick, we’re going to reward you for paying the bill. (more…)
A tasty app that let’s foodies dish on the dish.
How many times have you been to a restaurant and the first question you ask the waiter is “what’s good here?” It’s a loaded (and unfair) question, with generally one answer: “Everything!” (more…)
Enjoy the perks of real-time offers plus geolocation all in one handy app.
There are two things everyone in today’s society can agree on. First, all of our heads are constantly buried in our smart phones. And second, especially with the current state of the economy, we love a good deal. And in this fast-paced world, instant deals are all the rage.
Seattle Beta is the premier event for tech-savvy Seattleites.
Seattle Beta is a quarterly get-together that draws nearly 300 people, including founders, hackers, students, members of the press, investors, visionaries and professors — all with a similar entrepreneurial spirit and passion for technology. (more…)