Here Comes Everybody Author Clay Shirky to Appear on Episode of Market Edge with Larry Weber

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Larry Weber discusses social media, e-communities and the blogosphere every week on Market Edge, and social media is the subject with the prolific writer on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies.

WebmasterRadio.FM, the world’s largest online B2B Radio Network, is proud to announce that Clay Shirky, author of "Here Comes Everybody", will appear as a guest on Larry Weber’s hit Internet Marketing radio show, “Market Edge” to discuss online collaboration and organization.

Highlights of this interview include:

  • Some insight into Shirky’s adjunct work at New York University, where he teaches a interdisciplinary design class called ‘Design for UNICEF’, which he explains “tries to take some of the SERP’s (or search engine results page) design principles from web design in the developed world, and see if some of those principles can be realized using radios and mobile phones”
  • How the impact of social media usage on mobile devices with applications like FourSquare that keep us connected everywhere has resulted in a great shift from advanced planning to spontaneous organization in our society.
  • Shirky also unveils what he refers to as the key change for organizational structure whereby “all businesses are organized to run to the reduce the likelihood of failure.”

Shirky is a writer, educator, and consultant on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. He has spoken and written extensively on the Internet since 1996, with regular columns in Business 2.0, FEED, OpenP2P.com and his own Shirky.com blogsite. He has appeared in The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal, the Harvard Business Review, and others. In his book, "Here Comes Everybody", he explores how organizations and industries are being upended by open networks, collaboration, and user appropriation of content production and dissemination.

New episodes of Market Edge air every Tuesday at 12PM Eastern / 10AM Pacific onWebmasterRadio.FM or on demand in the WebmasterRadio.FM archives inside the Internet Marketing Channel or through iTunes.

About Market Edge:
Hosted by Larry Weber, chairman of the W2 Group, a global marketing services ecosystem that helps CMOs in their new role as builders of communities and content aggregators, Market Edge takes on the future of online marketing with help from the analysts, entrepreneurs and technologists who are taking us to a new age of social media, e-communities and the blogosphere.

About WebmasterRadio.FM
WebmasterRadio.FM lifts the "veiled curtain" of the Internet, bringing the business community together through an interactive radio network. Its listeners are a global group, comprised of everyone from corporate executives and decision makers to small and mid-sized businesses and individual entrepreneurs. WebmasterRadio.FM's stellar line-up of radio programming includes "CoverStory" with Jiyan Wei of PRWeb, WebmasterRadio.FM's official newswire; “Market Edge” with W2/Racepoint Group Chairman Larry Weber; "SEM Synergy” with Search Engine Marketing Industry Leader Bruce Clay, “The Joel Comm Show” with New York Times bestelling author and serial entrepreneur Joel Comm and more. WebmasterRadio.FM is a proud service of NewGen Broadcasting, which also produces the Affcon 2010 Conference and Expo. To tune into WebmasterRadio.FM's live content or check out the show lineup, please visit http://www.WebmasterRadio.FM.

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