Archive for March, 2008

Second Life Business: Advice to the Avatars

March 30th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Business

Cheyenne Palisades Answers Your Second Life Business Questions I’m a partner in a successful artisan cheese (yes, there are artisan cheeses!) importing and distributing business with a successful website. I know large multinational corporations are investing in Second Life, but what can virtual worlds like SL offer my small company? — Gruyere

SL News: SL Art Auction to benefit Nonprofit Commons Project

March 30th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Avarie Parker Glimmer’s Gaze Photography has organized a silent auction ending April 15th at noon SLT and the highest bidder will walk away with 8 unique images inspired by the work of RL artist Spencer Tunick. Examples of his work can be found here:

SL News: Opening of International Justice Commons Capped by an Address by Kofi Annan

March 26th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

By Shava Nerad Luis Moreno Ocampo, in person as his Second Life avatar Luis MorenoOcampo, addressed a crowd of residents at the International Justice Center, last Thursday: “How do you believe we can use this [Second Life] system to improve understanding of this idea and mobilize people and resources in the world to protect those […]

Second Life TV: MBC, “We’re going to be doing a show called Beauty and the Newb”

March 26th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Sigmund Leominster Following a press release from the Wilder Public Relations Firm, SLentrepreneur took a trip to meet with Robustus Hax and ClaudeVon Streeter of the Metaverse Broadcasting Company. Robustus has been a Second Life resident since 2/1/2007 and is now the CEO of MBC, which, according to him, is “an internet television station […]

SL News: Linden Lab® Announce New Brand Center – Gearing For IPO?

March 26th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster Early on Monday 24th March, 2008, Linden Lab’s official blog posted a link to their new Brand Center. Described as information on “how Residents can promote their own brands, products and activities in the Second Life world and use appropriate logos to enhance their message,” residents and journalists can now learn how […]

Reality Check: “The world ‘outside’ may often view SL and its inhabitants with skepticism, hostility, and mockery”

March 23rd, 2008  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Eric S. Gregory (Reality Check is an in-depth look at how Real world media portrays virtual worlds such as Second Life, Eric S. Gregory holds a Masters degree in English Literature and has specialized in literary theory and criticism.) In 1995, then Vice President Al Gore spoke of the imminent internet revolution as an […]

Second Life News : Wanted: CEO for Linden Labs – Must Love People

March 23rd, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster In an interview with Reuters last Thursday 20th March, the recently resigned CEO of Linden Labs, Philip Rosedale, announced that they will be looking outside the company for their new CEO. What is significant is that he has also issued a carte blanche for the new hire to make changes to the […]

Second Life Jobs? Free SL Job Postings at SLENTRE.COM

March 23rd, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Jobs

Looking for a Second Life Job? Check out WWW.SLENTRE.COM’s new FREE classified ad postings. You can search jobs and post your SL resume for FREE! SLentrepreneur Magazine is hiring for several Second Life Jobs such as writer/reporter, Public Relations personnel and Distribution Managers. All Second Life Job positions are paid based upon prior experience but […]

Second Life News: Second Life Founder and CEO Rosedale steps down.

March 19th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

After founding Second Life and Linden Lab in 1999, CEO Philip Rosedale is stepping down to make way for a candidate with more practical managerial experience.

SL entrepreneur Profile : Riddik Straaf on SL Money, “To keep it in-world is easier.”

March 19th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

Riddik Straaf began his Second Life in May 2007. Although nine months in real life seems like a fairly short span, SL time is more compressed, and the rapid learning curve means that he is a long-term resident. He works as Realtor for Viking Estates and Realty, but as an entrepreneur, Riddik is involved in […]