Archive for April, 2008

SL Business: “Women in Biz” – Meet Rolig Loon

April 30th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Business, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

By Cybergrrl Oh Getting to Know Rolig Loon, Clothing Designer “I started about ten months ago, making simple things like T-shirts for myself. They were pretty bad, but the experience piqued my imagination,” says Rolig Loon, a clothing designer who opened her first in-world shop on Elysian Isle and has recently opened a second, larger […]

MetaLIFE: A Social Networking Platform for Second Life

April 30th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Sigmund Leominster Robbie Kiama wants your Second Life to be a sharing, caring experience. But he’s not a New Age guru promoting the “wholeness of Being” and some vague “Oneness with the Metaverse.”  He’s a savvy entrepreneur with a simple idea. When he first contacted me at the end of February 2008, he offered […]

Second Life Jobs Editorial: Second Life Camping, “The upside”

April 24th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Jobs

By Enoch Wozniak, Founder of The Society of Enoch Camping in SL refers to the act of keeping an avatar in one location or on a particular piece of property for a period of time in exchange for pay or products. It is a very common means of making money in SL and many people […]

Second Life Jobs: Response to SLENTRE.COM’s Editorial, The Case Against Camping

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

By Avarie Parker There has been a recent complaint regarding the camping editorial  published in SLentrepreneur Magazine. I would very much like to give opponents of the views expressed by the writers of this publication a forum in which to express their own opinions and views. It is in the spirit of open and uncensored […]

Second Life News: Mark Kingdon is new Linden Lab® Chief Executive Officer

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

By Sigmund Leominster On Tuesday 22nd April, 2008, Linden Lab chairman, Philip Rosedale, announced that beginning May 15th, Mark Kingdon will be acting CEO of the company. According to Rosedale, “He is a person with the rare and unusual combination of business leadership, creativity, and passion for Second Life® that we were looking for.” Kingdon […]

SLENTRE.COM Traffic Report – Weekly Top 10 Destinations in Second Life

April 9th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

Compiled by Avarie Parker Looking for the top hot spots in the vast world of Second Life? Here’s a down and dirty list of the most popular locations in SL–a diverse group offering residents everything from dancing under the stars to lessons on scripting to dark roleplay. What you won’t find at these sims are […]

Virtual Worlds Conference 2008 – Notes From A Road Warrior

April 9th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Avarie Parker and Brian Regan The Virtual World Conference 2008 just wrapped up in NYC, running April 3-4. The conference presented 2 full days of sessions aimed at “leading media, consumer entertainment, youth brands and agencies” and helping them “understand how to monetize their intellectual property using virtual worlds.” SLENTRE.COM was fortunate enough to […]

SLENTRE.COM SL500 Free Report Published

April 6th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Updates

SLENTRE.COM SL500 List is HERE! ( The SLENTRE.COM SL500 list is now available for download to those who have subscribed to SLentrepreneur Magazine. If you have received this email, you are the first to get this free report hot off the press. Included in the report are the top 500 destinations in SL for the […]

SL entrepreneur Profile : Mimi Juneau, “I collect the nicest things you can find in SL, all in one shop”

April 6th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

By Satu Gustafson Getting started After watching her husband and sons regularly play World of Warcraft and Star Wars, and after reading about Second Life in the papers, curiosity got the better of Mimi Juneau and she thought she might try and have fun in a virtual world herself. After joining SL in July 2006, […]

Second Life News : Big Blue and Linden Lab Announce “Corporate Worlds” Project

April 6th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster Imagine your boss asking you to spend more time in Second Life at work. For full pay. This may sound like a fantasy for SL devotees who risk the occasional trip in-world while huddled in an office cubicle. But a new joint project between “Big Blue” and Linden Lab may offer these […]