Archive for May, 2008

Second Life News: Grand Opening of New Nonprofit Island May 28th

May 28th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Khrys Kanto Nonprofit ventures are not only alive and well in Second Life; they’re thriving. The Grand Opening of Aloft Nonprofit Commons takes place Wednesday, May 28th, and this will mark the second island launched by, an organization exclusively serving nonprofits and NGOs.

Real Life Locations in Second Life: A Look at the London Sim

May 28th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Dexi Moulliez There is nothing more exciting for me than wandering through SL and finding new and amazing places. And it’s even better when I get to share my findings with all of you. Have you ever had one of those days in your real life job where everything you do is wrong, so […]

SL entrepreneur Profile: Zaplock Riggles, “Customer service is more than words on paper.”

May 28th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

By Sigimund Leominster, News Editor If ever proof were needed that Second Life entrepreneurs can achieve a measure of success in a relatively short amount of time, Zaplock Riggles is a case study to consider. After less than 2 months in the Metaverse, Zaplock has researched, tested, and now sold no fewer than two products. […]

Second Life News: Working Worlds Virtual Career Fair – May 29th

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster, News Editor On Thursday May 29th, 2008, GAX Technologies will host the second Working Worlds Career Fair in Second Life. The aim is to provide an online venue for job seekers wanting to work in the Benelux countries; Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Some of the biggest corporate employees in Europe will […]

Second Life News: Virtual Conference Explores New Frontiers in Language Learning

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

SLanguages 2008 is a 24 hour multilingual conference to celebrate and investigate the use of 3D virtual worlds for language education. The conference will be held within Second Life allowing the participants to exchange ideas and share experiences simultaneously around the world. The online conference is free to attend and includes talks, workshops, discussions and […]

Second Life News: Real Life Concert Brought to Second Life May 27

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Shava Nerad On Tuesday, May 27th, Boston NPR radio affiliate station WGBH 89.7 will bring the phenomenal pianist Jeremy Denk into Second Life® to perform a live concert, in ‘GBH’s Boston studios, onto the web, and streamed into SL — and SL Entrepreneur will be reporting live from Boston and in Second Life.

Second Life Business: Only 10% of Real Life Businesses Succeed in Second Life

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Business

By Sigimund Leominster, News Editor In a recent report by Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company based in Stamford CT, analysts suggest that 90% of businesses who try to set up a presence in Second Life fail within 18 months. In a press release dated 15th May, 2008, Gartner VP Steve Prentice […]

Second Life Traffic Report – Top 10 SL Locations, Midnight Reflections Put You In The Mood

May 18th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

Compiled by Avarie Parker Last week’s top contenders held steady, claiming the majority of this weeks top 10. There are a few new hot spots including Mauve and Midnight Reflections. Mauve is bustling with residents unpacking all their shopping bags in the public sandbox. Thrilling. Midnight Reflections, on the other hand, is much more interesting. […]

Second Life Business: Advice to the Avatars

May 14th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Business

By Cheyenne Palisades I have a small fashion business that is beginning to thrive. My designs have received favorable reviews in fashion magazines and I’m considering a move to a light prim sim. I met a wonderful man three weeks ago in world and we are SL engaged. He has been pressuring me to make […]

Second Life Style: Entrepreneur Mimi Juneau Shares Private Paradise

May 14th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Profiles

By Satu Gustafson Last month, SLentrepreneur readers had the chance to gain insights into the business philosophy and tactics of SL retailer Mimi Juneau