Archive for May, 2009

Second Life News: Manhattan Group Begins Active Recruiting in Second Life

May 19th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

Manhattan Group, a recruitment company specializing in hospitality jobs, has been around in Second Life for about a year. After introducing a “passive” office simply designed to showcase their services, they have redesigned their office and are now actively recruiting in Second Life. Manhattan Group’s CEO John Ortner (Johng Baxter in-world) has always been keen […]

Second Thoughts On Second Life: ‘The Unofficial Guide to Building Your Business in the Second Life Virtual World’

May 19th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Real Life in Second Life

By Compe Lockwood Molaskey’s is one of the best pubs I’ve never seen. Or should I say, never seen in real life. But in Second Life, the cyber pub is the equivalent to the mythical Cheers bar – “You’ve got to go where everyone knows your name” – and this includes avatars. This Second Life […]

Protecting Your Property in Second Life: Keeping the Shirt on Your Back

May 19th, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Sigmund Leominster There are two elements of the Second Life® virtual world that make it more than “just a game;” the ability to create items and the ability to sell them. In fact, these elements form the basis for a virtual economy where goods are exchanged for monetary units – in this case the […]

Second Life Machinima Video Report: Draxtor Despres Examines RL Relationships in SL

May 19th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Draxtor interviews Dareth Denimore, a sociology student at Cambridge University in the UK. Dareth just completed a survey on relationships in SL and, in the process, talked to over 200 avatars about their habits when it comes to relationships and virtual relations.

Second Life News: Fashion Awards Accepting Nominations

May 7th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

The Merovingi Fashion Awards (MFA) is known throughout the grid for being the preeminent Second Life fashion designer award for excellence in craftsmanship and creativity.  SL residents are invited to nominate their favorite designers in 5 categories by August 7th. Full instructions are included below.  Simply visit the Merovingi offices at Nominations are being […]

Second Life News: TLE organizes VE Day memorial in Second Life®

May 6th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

The Learning Experience organizes a special day of events in memorial of World Ward II Veterans on May 9th 2009. Events will include a poetry contest, music and a lecture by holocaust survivor Fanny Starr. This all will take place at the TLE War Memorial Wall, a place dedicated to the remembrance of war veterans.

SL Profile: Lissa Maertens “Don’t worry about your traffic numbers and don’t use bots!”

May 6th, 2009  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

by Sigmund Leominster You don’t just have a meeting with Lissa Maertens; you have an experience. Words like ‘driven,’ ‘hyper’ and ‘manic’ spring to mind – and can it be coincidental that there’s only one tiny letter between manic and maniac? Perhaps her effusiveness is simply a symptom of her whirlwind lifestyle which is centered […]

Second Thoughts On Second Life: Honest Abe is Alive Again in Land of Lincoln

May 6th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Real Life in Second Life

by Compe Lockwood “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth – the Internet!” Okay Abraham Lincoln never said that. But he can today. Just ask his avatar. (Abe Lincoln in Second Life with SLENTRE reporter CompE Lockwood.) Honest Abe is alive again in Land of Lincoln; Second Life’s sim of artifacts, documents […]

Second Life Traffic Report: May’s Prom Season Hits SL with Dancing and Formal Wear

May 6th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report

Compiled by Avarie Parker This month, a new club has blasted it’s way on the charts taking over the coveted #1 position. Phat Cats Jazz Club, fashioned after the perenially popular Frank’s Place, requires avatars to sport formal wear on the dance floor. The club is packed at all hours with couples and lone avatars […]