Common Knowledge #8 travels to Heerlen in collaboration with Betawerk. You are invited to the Betahuis on 23 April for an evening that dives deep into the usefulness of the Internet for creative professionals.
Show, share and sell your work online. Easier said than done. Starting at 19:00 six speakers present different views and cases about the internet as a tool for professionals. The possibilities on the world wide web are diverse, but they have to be used effectively and in the right way. The evening talks touch upon these possibilities and present how ‘showing, sharing and selling’ are put into practice online. Common Knowledge #8 is free of charge and open to all. Please note that most presentations will be in Dutch. The first presentation starts at 19h. For more information visit common-knowledge.co
Jussi Megens | Social Media Manager | DaWanda.nl
DaWanda offers creative designers a platform where they can present their handmade products to a wide audience. In 2006 they started as an online marketplace for unique handmade design. You can find more than two million individual products on the website, which can be purchased directly from the designer and/or maker. In about 250.000 DaWanda ‘shops’, creatives offer their products ‘made with love’. On average, the website has about 18 million visitors per month.
Willem Wigman | Web developer | e-tailors.nl
Willem Wigman is working as a freelancer since 2006. Since January 2014 he is co-owner of E-tailors, a new company that specifically focuses on services related to e-commerce. Giving advice and supporting companies from beginning to end with setting up and maintaining online shops. Willem studied Communication and Multimedia Design in Maastricht. He worked as a freelance web developer and online marketing expert (for various advertisement-agencies and own clients). Two years ago he decided to focus entirely on e-commerce.
Jeroen van Loon | Digital Media Artist | Life Needs Internet
The projects of Jeroen van Loon are at the intersection of technology and contemporary culture. His fascination revolves around the (non-) impact of digital technology in our society. In his work he documents and visualizes digital culture, both online and offline. Van Loon received a Master in Design for Digital Cultures in 2010 at the School of Arts in Utrecht. His graduation project From Digital To Analogue was labeled as one of the most innovative projects of 2010 by Bright Magazine and in 2012 and 2014 he gave a short TEDx talk about his project Life Needs Internet.
Marc Bosch | Social Media Expert | Twitter.com/Marc2B
Marc Bosch has specialized in the strategic use of social media. In 1992 he started his own marketing consultancy and has been working in the field ever since. For 5 years he worked in Amsterdam as a strategic account planner at the international Business-to-Business communications agency Anderson & Lembke. He also specialized in concept development, briefing and international advertising. His own agency M4B works for several clients in the leisure, arts and music industry. Marc has been into the internet for more than 20 years and launched the Limburg Wide Web Award competition in 2000.
Somewhere.com | this presentation is in English
Somewhere’s team loves coffee, misses Sydney’s beaches, and are obsessed with blending strategic, design and technology thinking to solve problems that matter. They manage the creatives and their e work published on Somewhere, a platform for people to explore, share and celebrate their work.