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Frohe Weihnachten

Das sixgroups Team wünscht allen Freunden, Mitgliedern und Geschäftspartnern ein gesegnetes Weihnachtsfest. Wir werden die nächsten Tage ein wenig kürzer treten und neue Kraft tanken. Wir freuen uns, euch endlich das Projekt, an welchem wir die letzten Monate hauptsächlich gearbeitet haben, zu zeigen.

Basierend auf unserer Communitylösung haben wir zusammen mit dem Hamburger Verlag Gruner und Jahr Anfang dieser Woche  das vertikale Netzwerk Schöner Essen gelauncht. Es ist noch sehr früh und wir sind mit dem Testen und Reparieren 😉 der Site beschäftigt, aber in ein paar Monaten soll Schoener Essen viele Blogs aus dem Foodbereich zusammenbringen und euch mit den Rezepten der besten Food Websites versorgen.

Schaut es euch doch einmal über die Feiertage an, wir sind dankbar für jedes Feedback. Alle kochbegeisterten Foodies sollten natürlich auf jeden Fall die Site im Auge behalten.

Habt ein wunderbares Weihnachtsfest und einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr. Euer sixgroups Team

Andy, Jo, Jan, Helge und Philipp at the infect09

infect09Philipp will present our new social media solution for businesses at the infect09 tomorrow today! The two day conference is about to happen in Düsseldorf and will attract a fine audience of marketing professionals. The conference topic is viral marketing.

The BarCamp has left the building.

The second BarCamp in Hamburg was one of this year’s pleasant surprises. From the good management, the roomy location and the really delicious catering to the interesting sessions it succeeded in motivating its participants. But then again, the latter may be connected. Who wants to meet on an empty stomach?
The only issue was that the initial timetable was a bit ambitious starting with breakfast at 8:30 h. It resulted in a reschedule of the key note to 10:30 h. Seems like the web crowd cannot be convinced to show up that early on a weekend.

The sessions covered a wide range of topics i.e. viral marketing of a community, writing and publishing books, Barack Obama’s online campaign and even fun sessions like analyzing cat communities (lolcats anyone?).

A novelty was the high demand for tech-topics like server scalability, load-balancing and the alike. One of these sessions even had to change rooms and in the end filled the first 4 rows of the main room.

The statistics of the Livecommunity of the BarCamp speak for themselves: A BarCamp is a TwitterCamp. Over the course of the event 2269 tweets showed up, making #bchh08 a trending topic on and even beating Berlin’s Webexpo 2008 who lead to 1910 tweets (running 3 days). More statistics can be found on the blog of one of the organizers.

This BarCamp really raised the bar for the next ones to come.
In short: See you all next year!

Hey there’s a barcamp in town!

On the weekend of November 22nd the second Barcamp Hamburg will take place. After last year’s success this year’s barcamp will be hosted at OTTO Hamburg.

This time the (un)conference will be supported by a Livecommunity. While the registration for the event is done with mixxt, the barcamp team chose a Livecommunity to display the activity of the barcamp community during and after the event. The Livestream will be displayed on three big screens at the location.
Additionally the Livecommunity will appear on topic-related websites and enables visitors to contribute and discuss the media related to the barcamp that shows up on the web (i.e. articles, photos, videos, tweets published with the official tag „bchh08“).
If you are a blogger or if you have a website that centers on one of the topics of the barcamp or web 2.0 in general feel free to put the Livecommunity of the Barcamp Hamburg 2 to your website (note the Livecommunity-bar at the top of this blog). The javascript code-snippet can be found on the widget page.

We are looking forward to participating in interesting sessions.

See you at  Barcamp Hamburg 2!

Web 2.0 Expo Europe started. Join the conversation.

The Web 2.0 Expo Europe started today. You can follow the event by watching their Backchannel, which aggregates all the messages from Twitter, pictures from Flickr and blogposts. It is great to see how much feedback is genereted through these channels. Take a look by clicking in the top bar at this blog. You can also get part of the conversation by integrating the  Livecommunity on your website. It is really easy.


The Livecommunity for the Web 2.0 Expo shows everyone who is currently online on the Web 2.0 Expo sites and its partnersites (e.g. on your website). You can chat with other visitors and discover resources which are related to this cool event. Imagine the visitors of your website can talk to people on or – its possible with the Livecommunity.

The Livestream is the backchannel for the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin. It includes

  • Chat-messages and discussions
  • Community-activity
  • Photos, videos, blogposts, RSS, Tweets

How will your content appear in the Livestream?

  • Post image or video URLs directly into your message and the corresponding media will be embedded in your post.
  • Tag your content on Flickr, YouTube, etc. with the tags of this community: w2eb, web2expo europe, web2expo
  • Use web2expo, #w2e, w2eb, web2expoeu, web2expoeu08 in your Tweets and they will appear in the Livestream as well.

Your benefits of becoming a partnersite in the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin Community:

  • Get traffic from the Web 2.0 Expo Community
  • Get a link back to your site from every activity that happens on your website
  • Show your visitors what is going on at the Web 2.0 Expo


Copy this code just before the closing </body> tag at the end of your website code.

<script type=”text/javascript” src=””></script>
<div id=”sgBarContainer”><span style=”font: 9px Arial, sans-serif; color: #ccc; “>Livecommunity powered by <a style=”font: 9px Arial, sans-serif; color: #ccc; ” href=”” title=”eigene Community erstellen”></a></span>
<script type=”text/javascript”>if(sg){sg.addWidget({type: “sgBar”, vposition: “fixed”});}</script>

Your Livecommunity will be integrated immediately into your website but will need approval from the administrator of the community. This may take some minutes.

CommunitySummit in Hamburg

CommunitySummit took place in Hamburg this week. The two day conference featured all questions about community management, community building and controlling. 80 experts from various community related media and consulting companies as well as from start-ups discussed and met in a pleasant setting. The event is hosted by KongressMedia.
We had the possibility to present our concept to the experts panel. Here is our 3 minute presentation: – CommunityIgnite, Hamburg, 30.09.2008

Growth is exciting…. proud to serve web2.0 Expo

As you might have noticed, we have had connectivity issues on Monday and also partly on Tuesday. This is partly due to the fact that we are hosting two premium Livecommunities at the moment: Apart from the European Online Marketing Conference OMD which has been online for a few weeks already we are now providing a Livecommunity for THE ULTIMATE web2.0 conference, the web2.0 Expo NewYork!

Thanks to talks with the web2.0 organizers at O’Reilly by our advisor Stowe Boyd, we are able to provide the community network on crowdvine with an enhanced conference version of The Livestream is aggregating Tweets, Flickr photos, blogposts and YouTube videos tagged w2e_NY08 or web2expo a. Until today we already aggregated more than 1500 tweets related to the conference, as well as a bunch of other interesting resources. Continue reading ‚Growth is exciting…. proud to serve web2.0 Expo‘

Frogster Virtual World Camp

Virtual Worlds CampWe are happy to present the event Virtual World Camp and support it with a Livecommunity.

The Virtual World Camp is organized by Frogster in occasion of their award as one of „365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas„.

The Event takes place on 24th of September, starting 11:00 a.m.

Location: Hardenbergstraße 9a, 10623 Berlin

Livecommunity for VielMehr Conference will be sponsor of „VielMehr – Interdisziplinäre Fachtagungen“, an interdisciplinary conference covering „Mensch & Computer“ (human and computer), „DeLFI“ (e-learning), „Cognitive Design“, and „Usability Professionals“. VielMehr is organized by Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), the German Chapter of the ACM (GACM), and the German Chapter of the Usability Professionals‘ Association (GC-UPA). The conference is hosted by the University of Lübeck and the University of Applied Sciences Lübeck and will be held from September 7th to September 10th 2008.

The Livecommunity on will aggregate everything happening on major web 2.0 media services (Twitter, flickr, Technorati, et. al.) related to the conference. Just join the VielMehr community and tag your photos, videos, and blogposts with “vielmehr08” and use the Twitter hashtag #vielmehr08 to make your media appear on the website. We hope to provide a service that will add to the overall experience of the conference and foster communication and interaction among its visitors. The Livecommunity will also close the gap between people who can not attend and the conference event.

As is conference sponsor you can meet us there demonstrating the Livecommunity on September 8th (Hörsaalzentrum, stand 9). See you in Lübeck!

Online-Marketing-Düsseldorf connects visitors and exhibitors with Livecommunity

The Online Marketing Düsseldorf (OMD) takes place in Dusseldorf on September 17th and 18th, 2008. With its wide-ranging exhibition offering for the digital marketing economy, including congress, workshops and specials, the fair has emerged as one of the most important platforms in the online marketing industry. In 2007 there were more than 250 exhibitors and more than 11.000 visitors.

Djure Meinen of 50hz who is in charge of the social media activities of the Online Marketing Düsseldorf installed the Livecommunity on their official blog theME08 to connect visitors and exhibitors of the fair. Furthermore the Livestream aggregates all media related to the fair which is posted to flickr, sevenload and blogs (Technorati).

Twitterers please use #OMD or #theme08 as hashtags, media and blogpostst should be tagged theme08.

Sites integrating the theme08 Livecommunity so far:

Join the community now.