Weekend Briefs: 5-14-11 Edition

We know you can’t get enough PRBC and so….something to chew on as you’re enjoying the weekend edition of the paper and a nice, unhurried bagel. We hope you enjoy!

See the People and Hear the Ideas Shaping the Future of the Web

ReadWriteWeb is continuing its tradition of smart and interactive live gatherings with our most ambitious event to date: the 2WAY Summit. The event will feature two energizing and interactive components that will bring our influential audience together for two days of electrifying main stage and breakout content. Speakers include Andy Carvin, Jason Calacanis, Danah Boyd, Nick Denton, Baratunde Thurston, Mike McCue and many more.

PR Breakfast members can receive 50% off any ticket level. Simply use this link when registering and the discount will automatically be applied.

Sitting is Killing You

Data on the “Social Ask”

This particular story got a nice pickup but is definitely still interesting and worth repeating:  How many times a day are you asked to engage with a person or brand on social media? All our favorite things – from menus to billboards these “social asks” are everywhere.More than 3.34 million mentions were recorded over a one-month period of “asks” on social media internationally, according to new data compiled by social media consultant and Sevans Strategy owner Sarah Evans and marketing technology and solutions provider Alterian.

New Business & Marketing Podcast

Brought to you by Alexis Stack  the Digital Stiletto podcast will bring you a weekly 30 minute connection with a business influencer from the marketing & sales vertical.  New this week – Guy Kawasaki & Enchantment. You can find the site here and RSS feed to the podcasts here.