Dell in SL: One Year Later

As I landed on that title for my presentation at Metaverse07 this coming Monday, I thought it would be an appropriate one for an update here, too.  Yes, it’s been almost exactly one year since Dell Island launched to the public in the virtual world of Second Life.  … READ MORE

Laura Pevehouse November 20, 2007

My Thoughts on the WOMMA Summit

Earlier this week, I went to Las Vegas to be part of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) Summit 2007. Part of the reason I went was to be a speaker there. The other reason was to meet up with some old friends and to make some … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 18, 2007

A New Look for Direct2Dell & IdeaStorm

Over the weekend, both Direct2Dell and IdeaStorm will get a facelift.  With this change, we will join the Dell Community Forum and StudioDell in sharing a new design for a more consistent look and feel across your Dell community experience.  These changes will affect Direct2Dell English, Chinese and Spanish … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 16, 2007

What Does Green Mean to You?

To provide a visual representation of the Dell activities that Collin blogged about, here’s a video tour of part of the Dell booth. Sean Donahue from the Dell team and Jena Thompson from The Conservation Fund take you on a tour. View VideoFormat: flvDuration: After this entry, we’ll … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 12, 2007

Seth Godin Was Right

You may have seen Seth Godin’s recent post about a Dell Small Business e-mail update that caused some discussion in the blogosphere. Kami Huyse asked us about it when she was here for the Social Media Club workshop that happened earlier this week. While many of our customers … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 9, 2007

Treehugger’s Collin Dunn to Guest Blog on Direct2Dell

Next week, I’m pleased to welcome Collin Dunn from TreeHugger as our first guest blogger. This will all happen next week in San Francisco at Oracle OpenWorld 2007, where Michael Dell will be one of the keynotes on Wednesday. Collin will be there reporting for TreeHugger (and this won’t be just … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 9, 2007

Dell Still Committed to Ubuntu

Some of you have been asking me about the Inquirer's recent story that we were dumping support for Ubuntu in the U.K. Let me just get this out of the way—the Inquirer was wrong. Now to be fair, the Inquirer did publish an update story after speaking with Dell—more on … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 7, 2007

Dell Shares: Our Investor Relations Team Joins the Blogosphere

Today Dell Shares, our Investor Relations blog, went live. Since we launched Direct2Dell in July last year I’ve gotten requests from individual investors to talk about financial topics more often on Direct2Dell, and apart from blogging about our preliminary Q2 earnings release, I steered clear of financial discussion … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca November 1, 2007

New Categories: IdeaStorm & Ideas in Action

Today, we’re launching two new categories on Direct2Dell: IdeaStorm and Ideas in Action. Over the past several months we’ve heard from customers and from several folks like Mack Collier that we should strengthen the ties between Direct2Dell and IdeaStorm. In the IdeaStorm category, you’ll hear from folks like … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca October 30, 2007

My Thoughts on the Global High Tech Summit

Last week, I attended Microsoft’s Global High Tech Summit in San Jose to give folks an overview of Dell’s experience since we tried to enter the conversation. I tried to talk about some of the progress we’ve made in the digital media space, the challenges we continue to face and what I … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca October 29, 2007
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