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Vote for House Party: SXSW

It's that time of the year again! We try very hard here at House Party to stay updated on all of the current trends and technologies that'll make our platform and company the best it can be for YOU! The past three years we've had the amazing opportunity to head down to Austin, TX for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival and learned a ton about how we can improve our products. This year, a few of us submitted proposals to have a role at the festival and share some of our expertise with the SXSW community. It would be a huge honor and privilege for any of us to get selected - and there's a way you can help! SXSW gives the people the power by allowing a percentage of the selection process to come from community votes. So, we're asking for a huge favor - visit our page, take a look at our proposals - and vote for us if you think we're on to something! VOTE HERE:

* Peter Storck - All Earned Media is Not Created Equal & How to Drive the Most Powerful Word of Mouth (with Brad Fay)

Peter is the driving force behind all of the research that shows campaigns like House Parties are a good idea for brands. Like to party? Vote for Peter and he'll spread the word about why you guys are so good at what you do!

* Liz Tashik - Email is the new black: back and better than ever

Liz sends the emails around here and has been doing it for some time now. Liz is constantly keeping up with email trends, finding ways to get the right messages to the right people, and learning about all of the technical stuff that goes on behind the scenes. Hate spam? Vote for Liz and she'll spread the word on how to send emails the right way.

* Mike Hermus - Reality Advertising: Rule the world (of Marketing)

As the Chief Product & Technology Officer, Mike stays updated on the latest ways to advertise our parties and products. He's currently exploring ways to authentically advertise to consumers by showing the services and products through the eyes of their true fans (you guys!). Hate bad advertising? Vote for Mike!

* Kerry Lyons -What makes women (advocates) tick

Kerry is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at House Party, a wife and a mother of 5. She knows how powerful a woman's voice can be and she wants to share her own ideas and research findings about how women can be so instrumental in supporting companies they believe in. Are you a woman or do you know any? Vote for Kerry!

* Brian Slattery (with Michael Mann) - A Time To Unlock Social

Brian is the Social Media Director at House Party - so he is constantly talking to you via Facebook, Twitter, this blog, and developing the strategy to best engage everyone through all of our social channels. It's a role he's been in for a while, and he'd love to discuss with others at SXSW the best strategies to efficiently and effectively do his job. Use Facebook, Twitter or any other social channel? Vote for Brian!

Love House Party? Then vote for us all! It's easy to vote - visit any of the links above, quickly make an account (just name, email and password needed to get started), and give us a thumbs up!

Attending these conferences helps us learn how to better serve you, our loyal community. So by helping us out now, you'll definitely reap some of the rewards when we're back and we'll be sure to document the adventure right here on our blog!

Thank you so much for taking a minute to help us out - we really appreciate it!

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