This is the story that I originally posted to my Posterous. It’s reprinted here for your convenience.
Is your startup launching a new product at SxSW Interactive 2011? Introducing a new offering? Want to create some buzz around your brand? Then I’ve got a deal for you…Five of us–Pat Ramsey (@pat_ramsey), Alex Jones (@baldman), Jeremy Arntz (@jeremya), Simon Salt (@incslinger), and myself (@myerman)–will be wearing kilts at SxSW Interactive. We’re basically doing it to have a bit of fun, and because we know we’ll get attention for doing it–and we love getting attention, that’s just the way it goes.So we thought to ourselves, “Selves, we’re doing this anyway, and being the kind of guys who would pull a stunt like this, why not see if there’s a company out there who would be willing to sponsor the fun!?!” So here we are, at your service.All of us are geeks–we’re programmers, gadget heads, tinkerers, or what have you–so we can easily communicate the value prop of your whiz-bang with ease and fluency (let’s see a booth babe do THAT!). Each of us also has a fairly large social network on both Twitter and Facebook, giving us quite a good reach for whatever we’re doing a Five Geeks in Kilts.So, if you’d like to have five geeky spokespersons for your new product launch, your SXSW event, a new book, or anything else that needs attention, then come talk to me. We plan on having a lot of fun during Interactive, hanging out with great people and providing your brand/product/company with the positive, fun exposure it needs among a very influential group of people.We can make sure that any photos taken of us, blogger interviews, or what have you, are tagged in specific ways on Twitter or Facebook to give your product, company, or brand maximum exposure during Interactive. We can also work within any reasonable constraints you have vis-a-vis events that offer us free booze. Heh.If you’re interested, use the contact form on the right.UNBIFURCATED IS THE WAY TO GO!