The Lanyrd Blog

Speaking tips, conference news, site updates

Get more out of SXSW Interactive 2013 with Lanyrd

For the third year running, we present Lanyrd’s unofficial schedule planner for SXSW Interactive 2013 in Austin. Going to SXSW? Read on. Not going? Take a look anyway!

Posted at 3:02pm on 27th February 2013 by Lanyrd Team

Build your event’s speaker list and schedule with Lanyrd, LinkedIn and Twitter

We’ve made it even easier to put together the speaker list and schedule for your event, with a completely new design for our speaker and schedule editors. If you can’t find a speaker on Lanyrd you can now create them a profile by searching Twitter or LinkedIn.

Posted at 1:32pm on 6th February 2013 by Lanyrd Team

Welcome, Alby Barber

Today we welcome Alby Barber, client-side developer and child television star, to the team here at Lanyrd.

Posted at 2:55pm on 21st January 2013 by Lanyrd Team

Use Lanyrd and LinkedIn to get more out of professional events and conferences

Sign in to Lanyrd with LinkedIn to get event recommendations (and more) based on your LinkedIn connections and professional profile. Also just launched: a new dashboard, a brand new homepage and a whole host of tools for better managing your Lanyrd profile.

Posted at 1:08pm on 26th November 2012 by Lanyrd Team

Lanyrd’s Big Move

Last week we pulled off two major changes to the infrastructure which runs Lanyrd, and both with no downtime - but what exactly did we do, and why?

Posted at 2:43pm on 13th November 2012 by Andrew Godwin

Scheduled maintenance planned for Tuesday 6th November

We will be putting Lanyrd into read-only mode for a two hours on the morning of Tuesday 6th November from 10am GMT (2am PST, 5am EST).

Posted at 12:58pm on 30th October 2012 by Lanyrd Team

Project Guinea Pig: dConstruct feature preview

We're trialling some new features for meeting new people and co-ordinating with old friends. If you're at Dconstruct in Brighton today, here's how you can get involved.

Posted at 10:02am on 7th September 2012

Lanyrd: the early days

To celebrate our second birthday: for the first time in one place, we've put together a collection of tweets, photos and notes that document the unconventional birth of our little startup. When we started Lanyrd as a side-project on honeymoon in Casablanca we had no idea how far it would go! This is the honest story of the stresses and strains of rapidly launching a project into the world.

Posted at 12:15pm on 3rd September 2012 by Natalie Downe and Simon Willison

It's our second birthday!

How time flies... today is the two-year anniversary of our initial public launch, from a rented apartment in Casablanca on Natalie and Simon's honeymoon.

Posted at 6:05pm on 31st August 2012 by Lanyrd Team

Going to dConstruct? Help test our latest feature

We're trialling some nifty new functionality at dConstruct in Brighton next week. If you're attending that conference, you can start trying out our new "people you want to meet" feature today.

Posted at 9:58am on 31st August 2012 by Lanyrd Team

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