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Social Media, Protests, and Citizen Journalism

To keep with the pace of the news* this week, we’ve organized a flash meetup to talk about protest movements and citizen media. Join us for a timely and lively debate about Occupy, the Arab Spring, Wisconsin teacher’s strikes, and other citizen actions, including this week’s break-up of Occupy Miami. What role did social media and citizen media play in organizing and accelerating protest movements? What’s the relationship between citizen media and mainstream media? Please...

Rohit Bhargava Presents Likeonomics on August 9th, 2011

Join us for a great night featuring a conversation and networking with Rohit Bhargava, bestselling author, popular keynote speaker and influential marketing strategist at one of the world’s largest global marketing agencies. writer essay Picture by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid Rohit is a founding member of the 360 Digital Influence group at Ogilvy where he has led marketing strategy for clients including Intel, Pepsi, Lenovo, Seiko, Unilever, and dozens of others. He is the author of the best...

April 2011

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More Info About Tonight’s LinkedIn Event!

Over 100 registered to attend tonight’s event! Don’t get lost getting there, we’d really miss you. : ) So here’s some more details, including a request for all you iPhone users who are attending, DIRECTIONS to the event, and info about the AFTER-PARTY! IPHONE USER? Me, I have a Droid. So I’ll miss out on this bit of fun. But if you have an iPhone, please download the free Color app to your iPhone so we can share our photos and see how this “next generation”...

April Meeting Details: A LinkedIN Panel!

The Social Media Club, South Florida chapter’s monthly meeting for April is Tuesday, April 12, 2011. The topic of this month’s meeting is “LinkedIn: Oh, What’s The Use?” with a question-and-answer panel discussion about LinkedIn and it’s many wonders. All are welcome, and the meeting is free to attend, so if you’re in South Florida, we hope to see you there! If you’re not, or can’t attend the meeting and you’re on Twitter, watch the hashtag...

Mark Your Calendars For April 2011 Meeting!

Mark your calendar for our next meeting, Tuesday, April 12th! The topic is LinkedIn, the often overlooked, underutilized and mysterious social network that has just nevertheless grown to over 100 million users! We’re lining up another expert panel of speakers for this meeting. And as always, we alternate between Broward and Miami-Dade Counties for the meeting locations each month. So for April’s meeting we’re headed to Miramar in Broward. Enter your email address on the right to...

November 16, 2010: Tourism, Hospitality, and Social Media

Whether it’s checking out reviews on Yelp, posting travel plans on TripIt, or reaching out to a restaurant on Twitter, social media has become a key component in people’s decision making process as they plan their next vacation or even dinner reservations. Hospitality and tourism brands have responded by creating social media presences to engage guests, provide real-time customer service, address crisis situations, and build online communities around their brands. Join us for the SMCSF November...

Big Companies Get Real: The Importance of Community

I am honored to be moderating our Tuesday April 13 Social Media Club South Florida panel discussion entitled “Big Companies Get Real: The importance of Community” at FAU Auditorium at Broward College (2912 College Avenue, Davie). The event is FREE. One of the things that sparked this particular panel’s creation was the exceptional response to a crisis by @SeaWorld_Parks back in late-February.  At that time, we as a club felt our audience would enjoy hearing from an entity that...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Social Media in Education

This month’s meetup at Johnson & Wales University (1701 NE 127th St., N. Miami)  will explore the opportunities and challenges educational institutions face in terms of social media: customs writing - How to use social media to reach and keep in touch with alumni? - How to reach out to potential new students and their parents? - How to integrate social media for classroom learning? - How to teach about social media use and safety to students … and parents? - What about cyberbullying,...

SMCSF – March 2009 Meeting

The SMCSF March meeting was a great success! We held it at Joe’s Crab Shack in Lauderhill in Broward county in order to accommodate our more northern members (after all, we are the Social Media Club for all of South Florida!). We already had a great lineup planned with Toby Strebnik of Tilson Communications presenting Truly Nolen’s successful use of social media, and with Denise Sposato of H&R Block giving great tax tips just in time for filing. We were very pleased when Jay Berkowitz arranged...
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