SMC New Hampshire: A Phoenix Rising from the Ashes

If you are struggling with your Social Media Club chapter after some early success, take heart: False starts are a recurring theme as I talk to clubs around the globe. Social Media Club New Hampshire is one of the latest Phoenix-rising-from-the-ashes stories. The chapter was reinvigorated in November 2010 after a lull of about four […]

Social Media Clubhouse News (May 2011)

SOCIAL MEDIA MASTERS KICKS OFF IN MINNEAPOLIS   Social Media Masters is launching an 11 city tour, beginning in Minneapolis, MN (USA) on June 8, 2011. We’re offering one (half day) or two (full day) workshop(s) lead by our Social Media Masters, Angie Schottmuller, Rich Mahn, Barbara Rozgonyi and Jeff Achen.   Each Master will help […]

Social Media Book Club May Selection: Curation Nation by Steven Rosenbaum

We are introducing our May Book of the Month, Curation Nation by Steven Rosenbaum.   Curation Nation being featured as our May title could not have come at a better time, as there have been some lengthy debates around paid content vs. free content and why context is more important than ever.  We asked ten […]

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What's Hot in Blogging: April 2011

The first Wednesday of every month, contributor Amy Phillips will recap what made waves in blogging for the previous month. This month was the month to for mommy blogs to talk about extreme couponing. Yes, you read that right- extreme couponing. It seems that our recession has spawned a hobby (obsession?) where people try to […]

Your Online Perception: Who Are You Really?

You know the nuances of your personality better than others. You know that when you’re quiet and focused at work it doesn’t mean “Go away, I don’t like you!”. You know that when you exclaim with surprise “Huh! You look really nice today” to your wife it doesn’t mean you think that she normally looks […]

Social Media and Celebrities: What Can We Learn?

We often talk about the ways in which businesses use social media to market their products. However, it might be just as interesting to look at the ways that celebrities use social media to market themselves. I decided to examine some of the more prominent cases and see what lessons can be taken away from […]