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#MySMCstory – Jessica Murray, Community Manager of Social Media Club

This is a post as part of our #MySMCStory campaign to capture personal and professional benefits received from participating in Social Media Club events across the globe. Learn how others members are benefiting from Social Media Club activities by following #mysmcstory hashtag on Twitter or following our Clubhouse blog for members stories like Jessica’s over the coming […]

#MySMCStory – Shauna Causey, President of SMC Seattle

This post is part of our #MySMCStory campaign to capture personal and professional benefits received from participating in Social Media Club events across the globe. Learn how others members are benefiting from Social Media Club activities by following #mysmcstory hashtag on Twitter or visit our Clubhouse blog for members stories like Shauna’s over the coming weeks. […]

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Social Media March Book Club Webinar Recap: Get Bold

Earlier this month we introduced our March Book Club title, Get Bold: Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business, by Sandy Carter. Thanks to our book club partner Pearson Publishing, we were able to send copies to several of our chapter leaders and Professional members to review on our behalf. Thank you to our reviewers Chris […]

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10 Social Media Rules Worth Breaking

I didn’t set out to be a social media rule-breaker. I’ve always been more of a teacher’s pet type, honestly. But the more I get to know what some in the social media industry are pushing as doctrine, the more rebellious I get.   Social media guidelines are nice, but there’s no reason to accept them […]

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Managing a Community: All in a Day’s Work

I used to think journalists were the supreme jacks of all trades. But then I did some research on community managers, and I think they might actually take the cake. That’s because a community manager is part brand ambassador, communicator and public face, internal connector, content writer, social media guru, and educator. Not all parts […]

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Would You Compromise Privacy for Your Dream Job?

Earlier this week, reports of job seekers being required to hand over private login information for such social networks as Facebook in order to be considered for employment spread across social channels and mainstream news outlets.  The privacy concerns seemed like a secondary thought with employers like the Maryland Department of Public Safety and the […]

#MySMCStory – Geoff Livingston, Author & Marketing Strategist

Our friend Geoff Livingston shares his Social Media Club story which started back in 2006-2007 when he helped to launch Social Media Club D.C.  “Geoff serves as vice president of strategic partnerships for Razoo, a series of regional online giving contests that unite communities to raise millions for local causes. He also started and sold […]

Social Media Clubhouse Newsletter (3/22/12)

#MYSMCSTORY: SHARING YOUR EXPERIENCES IN SOCIAL MEDIA CLUB Have you benefited personally or professionally from attending a Social Media Club event (Social Media Camps, Social Media Masters, Social Media Clubhouse, etc) or from participating in your local chapter?    Have you learned something new, met a lifelong friend or secured or client or job by […]

#MySMCStory – Nick Cicero of SMC Jacksonville

Today’s #MySMCStory comes from Nick Cicero, committee member of SMC Jacksonville, Florida. We recently interviewed Nick at Social Media Clubhouse 9 hosted in the IBM Future of Social Lounge at SxSW. Nick shares a little about his road trip to Austin via the Chevrolet competition which is raising money for Adopt-A-Classroom and how participating in […]