How to Prepare for A Tech Conference: Checklist

Are you attending your first tech conference this year? Don’t forget the first rule of survival: Be prepared!   What to bring  A Notebook – Chances are you will be bringing your laptop, cell phone and maybe even an iPad. These devices all run on batteries, wifi and cellular service. Without one or the other you […]

Dr. Natalie Shares #MySMCStory from Social Media Clubhouse 9 in Austin

Today’s #MySMCStory comes from Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, President of Social Media Club Los Angeles.  We recently interviewed Dr. Natalie at Social Media Clubhouse 9 hosted from the IBM Future of Social Lounge at SxSW.   Dr. Natalie shares the personal and professional impacts she received since participating in Social Media Club Los Angeles,  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQwB7e9QEpM&w=560&h=315] […]

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#MySMCstory – Daniel Tan of Social Media Club Kuala Lumpur

This is a guest post by Social Media Club Kuala Lumpur member Daniel Tan 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 […]

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Segmentation is dead, the interest graph killed it

During a recent discussion at work (Sailthru) my colleague Amy declared “segmentation is dead”. It’s something that struck me as a really important statement because I think she’s right, and it’s the interest graph that killed it. We’re living in an age where every click we make, every site we visit can be tracked and […]

Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages

  Get ready! Facebook Pages are about to go through another major overhaul. It doesn’t even seem like it’s been that long since the last bigchange; in fact, most of us were just starting to get comfortable with the old Pages. Well, c’est la vie! Here are a few quick and dirty things for you […]

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How to Survive, Live and Prosper in the Flow Society?

So, I have tried to outline some strands of conversations to try to understand “The Flow Society”. I hope by now you have gotten my main point.   I don’t understand it!  I do not have a “coherent theory” firmly rooted in any kind of “sociological meta-theory”, and transformed into a new one. I only believe […]

#MySMCstory – Chris Heuer, Founder, Chairman, Social Media Club

My SMC Story is in many ways the story of SMC, but in many ways, it’s only the inspiration that launched many other stories of connection, of community and of collaboration. In this picture on the right, captured by my friend, wedding photographer and Social Media Club supporter Kris Krug, I am standing up announcing […]

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The Ten Must-Know Tips for SXSW First Time Attendees

South by South West (SXSW) which is the interactive, film and music festival in Austin Texas annually in March, can be intimidating for first-timers. So instead of worrying and being overwhelmed by it, just be prepared, so you can enjoy the immense awesomeness of the event.  Here are my tips for being prepared, and having […]

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The 5-Step Social Media ROI Workout

I visited a friend’s cupcake stand at a farmer’s market last week. Shocked to find herself sold out of nearly everything, she confided: “It’s terrible to say this, but I think this is about the time people start giving up on their New Year’s resolutions.” Ah, weight loss goals. Of course we all know the […]