Sharing the #Love from #LUVatLITV

Yesterday kicked off at 330am PST, waking up to head to the airport for a 6am Southwest Airlines flight to Burbank. There we waited, and worked, until our next flight which would bring us back home via OAK. I finished the blog post for the Happathon I facilitated in San Francisco, as well as working […]

Win 2 Tickets to Live in the Vineyard by Sharing Your Expression of Love

Do you love live music and great wine as much as we do? Are you into social media, perhaps even a little too much? Then this is your chance to join a select group of other social media leaders from Social Media Club and our good friends from Southwest Airlines for a weekend of friendship, wine, […]

Sameer Patel on Social Business, Social CRM and More

Sameer Patel, Global Vice President, Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Solutions at SAP, is truly one of the leading thinkers about Social Software and it’s impact on business. Chris Heuer was fortunate to interview him during the IBM Connect + Lotusphere conference in January 2012, to gain his insights on Social Business broadly, but especially to discuss […]

#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 […]

Thankful Thursday (#ThTh) on Twitter: Thanksgiving Every Week!

Things have been tough lately for everyone, no matter which corner of the globe you call home. There is tough news emerging almost every day on the the economy, global conflict and even on personal happiness.While many have complained about mainstream media’s continual focus on negative news, including the very journalists doing the reporting, there […]

What is Social Media? Mid-2011 Insights

As more software companies, communications agencies and consultants (like me) are beginning to use the term “Social Business” to define the work they do and the value they deliver, I think it is important to take a look again at the definition of “Social Media”. It has been 62 months (5+ years) since I registered […]

Social Media Challenges & Opportunties 2011

Over the past year I have personally struggled with how social media, and its adoption by organizations large and small, has not met several of my expectations. When I first envisioned what has now become Social Media Club, I saw it as potentially becoming the home for cutting edge management thinking, the return to 'real marketing' […]

Announcing Social Media Camp San Diego on 2/12/2011

We are excited to announce that Social Media Club is organizing a Social Media Camp in San Diego for Saturday February 12, 2011 together with our newly reformed San Diego chapter and hosted by Sony Electronics.  Social Media Camp is a one day education and networking event for the local community of social media professionals […]

Request an Invite for the Lenovo Lounge @CES 2011 with Social Media Club

Once again this year, we are excited to be co-hosting the Blogger Night party at CES 2011 with Lenovo on Wednesday January 5, 2011. Entitled "Eat. Drink. Blog. @Lenovo Lounge", it's an extraordinary combination of great people, incredible food and intoxicating beverages. If you've joined us in the past, you may have already received your invite, but […]