Social Media Club Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Five years ago today, 16 people gathered to discuss the emerging technology known as social media, set goals and initiatives around the launch of Social Media Club (determine what a professional trade association would look like), and dig into our first project, then known as the hRelease/New Media Release (has since been renamed to the Social Media Press […]

Social Media Masters Conference Tours U.S. and Canada this Summer

Social Media Masters, the premier event series for advanced social strategies and tactics for leading brands and marketing professionals, announces five new events to the Summer/Fall 2011 calendar.    Beyond the Basics Social Media Masters has been designed for marketing and communications professionals who are tasked with integrating and driving growth via social media for complex […]

Interview with Rob Campbell, Coordinator Digital Media for the Cleveland Indians

I was in Cleveland last week to speak at the Airports Council International 2011 Marketing & Communications Conference, and was invited to the Cleveland Indians game with some of the other conference goers (thanks again Kristen!). I met Rob Campbell who is the Coordinator of Digital Media for the Cleveland Indians and he was kind enough […]

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Facebook Users: Protect Your Account. Change Your Security Settings to 'https'. Now.

  Every day we hear about someone’s Facebook account being hacked. One minute you are happily posting photos from your friends birthday, next thing you know your account is sending ‘buy this iPad’ spammy emails to everyone in your contact list. It has happened to many of us. And it sucks.    Hackers gain access […]

Survey: Do you use Location Based Services?

  The use of location-based services such as Foursquare, Facebook Places and Gowalla continues to rise and we are interested in your thoughts and experiences around these services. Thanks to the efforts of Ian Rogers, a senior at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications who is working on this topic for a research […]

Social Media Masters Workshop in San Diego, Presented by Social Media Club

World’s leading association of Social Media Professionals Presents High Value Workshop Focused on Developing Strategic Plans for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Monitoring   Social Media Club (SMC) is producing a high value workshop called Social Media Masters; dedicated to giving social media professionals hands-on training and guidance focused on developing strategic plans for their organization’s […]

Calling out unethical behavior and the lessons you learn when doing so.

Chris Heuer and I started Social Media Club (SMC) back in March of 2006 to help bring an emerging community together around a common vision of open business, sharing knowledge and promoting ethical behavior. We wanted to bring awareness to the need for improving media literacy. We thought it important to promote industry standards like Creative […]

Social Media Club receives official 501c6 non-profit designation!

We received some pretty big news two weeks ago when the IRS informed us that Social Media Club has officially been granted our 501(c)(6) non-profit designation. It was a long road to get here, but I am thrilled to be able to put a check mark on this TO DO item.  As founder Chris Heuer mentioned […]