Social Media Club Fort Worth provides a community of learning

Texas is bigger than most of the globe’s nations, with a scale that makes the 30-odd miles between Dallas and Fort Worth seem almost meaningless.  The two cities actually form one contiguous metropolitan area that shares one of the world’s biggest and busiest airports.  So Stephanie Scott was a little startled when leaders of Social […]

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A flexible organizational structure works best in Auckland

Thoughts of New Zealand generally conjure up spectacular landscapes complete with smoking volcanoes, abrupt mountains, relentless glaciers, stunning fiords, and odd flightless birds.  This primordial backdrop made the perfect natural movie set for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. But what I will always associate New Zealand with is entirely manmade.  As the first developed […]

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 […]

SMC Chapter Does Its Bit to “Keep Austin Weird”

“Keep Austin Weird” is the slogan of the Austin Independent Business Alliance, so it is no surprise that the Texas state capital was quick to jump on the social media bandwagon.  Applying some of the early social media platforms to business seemed weird, indeed. The social media paradigm shift was embraced eagerly from the outset […]