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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Memphis chapter is reborn as social media matures

Memphis, Tenn., is famous for its networks, but they are of the non-virtual kind.  Located at a strategic spot on the mighty Mississippi River, the city evolved as a transportation hub for moving farm goods and raw materials to market, and today serves as the global headquarters of logistics giant FedEx.  This heritage makes the […]

Social Media Meets the Aloha Culture in Hawaii

The island paradise of Hawaii rounded out the stars on the U.S. flag at 50 in 1960, and it remains the union’s most unique member.  Hawaii is the most ethnically and racially diverse state, the southernmost state, and the only state not part of the North American continent.  Globally, its islands, islets and atolls comprise […]

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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 […]

Social Media Club San Gabriel Valley: The focus is on business education

One complaint often heard about Los Angeles—the nation’s largest city, geographically, with 469 square miles just within the city limits—is that “there’s no there there.”  This conundrum has plagued city planners as they attempt to herd people onto public transit, and it also challenges the organizers of Social Media Club chapters. Sally Falkow can tell […]

Sweden: Uniquely Fertile Ground for Social Media Club

Swedish social media visionaries like Anders Abrahamsson found themselves dancing alone for the first few years as their more practical compatriots waited for the field to mature a bit.  However, Sweden now rivals the United States as the country with the most active Social Media Club chapters per capita, though the first formal chapter meeting […]

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Small-town club builds impressive local profile

The seeds for Social Media Club Lincoln were planted in February of 2009 when two working mothers with backgrounds in communications and public relations decided to light out for Houston and check out the inaugural Mom 2.0 Summit. By that time chapter co-founders Christy Nelson and Deb Averett had developed reputations as local social media […]