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Social Media Club Expanding In Your Area

Social Media Club is actively seeking new chapter leaders in the following areas: San Diego, CA Silicon Valley, CA Washington, D.C To get involved as a leader in one of these areas, please email Ronnie Ledesma, Professional Chapter Management Director at Social Media Club. He’ll set up time with you to discuss what’s involved. If […]

Employees: Your Powerful Marketing Force

Chelsea Hickey is a marketing manager at Zuberance. Tweet her at @chelsearhane. Employee advocates are uniquely qualified to serve as brand advocates because they are highly credible trusted sources for information about companies and their products and services. An advocate is typically, but not always, a customer who is willing to recommend your product or […]

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 […]

Social Media Club Interviews Josh Kocurek, SMC St. Louis Leader

Social Media Club hosted a booth at BlogWorld & New Media Expo Los Angeles last month (November 4-5, 2011) and had the opportunity to meet several of our members and chapter leaders from across the globe.  We were fortunate to get a few of our leaders on video to share what the most personally rewarding […]

Updated Chapter Guidelines & Stricter Requirements on New Chapters

As we shared recently in the annual census, our Social Media Club (SMC) community has expanded from nearly 200 chapters in 2010 to more than 300 chapters in 2011, and the applications to start new chapters continue to stream in.  As we survey our community, we have found too many chapters launch with little to no […]

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 […]

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 […]

This is “The Age of Leadership.™”

The first line in Katalina Groh’s just released educational video “The Age of Leadership™” begins with “Everything around us is changing deeply and fundamentally not in one country, and not in one industry, the world is undergoing a complete deep and pervasive change, full of disruptions and uncertainty.”   Like companies, organizations and institutions, change whatever form it […]