Please scroll below to watch a live stream of the Social Media Masters Forum, featuring international experts from the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Under the patronage of Sheikh Fawaz Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of State for Communication of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and in association with Social Media Club, Takatof Events, and Legend PAPI, SMMF speakers will talk about necessary tools to develop social media marketing strategies and be successful in business. You can follow the event on Twitter with hashtag #SMMF2013. This stream begins at 9 a.m. Bahrain time.
From The Clubhouse
Social Media Journal
Finding the right strategy that will lead to acquiring more customers can be a bit of head-scratcher. Even with the multitude of resources social media provides, it’s not always simple to know which strategy is best to attract customers to your brand. One approach to winning more customers is through expanding your email list.
Generally, people need benefit-driven reasons to signup to an email marketing list. Give them a reason to join your email marketing subscriber list with a proactive Facebook social media strategy. As a bonus, this will increase engagement on your Facebook page.
Try out these five comprehensive tips for expanding your email list:
1. Custom Apps: Social media apps are...
Social Media Observer
Note: Read more articles from my blog - Business of Recruitment
Businesses of all sizes need to have dogged focus on revenue generation and business growth. They also need to perform certain non-revenue generating activities, like recruitment. If non-revenue generating activities are not performed well, business growth can be hampered in the long run. Hence, resources available to businesses have to be judicially divided between revenue generating and non-revenue generating activities. It is a thin line. SME’s in particular struggle to manage both, because, they do not have the luxury of a plethora of resources available at their disposal. So, in their dogged quest of revenue generation and...
Global Chapter News
Please give a big warm welcome to our new 2014 SMC Buffalo Board! Each one of the poeple listed below bring a unique personality and a wide array of experience to our board and we all look forward to the year ahead.
Christina Singh (President) - @ChristinaEllen
Jay Bonafede (Vice President) - @JayBonafede
Taylor Griffith (Membership Chair) - @TaylorLeigh_G
Katie Buseck (Finance Chair) - @katiebuseck
Samantha Nephew (Digital Scribe) - @snephew25
Social Media Education
University professors hear a lot of commencement speeches. But one I heard this weekend was unlike any other I've ever experienced.
By combining the power of digital media, passion for philanthropy, and mobile technology, graduating students at Queens University of Charlotte helped the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation give away $100,000 on the spot during their commencement speech. The experiment was the brainchild of graduation speaker Eric Newton, senior adviser to the president of Knight Foundation.
During Newton's address, the audience watched three...