Social Media Club Expanding Global Board of Directors. Apply Now!

When we launched Social Media Club in March of 2006, I could name less than 10 companies that had a corporate blog. Only 1 of them was producing video on a regulr basis. None of them had a Community Manager on staff. Twitter was a fun way to connect with 15 of your closest ‘techie’ […]

The Top 250 Internet Retailers on Social Media from Campalyst

The folks over at Campalyst put together a nice infographic highlighting the top brands on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest that breaks it out not only by the social network being used, but by the industry they represent too. Infographic by Campalyst The piece I find most interesting is the number of followers each […]

Social Media Club Needs Your Help

To all of you who have been involved with, touched, inspired or helped by Social Media Club  – please read this message because we need your help.   Social Media Club was launched in 2006 with a global mission to advance digital media literacy, promote ethical behavior and build a community of like minded professionals to […]

Community Manager Appreciation Day

Every organization has ‘that one’. That one person who is always providing feedback and thinking about ways to improve your product, your service, your marketing, your internal processes. That one that invests the time needed (including weekends) to make sure people have the information they need, when they need it. That one that oversees and […] will 'go dark' on January 18th to protest SOPA and PIPA

Social Media Club is joining Wikipedia, Reddit and other influential tech firms in protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) and our website will ‘go dark’ for 20 hours from Wednesday, January 18th at 12:00am EST to Wednesday, January 18th at 8pm EST as a way to show what might […]

Sandy Carter (IBM) on What it Takes to Become a Social Business

In this 17 minute conversation, Chris Heuer dives deep into what is required to become a Social Business with Sandy Carter, IBM’s Vice President, Social Business and Collaboration Solutions Sales and Evangelism and author of “Get Bold”. Join them as they discuss the pre-requisites of getting social, the power of trust and several examples that […]

Protest SOPA and PIPA bills

The internet has been buzzing for months around two bills that were written to prevent the unlawful use of copyrighted material on the internet. These bills are SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), which is under legislative review by Congress and its sister bill PIPA (Protect IP Act) which passed in the Senate back in 2010.    PIPA: Protect […]


Google+ Launches Pages for Businesses

When Google+ launched earlier this year, we set up a brand page for Social Media Club and invested several days into building our corporate profile and connecting with our members on the platform. It was a hack of course, as the system wanted a first name/last name, gender and more – but we wanted to […]


Remembering Trey Pennington

We lost an invaluable leader in our Social Media Club community yesterday. We lost a friend. We lost a good man of faith. Yesterday, we received the devastating news that Trey Pennington took his own life after battling depression and other personal difficulties. It’s a tragedy that is nearly impossible to process, made all the more […]