SMC Chicago Turns 3 with Sushi and Improv

Hard to believe, but October is SMC Chicago's third anniversary. Three years, 30 meetings, thousands of attendees - not to mention hundreds of slices of Ramon DeLeon's pizza later, here's a look back at our first event and an invitation to join us October 19. Thanks to everyone who's ever attended, tweeted or watched one of our events. The passion and energy that springs out of this group is astounding! [...]

By | October 18th, 2011|Events, Social Media|Comments Off on SMC Chicago Turns 3 with Sushi and Improv

37 Tweet Size Writing Tips

If you only have time to read one of the 37 tweets, read #22:  Empower writers. Because the writer runs the show. Quality content gets you where you want to go. Where did this tweet collection come from? Ragan's Corporate Writers and Editors Conference here in Chicago last week. Missed it? The conference makes two more stops: October 28 at Kindred Healthcare in Louisville, KY and November 9 at ConEdison in New York City, NY. It's definitely worth attending. But, if you can't make it, these 37 sweet tweets will get you started. What's your best writing tip?  [...]

By | October 17th, 2011|Blogging, Conferences, Content Marketing|5 Comments

5 Reasons to Grab Your BlogWorld Virtual Ticket Today

What would you rather do: hang out with the character with a smoking coffee pot or attempt to take notes for hours and hours in a conference room? Exactly. That's why I'm so glad BlogWorld is offering a virtual ticket option this year. BlogWorld and New Media Expo is November 3-5 in Los Angeles. [...]

By | October 15th, 2011|Blog Marketing, Conferences, Events|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Grab Your BlogWorld Virtual Ticket Today

10-14 Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk Client News

October is National Kitchen and Bath Month. Our client, Drury Design, is celebrating as the Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk's presenting sponsor. The 2011 kitchen collection features two of their client's kitchen and the event wraps up with a gourmet reception at their studio. Here's the release we distributed. News for Community, Home and Events Reporters [...]

By | October 7th, 2011|3D Marketing, Digital PR, Events|3 Comments

Invitation to Two Social Media Week Chicago Events

Social Media Week Chicago starts on Monday. With over 70 events, most of them free, to choose from, there's something for everyone. If you're speaking, attending, or recommending, please add the session[s] in the comments section. Way back in early July, Rich Taylor of  Zócalo Group, the company that's organizing the event in partnership with the Chicago Tribune, first contacted me about Social Media Club Chicago'sparticipation. Of course, we said yes! In the course of a few short weeks, #SMWChicago is now an impressive mix of people, places and topics that's already generating discussion - like the Windy City Foursquare badge, the first-ever city level badge. On September 21, Social Media Club Chicago will present two Social Media Week Chicago events. Disclosure: I serve on the Social Media Club Chicago board and am participating in both events. Have you registered yet? Which events are you planning to go to? [...]

By | September 17th, 2011|Events|Comments Off on Invitation to Two Social Media Week Chicago Events
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