Social Media Events

Istanbul Turkey, Here We Come!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2010 in Social Media Events | 5 comments

  Several months ago I was asked to participate in an exciting event debuting in Istanbul, Turkey called “Social Media Business Forum.” This is the first of it’s kind in this country, and plans are to expand this series all over key cities in Europe. The purpose is to give attention to an aspect of marketing that businesses even in Europe should utilize, that being social media marketing, and strategies. Now granted, Europe has many initiatives already in social media, and the internet, in fact I just came back months ago from speaking at “Social Media World Forum” in Santa...

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Speaking At Social Networking World Forum

Posted by on Nov 8, 2009 in Social Media Events, ty downing | 1 comment

I just wanted to give a quick update on my travels to my home state, California.  Right now, I am sitting in my hotel room trying to tackle the poor Wi-Fi service in this nice hotel (Yelp review coming) Ok, so I am in San Jose, California, just miles away from where I was born, Fremont, California. Tim Moore and I are here for an exciting international event called Social Networking World Forum – North America. The company that organized this event, 6 Degrees, is based in England, and are extremely organized in  international planning.  They are holding events like this one...

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Headed To IHop For Cakes!

Posted by on Nov 8, 2009 in Social Media Events | 3 comments

This may be the shortest post ever, but we are headed to IHop here in Santa Clara….how does it compare with NC? Well see…

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I Spoke At SMBF And Loved It!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2009 in Social Media, Social Media Events, ty downing | 0 comments

You may be asking, “What is SMBF” right? Well, this acronym was no doubt a popular #hashtag trending on Twitter. It stands for Social Media Business Forum, an event that took place just a few days ago in Raleigh, NC. A well known social media thought leader, and good friend, Wayne Sutton (@waynesutton) invited me to have a speaking part, and I took him up on it.  I had a blast at his event. He combined with Kipp Bodner (@kbodnar32), Jeffrey L. Cohen (@dgtlpapercuts), and Ryan Boyles (@therab) to create the first ever SMBF conference. The line-up they had was truly incredible, take...

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Social Media For Real Estate, A Perfect Combo!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2009 in Social Media, Social Media Events, ty downing | 0 comments

Last week our team comprised of me, Tim Moore and Lori Lorusso, had the privilege of teaching nearly 20 real estate agents from Coldwell Banker, Sea Coast Realty here in Wilmington, NC, the basics of social media.  We had a blast with them, and we equally learned a lot from them.  Social media is really an incredible useful tool for real estate agents, and as you’ll see from the testimonials, they agree.  One of the agents, Ken Keegan, actually received 2 leads after the first day of our training using LinkedIn…no joke, watch his video too.  The average home purchase...

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Has Social Media Changed The Way Businesses Communicate? Find Out In Raleigh.

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in Social Media Events, ty downing | 0 comments

This has been one of the busiest summers for sure on the social media circuit, and it has no sign of slowing. A colleague of mine and a notable in the social sphere, Wayne Sutton (@waynesutton) has put together an incredible social media conference to be held October 23rd 2009 in Raleigh, North Carolina next month called “Social Media Business Forum.” Of course with a program like this, he has had help putting this together with the help of his partners Kipp Bodner (@kbodnar32), Jeffrey L. Cohen (@dgtlpapercuts), and Ryan Boyles (@therab) Well, what is this even all about, and why should...

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