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Social Media Club Charlottesville

 

We will use this wiki as an online whiteboard where we will develop topics, list potential speakers and venues and plot out events. If you would like to be keep up to date of our events, you can follow us in one of three ways:

 

Facebook

Twitter

Email

 

SPONSORS WANTED:

We're currently looking for sponsors for upcoming events. Please contact Todd Wickersty if you're interested in sponsoring an event--you can suggest a topic and help us with a venue!

 

IDEAS WANTED:

We're also looking for great ideas for upcoming events. Please share your thoughts below on possible upcoming events, speakers, sponsors, etc. below.

 

Our schedule of events is below. Locations, hosts/sponsors and topics will be listed as they become available. All events are FREE, unless otherwise stated. As agendas become available, we'll add links to them from this page (click on the date). Thanks to our sponsors, and to everyone on the Leadership team for their hard work to make this schedule possible! 

 

2009 SCHEDULE

I. July Event, 7/15 (5:30-7:00) : Happy Hour

     a. Event Lead: Todd

     b. Format: Happy Hour

     c. Venue: 12th Street Taphouse

     d.  Fee: None

 

II. August Event, 8/19 (5:30-7:30) : Tumblr 101 and Meetup

     a. Event Lead: Todd

     b. Format: Guest Speakers – Marc LaFountain, Community Director of Tumblr

     c. Venue: Todd to talk to Main Street, if that does not work then Sasha will contact enoteca and/or Sipps

     d. Materials: Steve will bring projector

     e. Promotion: Once venue is confirmed, we will begin promoting the event online   

     f.  Fee: None

     g. Sponsors: Business Bullpen and Venue

 

 

III. September Event, 9/16 : Social Media and the Music Industry

     a. Event Lead: Ann or Jason

     b. Format: Panel to discuss how the music industry is using and can use social media. Reps from Musictoday, Red Light , and the Car Transport service needs a moderator.

     c. Venue: Starr Hill Brewery

     d. Materials:

     e. Promotion:

     f. Fee: None

     g. Sponsors: Open Source Connections, Musictoday, Starr Hill

 

IV. October Event: 10/21 : How to get your news out using social media

     a. Event Lead: Marijean Jaggers

     b. Format: Presentation

     c. Venue: TBD

     d. Materials:

     e. Promotion:

     f. Fee: None

     g. Sponsors: Standing Partnership and Venue

 

V. November Event: 11/18 : Holiday Happy Hour

     a. Event Lead: Alexandra Gibson

     b. Format: Social!

     c. Venue: TBD

     d. Materials:

     e. Promotion:

     f. Fee: None

     g. Sponsors: Gibson Design Management and Venue

 

There will not be a December event, and we have tentatively planned a Social Media 101 seminar for January 2010 that will be a paid event. More to come.

 

 

NOTE: Please tag all blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and photos with smccville and socialmediaclub. If you upload photos to Flickr, we would appreciate you adding them into the Social Media Club pool at http://www.flickr.com/groups/socialmediaclub/. Thank you!

 

PAST EVENTS

All our past events can be viewed on the SMC website.

 

 

RESOURCES:

  • Venue recommendations: Open Space, CitySpace, The Omni, LiveArts
  • Sponsors: TBD 

 

 

LOCAL LEADERSHIP TEAM/VOLUNTEERS

The Social Media Club is looking for help shaping the future of social media in our local area. We have identified four roles that we needed support filling. These four people form the leadership team of the Charlottesville group. If you'd be interested in helping one of them, please send an email to Todd Wickersty. And your input on these roles is welcome--as with all the Social Media Club Wiki pages, this one is editable too (just sign up for a free wiki account - see top right of page).

 

STEERING COMMITTEE:

 

* Ann Jones Donohue, Live Nation/Musictoday

* Dave Donohue, OutCast Communications

* Jim Duncan, Nest Realty

* Sasha Farmer, Montague, Miller, & Company

* Steve Gaines, Marketing Exposed

* Alexandra Gibson, Gibson Design Management

* Jason Hull, Open Source Connections

* Marijean Jaggers, Standing Partnership

* Todd Wickersty, Business Bullpen

 

Club Coordinator - Todd Wickersty

 

Marketing/Promotions Committee - Marijean Jaggers, Jim Duncan, Steve Gaines

 

Events Coordination/Party Planning Committee - Alexandra Gibson, Sasha Farmer

 

Sponsorship Committee - TBD

 

 

As the group develops, other roles may be identified. Your suggestions are welcome. Thank you! Again, if you'd like to volunteer for these or other roles with the Charlottesville group, please email Todd Wickersty. Thanks!

 

 

 

 

IDEAS

Throw your ideas into the table below. It doesn't matter how crazy they are. We'll consider them all. Thanks!

 

 

TARGET DATE TOPIC ORGANIZER OR SUGGESTER POTENTIAL SPEAKERS POTENTIAL VENUE POTENTIAL SPONSOR NOTES OR STATUS
7/15/09, 5:30-7:00pm Happy Hour/Introduction to the Club Todd Wickersty Steering Committee 12th Street Tavern None Introduction to the club
8/19/09 Tumblr 101 Todd Wickersty Marc LaFountain, Community Ambassador of Tumblr Need one Would like one Speaker confirmed; Venue needed
  Facebook Pages Jim Duncan Dave Donohue, Outcast Communications      
  The Different Uses of Twitter Todd Wickersty (Panel) Jim Duncan, Marijean Jaggers, Todd Wickersty, Dave Donohue      
  WordPress as a CMS Todd Wickersty Matt Walters, Business Bullpen      
  Social Media in the Music Industry Dave Donohue/Todd Wickersty (Panel) Ann Jones Donohue, Jason Judy, Kyle Babson Starr Hill Brewery Starr Hill potentially Sept meeting
  Me 2.0 Dave Donohue Dan Schawbel      
  Convincing Traditional Media to use New/Social Media Todd Wickersty Matt @DailyProgress, Catherine Maino, Steve Gaines      
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

 

 

 

7/29 Steering Committee Minutes

Goals of the Club

 

     a. Educate each other on the various uses and benefits of social media both professionally and personally

 

     b. Share local success stories of applying social media to better their business, community, cause, and/or personal life

 

     c. Create awareness within the community about social media and how one can get started with social media

 

     d. Implement and promote a local social media events calendar

 

     e. Provide face to face networking opportunities at all SMCCville meetings

 

Role of the Steering Committee

 

     a. Strategic decisions should be made by the committee

 

     b. Each member is expected to sit on a sub-committee or serve another key role within the committee

 

          i.  Marketing/Promotions – promoting the club, events online, offline, and through traditional media - Marijean, Jim, and Steve

 

          ii. “Party Planning” – securing venues, meeting times, equipment, happy hour specials/perks - Alexandra, Sasha

 

          iii. Club Coordinator - Todd

 

          iv. Sponsorship - will begin focusing on sponsorship towards the end of the year

 

     c. Each meeting will have an event lead. This person is responsible for coordinating the event and working with the various committees and Todd to promote it.

 

     d. The committee will meet once a quarter. Next meeting will be in October.

 

Online Tools

 

 

 

    a. Our Facebook page will be our MAIN online space. Please help us get to 100 fans so we can have a vanity URL. Everyone on the marketing/promotions team has admin access to the page. All official events will go out via our FB page via FB events. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Charlottesville-VA/Social-Media-Club-Charlottesville/91078118589?v=wall&viewas=554368055#/pages/Charlottesville-VA/Social-Media-Club-Charlottesville/91078118589

 

    b. Twitter account - @smccville will auto-retweet all tweets that include #smccville. Therefore, if you are tweeting about social media, consider including #smccville so those who follow will benefit from the info you are sharing in your tweet. There is no expectation to manually tweet through the @smccville account. All communication will happen via Facebook.  http://twitter.com/smccville

 

 

 

    c. Wiki – will house steering committee minutes and topic ideas  http://socialmediaclub.pbworks.com/Charlottesville

 

 

 

    d. Announcement email distro - will be another option to inform members of upcoming events  http://groups.google.com/group/smccville

 

 

 

    e. Events Calendar - will be done within Facebook page

 

 

 

2009 Meetings

 

I. August Event, 8/19 (5:30-7:30) : Tumblr 101 and Meetup

 

     a. Event Lead: Todd

 

     b. Format: Guest Speakers – Marc LaFountain, Community Director of Tumblr

 

     c. Venue: Todd to talk to Main Street, if that does not work then Sasha will contact enoteca and/or Sipps

 

     d. Materials: Steve will bring projector

 

     e. Promotion: Once venue is confirmed, we will begin promoting the event online   

 

     f.  Fee: None

 

     g. Sponsors: Business Bullpen and Venue

 

 

 

II. September Event, 9/16 : Social Media and the Music Industry

 

     a. Event Lead: Ann or Jason

 

     b. Format: Panel to discuss how the music industry is using and can use social media. Reps from Musictoday, Red Light , and the American Freedom Festival will participate. Need moderator.

 

     c. Venue: Starr Hill Brewery

 

     d. Materials:

 

     e. Promotion:

 

     f. Fee: None

 

     g. Sponsors: Open Source Connections, Musictoday, Starr Hill

 

III. October Event: 10/21 : How to get your news out using social media

 

     a. Event Lead: Marijean Jaggers

 

     b. Format: Presentation

 

     c. Venue: TBD

 

     d. Materials:

 

     e. Promotion:

 

     f. Fee: None

 

     g. Sponsors: Standing Partnership and Venue

 

IV. November Event: 11/18 : Holiday Happy Hour

 

     a. Event Lead: Alexandra Gibson

 

     b. Format: Social!

 

     c. Venue: TBD

 

     d. Materials:

 

     e. Promotion:

 

     f. Fee: None

 

     g. Sponsors: Gibson Design Management and Venue

 

There will not be a December event, and we have tentatively planned a Social Media 101 seminar for January 2010 that will be a paid event. More to come.

 

 

If you add a new topic, please add it to this list on the main page so people can easily find it.

 You can easily add a new page by creating a wiki link with the title of the page like  Car Transport 
you want to create on the front page. Then, when you click on that link, you will be taken to a new page that you can add to.

 

 

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