Download Logo Kane Consulting presents, "Social Media 101: A Beginner's Boot 18 in Minneapolis Top educators in the industry will provide one-day immersion in social media - T LinkedIn, Blogs, Mobile Applications 05.04.2009 – MINNEAPOLIS – Social media - Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs and mobile devices - are changing the nature of communications, marketing and sales. Twitter Pitc But something has been missing in the buzz – how do you actually DO this stuff? Social Media 1 @Nylons @Iri @Evoljennifer On May 18, 2009, join top educators in the industry for "Social Media 101 - A http://cli.gs/Qs Beginner Bootcamp" at Aloft Hotel, 900 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis. News Facts This one-day immersion in social media will teach participants the basic social “Social Medi media strategies and skills that can be applied immediately to enhance business Bootcamp” and marketing efforts. at Aloft Hote Top educato discuss wh Produced by Kane Consulting, a Minneapolis-based marketing, public relations and how it work events firm, this bootcamp will provide attendees with a strategic overview on why Includes bre social media is relevant, how it works, and why it works. use: blogs, and mobile a Breakout sessions will then explore the different social media tools and how to use Registration: them, including: parking and Special roo • Blogs Hotel for $9 • Twitter Resource Li • Social Media Communities (Facebook/LinkedIn) Geek Girls G • Mobile (social media on the go) Gumption Kwingo Additionally, the day will include open lab periods where attendees can network with Kane Consul each other, explore applications and set-up accounts. A social media SWAT team will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions and provide technical Tags social media support. Facebook, Li Girls, works This workshop promises to arm attendees with: • A better understanding of the social media landscape, how to fit into it, and use it to market a business or organization; • A basic road map and skill set for navigating the tools of the trade; • A burgeoning social network of like-minded professionals; • A flash drive loaded with additional resources - a "virtual tool kit" - to take back to the office and keep for personal or professional use. "All of us on the bootcamp team have been approached by people asking for practical advice on how to use social media. People are telling us that they're leaving most events about this topic with more questions than answers," says Jennifer Kane, principal of Kane Consulting. "In response, we decided to create a back-to- basics overview where 'there are no dumb questions,' so people can explore this new medium with confidence. We held this workshop last month and 93% of attendees were pleased with the experience." Here is what past attendees are saying about Social Media 101: A Beginner's Bootcamp: "I learned much more than I expected and it was a day well spent." "This was more than worth my time and money." "Presenters were refreshingly dynamic, energetic and engaging." "Great location -- hip vibe that fit with new media work!" "Very educational and a lot of fun with great attendees - I networked and made some great relationships to boot." "Absolutely worth it!" Special room rates available for out of town guests: Aloft Hotel is offering a special rate of $99 to Bootcamp participants. This trendy hotel offers free, in-room wi-fi and high-speed internet access as well as on-site fitness center and pool. Contact Gina at 612.455.8403 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for this event, please visit http://www.kaneconsulting.biz Cost to attend is $200.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, parking and conference supplies. All participants receive a flash drive as a gift for attending. About the Bootcamp educators: Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker, Geek Girls Guide/ClockWork Active Media Systems Nancy is President and CEO of Clockwork Active Media Systems. She has been chosen by the Business Journal as one of the Twin Cities' 40 under as well as one of the Twin Cities' Women To Watch. Meghan is Managing Director of Clockwork Active Media Systems. She has been focused on Interactive since 2000 and has a passion for Interactive project management, strategy, information architecture and usability analysis. Lyons and Wilker launched the Geek Girls Guide as a place to publish their perspective on the interactive industry and demystify technology for women. Jennifer Kane, Kane Consulting Jennifer has more than a decade's worth of experience in marketing, communications and events. Kane Consulting works with small businesses and associations to revolutionize their "old school" marketing and PR efforts by using "new school" strategies and tools. This includes producing educational events to help professionals better understand the new media landscape. Jenifer Bohmbach, Gumption Jennifer is the co-president of Gumption, LLC. She has been a consultant for over 13 years regarding all things related to the Internet including information architecture, social media design, user research, usability testing, internal user experience team management, and workshop facilitation. Lisa Foote, Kwingo Lisa is co-founder of Kwingo.net, an innovative mobile marketing provider. IT and Operations leadership positions with with Target, CapitalOne, GE, and Prudential convinced her of the need to bring companies a fresh approach to mobile marketing. She is also passionate about social media's ability to engage customers in focused and meaningful conversations. ### Short URL: http://pitch.pe/10374 Video Embed Code <embed src= "http://www.odeo.com/flash/audio_player_standard_gray.swf" 5 quality="high" width="300" height="52" allowScriptAccess="always" wmode="transparent" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" flashvars= "valid_sample_rate=true&external_url=http://www.geekgirlsguide. com/client_files/audio/geekgirls/Geek_Girls_Guide_-_FM107.1_- _March_2009.mp3" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflas wmode="transparent"hplayer"> </embed> 6 About Kane Consulting Kane Consulting is a new media marketing and PR firm, and producer of The "Summit" interactive conference and "Kane Camp" series of professional development events. The firm helps small businesses and associations revolutionize their "old school" communication, marketing and PR efforts by using "new school" strategies and tools. 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