Download Logo Kane Consulting presents “Social Media 101 – A Beginner Bootc conference on April 24, 2009 in Minneapolis Top educators in the industry will provide a one-day immersion in social media. 03.11.2009 – MINNEAPOLIS – Social media is changing the nature of communications, marketing and sales. But something has been missing in the buzz Twitter Pitc – how do you actually DO this stuff? Social Media 1 @Nylons, @Iri @evoljennifer “Social Media 101 – A Beginner Bootcamp,” will teach participants basic social media strategies and skills that can be immediately put to work. This one-day News Facts immersion in social media will take place on April 24, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 “Social Medi p.m. at Aloft Hotel in Minneapolis. Bootcamp” 2009 at Alof Kane Consulting, a Minneapolis-based new media marketing and public relations Top educato firm, will bring together top educators in the industry for a strategic overview on why discuss wh works, and social media is relevant, how it works, and why it works. Breakout sessions will then Includes bre explore the different social media tools and how to use them, including: use: blogs, Mobile. • Blogs Registration: • Twitter parking and • Social Media Communities (Facebook/LinkedIn) http://www. • Mobile (social media on the go) Special roo Hotel for $9 Additionally, the day will include open lab periods where attendees can network with Resource Li each other, explore applications and set-up accounts. Our social media SWAT team Register for will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions and provide technical http://kaneconsu support. Event locatio http://www.starw "All of us on the bootcamp team have been approached by people asking for propertyID=3074 practical advice on how to use social media. People are telling us that they're leaving The Geek Gi most events about this topic with more questions than answers," says Jennifer Clockwork Kane, principal of Kane Consulting. "In response, we decided to create a back-to- Gumption Kwingo basics overview where 'there are no dumb questions,' so people can explore this new medium with confidence." Tags social media This workshop promises to arm attendees with: blog, facebo minneapolis • A better understanding of the social media landscape and how you can fit into it; • A basic road map and skill set for navigating the tools of the trade; • Your own 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. 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 email@example.com. To register for this event, please visit http://kaneconsulting.biz/kane_register_widget2a.html. Cost to attend is $200.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, parking and conference supplies. About the Bootcamp educators: Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker, The 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 Captions: Active Media Systems. She has been focused on Interactive since 2000 and has a 1) Bootcamp Image passion for Interactive project management, strategy, information architecture and 2) Nancy Lyons, The Geek Girls Guide/Clockwork Active Media Systems usability analysis. 3) Meghan Wilker, The Geek Girls Guide/Clockwork Active Media Systems 4) Jennifer Kane, Kane Consulting 5) Jennifer Bohmbach, Gumption Lyons and Wilker launched the Geek Girls Guide as a place to publish their 6) Lisa Foote, Kwingo 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, Gumption, 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/5948 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. Contacting Kane Consulting Kane Consulting 4828 13th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55417 612.216.4697 Website: http://www.kaneconsulting.biz Facebook: http://facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=135626780173 LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jenkaneco Press Contact Kary Delaria Office: 952-949-0991 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: www.twitter.com/karyd © Copyright 2009 PitchEngine, Inc.