As the Director of Sustainability for MeetGreen, Shawna McKinley oversees all of the programs the company offers that help event professionals be more environmentally and socially responsible.
The event that was born from the Twitter community #eventprofs will cross the pond September 9 with Event Camp Europe and, full disclosure, I am one of the organizers behind it. Chalk it up to one more weird and wonderful way social media has allowed me to do things I would never have thought of doing.
King Dahl is one of those event industry professionals who seems to spread sunshine wherever he goes. His event designs have certainly garnered their share of the spotlight and his name always draws smiles and kudos from colleagues. But none of that prepares you for his wit, his laughter and his genuine warmth and accessibility.
My friend Jeff Korhan has been watching and talking about what Google has been doing to improve searches for the last several months. Google+ seems to be one more step toward improving searches by accessing social sharing. Google+ also seems to have won a lot of praise from typically critical IT geeks. This article by Jeff, spells it out in quick and simple language.
Excellent information here from Mashable. If you want to be found, both brick & morter-wise and online, you need to have your physical location recognized by the most important search engines. Make sure that your business is on Google places AND follow these steps to ensure you are on Facebook places as well.
I don't remember which of Amit Verma's Modern Life blog posts first caught my attention. What I do remember is that it was inspiring and amazingly insightful and it caused me to want to know more about the writer.