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Hope you had a great weekend. I have to big events to tell you about this week AND a new member profile to share with you. So let's get to it!
Wednesday, October 26
Happy Hour with AMA Iowa - 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Splash Seafood Bar & Grill, 303 Locust Street, Des Moines
Join Social Media Club Des Moines and the Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association next week for happy hour at Splash Seafood Bar & Grill!
Mix and mingle with other Des Moines metro professionals and enjoy appetizer, drink specials and door prizes.
Thursday, October 22
Lava Row Lunch: Measuring and Monitoring Your Facebook Page - 11:30 am to 1:00 PM
Lava Row, 100 Market Street Suite #115, Des Moines
Take your company's Facebook page to the next level through analytics and other tools. Dive deep into the existing and emerging Insights features behind Facebook pages -- how to find them, interpret them and act on them. The best third-party tools for monitoring your page will also be discussed, including best practices for staying efficient when moderating a Facebook page!
Refreshments and a catered lunch will be provided. Be sure to visit the event listing on the SMCDSM web site to learn more about ... for this learning session!
In an effort to connect with an introduce new members to our community, Social Media Club Des Moines will periodically reach out and ask a few questions of someone at random.
This week, we spoke to Yas Kuraishi and here's what he had to say!
What prompted you join SMCDSM?
The need to create iapps24.com's brand awareness locally prompted me join SMCDSM.
What are you looking for from a group like SMCDSM?
I am looking for to socialize, get to know other business folks in town, talk about what we all are trying to accomplish in our jobs or businesses, and see if there is anything we can do to help each other.
How do you use social media?
We use social media to promote our mobile phone apps and for networking and product research.
What is your favorite thing to do in Des Moines?
Taking a late afternoon stroll in the raccoon river park and riding motorcycle with friends to the towns around Des Moines.
What's your favorite hashtag on Twitter?
That's all for this week. But before we go, remember to go to the SMCDSM Facebook page and share the AMA Iowa Happy Hour event with everyone in your network! We really want to spread the word about this event. We want to get as large a turnout as possible!
Do you know someone who is considering joining Social Media Club Des Moines? This would be the perfect event to introduce them to us! Let 'em know about it!
Have a great week, everyone!