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Digital Marketing & Social Media Workshop at Hilton Garden Inn - West Des Moines

December 4, 2014 from 8am to 12pm
Catch what’s new in the digital landscape. Leveraging YELP for your business. Responsive websites vs. apps. The latest trends in online video advertising. And more energizing education from local experts. Event is $25 for general public and $10 for students; free for Marketing Partners and Meeting/Sports Planners. Hosted by the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau; sponsored by Register Media. Register today at catchdesmoines.com/digital!See More
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Caroline Jones posted an event

The Holidays: How To Engage Your Audience During The Busy Season at Willis Auto Campus - Jaguar/Land Rover building

December 9, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Do you have a social media plan for the holidays or are you looking for ideas to improve your marketing over the holiday season?#Chances are high your audience will be on social media during the holidays! Social channels will play a substantial role in holiday shopping this year, and the key is to figure out how to create a campaign that works for you and your brand.#Our panelists will help you get the most out of your social media marketing during the holidays with tips for planning.#Panelists…See More
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Dan Johnson posted a blog post

Event Recap: The Healthcare Industry, How to Navigate the Changing Landscape

Our host Spencer Shiremen, Social Media Specialist for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, walked us through the variety of considerations this company faces from a public relations point of view. They’re tasked with helping their members and general public understand how health insurance works and its changing nature, as…See More
Nov 10
Kristie Chipera is attending Caroline Jones's event
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The HealthCare Industry: How To Navigate The Changing Landscape at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

November 6, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7pm
The world is changing at an amazingly fast pace. Nowhere is this possibly truer than in health care. Between the Affordable Care Act, changing health care consumer behavior and general confusion related to the industry, there has never been a more interesting time to be in the world of health insurance.Join Spencer Shireman, Social Media Specialist for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield as he shares some background into Wellmark’s social…See More
Nov 7
Caroline Jones left a comment for Elizabeth Schlievert
"Welcome, Elizabeth! Glad you joined us here. Feel free to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Google+ (both our page and community)! If you would be interested in getting more involved…"
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Elizabeth Schlievert is now a member of Social Media Club Des Moines
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Randy Schwager might attend Caroline Jones's event
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The HealthCare Industry: How To Navigate The Changing Landscape at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

November 6, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7pm
The world is changing at an amazingly fast pace. Nowhere is this possibly truer than in health care. Between the Affordable Care Act, changing health care consumer behavior and general confusion related to the industry, there has never been a more interesting time to be in the world of health insurance.Join Spencer Shireman, Social Media Specialist for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield as he shares some background into Wellmark’s social…See More
Nov 5
Caroline Jones left a comment for Katherine Nurre
"Welcome, Katherine! Thanks for joining us here. Feel free to follow us onFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Google+ (both our page andcommunity)! We'd love to have you attend our next event tomorrow at Wellmark…"
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Caroline Jones left a comment for Aryn McLaren
"Welcome, Aryn! Thanks for joining us here. Feel free to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Google+ (both our page and community)! We'd love to have you attend our next event tomorrow at Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield…"
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Aryn McLaren updated their profile
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#LuvYourJob...Be Our Next Digital Marketing Specialist!

Mills Marketing is looking for a highly motivated individual with experience, a passion for digital media and a thorough understanding of marketing concepts to join our team. We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record who has organized and implemented successful cross-channel digital…Continue

Tags: #marketing, #workformills, #specialist, #digital, #job

Started by Rachel Wegmann in Job Alert! Aug 14.

Social Media Job Opportunity! 2 Replies

My company is looking to hire a Social Media / Reputation Monitoring Specialist.  If interested, people can contact me directly at apeyton@BHManagement.com. BH Management Services, LLC is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented individual to serve as its social media specialist at its Des Moines Corporate Office. In this highly visible role, you will coordinate all social media efforts for the company and its 180+ apartment communities located throughout the United States.Duties include:Creating a…Continue

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Started by Allison Peyton in Job Alert!. Last reply by Allison Peyton Jul 30.

June 24 event at Spindustry Digital is cancelled -- tentatively rescheduling for later this year

We apologize for any inconvenience, stay tuned for updates on rescheduling!Continue

Started by Caroline Jones in Announcements Jun 23.

YPC Board Elections - Social Media Coordinator

The Young Professionals Connection is has started the process for electing their 2014 board.One of the positions is Social Media Coordinator- a great opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience in the field. (And I happen to know the person who hold the position will not be running again.)Position descriptions and the application are available here: http://www.ypcdsm.com/en/about_us/2014_board_positions/If you…Continue

Started by Kelly Sparks in Chapter Chatter Oct 31, 2013.

Your feedback requested -- SMCDSM Membership Survey

We are working hard to make some big changes to expand awareness for the club and provide exceptional educational events. To accomplish this, we need your help! Please take a few minutes to complete a very brief (promise!) survey at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YjNnxXr579U2qaLFYU5NJvMiVs7M0sNWL7XhfpnKTDI/viewform…Continue

Started by Caroline Jones in Announcements Oct 30, 2013.

Business Simulation Developers

I am looking for some recommendations on companies that build custom business simulations.Continue

Started by Bryan Walker in Chapter Chatter Oct 28, 2013.

New business trying to figure-out social media integration

Hello!My name is Chris and I am trying to integrate social media with my business. I am not overly savvy with this technology.I have Facebook and LinkedIn pages for my company, but am having difficulty trying to find the means to post reviews/recommendations on my pages.I would also like to find a means to host giveaways on my Facebook page - but the apps that I have found, require third-party access to the participant's personal information and I would like to see if there is something that is…Continue

Started by Christopher Havran in Chapter Chatter Jun 30, 2013.

Follow us on LinkedIn?

You should! If you're into having a way awesome job, check it out!Continue

Tags: media, social, jobs, networking, linkedin

Started by Caroline Jones in Announcements Jun 20, 2013.

HR and Social Media: Best Practices for Going Social

Here's an article I wrote last week regarding human resources best practices for social media... It's along the same lines of my talk last week in front of the SMCDSM. Let me know what you think:http://info.meritresources.com/blog/bid/281183/HR-and-Social-Media-Best-Practices-for-Going-SocialContinue

Started by Phil K. James in Chapter Chatter May 15, 2013.

Speakers Needed for June 13th PKNDSM Vol: 14

If you are looking to refine your presentation skills, the upcoming PechaKucha Night Des Moines on June 13th is the perfect opportunity!20 slides must be timed for 20 seconds each with only images to tell your story.  Think of this as the "Anti-Powerpoint!"Please contact pkndsm@gmail.com if you are interested in presenting a topic.For more information, see the attached doc:…Continue

Started by Caroline Jones in Announcements Apr 9, 2013.

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Event Recap: The Healthcare Industry, How to Navigate the Changing Landscape

Our host Spencer Shiremen, Social Media Specialist for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, walked us through the variety of considerations this company faces from a public relations point of view. They’re tasked with helping their members and general public understand how health insurance works and its changing…

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Posted by Dan Johnson on November 10, 2014 at 9:30am

Event Recap: "Going Digital: Why Public Agencies Should Engage"

          

Where it all began....

Phil Roeder, Director of Communications for…

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Posted by Sara Mulholland on October 24, 2014 at 10:24am

The Latest on the Hot Lotto® Investigation

You likely have heard by now that there’s a new development in the long-running investigation into the Hot Lotto mystery here in Iowa. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has released surveillance-camera footage of the jackpot-winning ticket being purchased back in December 2010…

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Posted by Kim Vore on October 10, 2014 at 9:29am

The Names Might Seem Sil.ly but These Ten Tools are Serious.ly Genius

As a content strategist and online marketing coach, I am constantly reviewing affordable, effective and easy-to-use technology tools to plug into the online marketing and social media processes I build with small businesses, non-profits and marketing teams. As silly as their names may seem, many of these apps and software solutions make up for their names by providing great function and utility.…

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Posted by Laura (Gaulke) Kinnard on September 2, 2014 at 12:00am

Time is running out for Colombian orphans Camilo and Diego who are visiting Des Moines.

Time is running out.



Camilo (12) and Diego (12) are two older orphans who are visiting Des Moines for four weeks since 1 August 2014 as a part of Kidsave Summer Miracles program. The boys are growing up in foster families and orphanages in Colombia and are in need of adoptive families. 

THEY HAVE ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT until they have to go back…

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Posted by Kidsave on August 18, 2014 at 3:17pm

Come meet Diego and Camilo! Colombian orphans visit Iowa

Come meet Diego and Camilo!

Camilo, 12 and Diego, 12, are two single boys who are visiting Iowa for four weeks this August as a part of the Kidsave Summer Miracles program. The boys are growing up in foster families and orphanages in Colombia and are in need of adoptive families. …

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Posted by Kidsave on August 11, 2014 at 4:30pm

Event Recap: Going Social in a Mobile-First World at Kum & Go



The times, they are a-changin' says Mike Templeton, Digital Media Manager at Kum & Go. Within the next year or so mobile internet use will surpass desktop use.





The other mind blowing stat Mike dropped was that our online time nearly doubled between 2010 and 2013. Read that again. In three years, the amount of time Americans spend online has almost…

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Posted by Greg Hauenstein on July 9, 2014 at 9:00pm

Is Marketing with Facebook Still Worth It For Your Business?

With all of the changes that Facebook has been making to their algorithm that make reaching your fan base even more difficult, some businesses may wonder if Facebook is even worth the time and money investment. However, with 1 in 4 people in the United States on Facebook, and its incredible ability to target, the question to ask might not be if you should be there, but if what you want to accomplish can be accomplished with Facebook. If not, what can you accomplish with it and what should…

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Posted by Laura (Gaulke) Kinnard on June 24, 2014 at 7:30am

MASTER YOUR CONTENT, MASTER YOUR ONLINE MARKETING DESTINY IN 2014

According to Forbes Magazine, one of the “The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014″ will be that businesses will “finally be able to define content marketing.” Another top trend will be for companies to recruit and hire the hot new marketing job title,  “Director of Content.”

If your business or organization is serious about upping…

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Posted by Laura (Gaulke) Kinnard on June 20, 2014 at 7:30am

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