Tag Archives: Social Media

Special Report About My Community Social Media Training

29 Nov

Due to the overwhelming interest in my Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on Friday, November 18, 2011, I had to schedule another training on Friday, December 2, 2011. All the seats have been filled. I just wanted to share my excitement about next event. This is proof that persistence pays off. Woo hoo!

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Don’t Forget My Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on 11/18/11

16 Nov

Great News! I will conducting a Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on Friday, November 18, 2011.

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Title: Community Organizations: Use Social Media to Increase Your Reach

As the “go-to” centers in the community, residents in local and nearby neighborhoods rely on community organizations to provide information, resources and assistance. While their works are known locally, these organizations could expand their reach and results through social media.

In this 3-hour hands-on seminar, Executive Directors, Program Managers, Marketing Specialists, Public Relations Professionals, Communications Professionals and other staff members from Community Organizations will learn:

  • How to get found on the first page of Google using WordPress
  • How to increase your organization’s exposure on blogs, Facebook and Twitter
  • To reach a larger online audience through live blogging events
  • To reduce your social media workload by connecting all social sites

Go to Event Brite to Register Now!


I’m Still Heart Broken About Troy Davis

26 Sep
Troy Davis

Troy Davis

I’m still heart broken about Troy Davis, the man that was executed last Wednesday, September 21, 2011, EVEN though seven of the nine witnesses recanted their stories and no weapon was found. I pretty much live blogged the entire Democracy Now taping of his final hours while watching Twitter streams. The support was overwhelming.

What really freaked me out, though, was the Troy Davis Facebook page. It was there as long as he was alive, but as soon as he died, so did the page.

A few people on Twitter compared Davis’ trial to Casey Anthony. His execution was termed a “legal lynching.”  There were lots of stars in Hollywood tweeting their support. It was amazing.Ok, one particular Tweet was rather funny to me. It said something like, “Dear Georgia, we’ll give you Casey Anthony for Troy Davis. Sincerely, Florida.” That was one of the best ones.

This execution came at a time that was really emotional for me because I had spoken on the Social Media & Social Activism panel for Social Media Week Chicago, and Davis was one of the subjects I mentioned. And, there are so many others like him now. They are either on death row waiting for their execution, they are in jail awaiting trial, or they are the people going on about their business that could fall victim at any time.

Anyway, I’m done here. Just wanted to share my thoughts. No justice, no peace!

How do you feel about the executive of Troy Davis?

Two Great Happenings: Guest Post and Panelist Opportunity

18 Sep

Basic Blog TipsFirst, my guest post, Quick Lessons on Live Blogging, was posted on Basic Blog Tips. Thanks to Vernessa Taylor (@CoachNotesBlog) for encouraging me to post and Ileane Smith (@Ileane) for approving it.

Second, I will be on the The Power of Social Media for Social Activism: Can Social Media Create or Advance Social Movements? panel for Social Media Week Chicago on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. These events are free, but you do have to register. Thanks to Carl West, CEO MG Media, Founder/Managing Editor TBTNewsService.com, for this opportunity.

I just wanted to share. Have a great week!

Hire Me for Your Social Media Needs

17 Sep

Do you have a blog?
Are you on Facebook or MySpace?
Do you tweet?

If you said no to any of the above questions, you need to call me so we can usher your business into the new millennium.  Gone are the days when a website and business cards were the best marketing tools you had.  You have to get social.  I understand that you may not understand what a blog is.  You probably do not know the difference between Facebook and MySpace.  That’s OK.  Call me and we’ll walk through it together.

I can be reached at 877.570.5228.  Call today to schedule a meeting to find out how to enhance your online presence through social media.

Marcie’s Mission to Become Social Media, Multimedia and Anti-Media

11 Sep

I am currently working on being a social media, multimedia and anit-media expert.  While it may seem like a lot, it all goes hand-in-hand.  As a blogger with a great interest in Web 2.0, it only makes sense to learn about all of the Web 2.0 tools.  Ultimately, this will help my blogs grow.  Becoming knowledgeable in multimedia will help my blog grow also because I can include photos and videos.  Also, it will enhance my technology knowledge.  Lastly, being anti-media will help As NOT Seen on TV grow because I can share details from different books that will sure to spark conversation.