Peter Shankman to Open B2B Track – Social Media Strategies Summit Las Vegas

The Social Media Strategies Summit – Las Vegas is set to be the most comprehensive social media event of 2012. With 13 workshops, 6 unique tracks and 6 topic categories the Social Media Strategies Summit has something for everyone. Today we are very excited to announce Peter Shankman will be opening the Business to Business track on the first full summit day.

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Wednesday Word of the Day: Reddit

The internet has more than you can ever see, more than you can ever hope to even getting close to seeing, and there’s a lot of good content out there that you’re going to have a hard time finding. Sure, you’ve got friends who post stuff on Facebook and you may follow blogs that link to a lot of different things, but sometimes that’s not enough. How do you remember if a site is good or not? How do you recommend it to strangers so that they know it’s pretty good?

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Crowd Fundraising Site Reaches Millionth Backer

Fundraising startup, Kickstarter, has reached a milestone – this past week they reached their one millionth “backer” to pledge money through the site.

Kickstarter, a funding platform for creative projects, allows people from around the world to pledge money to projects in a variety of creative fields including music, art, publishing, technology, and more that have “defined goals and expectations.”

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Top 10 Legal Updates to Know Before Launching Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

Today’s top ten comes from one last weeks Social Media Legal Risks and Strategies Summit. Attorney and Speaker, Dina Leytes spoke on the first full summit day and provide this list of the Top Ten Legal Updates to Know Before Launching Your Social Media Marketing Campaign:

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Top Ten Ways to Be the Best Social Media Speaker

As a speaker and conference producer I get a lot of questions about how to break into speaking, what makes a speaker great, how to stand out as a speaker and what to avoid when speaking. Because this is such a common topic I figured it would make for a great Top Ten Tuesday. If you have any tips, tricks, advice etc…. please leave a comment!

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Privacy Issues Pervade the New Facebook

Up until now, I have not once been angry and upset at Facebook over privacy issues, interface changes, or feature enhancements. From a brand marketing perspective, I’ve been annoyed here and there with Facebook updates but only because it’s generally a challenge for community managers to stay abreast of social media advancements in addition to the always-on aspect of community management.

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Top Ten Ways to Get the Most out of Social Media Strategies Summit

Social Media Strategies Summit, Boston, is finally here! Today is the first day of the summit and attendees are enjoying a full day of interactive workshops. In honor of this summit today’s post offers the top ten ways to get the most out of Social Media Strategies Summit. If you’re not attending this event don’t worry we will be running it again in 2012 in Las Vegas. Get registered early and save big!

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Twitter’s Jessica Verrilli to Speak at Social Media Strategies Summit – London

GSMI is excited to announce Jessica Verrilli, responsible for business and corporate development at Twitter UK, will be speaking at the Social Media Strategies Summit in London October 25-27, 2011.

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Twitter's Jessica Verrilli to Speak at Social Media Strategies Summit – London

GSMI is excited to announce Jessica Verrilli, responsible for business and corporate development at Twitter UK, will be speaking at the Social Media Strategies Summit in London October 25-27, 2011.

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Top Ten Books for Social Media Gurus

[Screen shot 2011-09-13 at 9.14.26 AM] GSMI is excited to be hosting Social Media Strategies Summit in Boston September 20-22. Several speakers are actually authors of some of the most important social media books. In honor of this today’s top ten is dedicated to the ten most important social media books:

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