Social Media Bootcamp 2014: Day 1 in Review

Didn’t make it to Social Media Bootcamp 2014? Here’s a taste of what you missed… “Think Like a News ‘Preditor’” was the opening keynote presentation by Erica Hanna of BringMeTheNews. As Social Media Engagement and Branding Director at BringMeTheNews, along with previous experience as a producer, writer, shooter, director and editor (preditor) for WCCO, Erica […]

Social Media Bootcamp: Speaker Lineup

If content is king, then our 2-Day Social Media Training Bootcamp is the Elvis Presley of social media bootcamps (minus the peanut butter, bacon, and banana sandwich). This year, we have a jam-packed program featuring some of Minnesota’s brightest content creators and strategists! Our 2014 speakers include experts from BringMeTheNews, Neidt Writer, The Social Lights, GoKart […]

Community Management: Putting it into Practice – A Panel Discussion

Our upcoming 2-Day Social Media Training Bootcamp will wrap up with a dynamic panel discussion titled, “Community Management: Putting it into Practice.“ It’s like The View over cocktail hour: peers passionately discussing (and sometimes disagreeing) about their craft. The goal of the conversation is to both have answers about what has worked in the past […]

Social Media Bootcamp Speaker + Panelist Lineup

Speakers and panelists include: • Kate Sommers, General Mills – @ForkKnifeSpoon • Jeff Neidt, Neidt Writer – @neidtwriter • Erica Hanna, BringMeTheNews – @meeterica • Drew Gneiser, Feed My Starving Children – @DrewGneiser • Jim Cuene, GoKart Labs – @jcuene • David Jungers, Mall of America – @DavidJungers • Gino Giovannelli, Miles Interactive  • Keith Beise, Minnesota Twins – @KeithBeise • Jess Wangsness, General Mills / Nature Valley – @jesswangs • Angie Sheldon, General Mills / Betty Crocker – @heyangiesheldon For a taste of The […]

Social Media Training Twin Cities: 2-Day Social Media Bootcamp June 25 & 26

The Social Lights® Training Institute is pleased to present a 2-day social media training course covering all things content. You’ll leave this program with the knowledge and know-how to build and execute a sustainable social media content strategy for your company. During this jam-packed 2-day program, you will learn: -How to develop a content strategy […]

2-Day Social Media Training Bootcamp: Twin Cities – Coming this June!

The Social Lights® Training Institute is pleased to present a 2-day social media training course covering all things content. You’ll leave this program with the knowledge and know-how to build and execute a sustainable content strategy for your company. Join us on Wednesday, June 25 & Thursday, June 26, 2014. Spots are limited. To receive an early-bird invitation, Join the […]

Writing for Social Media Workshop: A Recap

Thanks to all who joined us for our very first Social Media Workshop of the year!   #writing4social — Alexandra Green (@ALGREENmpls) March 14, 2014   Know your audience and communicate with purpose via the 3 C’s: Be clear, concise, consistent! @TheSocialLights #socialmedia #Writing4Social — SammyQS (@SammyQS) March 14, 2014 RT @SammyQS: Spot on! […]

Attention MN Students – Writing for Social Media Workshop Offering Student Tickets

Are you a Minnesota student studying communications, marketing, advertising or public relations? …Or just super interested in social media for business? We’ve got a workshop for you! Join us on Friday, March 14th for Writing for Social Media – a training program that combines a lesson, case studies, and a guided workshop. Student tickets are […]

Educating the Next Generation of Marketers

The Social Lights®  to Host Social Media Marketing Workshops As the business world coincides with the evolution of social media and technology, the job title Community Manager is now more important than ever. Brands need voices—and people to manage them as they engage in two-way dialogue on behalf of brands. That’s where the Community Manager […]