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 […]

MIMA / PRSA Present: Facebook for Business

Last night we attended the mima/PRSA “Facebook for Business” event with guest speaker Joe Benarroch. Despite dedicating an embarrassing number of hours per week to the social platform, Joe still taught us a few things: “Everything is built around people – people are at the center of everything.” As an advertising platform, Facebook presents an overwhelming opportunity. […]

The Social Lights Welcomes Libby Benda & Jane Lee

The Social Lights is pleased to welcome two new team members this September: Elizabeth (Libby) Benda and Jane Lee. Libby joins The Social Lights as Community Manager and Jane Lee as Graphic Design intern. Both young women participated in The Social Lights Community Manager Training Program this summer. A recap of the program can be found […]

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 […]

The Social Lights Is On The Move!

We’ve outgrown our current office space and landed on a new one in the North Loop neighborhood of downtown Minneapolis. We will be moving to our new location on 1st St N and 1st Ave N this August. Look out for photos on our Facebook Page soon, but in the meantime, here’s a glimpse at […]

The Latest from The Social Lights

In case you didn’t hear… This summer we’re hosting the world’s first Community Manager Training Program, and graduating our first class of 16 students on August 1, 2013! In addition to education, the program is set up to provide high quality social media and digital marketing talent to companies ready to step it up on […]