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How a Powerful Blog Strategy Can Boost Your Business

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Denim®

700 Locust Street

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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Is your blog strategy effective? Join Social Media Club Des Moines for an expert panel on Thursday, November 15 at Denim® to find out their best business blog tips.

Our three panelists were finalists for Best Business Blog in The 2018 Hashie Awards.

Light refreshments and appetizers will be served, courtesy of Denim®.

QUESTIONS? Contact desmoines@socialmediaclub.org


Meet The Panel

Tim Laehn, Director of Content, Denim®

Tim Laehn is Denim’s director of content. He brings more than 10 years of experience in marketing and communications, including seven years in the financial services technology industry. A writing and design aficionado, Tim excels at all things content. He studied magazine journalism and graphic design at Drake University in Des Moines.

Kyle Oppenhuizen, Director of Communications, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Kyle Oppenhuizen is Director of Communications at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, where he has worked since 2014. In his role, he oversees many of the organization's written communications including newsletters, internal and external letters and memos, news releases, speech and presentation preparation and much more. Prior to his time at The Partnership, Kyle worked as a reporter for the Des Moines Business Record for four years, covering economic development, transportation, technology, human resources and many more areas.

Kyle is involved in the community as a member of the Young Professionals of Iowa Board and the Iowa State Daily Publication Board, and is a 2018 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute's Community Leadership Program. He graduated from Iowa State University in 2009 with a BA in Journalism/Mass Communications.

Katrina Reger, Digital Marketing Manager, Blue Compass

As the Digital Marketing Manager at Blue Compass, Katrina Reger, enjoys helping advance the online presence of our clients by taking an integrated and comprehensive digital marketing approach. Katrina graduated from Drake University, where she achieved a Bachelors Degree in Marketing with a concentration in direct and interactive marketing. She uses her education from Drake as well as her past professional experience to excel and continue growing in the field of online marketing. With a passion for learning, she continues to stay up-to-date with the latest changes and best practices for digital marketing and social media. Katrina is also inbound marketing certified through HubSpot and Google AdWords certified, as she continues to grow as a digital marketing professional.

Katrina was born and raised in Wisconsin, but is more impressed with Iowa the longer she stays. When Katrina is not at work she enjoys craft beer, playing with her 6 month old golden retriever and cheering on the Packers!


Professional Members of Social Media Club receive discounted admission to SMCDSM events! Join Social Media Club today and connect with a global community.

Social Media Club Des Moines (SMCDSM) is a local chapter of Social Media Club, an organization whose mission is to promote media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior, and share best practices in social media.

The Des Moines chapter of Social Media Club seeks to bring together area technologists, business owners, educators, professionals, enthusiasts, and users of all vocations to provide a forum for education and collaboration on social media technology, platforms, and strategies.

ABOUT SMC

Social Media Club (SMC) was founded in March 2006 to host conversations around the globe that explore key issues facing our society as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. SMC enables you explore your personal and professional passions by helping you connect with a community of your peers based on both geography and areas of interest. We exist to ensure that the world of Social Media does not become an echo chamber of self-reinforcing thoughts, but is instead fueled by diversity of opinion and perspective. SMC is a 501c6 non profit organization.

OUR MISSION

Social Media Club’s primary mission is to expand digital media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior and share best practices. We bring together journalists, publishers, communications professionals, artists, amateur media creators, citizen journalists, teachers, students, tool makers, and other interested collaborators. Essentially the people who create and consume media who have an interest in seeing the ‘media industry’ evolve for everyone’s benefit. We are more than just USERS, we are the reason the tools exist – we are the people who communicate our thoughts and ideas near and far. Join us and let’s shape the future together!

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700 Locust Street

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