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SMC Chicago Presents Search and Social at SES Chicago!
Join SMC Chicago at SES Chicago for an educational, searchable & sociable evening!
To reserve your ticket, please RSVP here and then . . .
Admission is free. There will be a cash bar in the Expo Hall.
Program and Events
4:00-5:00 Speaker, Thom Craver
5:00-6:30 SES "Meet the Experts Roundtable Forum"
6:30-8:00 After Party
Program: Social Media For the Win
Speaker: Thom Craver
You know you need to be on social media. But how do you know if what you're doing is working? Measuring ROI of social media is often overlooked. But this essential step can help prove that your efforts are paying off and help you fine tune it on your bottom line!
Search Engine Strategies Expo Hall
151 East Wacker Drive
About Thom Craver
Thom Craver is the Senior Technical SEO Manager at TopRank Online Marketing. He has been coding HTML since 1993 and has been involved in search marketing since 1999.
Prior to joining TopRank, Thom was a Web Specialist at Rochester Institute of Technology where he was in charge of all Web and social presences for the Saunders College of Business and led analytics strategy efforts for the University's mobile initiative. He still serves as an adjunct professor for Saunders College and tutor for National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Craver also led one of the first web marketing firms in Rochester, NY for eight years until successfully merging with an interactive agency in 2004.
He is a regular contributor to Search Engine Watch, ComputerLink Magazine, and has authored training manuals published by SVI Training Products and Technical Learning Resources. His book on web analytics is expected to be released by year's end.
About Search Engine Strategies
SES Conference & Expo provides marketing professionals, brand advertisers, agencies, and business leaders with the knowledge and tools needed to traverse the dynamic digital landscape. Designed for you by industry thought leaders and innovators, our instructional program will meet your needs whatever your experience level.
SMC Chicago Member Discount: use code 20SMC to receive 20% off of SES conference registration at http://sesconference.com/ chicago/About the Social Media Club Chicago Chapter
Social Media Club [SMC] is a worldwide organization, with local chapters, that serves as connecting organization for anyone interested in social media. For information on membership, visit https://socialmediaclub.org/membership. Chicago’s SMC chapter, launched in October 2008, presents events that mix socializing, networking and learning. Event attendees include entrepreneurs, corporate communicators, journalists, business professionals, publishers, marketers, media creators, citizen journalists, students and technology types. For more information, visithttp://smcchicago.org/, email firstname.lastname@example.org, follow @smcchicago on twitter, or call 630.207.7530 or 312-970-0846.
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SMC Chicago Board Members
Barbara Rozgonyi @wiredprworks, Founder; Jeff Willinger @jwillie, President; Carolyn Martin @cm_socialmedia,Communications; Elly Deutch @deutche and Caleb Gardner @calebgardner
Become a Sponsor
Sponsorships begin at $500; inkind sponsorships, door prizes and professional services donations are always welcome. Contact: Carolyn Martin at email@example.com.
When & Where
Social Media Club Chicago
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!