Understanding the Power of Geo-location Tools with SMCLA and Yellow-Pages
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Social Media Club Los Angeles (@SMC_LA) will host a panel discussion on The Power of Geo-location Tools for Businesses on July 26th, 2011, including a networking happy hour starting at 6:30 PM, sponsored by YP.com (@YP) and Glow-bar.com (@GlowUltraLounge) at the Marriott at 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.
Panelists include local Los Angeles SMC participates, Andy Sternberg (@AndySternberg) social media consultant, Heather Meeker (@HeatherMeeker) Head of PR at textPlus and formerly at Whrrl before the Groupon acquisition, as well as a YP.com (the new Yellowpages.com) representative (@YP), with moderator Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, (@drnatalie) Former Forrester Social Media and CRM Analyst, author and management consultant and President of Social Media Club Los Angeles.
Persons interested in participating in the free Geo-Location panel can register athttp://geosmcla.eventbrite.com/
SMCLA meeting participants will have the opportunity to learn more about geo-location tools from Glendale-based AT&T Interactive, a business whose flagship property – YP.com – and other YP products focus on helping consumers search, find and save locally. AT&T Interactive will also share details about their recently launched Deal of the Day service in Los Angeles and their collaboration with other tech players. (https://dealoftheday.yp.com/join)
The Deal of the Day on YP.com was launched on July 18 in three initial cities – Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas/Ft. Worth. Deal categories include: dining, fitness and beauty, entertainment and home services. Deal of the Day offers are also accessible via mobile web (m.yp.com) and will be integrated into the popular YPmobile app in the next few months (the app is currently available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 7 phone and BlackBerry). Connect with the YP team atwww.facebook.com/yp and www.twitter.com/yp.
Since 2006 Social Media Club's (@SMC) primary mission has been to bring together business professionals, vendors, journalists, publishers, artists, citizen journalists, teachers, students, toolmakers, and interested collaborators with the mission help the media industry evolve and benefit all who participate.
This month’s Social Media Club Los Angeles event is sponsored by YP.com. YP helps you find what you’re really looking for, and will be launching Deal of the Day at YP.com in Los Angeles very soon. Sign up here: https://dealoftheday.yellowpages.com/join. In the meantime, you can connect with YP on Facebook at www.facebook.com/yp and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/yp.
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