5th Annual Social Media Day

SMDayWhile we celebrate social media every day, today is the fifth year of Mashable’s Social Media Day! Using #SMDay, Mashable has spearheaded the efforts generating global buzz about this ever-so-social Monday. #MCM has some competition this week.

When I first hear about SMDay a few months ago, I was excited to hear other social media enthusiasts wanted to create a day just for social media. A day to appreciate how social media began, where it is now and where the future is headed.

 

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If This Then That

IFTTTWhen my colleague  first recommended I use IFTTT, I thought “what in the world are you saying?” Little did I know the biggest window of possibilities and opportunity had just been opened for me.

IFTTT stands for “If This Then That,” and is a service helping to create powerful connections with one simple statement. According to their website, IFTTT is pronounced like “gift” but without the “g”.

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I Went to SugarCon 2014, and Survived!

The Mayor of Selfie Town (@AChocholacek)

It’s a great day when your job is to tweet and take #selfies for five hours.

With an all-access pass and a BootCase iPhone charging case, I had no choice but live-tweet all day as I engaged with some CRM experts from around the world.

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Social Media Match-Up Flights

klmklmJust when you think they’ve thought of everything, social media masterminds surprise you. “Meet and Seat” is a flight seating program spearheaded by KLM Royal Dutch Airline in 2012 allowing travelers to pick who they sit next to based on details from their Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter profiles. Neat, right?

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What is Social Media (ˈsōSHəl ˈmēdēə)?

SocialMediaButton“What does that even mean? No one knows what it means, but it’s provocative…”

This quote sound familiar? You probably remember the 2007 comedy movie, Blades of Glory or the lyrics from Jay-Z & Kanye West. It’s also applicable when considering the what “social media” means.

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