Looking to “Prezi” for an Interactive Future

Even the name suggests there’s a change underway. In as recent as the last few months, we’ve seen taxi companies pushed to the side for Uber rides. Periscope took money away from the Pay-Per-View net gross of the May 3rd boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The “out with the old and in […]

Winter 2015 Meetup & Tweetup

One of the first things business owners used to have to create for a company was a slogan. Now, the bigger question is what will be your hashtag? On Thursday, Feb. 26, Twitter had a stream of group pictures, panoramic shots and statements like “Great times” followed by #SoMeAssoc. The Social Media Association hosted a […]

Social Media and Politics: Risks and Rewards

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Social Media and Politics: Risks and Rewards by Chris Palermo   While social media is an incredibly powerful tool in the political space, it is important that it be managed and monitored closely. That was the general consensus of four experts who spoke at the recent Social Media Association meeting, discussing Uses and Misuses in […]

Social Media Association

Informing, inspiring, and empowering business through social, digital, and future media.

Tweet, pin, or post — the Social Media Association is for you! SMA brings together the media community both online and offline. Our members are forward-thinking people interested in business and media innovation. We are entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, influencers and strategic decision makers. Our goal is a non-competitive environment where we can learn, share and have fun together: informing, inspiring, […]

Social Media Association — Events

Social Media Association informing, inspiring, and empowering the potential of social and digital media

Tweet, pin, or post — the Social Media Association is for you! We are a group that brings together the media community both online and offline. Our members are passionate professionals in many industries and social media enthusiasts who want to stay on top of the latest trends. The Social Media Association’s goal is to create a […]

A Letter From The Co-President

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Happy Spring! I wanted to share some exciting news with you.  I will be stepping down as Co-President of Social Media Association Inc. Paul Rubell, Partner at Meltzer Lippe, will be the new President of the organization. Paul has been a member of the executive board since the inception of Social Media Association Inc. He […]

Social Media Association — Smart, Friendly People

Social Media Association informing, inspiring, and empowering business through the power of social and digital media.

Tweet, pin, or post — the Social Media Association is for you! We are a group that brings together the media community both online and offline. Our members are passionate professionals in many industries and social media enthusiasts who want to stay on top of the latest trends. The Social Media Association’s goal is to create a […]

Zero to $2 Billion — The Marketing and Branding Story Behind the Growth

Zero to $2 Billion — The Marketing and Branding Story Behind the Growth

On February 12, 2014, the Social Media Association was treated to a terrific presentation by a successful technology entrepreneur and investor. Jim Estill spoke about his book, Zero to $2 Billion — The Marketing and Branding Story Behind the Growth. He graciously shared his background, business philosophy, wisdom, and insight with us. Jim, a calm down-to-earth guy […]

Social Media and Everything Legal Presentation

These days, nearly every company utilizes social media in one form or another.  Even the local funeral home is vying for Facebook “likes.” Although it is fun, social media is serious business.  Did you know that every “tweet” is curated at the Library of Congress? Attorney Paul Rubell of Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone gave […]

Facebook’s Data Collection Policy: Giving Away Your Private Information

Facebook's Data Collection Policy: Giving Away Your Private Information

Thousands of companies that provide internet services systematically and purposely collect confidential information belonging to every person who uses their web platforms. Social media, search engines, mobile apps and games — all of these ask for, collect, maintain, and in some instances re-distribute personal information about their users. Facebook recently confirmed its dark side when […]