SOCIAL MEDIA & THE 2016 ELECTION

Guest speaker Kara Alaimo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Hofstra University educated attendees with a discussion on the role of social media and other new technology in the 2016 presidential election and how businesses should respond. She shared with us her insights about how social media played a role in the election including how it seemed […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]