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Social Media Breakfast Edmonton #11, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 28th, 2011, CBC Centre Stage

(October 25, 2011)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- The Edmonton Social Media Breakfast (SMBYEG) is pleased to announce Nadine Riopel as this month's guest speaker.

The topic for the October SMBYEG is:

Utilizing Social Media Communication for Social Good

A new philosophy and new technological tools are reshaping the way we communicate with each other and with organizations. Meaningful content is king, being interested is as important as being interesting, and everyone has a voice. Ask yourself, as an individual, "what can I do to make a difference and to put more positivity out into the world?"


In many ways, charities themselves are lagging behind in this revolution; resisting the transition away from uni-directional flow of information and towards engaging and meaningful conversation. The bad news is that this limits our ability to make good things happen through them. The good news is that the power to change things for the better lies in your hands. Join us for some simple strategies and a candid discussion on October 28, 2011.

Stay after the discussion to network and share ideas within the realm of social media. Marketers, PR pros, entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, new-media fanatics, and online social networkers are all welcome to attend.

Seating is limited and fills up quickly so hurry to RSVP on Eventbrite.com.

Where: CBC Centre Stage

10062-102 Avenue NW,

123 Edmonton City Centre Mall East,

Edmonton, AB T5J 2Y8

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When: 8:30 -10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 28th, 2011

Registration: To register, visit http://smbyeg11.eventbrite.com/

Cost: There is no fee to attend Social Media Breakfasts.

About the Guest Speaker:

Nadine Riopel

Nadine Riopel has a mission: to help regular people accomplish more good as donors and charity supporters. After 3 years as a professional fundraiser and a lifetime of volunteering and giving, she now is a writer and a speaker on the topic of effective and rewarding giving. Visit her at her bi-weekly blog, GiveSmart, and watch for her upcoming book for smart do-gooders. Follow @philanthusiast on Twitter. Connect with Nadine Riopel on Linkedin.

Please Thank Our Generous Sponsors

Food Sponors

The Edmonton Journal has generously sponsored pastries by Prairie Mill Bread Co and coffee by Starbucks.

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Venue Sponsor

Special thanks to CBC Edmonton for providing the space and staff for the events every month.

Video Sponsor

Thanks to FusedLogic for videoing and live-streaming the events.

Marketing Sponsor

Marketwire for the press releases that help us sell out every event.

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For about $200, your organization can get some fantastic exposure at the events and online. It is an very inexpensive way to get quality back links to your website.

About SMBYEG

SMBYEG houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Edmonton and around the world. Guest speakers share their experience and expertise of social media use, followed by an opportunity to network with a community of like-minded individuals.

Follow @SMBYEG

Please follow @SMBYEG and the SMBYEG Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Edmonton Social Media Breakfast followers. The Twitter hashtag is #smbyeg.

We Need Presenters!

If you would like to present at a future breakfast or just connect, please feel free to contact any of the SMBYEG committee members:

Steven Hodges - @HedgeHodge

Tamara Stecyk - @TamaraStecyk

Jacqui Fraser - @SavageTiner

Donna McTaggart - @DonnaMcT

Christopher Martin - @cbccentrestage

John Bardos - @smbyeg, @smbyyc, @ideaeconomy, @jetsetcitizen

Contacts:
The Edmonton Social Media Breakfast (SMBYEG)
John Bardos
@SMBYEG
John@IdeaEconomy.net


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