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Social Media Breakfast Edmonton #12, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 25th, 2011, CBC Centre Stage

(November 18, 2011)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- The Edmonton Social Media Breakfast (SMBYEG) is pleased to announce Dana DiTomaso as this month's guest speaker.

The topic for the November SMBYEG is:

Local + Social = Better Together

Social media enables us to reach around the world - but what's most important to your local business is how to reach into your backyard. In this session, you'll learn how to leverage social media tools such as check-ins and targeted searches to find local customers. You'll also learn how to find opportunities to dominate your local niche in the search results.

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 Half the seats are available immediately with a second set released on Friday Oct. 21st at noon.

Where: CBC Centre Stage

10062-102 Avenue NW,

123 Edmonton City Centre Mall East,

Edmonton, AB T5J 2Y8

Google Map Link

When: 8:30 -10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 25th, 2011

Registration: To register, visit

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

About the Guest Speaker:

Dana DiTomaso

Dana DiTomaso has been helping business owners promote their businesses on the web since 2002 which means that she's seen all the trends come and go - and she knows what's still standing and what will work for your business.

Over the past 10 years, Dana has become known for good advice. All of her long-standing clients will tell you one thing about her: She's brutally honest. Dana will tell you what to expect without any fluff, hype or false expectations.

Dana considers it to be her job to help you navigate the confusing landscape of the online world with your best interests at heart. She won't try to convince you to try every "latest hot trend" - but will instead focus on building a targeted, highly effective approach that works for your business.

You can find out more about Dana at Follow @DanaDiTomaso on Twitter

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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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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

John Bardos

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