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Social Media Makover - Slides and Wrap Up

February 4 2010

I wanted to thank everyone for coming out to a great evening of social media and real life makeover goodness. We had a great crowd who were engaging and interactive. As promised, here are the slides from last night: Social Media Makeover PresentationView more presentations from John Head. I wanted to thank our vendors: Halo [For Men] Nicholas Joseph The Shinettes Robin Walker of AskRobinWalker.com Mark Beier Ellehomme Medspa A shout out to Nathan Freeman for the amazing logo which everyone loved! Also, thank you to my co-speakers: Mark Carter Christopher Rollyson And our host, the Metropolitan Club of Chicago. Speak thanks to Christy Cumbo of the Met Club for her amazing efforts! We are looking to do another Social Media Makeover event sometime in the May / June time frame. I will post more when there is something to share.

Social Media Makeover TONIGHT!

February 3 2010

It's not to late to attend Social Media Makeover tonight, Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010. (special thanks to Nathan Freeman for the amazing logo!) You get three great speakers; talking about simple changes and techniques you can use in 2010 to utilize social media in your career; Mark Carter Christopher Rollyson John Head There is also a group of great vendors who will cover traditional makeover tips for 2010, including: Halo [For Men] Nicholas Joseph The Shinettes Robin Walker of AskRobinWalker.com Mark Beier Ellehomme Medspa If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Makeover Preview: Christopher Rollyson of The Executive’s Guide To LinkedIn

February 3 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Christopher S. Rollyson Managing Director, CSRA, Inc. Christopher S. Rollyson has guided executives on using disruptive technology to transform business for 24 years. As a management consultant at global and specialist firms, he has advised Fortune 100 companies on how to assess, pilot and scale their use of the Internet, service-oriented architecture, Web 2.0 and social networks—and he has pioneered the use of these technologies as a marketing executive. Currently Managing Director of CSRA, he has a global reputation for his knowledge of Web 2.0 and social networks. He advises firms on how to use Web 2.0 to reduce time to trust, and he speaks at conferences worldwide. CSRA's Social Network Roadmap is a methodology that helps enterprises adopt social networks more aggressively by mitigating risk while its Executive's Guide to Web 2.0 helps

Social Media Makeover Preview: Mark Carter of TweetNetworking.com

February 3 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the speakers who will be at the event: Mark J. Carter Founder, TweetNetworking, LLC and Networking For A Cause Mark J. Carter is the founder of TweetNetworking, LLC and Networking For A Cause. He ran Chicago’s first Twestival (an international event in 150+ cities) and is currently setting up Chicago’s 3rd Twestival. Carter regularly trains companies and individuals on how to get real results with social media. A few social media projects: Carter helped jumpstart “Saving The World”; a web community founded by NY Times Bestselling author Tim Sanders (which involved running a book launch both online and offline). Carter runs a social media team for Catalyst Ranch; one of Chicago’s premier meeting spaces for creative events and more. He recently came on board “Story From A New Friend”; a 501c3 Non-profit in Chicago to help launch them in Chicago and then take their events natio

Social Media Makeover Preview: ElleHomme Holistic Medical Spa

February 2 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Ellehomme Holistic MedSPA A new medspa in the Chicago West Loop, ellehomme offers massages and other spa services in a great atmosphere with great hours on the weekdays. ellehomme will be doing chair massages and eyebrow waxing at Social Media Makeover this Wednesday! If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Makeover Preview: Mark Beier “On The Go Health & Fitness”

February 2 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Mark Beier, LLC “On The Go Health & Fitness” Mark Beier is the kind of personal trainer and private chef that can make an impact even on a busy executive. Mark understands people are going to treat themselves from time to time - he teaches moderation and balance. “On The Go Health & Fitness” helps address the growing problem small business have with promoting a healthy work-life balance within their organizations. Mark develops individual wellness programs that address the unique organizational needs of each business. These programs are designed as cost-saving strategies that reduces sick days, reduce insurance premiums and reduce employee absenteeism, while increasing productivity, increasing employee efficiency and increasing employee morale, which ultimately increases the company’s bottom line. Come meet Mark this Wednesday! If

Social Media Makeover Preview: Robin Walker of AskRobinWalker.com

February 2 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Robin Walker of www.askrobinwalker.com Robin Walker is one of the best Image Consultants in the Chicagoland area. She is someone you can't help but noticing on-line; she never pulls a punch. I think that is what makes her such a great expert on the ways of men's fashion. She cuts thru the typical BS and tells you exactly what is wrong. She puts it in terms a man can understand. Robin is not a "Fashionista", she's a Product Marketer and PEOPLE are her PRODUCT. Robin will be offering advice on what you should wear for your social media head shots / photos at the event. Come to the Social Media Makeover event and meet Robin! If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Makeover Preview: Nicholas Joseph

February 1 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Nicholas Joseph Custom Tailors Nicholas Joseph is a Chicago-based custom tailor that provides the best of custom tailoring at a price you can not beat. Nicholas Joseph custom tailored suits start at $499 and custom made dress shirts at $119 - the same price you will pay in most major department stores and men's shops for off-the-rack clothing. Nicholas Joseph will be at the event giving advice on both men and women's clothing and will have a great raffle prize! If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Makeover Preview: The Shinettes

February 1 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: Shinettes Shoe Shine Shinettes Shoe Shine, Inc. is Chicago's premier all female run shoe shine company offering professional shoe shines for establishments, private events and trade shows. They have a great motto of "Your shoes say more than you think." Shinettes was born with the idea of reinventing the lost art of shining shoes. As a necessary part of grooming in Chicago, shining shoes has been a predominately male industry. Shinettes Shoe Shine gives this art a brand new image with the same professional quality shoe shines both men and women alike have sought for decades. The Shinettes will be at the event giving shoe shines and with some great first time customer coupons. If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Makeover Preview: Halo [For Men]

February 1 2010

As a preview for the Social Media Makeover on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010, here is a preview of one of the vendors who will be at the event: As part of our traditional makeover vendor area, Halo [For Men] is the best place for the Chicago man to get a haircut and much more. Stylists will be on hand to talk about what changes someone could make for a better appearance in 2010 and doing on-site paraffin hand treatments. Halo [For Men] will be giving everyone who attends a discount for their first service at any Halo location. You can also win a gift certificate to Halo in our drawing! (full disclosure - I am a long-time and major fan of Halo [For Men], am good friends with the founder Robert Patrizi, and a loyal customer. I can't understand why any man would go anywhere else in Chicago) If you are in the Chicago area, please come join us! You can get your tickets on Eventbrite. I look forward to seeing you there.

Learn more about Social Meda Makeover as Robin Walker interviews me on BlogTalkRadio

January 29 2010

If you are in Chicago and want to learn more about the Social Media Makeover event happening on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2010 (next week!), Robin Walker of www.askrobinwalker.com interviewed me on her BlogTalkRadion show "Tailored Edges". We had a great conversation about how I am using social media and the Social Media Makeover event next week. Robin is one of the many makeover vendors who will be at the event. Check out the recording and hope to see you next week!

Social Media Makeover Event in Chicago on Feb 3rd, 2010

January 28 2010

For those of you in Chicago, I am honored to be part of a great panel that is presenting a unique social media event next week, the Social Media Makeover. Here are the event details: Social Media Makeover an interactive workshop event presented by the Young Executive Committee of the Metropolitan Club of Chicago Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 – 6 PM – 7:30 PM $25++ if you pre-register at http://social-media-makeover.eventbrite.com $30++ at the door INCLUDED: wine & beer reception, heavy hors d'oeuvres, 2010 has come and it’s a new year – time for a new you! The Young Executive Committee invites you to an event designed to help you refresh your profile, both on-line and in person. The Young Executive Committee invites you to an event designed to help you refresh your profile, both on-line and in person. “Social Media” is all over the news (along with most other outlets and conversations) these days. What have you heard about Twitter? Do you still have questions about LinkedI