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SFCMGR Meetup: How to Create a Rocking Community Blog

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Join the San Francisco Community Managers group for a panel on amazing community-centric blogs. We'll discuss the creation of guest blogging programs/partnerships, how to optimize original content, the best way to manage newsletter creation, and how to measure results.

We all know content creates trust and defines leaders in our communities, so let's gather together and talk about what we've learned. 

Joining us on the panel will be the following:

MODERATOR: Murray Newlands (@MurrayNewlands)
Murray is an author, reporter, and social media consultant. He is the founder of and Influence People. He is also Deputy Editor at Search Engine Journal. 


• Allison Leahy (@zapleahy), Community Manager at Ning/Glam Media. She organizes their blog, Cultivating Community, as well as their webinars, newsletters, and product tutorials.

• David Smooke (@DavidSmooke), Director of Social Media at SmartRecruiters. He is the SmartRecruiters blog editor and oversees all of their social channels.

• Meghan Murphy (@MegMurph), Manager of Community Programs at Twilio. She is our regular host and is taking some time out to share her expertise with us!  


6:30-7:00: Arrive, mingle, have drinks and snacks
7:00-8:00: Panel discussion and Q&A
8:00-9:00: Mingle, network 

Please tag all tweets at the event with #SFCMGR! 

This meetup is generously sponsored by Viglink and Oracle! Thanks to both companies for supporting the advancement of the community management profession!

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  • Craig D.

    Solid advice to help folks really focus in on what's important for their blog!

    2 · November 13, 2013

  • Sam H.

    Very much looking forward to the event tonight! In the process of setting up TransitHero's first blog right now, so this is very timely.

    Related: If anyone has any suggestions/tips for Tumblr Themes and customization, give me a shout :)

    November 13, 2013

  • Adam H.

    Excited to have just joined the group, but bummed to see I already have an event on the 13th. I look forward to meeting you all at a later meet up.

    November 4, 2013

    • Adam H.

      I might just have to!

      November 5, 2013

    • Lucy B.

      Do it! We will be here till 9 ish

      November 13, 2013

  • Carlos M.

    I know a few people in this meetup: Hi, Murray, Lucy, annnd I'm guessing Mr. Roup, since it IS his right in his corporate HQ. :D

    1 · November 7, 2013

  • Nikki S.

    Great panel lineup! Excited to meet/catch up with you all.

    2 · November 7, 2013

  • Evan H.

    Wish I could come, but have another event on the 13th. Have fun & tweet lots of quotes!

    November 5, 2013

    • Carrie J.

      Aw, sad we'll miss you. I'll be tweetin'. Hope to see you next time!

      November 6, 2013

  • Regina W.

    Bummer. I just realized this Meetup clashes head-on with my next SFTech4Good Meetup: :( Have a great session and glad to see events happening again.

    October 23, 2013

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