• Bitcoin: An Insider's Guide
    Bitcoin: An Insider's Guide • You’re excited about Bitcoin, you know it’s not going away. • You’ve read a lot about it, but there is a lot you still don’t understand. • You want a deep dive into Bitcoin and a new way of capitalizing on new cryptocurrency products, services, and markets. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN • How the blockchain works. • Why it is a breakthrough. • Why is it misunderstood. • What it means for you. • You’ll understand the cryptography terms hash, elliptical curve, proof-of-work, but you won’t learn the math, and you won’t need to. • You’ll learn about digital keys, Bitcoin addresses, and digital signatures. • You’ll learn just how big the cryptocurrency space is and why you’ll cannot guess a private key, ever. • You’ll learn how to send and receive bitcoins. • You’ll learn who’s a good guy, who’s confused, and whose trying to destroy Bitcoin. • You’ll learn why the Bitcoin constituents are always fighting about something (and why that’s a good thing). • You’ll the state of mining at the present time. • How to mine with CPU, GPU, and ASIC and if any of it makes sense for you. • How to apply the law of accelerating returns to determine what is a good investment. • The shocking truth about online Bitcoin wallets.You’ll learn how to set up online payment buttons and a payment card for taking bitcoin payments. • How you can make your own Bitcoin wallet by hand.You’ll learn why most wallets are unsafe. • You’ll learn the 3 best ways to secure your bitcoin. • You’ll learn who to trust. • You’ll learn the reason there are so few good wallets on the market. • You’ll learn how to choose a Bitcoin wallet and why some are free and why others cost $300. • You’ll learn why it’s hard to find a Bitcoin wallet in stock. • You’ll learn the strange way the old-time Bitcoiners are storing their wealth and why they do it that way. • You’ll learn the reason there are so many altcoins and their history, purpose, and weaknesses • You’ll get a handle on the altcoin craze.You’ll discover how easy it is to launch your own altcoin (ICO) and whether it makes sense for your organization. • You’ll learn where we are on the Bitcoin adoption curve, where we’ve been, and where we are going. • You’ll learn the prospects for Bitcoin’s future price and you may not believe it, but the reasoning and extrapolation will open your eyes to the past, the present, and the future. This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Tony Cecala: Tony Cecala has been a technologist for over 30 years. He is usually at the forefront of emerging trends. As Yale’s first software librarian he curated a collection of free “shareware” software. As one of the first Apple evangelists, he co-developed the Yale Macintosh User Group. As a community organizer for the open software, WordPress, he organizes the DFW WordPress Group, with over 2800 members. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) This event is sponsored by the Crypto Cousins. Subscribe to the Crypto Cousins Podcast on iTunes @ https://CryptoCousins.com/iTunes Subscribe with Spotify @ https://CryptoCousins.com/Spotify Join the Crypto Cousins Facebook Group at https://Facebook.com/groups/CryptoCousins and lets start talking about Bitcoin.

    YouMayPlay

    1527 South Cooper St · Arlington, TX

  • What’s it gonna cost me? (the good/better/best of WordPress site budgeting)
    What’s it gonna cost me? (the good/better/best of WordPress site budgeting) Learn how a professional WordPress developer prices a website development project and better understand what you get for your money at 3 different price points. This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Christopher Harris: Demonstrated ability for the creation, implementation, and management of systems that optimize and automate processes to enable team members to more effectively complete their tasks. This includes financial systems, operation systems, and delivery systems. Skills include: detail oriented, mission/vision setting, complex problem solving, speaking, training, creation of operations manuals, task automation, financial management Proficiencies: WordPress, Basecamp, Slack, G Suite, QuickBooks, Xero, Freshbooks, Stripe, Zapier, 1Password, Gusto, Chrome Dev Tools Programming Languages: HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript Find out more about Christopher at https://christopher-harris.com https://PodcastWebsites.com (https://podcastwebsites.com/) Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Sponsors: I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their short elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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    1527 South Cooper St · Arlington, TX

  • Podcasting: Should It Be Part Of Your Content Strategy?
    Podcasting: Should It Be Part Of Your Content Strategy? Do you really know what podcasting is, and how it can help your business grow? When the Internet first came out many store and businesses did not think they needed to be on the internet Now many of those companies are out of business. Will podcasting end up causing the same disruption to the business world as the internet did? In this presentation: You'll learn the what podcasting is, and a short history of podcasting. Why you need to start podcasting? How you can start podcasting with very little effort. Gary will explain how little you have to spend on equipment to get started. How to set up your podcast in iTunes. Go over common mistakes new podcasters make. After this presentation you will know more than 90 of the people on the planet about podcasting. This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Gary Leland: Gary started his first brick and mortar store in 1981, His first e-commerce site in 1996, and his first podcast in 2004. In 2006 Time Magazine included his website in their 50 coolest websites of the year. In 2016 Gary was inducted into the Academy Of Podcasters Hall Of Fame. In 2017 The Mayor of Arlington, Texas proclaimed March 1st Gary Leland Day. He owns, and operates two brick and mortar stores. One of them is Leland’s Wallpaper, which is the largest wallpaper store in Texas. His Other store is Softball Junk. Both of his stores are located in Arlington, Texas. Gary produces the Gary Leland Show, The Fixer Upper Podcast, The Home Town Podcast, The Fastpitch Radio Show, The Fastpitch Chat Show, The Softball Stuff Show, and Fastpitch TV . Gary is also a co-founder of www.Podcast Movement.com which is the largest podcast conference in the world. You can find out more about Gary at http://GaryLeland.com/about https://PodcastWebsites.com (https://PodcastWebsites.com) Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Sponsors: I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their short elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

    YouMayPlay

    1527 South Cooper St · Arlington, TX

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  • Digital Dynamics: Laws of the New Realm
    Digital Dynamics: Laws of the New Realm Digital and social media companies have grown astronomically in size and influence. What are the underlying factors that make digital and social media so powerful? How can you tap into these factors and empower your business, your organization, and your self? In this presentation: You'll discover the four essential differences between qualities of physical reality and of digital reality. You'll understand why events such as WikiLeaks and ongoing security breaches are a natural and expected occurrence in the digital realm. You'll know the reasons some companies are prospering and others are struggling. You'll learn the one essential factor that makes social media companies extraordinarily valuable. You'll discover which industries and markets have already been disrupted by the new laws, and which have yet to be exploited. Join us on a wild ride down the digital rabbit hole as we discover how secrets, hidden agendas, encryption, and spying empower the rulers of both physical and digital realities. This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Tony Cecala: Tony is a sought-after consultant, speaker, and digital pioneer who brings successful high-tech strategies to local business niches. Tony is a digital media consultant for the A.H. Belo family of companies, including the Dallas Morning News, Speakeasy and DMNMedia.For the past 20 years Tony has pioneered digital approaches to local advertising, niche marketing, and event production. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Sponsors: I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their short elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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    1527 South Cooper St · Arlington, TX

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  • Leveraging Facebook Messenger
    Leveraging Facebook Messenger Facebook Messenger has over 1 Billion users worldwide. So how can you leverage this to grow your audience and expand your business? In this presentation, we will discuss strategies you can easily implement in your podcast to leverage messenger to grow and engage your audience in ways that were simply not possible. We will dive deep into how you can setup and deploy messenger as part of your marketing strategy. - Setting Up Messenger For your Business - Understanding Messenger Bots - Building an audience with messenger - Creating engagement with messenger Join us on July 6th for this great Meet Up. This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Byron Ingraham: Byron Ingraham is the host of The Big Movement Podcast and a Digital Marketing Strategist. As an entrepreneur, he helps business owners implement strategic marketing plans that attract and convert ideal prospects into paying clients. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Sponsors I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their 10 second elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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  • What I Learned After 3 Million Video Views
    What I Learned After 3 Million Video Views Video. For social media marketers the term video has been synonymous with YouTube. Mobile and changing social platforms have given rise to live streams, daily stories, and the ability for anyone with a mobile device to be a media sensation. In this presentation, A.J. Wood will talk about what he learned after reaching 3 million video views on YouTube, and how those lessons are applicable on today's social platforms. What I Learned After 3 Million Video Views Join us on June 1st for this great Meet Up. During our thirteenth meet up A.J. Wood will present "What I Learned After 3 Million Video Views" This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About A. J. Wood: A.J. Wood is a Senior Solutions Consultant at Adobe where he actively engages enterprise customers on the benefits of Adobe’s digital media solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in arts & technology, and was ranked the #1 Adobe Instructor worldwide more than once. He has appeared on NBC, GeekBeat TV, and spoken at conferences including Adobe MAX, HOW, Big Design, Rocks Digital, D2WC, and OpenCamp. A.J. is best known for his video series “I Create Content” published on ajwood.com (http://ajwood.com/). Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Sponsors I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their 10 second elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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  • Feeding The Beast, How To Establish, Grow And Dominate Your Amazon Business
    Feeding The Beast, How To Establish, Grow And Dominate Your Amazon Business Have you started your Amazon business yet? Scared to dip your toes into the icy waters? Steve Kuntz will talk you off the cliff and cover the basics to get your Amazon business going. Learn the different arbitrage models, browser Plugins to help with research and other tips and tricks. Also included how to find products to sell and communicate with wholesalers. Learn how to deal with Brand Registry and many other topics. Feeding The Beast, How To Establish, Grow And Dominate Your Amazon Business Join us on May the 4th for this great Meet Up. During our twelfth meet up Steve Kuntz will present "Feeding The Beast, How To Establish, Grow And Dominate Your Amazon Business" This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://SocialMediaArlington.com) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Steve: Steve is a Senior Applications Developer has been in the Information Technology Industry for over 25 years working for several Texas based companies including Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Neiman Marcus, and Zales Corporation. Steve is currently the Organizer of the Dallas Interactive Marketing & Internet SEO/SEM Meetup Group which was formed in 2008. They hold monthly meetings and cover a wide range of topics from SEO, SEM, PPC, Social Media, Web 2.0, and other current technologies. The group currently has over 1,800 members. Steve is a frequent speaker at local Meetups and conferences in the DFW area on Social Media, SEO, and other topics. Steve received his degree in Computer Information Systems from Mayville State University and currently resides in Coppell, TX. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://SocialMediaArlington.com) Sponsors I would like to have different food sponsors for our events. As a sponsor you will have a few minutes during our Meet Up to talk about your business. You can also have an area to display brochures or materials. For $100, this is a great way to get a lot of exposure for you and your business. Door Prizes I would like to have door prizes at each event. It is a fun way for the winners to give us their 10 second elevator speech. If you have a door prize you would like to donate, please let me know. I will give you a few minutes to tell us about you and your company. Don't forget to share link with your friends http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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  • How To Get Famous Using Social Media For Just A Dollar
    How To Get Famous Using Social Media For Just A Dollar For just a Dollar A Day on Facebook, you can blow up your personal brand, grow your business presence on social, get the job of your dreams, or even get your funny cat video to go viral. We've done this for clients and partners across the spectrum from TED speakers and public figures to business owners looking to grow their inbound marketing capabilities. Drive results against business goals without having to break the bank with minimal effort and high payoff. Bring your laptops and phones, so we can shoot video and start boosting your content. We'll go live and show you how we do this to get 100's of thousands of video views for fractions of a penny. How To Get Famous Using Social Media For Just A Dollar Join us on March the 30th for this great Meet Up. During our eleventh meet up Dennis Yu will present "How To Get Famous Using Social Media For Just A Dollar" This is a FREE event, so come and join us. The host has cleared room so we can have more people attend. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 115 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) YouMayPlay will provide pizza and drinks so make sure and get there early for networking. Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION: This is a new location. The seating space is limited at the new location so you need to get there early to guarantee a seat. There is standing room for overflow. PARKING INFO: There is free onsite parking About Dennis: Dennis Yu is the Chief Technology Officer of BlitzMetrics (https://blitzmetrics.com), a digital marketing company which partners with schools to train young adults. Dennis’s program centers around mentorship, helping students grow their expertise to manage social campaigns for enterprise clients like the Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone. He’s an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook Marketing and has spoken in 17 countries, spanning 5 continents, including keynotes at L2E, Gultaggen, and Marketo Summit. Dennis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, CBS Evening News and is co-author of Facebook Nation – a textbook taught in over 700 colleges and universities. He’s a regular contributor for Adweek’s SocialTimes column and has published in Social Media Examiner, Social Media Club, Tweak Your Biz, B2C, Social Fresh, and Heyo. He held leadership positions at Yahoo! and American Airlines and studied Finance and Economics at Southern Methodist University as well as London School of Economics. He ran collegiate cross-country at SMU and has competed in over 20 marathons including a 70 mile ultramarathon. Besides being a Facebook data and ad geek, you can find him eating chicken wings or playing Ultimate Frisbee in a city near you. You can contact him at [masked] Don't forget to share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

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  • Real, Actionable Tips & Techniques to Launch Your Brand on Instagram
    Real, Actionable Tips & Techniques to Launch Your Brand on Instagram Instagram users are 58 times more likely to engage with a brand’s post than Facebook users and 120 times more likely than Twitter users. Let the data speak for itself — if your brand isn’t on Instagram, you’re missing out on a huge marketing opportunity. Don’t know where to start? Giovanni Gallucci will show you how by walking you through actual social media campaigns he manages for clients. Giovanni Gallucci will be sharing his skills and expertise using Instagram for online branding. Attendees will learn firsthand how to generate real, highly-engaged fans with social media and will train anyone interested in online marketing, public relations, and communications teams to utilize the social media marketing tools of videos & photos in their online marketing, customer relations, audience development, and pr efforts. Real, Actionable Tips & Techniques to Launch Your Brand on Instagram Join us on March the 2nd for this great Meet Up. During our tenth meet up Giovanni Gallucci will present "Real, Actionable Tips & Techniques to Launch Your Brand on Instagram" There is a FREE event, so come and join us. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 70 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A PARKING INFO: The signs in the parking lot say towing is enforced, but all the offices are closed during the event. There will not be any towing of cars during the event. In other words parking is free onsite. About Giovanni: Giovanni is a Dallas-based Ad Age, Emmy, Telly, and Webby award-winning social media/SEO strategist and software developer. He builds loyal, engaged online audiences for brands in entertainment, fashion, food & beverage, sports, and technology. You can learn more about him at http://gallucci.net (http://gallucci.net/) Don't forget to share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

    PinnStation

    201 E. Abram Street · Arlington

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  • Live Streaming With Facebook
    Have you heard of Live Streaming on Facebook? It is one of the newest, and hottest methods for marketing ? In this Meetup Arlington's Dave Curlee is going to discuss why live streaming is important, and how Facebook makes it easy. Dave will also show some tools, and an easy setup for live streaming on Facebook. Live Streaming With Facebook. Join us on February the 2nd for this great Meet Up. During our ninth meet up Dave Curlee will present "Live Streaming With Facebook" There is a FREE event, so come and join us. I will limit this Meet Up to the first 60 people to register. Please share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/) Agenda: 6:30 to 7:00 Networking 7:00 to 7:15 Introductions, and Discussion. 7:15 to 8:15 Presentation 8:15 - 8:45 - Q&A PARKING INFO: The signs in the parking lot say towing is enforced, but all the offices are closed during the event. There will not be any towing of cars during the event. In other words parking is free onsite. About Dave: Dave Curlee is a Christ-follower, husband, father. He's the former Head of Production at GeekBeat.TV, GeeksLife.com, and founder of http://ChurchTrainingAcademy.com . With over 25 years of video production experience, Dave has produced, and created thousands of episodes of web shows. Dave has also produced hundreds of live streaming shows. Currently he streams 3 weekly shows, and is prepping his new live and podcast show. He's also the Sr Editor for the soon-to-be released new reality show from Orange Country Choppers. Don't forget to share this Meet Up with your friends by using this short link http://SocialMediaArlington.com (http://socialmediaarlington.com/)

    Pinn Station

    201 E Abram St. · Arlington, TX

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