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Meet other local Internet Marketing Professionals to discuss the latest trends, tactics, and techniques for Web 2.0 and Social Media Marketing. The group social networking Web site is at: http://chicago-social-marketing.ning.com/

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Social Media Marketing with Photos and Video

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Instagram’s popularity isn’t going away anytime soon. According to CNBC, Instagram now has more than 2 billion monthly active users.

TikTok was the most downloaded app of 2021, with 656 million downloads. That’s over 100 million downloads more than the runner-up, Instagram, which was downloaded 545 million times last year.

According to Forrester, 63% of Americans between the ages of 12 and 17 used TikTok on a weekly basis, compared with 57% for Instagram.

YouTube has over 2.6 billion monthly active users that watch over 1 billion hours of content on a daily basis.


  • 6PM-6:30pm: Registration and Networking
  • 6:30pm-6:45pm: Introductions
  • 6:45pm-7:30pm: Discussion with industry experts
  • 7:30pm-8pm: Open Q&A, announcements, wrap-up

Discussion with:
Duo Tang, Restaurant Marketing Specialist at Chowbus

Todor Krecu - You may know Todor from his numerous community events, seminars, and Meetups in the Chicago tech industry. Todor has been educating local businesses since 2008 on all aspects of social media marketing including Facebook advertising, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. Todor is the organizer of the annual Social Media Day Chicago event which is attended by over 200 marketing professionals and where awards are presented in several categories. He is passionate about helping the local tech industry, expertly forges connections between companies and people, helps investors connect with new mobile startups, companies connect with new employees, entrepreneurs connect with each other, and brings new professionals and students into the mobile industry and social media marketing. Since 2011 he has helped Mobile Monday Chicago increase the size of their organization to over 1,100 members, and spent over 11 years at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts working on websites, lead generation landing pages, SEO, PPC, display ads, E-mail campaigns, and social media marketing.

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