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Early G+ evangelist and +SocioloG+ star +Kaylee Goins  rocks out with her new band! Hope you indie rock fans will show some support. 
Ladies and gentlemen, we are very proud and happy to show you our debut, self-titled EP! Check out our promo video and then head over to to take a listen. And PLEASE please share! Let's get some folks looking at this. 

Free downloads for this week only! So go ahead, you sexy bastards. Enjoy.
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The Voice of Winnie the Pooh reads Darth Vader's Lines from Star Wars

Darth Pooh doesn't have the same ring to it....
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Rosetta Stone: Learn to Speak Klingon

One of my favorite April Fool's Day pranks. Still wouldn't pay $269.99 for it, +Rosetta Stone. 'Utbe' bel.
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That's the average price for a Rosetta Stone package.
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Internet Access for All!

This was written 5 days ago about, and author +Alicia Levine called for more transparency, and today +Mark Zuckerberg posted an update on announcing the use of drones and satellites to beam Internet down to the 5 billion non-Buzzfeeders who don't currently have access. Neato, gang! 
And the Real Opportunity for the Next 5 Billion
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I would think that Google has more resources to win this race what with their balloons up north, but who knows?
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Come learn about social media!

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Social Media Hangout: A Brand New HOA Series
Brought to you by the Social Media Communities
We'll talk about what's most important to you. No topic is too big for this series. Look forward to in-depth discussions about top posts and topics in the Social Media communities, special guests, surprise giveaways and prizes, interviews, and even some AMA-style Q&A sessions with your favorite Google+ users and thought leaders!

Coming March 2014
Sundays at 3:00 pm ET (12:00 pm PT)

Be sure to check out all the communities at

Of course, our home base is Google+, but that doesn't mean we leave the other networks behind. Find us on Facebook and Twitter:

#smhangout      #smcommunities  
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For fans of Cats and Batman.... BaneCat

Hilarious. I already make up voices for cats that I meet. Hmm.. probably shouldn't admit that in such a public forum. 
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Poor kitty =/ but hey, he's internet famous, that counts for something, right?
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This is the link to the current hangout

#socialmediatips   #socialmediamarketing  
Back by popular demand. (And because we don't have anything else to do at 3PM EDT on a Sunday). Join the owners and moderators of the Social Media communities on Google+ (Strategy, Professionals, Creative, and Discussions) as they talk about what is important to you. Okay, that's vague. To be honest, we haven't decided yet, just exactly what we will be talking about. But know this... it will be awesome. 

Featuring the likes of +Eric Enge +Dustin W. Stout +Mark Traphagen +Andrij Harasewych +David Amerland +Ryan Crowe +Ben Fisher and more!

Also featuring: fewer technical difficulties!
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Social Media Hangout. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Developer Rapid Response Kits for Crisis Situations

"This is the first step in gathering the building blocks, tools and expanded resources for anyone to use. What makes these open source tools even more powerful is support from the community, whether you build a tool to share or help make these current tools better. If you’re interested in contributing to this effort, please contact Meghan Murphy at"
From emergency response to community organization, we built the basic communications apps you need so you can spend less time coding and  more time making an impact. This open source kit contains a series of easy-to-use apps you can quickly fork and deploy on the spot.

#hackforgood   #emergencypreparedness   #codeforgood   #nonprofits  
In disaster recovery situations communications technologies are essential for rescue teams in the field, people in need of help, or connecting with family mem
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That is why i say death is a dream and life is a reality.
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Dedicated to enhancing the Google+ User Experience, social media strategist.
Google+, Social Media strategy and management, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Blogging, Foursquare, Youtube, emerging technologies, Social media marketing, Community Management, Branding, b2b b2c strategies, Interactive Marketing, Digital Media, Blogging, Social Media Analytics, Local Search Optimization, Facebook Ads
  • Twilio
    Social Media Specialist, 2013 - present
  • LittleBigFund
    Director of Social Strategy, 2011 - present
  • Stealth Creative
    Social Media Strategist, 2011 - 2013
  • Self
    Social Media Consultant, 2008 - 2013
    Also available for speaking engagements
    Founder, 2011 - 2012
  • KimberMedia
    Social Media Manager, 2011 - 2011
  • Listener Approved
    Social Media Director, 2010 - 2013
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Well hello, I'm Ryan Crowe <--this is my LinkedIn profile!

I'm a social media director at an ad agency in St. Louis, active social media blogger, and I also speak (and am available to speak) about social media at online conferences, and also offline conferences!

In addition to my ad agency work, I also am the Director of Social Strategy at LittleBigFund - and I sit on the Board of Directors!

You might enjoy following me if you enjoy conversation about social media, the St. Louis Cardinals, or random nerdy things. If you're wondering why so many people have me in their circles it's because I like to help people out using G+, and I started doing it pretty early! People like the help so much that this stuff happened:

  • Top 5 People to Follow on Google+ by Google+ users.
  • Best Google+ Users to Have Followed in 2011 by G+ users.
  • and added to Google's official Suggested User List (US)

While my public posts are usually about nerdy things like science, baseball, comics, music, or libraries - my activities on the Communities I manage are more representative of my professional interests, here are a select few - check 'em out!

Social Media Professionals (founded) - A nearly 10,000 strong community that has been lauded for its high quality engagement and active moderation team! The Community is dedicated to beneficial social media, and other digital media, conversation for and by professionals (or those who have professional interest in emerging tech for marketing).

Social Media Strategy (moderator) - This 36,000+ member community is the first social media Community on Google+ and the largest. There are more helpful posts than you can shake a stick at (and why would you be shaking sticks all willy nilly anyway?). This is the sister Community to Social Media Professionals.

The LittleBigSquad: Nonprofit activists (moderator) - This Community is dedicated to people looking to help out NPOs, especially LittleBigFund.

St. Louis Cardinals (founder) - As you might expect, this Community is dedicated to the Cards. Go Redbirds!

Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy (founder) - I'm a nut for online education - this is just one of the many study group courses in which I participate.

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I'm pretty convincing for a floating black and white head.
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    MA Russian and Slavonic, 2010 - 2012
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    BA Russian and Slavic Studies/ BA Theatrical Performance, 2007 - 2010
  • Columbia College Chicago
    Theatrical Performance, 2005 - 2007
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Settled near the end of the fun part of Wash Ave, after the lights - near the City Museum, the London Tea Room is a bit of unexpected fare as far as this part of the city goes. The restaurant is quaint, I suppose - the decor is not exciting - but it's quiet... there is kitsch randomly assorted... small tables. Clean. The food is delicious, though and the tea is wonderful. I usually get an apple and cheddar salad and the veggie sandwich. The grilled cheese (Fancy!) is also worth trying. The portions are small, though - so bring your non-American appetite!
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Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Good
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