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Network, learn and grow with professional communicators throughout the Bay Area.
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How to create a more informed, effective content strategy?
How do you manage the stakeholders and the showstoppers and everyone on your team – so they trust you and support your content strategy?

April 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Weber Shandwick, 600 Battery St San Francisco
Join +SF IABC and the Content Strategy Meetup group for a lively discussion about managing the team for content strategy, with three experienced content strategists:

Judy Daniel – VP, Content,  Weber Shandwick
Megan Conley – CEO & Founder, Social Tribe
Michael Spinella – Digital Content Strategist, Facebook

Click below for more event details.

#contentstrategy #contentSFIABC

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Are you creative? Do you take action on it?
We talk about it all the time, but what do we really know about creativity? How do you stimulate your creativity on and off the job? What helps and hinders you when you attempt to put your ideas into action?  What are the do’s and don’ts of selling ideas?

Join us this tomorrow, March 16, 2016 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm for a free workshop with Tony Jimenez, an executive coach and business consultant, and one of the coaches featured in the First Edition of Masterful Coaching Fieldbook by Robert Hargrove.

Impact Hub (Downtown Room)
2323 Broadway
Oakland, CA 

Click our link below for more details.

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Learned how to get noticed and build relationships on LinkedIn
Two weeks ago, +Ted Prodromou, author of the award-winning book, Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business. joined us at the +SF IABC sponsored Independent Communicators’ Roundtable (ICR) to share his tips and secrets on how to get noticed and build relationships for a more successful business using +LinkedIn.

Want to get involve and network with San Francisco Bay Area marketing and communications consultants, public relations professionals, writers, editors, graphic designers, website developers, photographers, and content strategists who who help clients design and develop their marketing and corporate communications programs - Join ICR.

Out next scheduled event is March 8th in San Francisco, learn more:

#sfbayarea #professionaldevelopment   #networking  

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Join IABC in March and save!
There’s never been a better time to get moving and create connection! Join IABC in March and you won’t pay a joining fee, you’ll receive discounted dues, and you’ll go in the running to win some great prizes.

Not only that, but you’ll open up the world of IABC membership: connections to people, jobs, resources, career development and more. 


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Get Big Results from Design Thinking
March 8, 2016,  8:30 am – 10:30 am at Capital One 360 Café, SF
Learn to solve complex business problems by combining creative and critical thinking skills with “Design Thinking.” In this workshop sponsored by +SF IABC, +Jim Rettew will teach this easy-to-learn, proven, and repeatable problem-solving protocol that savvy professionals use to achieve big results.

Design Thinking works for all kinds of communicators including writers, project managers, business leaders, and consultants. You’ll be able to adapt these principles immediately into your personal and professional routines.

Early bird price for IABC members if paid by Friday, February 26: $20
IABC member price after February 26: $25; Non-member price: $30

Learn more

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Be more productive and less distracted in 2016
You know who you are. These 13 extensions and apps will help you streamline your Chrome browsing and free up your time to actually be productive online!

Have you tried any of these?

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Watch: Free Canva vs Canva for Work
Interesting in getting a clear understanding the difference between the free design tool vs paid version of +Canva. Watch +Lisa Larson-Kelley  demonstrate the clear differences in her 5 minute video.

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Interested in how innovation, disruption and evolution have redefined - continue to redefine - influence and engagement

The 3rd annual Holmes Report’s In2 Summit held Monday, February 16th at San Francisco's The Park Central Hotel is an action-packed day that brings together the industry’s most innovative minds to explore the future of influence and engagement.

The event features leaders from organizations including Facebook, GE, Accel, eBay, SanDisk, Cision, W2O Group and many more.
Special offer for IABC members interested in attending the event The first 10 members who send an email to SF IABC will get a FREE ticket.  Click the +SF IABC link below to learn more about the In2 Innovation Summit 2016 San Francisco.

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Happy Safer Internet Day
As part of making the web safe for everyone, Google has a 2 minute Security Checkup for you to complete be February 11 to help increase your online safety. Once you're done, you'll get a permanent 2 GB bump in your Google Drive storage. Please share with your friends and family.

How nice is that! Thanks Google!


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Do you know The Naked Truth about Social Media?
Learned a lot from last week's +SF IABC's Independent Communicators’ Roundtable (ICR) hosted Just Be Social workshop held at Oakland, CA's Rockridge Branch Library from San Francisco Bay Area Social Media and Public Relations Strategist +Laurie Kretchmar.

What is +SF IABC's Independent Communicators' Roundtable?
If you are a SF Bay Area marketing and communications consultant, public relations practitioner, writer, editor, grant writer, content strategist, graphic designer, website developer, media producer, or photographer looking to meet others face-to-face every third Wednesday of each month and alternate between San Francisco and East Bay venues, join us to learn and network!

#SFBayArea #professionaldevelopment #networking   #marketingcommunications   #socialmediatips  
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