Austin SMC - August Meeting

Pizza and drinks at 6:00 • Program starts at 6:30

NOTE: The meeting is free, but we ask you to register because space is limited.  Please register only if you plan to attend.

Please provide your first and last name and a valid mailing address. Additional information is optional, but your registration will be canceled without this minimum.

Thursday • August 20 • Austin Social Media presents:
Online Community Building - Gains & Gaffes

All online marketing efforts center around the most misunderstood portion of social media strategies- community building. Even seasoned online community builders struggle with the behind-the-scenes efforts that are required to keep communities of all sizes healthy.  We'll speak to the beginner all the way up to veteran community builders and discuss gains and gaffes of building a vibrant community online.

Benn Rosales, CEO, New Media Lab
After creating one of the nation's largest online real estate magazines built exclusively with social media tools, Benn founded Austin-based New Media Lab. Benn has held leadership roles in the tech and sales industries and is the CEO of Single Pointe Realty. Benn specializes in technology business development and social media marketing. Benn is a recipient of the Statesman Texas Social Media Award, Inman Innovator Award and consults primarily with C-level executives and independent business owners.  To see all of Benn's social networks, visit

Lani Rosales, President, New Media Lab
For several years in social media, Lani has gained highest regards as President and co-founder of Austin-based education and consulting group, New Media Lab as well as in her role as the New Media Director of She is known as a vocal social media advocate and speaks on Generation Y and specializes in blogging, Twitter and Linked-In. Lani was awarded the Statesman Texas Social Media Award, and was named a Top 12 Most Influential Women in Blogging and listed in the Top 25 Most Influential Bloggers.  Connect with Lani on a variety of social networks by visiting

SPECIAL NOTE - New Name, Same Location
Some of you may know that in July Open Text Corporation, a global leader in Enterprise Content Management, announced that it completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Vignette Corporation. The acquisition has now received approval by Vignette's stockholders.

With its acquisition of Vignette now complete, Open Text is laying the strategic groundwork that will further its position as the independent leader in ECM, with a comprehensive portfolio of Web solutions to meet the broad range of market requirements.

What does that mean for the Austin Social Media Club?  That we owe a big THANK YOU to Open Text for allowing us continued use of the meeting space through 2009. Please join us in thanking them!

Location and Sponsors:
Thank you, Open Text, for providing an awesome location for our events. Also a shout-out to our co-sponsors, Small World Labs and FG Squared who, along with Vignette, will be providing food and beverages for the year. 

FGSuared Logo   Open Text     

                                                Small World Labs

Name Sales End Price
SMC Open Membership Ended Free
Open Text employee Ended Free

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