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Summer Mixer 2018

Summer Mixer 2018

July 18 · Solidarity It’s summer and time to mingle! Join American Marketing Association Los Angeles Chapter and Social Media Club Los Angeles for our 2nd annual mixer on the Solidarity outdoor patio. Last year our joint event SOLD OUT, so grab your RSVP...

Video-a-Go-Go! Wrap Up

Video-a-Go-Go! Wrap Up

Video marketing is going B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Are you putting video front and center as part of your social media strategy? You should be. How, you ask? Where? Why? And what about live-streaming? We answered these questions, along with best practices and case studies at our...

DTLA Summer Social Mixer – A #SocialMediaDay Meetup

DTLA Summer Social Mixer – A #SocialMediaDay Meetup

Social Media Club Los Angeles and The Gypsy Shack are coming together taking over DTLA! Join us on Saturday, June 30th for a very social mixer at Arts District Brewing in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate Social Media Day. Connect with social media professionals, digital marketers, creators, influencers and more!

Panel Recap: You lost the Facebook algorithm war! Now what?

Panel Recap: You lost the Facebook algorithm war! Now what?

You lost the Facebook algorithm war, now what?  On April 17, we had a panel to help us answer that. We’re going to pat ourselves on the back and say that it was a GREAT panel! Who was there? Bryanna Duca - Social Media Strategist, Buzzfeed Klaus Badelt -  Founder,...

Digital Summit LA 2018  – The Recap

Digital Summit LA 2018 – The Recap

We always like the Digital Summit LA conference because it goes beyond “101” into more detailed areas of social and digital. It’s also one of those conferences that almost everyone goes to, so not only is it educational, but it’s a lot of fun. We were proud to be a...

Recap: Chatbots: Big Data Tool or Creative Playground?

Recap: Chatbots: Big Data Tool or Creative Playground?

Chatbots are not just a passing fad. They are arguably the future of marketing and social media, as more people opt to go private on their social channels. Brands are using them for customer service, celebrities are using them to engage with fans, entertainment companies are using them to market movies…the opportunities are huge. On March 19th, we gathered a panel of experts to talk about what chatbots are, how to use them, and what the future holds. If you missed it, here’s our recap!

Thriving in Facebook’s “Friends & Family” World

Thriving in Facebook’s “Friends & Family” World

Another day, another Facebook apocalypse. How has Facebook’s new “Friends & Family” algorithm change affected brands? Is organic reach possible anymore? Do you need to increase your advertising? On February 26th, we gathered a panel of experts to discuss what’s...

Introducing the 2018 Social Media Club LA Board of Directors!

Introducing the 2018 Social Media Club LA Board of Directors!

I am excited to announce the new 2018 Social Media Club LA (SMCLA) Board of Directors! SMCLA is a local chapter of a global non-profit that’s dedicated to producing monthly networking events and panels to promote digital literacy and discuss trends in this ever-changing landscape of social media.

January Happy Hour and Networking

January Happy Hour and Networking

Join us at STK in West LA to kick off 2018 in style!

Come thirsty and hungry (and might we recommend an Uber ror Lyft?) as drinks and appetizers will be hosted from 6 – 8 PM with happy hour pricing in the final hour of the event, til 9 PM. Nobody networks like SMCLA, so don’t forget your business cards and best elevator pitch.

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

Here we are on the final business day of the year for 2017. This past year has been an exciting one for SMCLA. Our continued partnership with General Assembly has been great and they have provided us with a great venue for our monthly panels and workshops. We are so...

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

The holidays are here and you know we love any reason to celebrate our students and alumni. Please join us for a festive holiday party - ugly holiday sweaters are encouraged! So, have a drink (thanks to Neuro and Soylent) and food (thanks to Melissa's...

SMCLA 2018 Nominations Now Open!

Each year, we have an elections process where our members nominate themselves or others to join the Board of Directors for the upcoming year. If you have enjoyed coming to our events and looking to get involved with our organization on a deeper level, this is your chance! We are currently seeking new and returning board members to help serve our Los Angeles Chapter.

The Art of Resume Writing: A Workshop by SMCLA

The Art of Resume Writing: A Workshop by SMCLA

A good resume is not easy to come by. The process is like an art form and those gifted with the talent seem to prosper. Social Media Club Los Angeles (SMCLA) put together the expertise to make a resume stand out in a sea of candidates. Join us in June for a resume...