Hardly a day passes by without the mention of Social South™. Whether it’s in reference to the first (and only) Social South social media conference held, or it’s to ask if there will ever be another one, Social South is still talked about on a regular basis. It was a very special event and for [...]
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“One of these things is not like the other.”
If you remember the song from Sesame Street, feel free to sing, sing along.
Looking back on the lineup from the inaugural Social South, it was clear that one of the presentations was different along every apparent axis.
Andrew Keen views social media and the internet through the lens [...]
Seriously. Thank you, speakers. Thank you, volunteers. Thank you, sponsors. A really big thank you to paid participants (Social South does NOT have attendees – you come, you participate). Thank you, Culinard (just remember we want coffee all day long). Thank you, Innovation Depot. I’ll do more detailed thank yous in another post. Every single [...]
Esra’a Al Shafei is the founder and Executive Director of MideastYouth.com, an independent interfaith network whose mission is to inspire and provide young people with the freedom and opportunity of expression. Her advocacy on the internet bridges seemingly impenetrable barriers of faith and geography to unite young people committed to fostering constructive discourse in the [...]
Who better than thought-provoking author Andrew Keen to open the first annual Social South social media conference? Called the “Antichrist of Silicon Valley,” Keen is also the author of the international hit Cult of the Amateur: How the Internet is killing our culture. Andrew has appeared on the Colbert Report, McNeil-Lehrer Newsnight show, The Today [...]
One of the hottest topics in social media right now is determining what the ROI of social media efforts are. Your boss is no different, before he or she signs off on sending you to Social South, they’ll want to know what they’ll gain from you being there. Here are ten reasons you can use [...]
Social South™ is proud to announce two exciting speakers for Friday’s keynote address: Richard Binhammer, Strategic Corporate Communications, Social Media and Corporate Reputation Management at Dell and Lionel Menchaca, a 15-year Dell veteran and chief blogger at Direct2Dell. Richard and Lionel will take the stage together for the first time ever. It promises to be a lively and enlightening discussion [...]
Here’s a few hints on how to get the most out of the site.
Join the Social South community by clicking on the JOIN SoSo link at the bottom of the Members column on the right. Then, fill out your profile and make some friends requests. Let’s get to know each other before our face to [...]
Social South is the Deep South’s Social Media Conference. It’s your chance to hear nationally recognized social media professionals at an affordable and easy-to-get-to location. Very soon, the information will begin flowing like sweet tea in the summertime. Until then, please save the date and pass the word. The place to be on August 21 [...]