Today, we're going to try something new. A lot of folks new to social media complain about not having time to follow all the information services out there. And, often the time spent requires a lot of digging around to separate the wheat from the chaff.
So as an experiment, we're starting DaDig - a daily digest of social media and networking posts, comments, emails of interest to the Greenville business community - and perhaps beyond the city. Although events, etc., are geographically limited to the Upstate SC area.
Obviously, this is a subjective analysis so you have to take that with a grain of salt. We are really interested in your ideas and comments and whether or not this is a useful, fun or interesting tool for you. And also let us know if there's a person or organization you think we should follow.
So here's the first edition of DaDig.
DaDig, the Daily Digest of social media and networking in Greenviille for 4/14/10.
What’s been going on in Greenville’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn world in the past 24 hours? Here’s a digest of the hits of interest for small business.
Devereaux will be location for April’s network event sponsored by Upstate Entrepreneur Forum. You must be business owner or C-level to attend. Get info at http://theuef.com.
Business Black Box is promoting this weekend’s Launch Greenville with a coupon code and a drawing for free tickets. http://www.enterpriselaunch.com/launch-greenville
Phil Yanov and Gil Gerretson promoting Connectorati event on April 27 at Embassy Suites. It’s a half-day of intense seminars on how to Create, Connect and Conquer your business. http://www.connectorati.com is also home to a series of interesting podcasts and what’s making business networking and social media work.
A meetup (www.meetup.com) called Planning for Success in Times of Economic Uncertainty is scheduled for Monday April 19 at 6:30. Speaker will be Nancy Eichstadt, President and CEO of The Carolina Leadership Group, LLC and Managing Partner of Leadership Management International. More info at: http://www.meetup.com/smallbusinessnetworking/calendar/13035745/
For businesses planning to exhibit at the upcoming Grow Expo at the Carolina First Center on May 25, the Clemson U. Small Business Development Council has a blog post with tips for exhibitors. Good ideas that would help any small business refine its message and focus its marketing and networking. Check it out at http://greenvillesbdc.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/trade-show-tips-and-tricks/.
The Mauldin Chamber of Commerce has still got some sponsorships available for upcoming golf outing at Holly Tree on May 24. Email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most intriguing tweet in the last 24 hours: From ghs_org: Due to technical difficulties not related to surgery, our tweets covering the body contouring surgery will be delayed
Social Media newbie question of the day: Foursquare and Gowalla appear to be competing for hottest social locator tool. We now have a visual map of several people’s culinary preferences. I may not get it, but it is a hot ticket! -----
Is there a LinkedIn group, Facebook page, Twitterer you think we should check out for the digest? Let us know at twitter.com/portfoliosc. Use #DaDig. Or leave comment on this post!