Next month I’m speaking at CM1, Canada’s Community Manager Conference. I was a panelist at the last one and this round I’ll be speaking about ‘Influencing the Influencers’. I’ve travelled the world and worked with some of the worlds biggest brands and done heaps of work as an as ‘influencer’. It’s been really neat watching the roles of ‘influencer’ and ‘Community Manager’ evolve over the last five years. When I started at MuchMusic/MTV as a ‘Social Media Coordinator’, the role ‘Community Manager’ was almost unheard of. Now, it’s a job you’ll find at almost every agency and client-side brand.
I’ll be sharing my experience and tips for brands and bloggers when it comes to working together. I was recently on CBC in a segment about this very topic (scroll down to March 22, episode).
Follow the conversation for tickets and speaker up dates on Twitter here and take a peek at the other speakers here. I’ll see if I can contest some tickets for you guys to come!
* Photos of me by Adrian Fiebig
Speaking on Thursday w/ Amber Mac, Julia Rosien, KatiaMillar, and more. Tonight I’mdoing a talk to MBA students at the Schuluch School of Business on behalf of Community. It’ll be fun. I love talking about the internet and what I do.
Details for Thursday:
Date: Thursday November 1st, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: St. Paul Bloor Street
Address: 227 Bloor Street East, Toronto (Click for directions)
Love for you to come. Get tickets here!
On November 1st I’m speaking at Brand U Fabulous. This one-of-a-kind event that will provide women entrepreneurs with tools, tips and insights that will help you market and build the business of your dreams online and offline. There’s an all-star speaker line-up including Amber Mac , Donna Marie Antoniadis, Steve Lowell, Laura Furtado, and me, an interactive discussion panel and breakout sessions that cover everything from marketing, writing, branding, to all things social media.
Why join us?
- Understand what your brand says about you and to create a magnetic brand that integrates with your mission
- Demystify social media and learn concrete steps to leverage your efforts to increase your followers, enhance your influence and grow your bottom line
- Create the right buzz about your brand that will convert your raving fans into loyal, happy customers
- Learn how to effectively communicate your story through speaking from the stage, writing and video!
- Date: Thursday November 1st, 2012
- Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Venue: St. Paul Bloor Street
- Address: 227 Bloor Street East, Toronto (Click for directions)
Tickets are $99 and a portion of proceeds go to Nellie’s Women’s Shelter. Visit the website for more info on speakers & ticket options. Hope to see you there!
<3 Your positive & fabulous friend,
Speaking today at NXNE, two panels back to back from 9-11am. Here are some things I found from SXSW earlier this year. Simple but good to keep in mind, esp. if this is your first rodeo.
My favorite things from this list:
– Stay on topic
– Always respect the audience
The audience is giving you their time to hear about a topic. You can talk about yourself the rest of the day! Perform your knowledge, be yourself.
Schedule & description:
There is a huge opening party for NXNE Interactive tonight. Imma need to schedule a nap I reckon. Naps are key.
I will be around the conference location Hyatt most the day. Say hi! Looking forward to seeing everyone.
Happy Thursday! Nice to be home 🙂
In about two weeks Toronto will be filled with all kinds of internationals in music, film and interactive for NXNE June 11-17th.
I’m speaking on two panels this year for NXNE Interactive. If you didn’t get to hear my panel from SXSW on “The Psychology of Narcissism and How it Affects Brands“, now is your chance!
Psychology of Narcissism & How it Affects Brands with Hal Niedzviecki, Jason Howlett and Casie Stewart, Moderated by Lucia Mancuso from The Blog Studio.
Making Social Giveaways Win-Win for Brands and Fans with Casie Stewart, Matt Juniper and Shannon Hunter Moderated by Lindsay Munro from FITC.
WHAT iS NXNE?
NXNE, in partnership with FITC, brings you the freshest in interactive social content, as well as the tools and creators behind it to keep you and your campaigns top notch. With over 80 presentations, NXNEi bridges the gap between creators of all kinds and interactivity.
NXNEi TiCKET GIVEAWAY:
I’m giving two lucky people the chance to win a pass to see me and 150+ other digital aficionados speak. NXNE Interactive 2012 pass is valued at $349. Contest is open to anyone but does not include travel to Toronto. That one is all you!
Send one tweet
with a link
to the session you’re most excited for with hashtag #pickmecasie
and the twitter handle @NXNEi
for your chance to win. I’ll put your entry Tweets into a Storify
and post them so you can see what the popular ones are.
If you really, actually, like, seriously would like to hear me speak, or you don’t want to read schedule, click Tweet button for surprise text
written by someone who is not typing this right now.
EXAMPLE ENTRY TWEET:
Check out my posts from past NXNE: