Presenter: Ellen Williams, Educational Marketing Expert at Constant ContactDate: September 2nd, 2014Location: Danbury Hospital Auditorium
Believe it or not, social media have been around since 1969, when CompuServe was a major internet service provider, before the rapid rise of AOL in the mid-1990’s. The first email was sent back in 1971 and by the end of the 1980’s the majority of typewriters were replaced by word processors and personal computers. Both social networking and email have changed substantially since their early days and we have watched the arrival of numerous social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram, which grow in popularity.
Now that we have the added convenience of using smartphones and tablets in addition to computers and laptops, many of us are spending an increasing amount of time using social media. If you own a small business or work at a non-profit, it’s become more important than ever to leverage the use of email along with social media to get the word out about your marketing campaign. This presentation will reveal some simple but effective best practices for integrating email and social media strategies to help grow your business.
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Review by Sean N. Henderson
The August 2014 presentation by Bob Gostischa was an eye-opening view into the world of computer and personal security. If you haven't been to a DACS meeting on this topic in a while, a lot has changed. "Bob G" brought everyone in attendance up-to-speed and clued Read more...
From all the outstanding feedback I got about our August general meeting, I missed a great presentation from Bob Gostischa on protecting Yourself, Your Computer, and Your Identity. The beginning of August must be a popular time for vacations since a lot of you and I missed this presentation. Read more..
Moderated and reported by Jim Scheef. Q – Richard Corzo asked the first question, which we had discussed prior to the meeting: What causes attachments sent by Windows users, mostly using Microsoft Outlook (the “real” Outlook that is included in most versions of Office), to arrive in my inbox transformed into something called “winmail.dat”? We have discussed this recurring problem Read more..
Free and open to the public, DACS general meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month. For directions and parking information, click here. Our meetings have two parts: Ask DACS - a moderated question and answer session taking questions, and a featured presentation from industry professionals, DACS members and/or software vendors, Topics cover the broad spectrum of technology in homes, industry and even city government.