RSVP for Sree's Chicago workshop with Teresa Puente

PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE 60 SEATS, SO PLEASE SIGN UP ONLY IF YOU ARE SURE YOU CAN ATTEND AND BE ON TIME. PLEASE E-MAIL if you'd like to hear about future such sessions held online or in NYC and other cities RSVP BY SCROLLING BELOW... Social Media One-Night Stand: Chicago Special Advanced Social Media Workshop for Journalists & Professionals Presented by two Columbias - Columbia College Chicago and Columbia University Journalism School in NYC and its Continuing Education Department Taught by Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia Journalism School and Social-media blogger, CNET News [ ] and Prof. Teresa Puente of Columbia Chicago's journalism program and former Laventhol Visiting Professor at Columbia J-school in NYC, (where she taught social media with Sree) Join us for @Sree's first-ever Social Media One-Night Stand in Chicago, co-taught with one of Chicago's top social media experts, @TCPuente @chicanisima. It's a special advanced social media workshop designed to take your use of social media to the next level (no matter how you use it now). The focus will be on getting best use out of your time online, how to build more fans and followers and how to do all this in a smart, strategic, sustainable manner. Can't make it that night to Chicago? Watch for a similar session on Wednesday, May 23 - live on the web from anywhere in the world, or in-person in NYC. Find out more here: WHEN: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 5:30 pm: reception 6:30-9:30 pm: workshop WHERE: Columbia College Chicago 33 E Congress Parkway, room 219 (Enter on Wabash.) DIRECTION BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Pink Line library, Red Line Harrison PARKING: garages on Wabash COST: free for all Columbia College Chicago students and faculty $25 for non-CCC folks (pay at the door; this course costs $125+ in NYC, $50 in San Francisco) LIMITED SEATING - just 60 spots available - grab 'em now! ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Is it time to take it your social-media skills to the next level? This special, advanced social-media class is designed to specifically help media pros make the most of social-media tools. You will be expected to know all the basics and be ready to dive into a session filled with practical, actionable tips and case studies. # How to deepen your connection with your audience via social media # New tools you must absolutely know and use # How to build your personal brand # How to find, on deadline, specific types of people you need for work # The best ways to increase your followers, fans, and connections # How to get the "right" followers, fans, and connections # Metrics: why you need to understand them and how you can do just that # Sustainable social media -- how to keep from drowning in information and make time to participate efficiently Versions of this have been taught by Sree at CNN, NBC, ABC, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Boston Globe, Washington Post, NPR, Mediabistro and elsewhere. THE SPEAKERS: Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs, Columbia Journalism School, is a brand-new social-media blogger at CNET News. He's also one of AdAge's 25 media people to follow on Twitter and one of Poynter's 35 most influential people in social media. More on him at http://sree.netand you can see how he uses social media by connecting with him on Twitter: http:/ | Facebook: & | LinkedIn: Prof. Teresa Puente, is the founder of and also writes the Chicanisima blog at Chicago Now. A former Chicago Tribune reporter and former Sun-Times editorial board writer and op-ed columnist, she is a print reporter turned online journalist and entrepreneur. More on her at and They promise the workshop, like their tweets, will most likely be: * helpful * useful * informative * relevant * practical * actionable * entertaining * fun * & occasionally funny! NOTE: PLEASE E-MAIL if you'd like to hear about future such sessions in NYC and other cities. See the ever-changing lineup at * Questions about the Chicago workshop email FILL IN THE FORM BELOW TO RSVP.
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