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Social Media Week InstagramYourCity contest

Social Media Week recently launched InstagramYourCity contest as part of a global promotion around our next Social Media Week event, which is scheduled for September.
The contest runs until June 30th, with the top 14 submissions (one for each SMW city) winning a prize pack of Instagram goodies, like…

Added by Todor Krecu on June 26, 2012 at 5:22am — No Comments

Social Media Day Chicago 2012

We’re thrilled to celebrate Mashable's third annual Social Media Day in Chicago! Mashable launched the event in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. We invite you to join fellow social media enthusiasts by attending Social Media Day Chicago on June 30.

RSVP for this event at:

Social Media Experts will present…


Added by Todor Krecu on June 22, 2012 at 6:20am — No Comments

LevelUp is the better way to pay

What is LevelUp?

LevelUp is the better way to pay.



Added by Todor Krecu on April 29, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments

The Art of Marketing Chicago – Tuesday, April 24th

The Art of Marketing Chicago – Tuesday, April 24th


Discover the ideas and trends that are shaping the future of Marketing from the world’s most renowned visionaries, though-leaders and best-selling authors.

SAVE - preferred pricing – promo code CHICAGO22 – gets you $50 off per single…


Added by Todor Krecu on April 13, 2012 at 5:58am — No Comments

Celebrate World Foursquare Day in Schaumburg, IL on 4/16

Celebrate World Foursquare Day in Schaumburg, IL on 4/16

World FourSquare Day is being celebrated in thousands of cities on April 16th. The official Chicago area 4SqDay event is being held at Smashburger on Golf Road in Schaumburg, IL between 6pm and 8pm.


Schaumburg, IL (Press Release) - Apr 11, 2012 - Join fellow Foursquare users in Schaumburg, IL on 4/16 --a day officially declared as World Foursquare Day! 

RSVP at the official page here:…


Added by Todor Krecu on April 12, 2012 at 4:06am — No Comments

SOCIAL MEDIA HOT TOPIC: Pinterest & Facebook Business Pages

Mastering Pinterest and Facebook’s New Timeline for Business Pages

Tuesday, April 17th

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Rockit, 22 W. Hubbard

You must purchase your ticket at:

Learn firsthand from Social Media leaders who are immersing themselves in new and changing platforms.  They’ll give you an in-depth look into the keys to their success and answer…


Added by Todor Krecu on March 31, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Google Play

Hello Android developer,

Today the Android ecosystem took a big step forward with the launch of Google Play, an integrated destination for apps, books, movies, and music. As a developer of Android apps, you are a key part of this new destination.

While there’s no change to your published products, development workflow, or distribution options,…


Added by Todor Krecu on March 6, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

What is Nosh?

Nosh ( is a free iPhone and Android app that allows users to rate, review, and share photos of

restaurant dishes with friends and followers on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter. 

  • Nosh is a fun way to share what you eat and find out what's good everywhere.
  • With Nosh, you can rate and review dishes, not places. After all, it's the food that…

Added by Todor Krecu on January 3, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Chicagoland Chamber of Emerging Leaders

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to join us at the inaugural event of the Chicagoland Chamber Emerging Leaders. More information is at:

This group of individuals, 35 years of age and younger, is…


Added by Todor Krecu on December 20, 2011 at 6:15am — No Comments

The 3 secrets to success for businesses on foursquare

Over 500,000 businesses use foursquare to learn more about their customers, find new ones, and make sure their information is up to date. Here are the three secrets to success for businesses on foursquare:

1. Personalize your foursquare page.

As a manager, you can customize the way your business appears on foursquare. You can edit everything: your phone number, address, twitter name and website, or even add a description that… Continue

Added by Todor Krecu on September 29, 2011 at 5:17am — No Comments

Mayor Emanuel Kicks Off Social Media Week by Announcing Chicago Is First City With Foursquare Badge

Mayor highlights innovative efforts in social media; Chicago is a host city for international week

Press Release 

September 16, 2011


Mayor Emanuel today announced that Chicago is the world’s first city with its own foursquare City badge, the “Windy City” City badge, in advance of Social Media Week (SMW), which kicks-off on Monday.

“I am pleased that Chicago can be the first city to offer a foursquare City badge and participate in this innovative program,”…


Added by Todor Krecu on September 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

build windows in Chicago

build windows in Chicago

Wednesday, September 14, 11:00AM-1PM


RSVP at:


//build/ windows

BUILD is a new event that shows modern hardware and software developers how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Learn how to work with the all new touch-centric user experience to create fast, fluid, and dynamic…


Added by Todor Krecu on September 13, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Threadless Meetup in Chicago

Threadless fans in Chicago are having a Meetup on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 6:30 PM. More information is at:

Threadless is a community-centered online apparel store run by skinnyCorp of Chicago, Illinois, since 2000. Members of the Threadless community submit t-shirt designs online; the designs are then put to a public vote. A small percentage of submitted designs are… Continue

Added by Todor Krecu on July 11, 2011 at 8:08am — No Comments

Social Media Day Chicago 2011

Social Media Day was celebrated in Chicago on June 30, 2011 at the offices of Be Found Online. The event was organized by Todor Krecu with The Chicago Social Media Marketing Group. At the event…


Added by Todor Krecu on July 1, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Social Media Day

The second annual Social Media Day will be celebrated on June 30 in Chicago. This global event is a celebration of the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information. RSVP at

Added by Todor Krecu on June 21, 2011 at 6:35am — No Comments

Foursquare Hits 10,000,000 Users

Foursquare is the first location based service to reach 10,000,000 registered users. The service first launch in March 2009 at the SXSW conference.




Added by Todor Krecu on June 20, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Facebook Live Townhall with President Barack Obama

On April 20th, President Obama went to California to hold a very special facebook town hall about the economy. The President wanted to connect with Americans across the country to discuss the tough choices we must all make to put our economy on a more responsible fiscal path, while still investing in the innovation economy that makes America more competitive.  The event was streamed live and questions were taken over the web, so anyone can join.



Added by Todor Krecu on April 20, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Foursquare Day 2011


FOURSQUARE DAY: When the world is your venue! Celebrated on April 16 of each year, Foursquare Day is a chance to get out and connect with others in your neighborhood and around the world.

Date/Time: April 16, 2011 from 2pm to 4pm

Location: Theory Sports Bar & Grill, 9 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL


RSVP at:



Added by Todor Krecu on April 15, 2011 at 7:10am — No Comments

Heartland Mobile Council Presents "Creating a Tablet Strategy"

Heartland Mobile Council Presents "Creating a Tablet Strategy"

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM (CT)

Tickets at:

David Albert, SVP of Interactive for Upshot will be presenting an overview of the tablet landscape. David joined Upshot in 2009 when the agency acquired his interactive shop Emerge Digital. He works closely with Upshot clients—Kraft,… Continue

Added by Todor Krecu on April 9, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Eli's Cheesecake 4SQDay

Eli's original plain cheesecake, which has been called "Chicago's most famous dessert", is made of cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, sugar, and vanilla in a butter shortbread cookie crust. Now you can send Eli's anywhere in the USA and save 15% with promo code 4SQUARE11. (not valid with any other offers. expires 5/31/11. limit 5)

Visit or call 1-800-ELI-CAKE (1-800-354-2253)



Added by Todor Krecu on April 1, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

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