SMBMTL 16 – Craig Silverman


Guest Speaker: Craig Silverman

 

A No-Bullshit Discussion About Good Content, And How To Create It 

Please note that the event will be held in English.

Craig SIlverman, Social Media Breakfast Montreal

Content is seemingly the gateway to a new world of success for every professional and business. Everyone is obsessed with creating it, using it for marketing, and pushing it out on every social channel.

But it’s hard to consistently create quality content — and to avoid all the suspect advice and buzzwords that can lead you astray. Come learn the simple, proven path that anyone can follow to create terrific content — every time

Craig Silverman is an award winning journalist and author and the director of content for Spundge, a content creation platform used by newsrooms, brands and agencies.

Craig is founder and editor of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on press accuracy and the discipline of verification. It’s now part of the Poynter Institute, where he serves as adjunct faculty. Craig helped launch OpenFile, an online local news startup that delivered community-driven reporting in Canadian cities. He is the former managing editor of PBS MediaShift, and has been a columnist for The Globe And Mail, Toronto Star, Columbia Journalism Review, BusinessJournalism.org, and Hour.

His books are “Regret The Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech” and “Mafiaboy: A Portrait of the Hacker as a Young Man”. Craig’s writing has been recognized by the U.S. National Press Club, National Magazine Awards, Canadian Online Publishing Awards, Crime Writers of Canada and the Mirror Awards.

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Bring your iPad, notebook and smart phone. You are invited to ask away and take notes, join the conversation, meet your peers and learn.

 Go check Craig’s website www.spundge.com. You can also follow Craig on Twitter.

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The breakfast and the event will be hosted by Dana Elsliger and her team, as usual at La Bistrote. (1510 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest). Great food, great ambiance and lots of smiles! Acces by Metro Lucien Lallier and Metro Guy are walking distance.

50 spaces available. First come, First Served.

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One of the founders of SMB-Montreal will be acting as co-moderator for the event. Thanks as always to friends Luis London and Andrew Chen, at KAI Design for their help organizing the event.

Contact hello@heelatch.com with any questions.

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The Social Media Breakfast was founded by Bryan Person in 2007, and has since become a North American phenomenon with chapters setup in almost 40 cities. The SMB brings together locally based social media experts, marketers, bloggers, PR pros, entrepreneurs and online social networkers.