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Multi-Channel Social Media – Small Biz Friend or Foe?

Are you unsure which combination of Pins, Tweets and Likes will give your small business a bang for its buck? It’s a conundrum that’s facing many owners as they fight to juggle the time spent between marketing their business and actually running it.

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Date: 27 September 2012
Location: Google Campus, UK

How Small Businesses Win in the Socially Connected World

Did you know that on average you need to connect with prospective customers seven times before they actually buy from you? That’s an expensive way for you to grow your business. What if we told you that there was another way?

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Date: 25 September 2012
Location: Google Campus, UK

Nosh: The Social Business of Food

The food business is in a constant state of flux whether it’s the rush for Michelin stars or shiny food trucks or the latest pop up restaurant. Its marketing is no exception...

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Date: 25 September 2012
Location: SMWLDN Media, Mobile and Lifestyle Hub @ Unruly Media, UK

Share your ideas at #smwldn 2012 Brainstorm Session, Thurs 26th July

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To kick start Social Media Week London September 2012 in the most inclusive, collaborative and 'social' way possible, we're sending out an open invite to join us for a Brainstorming Session on Thursday 26th July 2012.

SMWLDN Sept 2012 Brainstorm Session

The aim of the evening is to generate ideas and hopefully help create some inspiration for your SMW involvement. We'll be discussing themes, hubs, topics and events - so get your thinking caps on and come and join in the madness! Make sure you RSVP so we can ensure there are enough chairs for bums & nibblies.

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Social Media Week returns to London, 24th-28th September 2012

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We have a VERY exciting announcement regarding the future of Social Media Week London, and we wanted you to be the first to know!

You may have already seen, the first few cities returning for September's Social Media Week lineup have been released. This September, London, Social Media Week's second largest city, will also be joining this initial lineup!

ChinwagFor three consecutive years, Chinwag has hosted SMW London which will be moving from February to it's new September home as of 2012 onwards.

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SMWLDN Video: 'Social Media, The Olympics and BBC - Preparing for London 2012'

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Our pals at BBC hosted their very own Social Media Week event in London this year. Did you catch it? 'Social Media, The Olympics and BBC - Preparing for London 2012' is now available on video, right here! 

The session boasted a very athletic panel, including Olympians Gail Emms, Zac Purchase MBE and Mark Hunter MBE. Also joining them was Roger Mosey, BBC Director for London 2012 and Lewis Wiltshire, BBC's Digital Olympics Editor & Social Media Editor, BBC Sport.

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SMWLDN Global Keynote 'Freedom of Tweet: Censorship, Governments, Marketers and The Law'

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Did you happen to catch the Social Media Week London 2012 Global Keynote event? You can now watch it here!

'Freedom of Tweet: Censorship, Governments, Marketers and The Law' features Kathryn Corrick conducting a live interview, discussion and Q&A session with Mark Stephens CBE, one of the UK's leading legal minds, a veteran of Wikileaks & Hackgate, reknowned for his take on global freedom of speech and censorship.

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Social Media Week London Awards 2012: And the winners are....

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Your votes are in, London!

After a mammoth Social Media Week for 2012, it's time to reveal who you dubbed as this years best SMW Event and Speaker in London, as well as Social Media Personality and Campaign of the year!

Thankyou to all who participated in voting, Chinwag is delighted to announce our catergory winners for the SMW Awards 2012, sponsored by 3 Monkeys.

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Watch the [email protected] event online now!

Google+ for Business

Google hosted their sellout [email protected] event in London on Thursday 16th February 2012 at the SMWLDN 2012 Hub, sponsored by Google! (What a mouthful!)

If you weren't one of the lucky one's who managed to snap up a ticket, you can now watch the event online, right here!

Hear the latest thinking on social media and our wider social worlds from Google experts, academics and advertisers.

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Missed #smwldn? Weep no more! Check out events on Livestream

Livestreaming of SMW events

Social Media Week London is officially done and dusted for 2012 - wow, what a week! 

Over 180 events took place in celebration of social media and over 15 000 digital lovers flocked to sessions all over Central London. 

Now, we realise that alot of amazing sessions clashed throughout SMWLDN and appreciate that one can't be in 5 places at once! Thankfully, we had Kinura on board as the official SMWLDN Filming Partner to stream online several of the events that took place at the SMWLDN 2012 Hub. So, head to Livestream and catch up on some of those fabulous events you may have missed.

Here's a hot list for you to muse over:

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Email and Social Media: The New Rules of Engagement - Panel Session

During this session, our world class panelists will discuss real-world case studies and best practices learned from small businesses, highlighting how email and social media work hand-in-hand to grow business, and how to best leverage both channels to drive quality engagement, sharing and create positive word of mouth.

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Date: 16 February 2012
Location: Design Council, UK

Social Celebrities

This event explores the direct relationship celebrities now have with the public through social channels. It will discuss the importance of reputation management and the social responsibilities of communicating en-mass.

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Date: 13 February 2012
Location: Fleet Place House, UK

Google @ SocialMediaWeek

Join us to hear the latest thinking on social media and our wider social worlds from Google experts, academics and advertisers including the legendary Robin Dunbar (of Dunbar's number fame), Cadburys, Oxfam and senior Googlers.

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Date: 16 February 2012
Location: Design Council, UK

Startup Social Media 101 – The What, How and So What

This is the session where you can ask “How do I start?” or “I have a really naïve question but…” – no question is silly. Aimed at Startups or those who are new to Social Media we’ll focus on the three core themes: The What, How and So What

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Date: 14 February 2012
Location: 01Zero-One, UK

Facebook Developer Garage London February 2012

We're pleased to announce our February event will be held on the Thursday 16th as part of Social Media Week (SMW) London 2012.

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Date: 16 February 2012
Location: Glaziers Hall, UK