For the December 3 Mac SIG meeting of Arizona’s Mountain View Computer Users Group they featured a Tip Fest: more than 64 useful tips shared by members for members. What a wonderful way to offer ideas across multiple applications and categories. This is a meeting idea that can provide information of value to every member, from power user to newbie.
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The Houston Area Apple Users Group’s (HAAUG) semi-annual Swap Meet is the place to find a gently used Mac, iPhone, iPod, iPad or other tech bargains that will delight both novices and geeks! January 21, 2012, in Houston: Be there or be square.
The Arkansas Apple and Macintosh User Group (AAAMUG) has added a fun page to their web site, with photos of the Apple Stores visited by their members. From Michigan to Memphis, to Birmingham and Orlando, to Chicago and more, what a treat!
See if your local Apple Store made the AAAMUG stores page.
Social media is everywhere and keeping up with the news can be a challenge. On December 26, 2011, Stuart Smith, Website Director for Notre Dame College, and Dan Yurman, a marketing and communications specialist, of the Cleveland Digital Publishing User Group will offer an overview of all things Twitter, from use to measurement of influence and much more. Do you know who you are reaching or how the matrix of feed types can affect your message?
On January 17, 2012, the North Coast Mac Users Group will host Kerry Rego of Kerry Rego Consulting. Kerry will offer guidance on the basic uses of social media, tools currently in use and ones on the horizon that may be the “disruptors” that change the way we interact.
See what these members are learning.
Cleveland Digital Publishing User Group
The Final Cut Pro Network, including SF Cutters, Lafcpug, BOSFCPUG and other FCPUG and digital video user groups around the globe, invites creatives, collaborative editors, HDSLR fimmakers, digital content creators and their associates to enjoy cocktails, networking and more with industry peers while learning about the latest trends in collaborative editing workflows! What? The eleventh annual San Francisco Super Meet. Where? Robertson Auditorium – 1675 Owens Street – San Francisco. When? – Friday, January 27, 2012 (Doors open 3:00PM for SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring 35 vendors and Open Screen Theater).
Boston Final Cut Pro User Group
Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group
On December 13 Austin’s Capitol Mac (CapMac) hosted Bob LeVitus as he delivered his popular “State of the Mac” address. Bob Levitus, better known as “Dr. Mac,” is one of the top-selling authors of Mac and Apple books on the planet. Funny, smart, honest and incredibly down-to-earth (and a wonderful musician as well), Bob is one of the true gems of the user group community.