Tag Archives: SmallTown

Picking between two don’t-miss social media conferences: SoMeT and SmallTown

This year, two of my very favorite conferences fell on the same day, November 8: the Social Media Tourism Symposium (SoMeT for short) in El Paso, Texas and State of NOW SmallTown in Hutchinson, Kansas. It was one of those split-the-baby … Continue reading

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City kid among the cattle: how social media opened my eyes to a rural world

What can city people learn from rural folks? If my own experience is any indication – a TON. Thanks to a diverse social network that includes interesting people in small towns and rural areas, I’ve learned so much over the … Continue reading

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Rural geeks, you are not alone. Here is your tribe….

For those who are not surrounded by like-minded people (whether you’re into chess, growing roses or technology) the world can feel like a lonely place. “Am I the only one who understands chess problems like Allumwandlung and Maximummer and Zepler … Continue reading

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Why Hutchinson, Kansas was chosen for the 140 tech conference

There is an exciting new development for anyone who has ever wondered how to attract buzz and interest to their small town or rural area….and I’ll explain what a pump jack photo (to the left) has to do with it. … Continue reading

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