SMiLE @ Hamburg 2013

SMiLE will have a significant presence at the 2013 Hamburg convention, providing free seminars for Lions convention attendees, hosting an online forum/debate, and helping clubs with their social media needs at a lounge which will be set up in the exhibit hall.

The SMiLE seminars will focus on social media: Introduction to Facebook, Introduction to Twitter, Introduction to Blogging, and Advanced Social Media. Continue reading


The origin of the word ‘SPAM’


In our search for information about Social Media in Lions, we come across some not Lions related info that is funny, interesting, etc… This info will be posted as ‘Trivia’, Enjoy…

Spam (shortened from spiced ham) is a canned precooked meat product. “Spam” is also a popular Monty Python sketch, first televised in 1970. In the sketch, two customers are in a greasy spoon cafĂ© trying to order a breakfast from a menu that includes Spam in almost every dish. The term spam (in electronic communication, and general slang) is derived from this sketch. Continue reading

SMiLE on WordPress

SMiLE has moved its website from ‘Google Sites’ to ‘WordPress’.

The WordPress website enables SMiLE to publish articles to the website, automatically email the articles to subscribed readers and automatically post the articles to social media in a very efficient way. It also enables SMiLE to allow contributing writers to write their articles but keep control of publishing by the SMiLE Editor or SMiLE website Administrator. Continue reading