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Wappow! Seattle Social Media Day at Red Door

written by John Chow on April 21, 2011

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The Wappow! Social Media Day is a reocurring event held on the third Thursday of every month. It’s dedicated to those interested in social media in Seattle. They meet in the afternoons for a two hour round table discussion reviewing each other’s social media strategy through online marketing from Facebook pages, groups, and events, as well as Twitter, Linkedin, Foursquare, Daily Booth, and various other social media strategies.

After the round table, the media gets social at the Red Door in Fremont. There, you can network with other social media professionals in the industry. If you didn’t make it to the round table talk you can always pop through the Red Door for a drink and some appetizers and geek out on social media talk, which was exactly what I did.

The Red Door gets it name from its door, which happens to be red. One of these days, I plan to go there at night and paint the door blue and see if they change their name. The Red Door is a neighborhood pub with a nice selection of beers, but a limited food menu. I imagine most people go there to drink instead of eat.

I tried the house special Red Door burger. Made from 1/3 pound of beef (you can add a second, third, or fourth patty), this heart attack inducing burger is sure to kill of any hungry pain if it doesn’t kill you first. At least you’ll die a happy man because the Red Door burger is quite tasty, with a really nice sauce and fresh lettuce and tomato.

Our server was attentive but didn’t seem very trusting. She asked for my credit card after taking the order and held on it until we were ready to leave. Does all the pubs in Seattle operate this way?

Overall, Red Door was a nice experience, and because it has free WiFi, it’s also a great place to hold a Social Media Day networking event. Check it out if you’re in Seattle.

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{ 35 comments }

Kris April 21, 2011 at 10:39 pm

The red door is also slang for a woman’s monthly cycle, LOL.

Lalit @ SubmissionWork.Com April 21, 2011 at 11:05 pm

Many male members were unaware about it.

Thanks for revealing your communitie’s secret … lollzz

Mathew Day April 22, 2011 at 9:37 pm

TMI….I just lost my appetite. LOL

Penny Bid Auction Sites April 23, 2011 at 6:01 pm

Well, that’s nice to know.

Spunky Jones SEO April 21, 2011 at 10:56 pm

That is about a nasty as what the slang term is for “Spunky Jones”. By the way, looks like your still eating pretty good, John!

ZK @ Web Marketing Tips April 22, 2011 at 2:51 am

Yeah John is always there where free things are … Free Beer, Free Coffee and many more examples we saw in video.

PPC Ian April 22, 2011 at 1:30 pm

That is true, John is the king of scoring free stuff.

Penny Bid Auction Sites April 23, 2011 at 6:01 pm

Another greasy looking burger and fries…heart attack food.

Jared Holland April 21, 2011 at 10:59 pm

What a great idea! Thanks for sharing John!

Techabouts April 21, 2011 at 11:55 pm

Thanks John for sharing this one

Favourite Hobbies April 22, 2011 at 1:36 am

Thanks for sharing an interesting update

Abhik April 22, 2011 at 1:38 am

Sounds like an awesome idea!!

ZK @ Web Marketing Tips April 22, 2011 at 2:52 am

We simply need small reason to get together and to celebrate.

Abhik April 22, 2011 at 10:34 am

Yeah!! That’s a sure fire way to unload all your work fatigue.

Mathew Day April 22, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Work hard -play hard. If you don’t, then you’re only going to get burnt out.

Work online April 22, 2011 at 3:13 am

It is really awesome Idea plan to go there at night and paint the door blue and see if they change their name. and thanks for sharing all updates.

latest technology updates April 22, 2011 at 4:58 am

good tips mate, thanks for sharing .

fas April 22, 2011 at 5:47 am

So many social media events in the states, really!

Penny Bid Auction Sites April 23, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Yea, you could spend your whole life just going to social media events and not get any work done.

lisa April 22, 2011 at 7:54 am

Great post! New time i’m in Seattle I will try it

Fazal @ Make Money Online April 22, 2011 at 8:57 am

thanks for sharing this….

ER April 22, 2011 at 11:07 am

Hey John, about holding on to the credit card: since it’s a bar, I’m pretty sure she was just holding onto it as a bar tab in case you kept ordering drinks throughout the night. I doubt it had anything to do with her not trusting you :)

guru April 22, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Wow, I will remember this article for the last picture, its one that makes me want to grab a burger and fries right away.

Penny Bid Auction Sites April 23, 2011 at 6:03 pm

Haven’t had a burger in more than 5 years.

PPC Ian April 22, 2011 at 1:29 pm

Haha! I like your joke about painting the door blue to see if they change the name. :-)

ary April 23, 2011 at 2:11 am

I think I will eat that burger instead of discussing Social Media strategy..lol….which I believe everyone in that conference are all pro’s…but it’s good thing swapping ideas

Work online April 23, 2011 at 2:48 am

Yes that is really great idea and i would like to say about john,you are a king.

Work online April 23, 2011 at 2:52 am

And John you do good work from anything…

Brooklyn Dentist April 23, 2011 at 3:08 am

Nice name for that restaurant. If they change the color of their door they’d be forced to change the name of the place. :) Nice idea for social media enthusiasts to get together once month. It will be like a refresher and update day for them.

latest technology updates April 23, 2011 at 5:02 am

yummy burger, and will social media reveals in online business.

Masterinformation April 23, 2011 at 7:18 am

Not to knock the restaurant but that burger doesn’t look too appealing. Dicks Drive In ftw!

Work online April 25, 2011 at 3:30 am

Great idea John,Thanks for sharing an interesting update..

Work online April 25, 2011 at 3:33 am

I like fries and cheese too much,yummy.

latest technology updates April 27, 2011 at 4:31 am

thanks john, good tips, it will be useful for me.

Favourite Hobbies May 3, 2011 at 4:52 am

Good tips thanks for sharing it john