Cynthia Sanchez is the founder and CEO of Oh So Pinteresting. She and her team work with businesses to create and implement Pinterest and social media solutions.
Her clients range from companies in the sports apparel industry to Beverly Hills jewelers.
Karen Yankovich is a Social Media Brand Strategist, Business Consultant, Speaker and CEO of Dimare Group, LLC . Having “been there and done that” in the arena of losing (and then re-finding) a focused approach to business and life, Karen now offers coaching and consulting for entrepreneurs. Her unique specialty blends her “get it done” attitude with a passion for soulful living in her personal services and online workshops.
Sue B. Zimmerman, aka the #InstagramGal and #TheInstagramExpert, is a master at Instagram for Business. She teaches entrepreneurs, business execs, and marketing professionals how powerful Instagram for business can be. Sue B. is the founder of the online Instagram course Insta-Results, the author of the #1 eBook Instagram Basics for your Business, a Speaker and Business Coach. She also is the founder of SueB.Do & Sue B. Zimmerman Enterprise.
Episode 50: Social Media Marketing World Recap with Michael Stelzner, John Lee Dumas, Cynthia Sanchez, Pat Flynn, Dan Miller, Sue B. Zimmerman, Erik Fisher and More
Host Natalie Eckdahl celebrates her 50th episode by sharing the latest tools, tips and tactics in social media. She recently returned from the Social Media Marketing World conference in San Diego, CA which was a gathering of nearly 2000 professionals that work in social media.
Natalie’s focus was to learn more about how entrepreneurs can use social media to grow their businesses with a specific focus on Google+, Twitter and Instagram.
Amy Porterfield is a social media strategist and co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies.
Amy has a deep background in Marketing and has worked for Harley Davidson and for Peak Performance Coach Tony Robbins – first as Director of Content Development, and later she managed large-scale online marketing campaigns.
Melonie Dodaro, founder of Top Dog Social Mediahelps business owners, sales teams and professionals use LinkedIn and social selling to boost their visibility, attract new customers and increase their revenue. Dubbed by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn expert, she’s author of the new book The LinkedIn Code and is a highly sought after social media speaker and trainer.
Kim Vij is a blogger, educator, freelance writer, pinterest consultant and mom of 3. After 10 years of teaching and 21 years of parenting she was inspired to create a website called The Educators’ Spin On It with Amanda Boyarshinov. She enjoys sharing ideas for making everyday moments into teachable opportunities.
The Stacey Harris is a powerhouse online entrepreneur helping her clients reach rock star status with communities full of raving fans who follow them anywhere. She has a passion for building and being active in communities and teaching folks to use networking to build relationships that grow businesses.
Donna Cravotta is the CEO of Social Sage PR and the creator of the Total Social PR System™. She helps advancing entrepreneurs and rapidly-growing small businesses maximize their online presence with a very different approach to social media and public relations. Her commitment is to ensure that her clients are empowered to build relationships, amplify their unique voice and share their purpose with ease.
Sophie Bujold is an expert social media strategist and speaker. She draws on her extensive experience in online marketing to help small businesses and entrepreneurs use social media to reach more people and boost the bottom line.
After building a successful career in online marketing,Nika Stewart created a suite of products and programs to help other entrepreneurs start and grow their own online empires. Much of Nika’s teachings focused on building a solid social media foundation. Over the course of two years, Nika’s products and services propelled the businesses of thousands of marketers and entrepreneurs.
Have any of you watched the Food Network TV Show CHOPPED where the contestants make a meal out of the mystery ingredients in the basket?
JoAnne Funch, helps business owners take the mystery out of marketing their business and says “Marketing is like a recipe you cook, it doesn’t work without the right ingredients”
She’s a marketing consultant, experienced social media trainer and online marketing strategist as well as an author and blogger. She has worked with hundreds of small business clients helping them establish a marketing process, strategies and implementation of tactics since establishing her marketing business in 1996.
Jeff Sieh is the Creative Director at His Design, Inc. and Head Beard at Manly Pinterest Tips. He is the creator and host of The Manly Pinterest Tip Show. With top tips, pop culture, comedy and just plain fun, he teaches Pinterest techniques unlike any other. Visit www.manlypinteresttips.com
Ep 181: Facebook Organic Growth and Viral Marketing (Part 1) with Rachel Miller of Kids Activities Blog
Rachel Miller is a mom and an online entrepreneur. She began working in content development and testing for websites in 2006 and in 2008 began Quirky Momma – the website and thriving Facebook community. Three years ago Rachel teamed up with Holly Homer and they rebranded the Quirky Momma website to become Kids Activities Blog. Today that website garners over 6 million pageviews a month and their Facebook community has 1.3 million participants.
Ep 182: Facebook Karma and Organic Growth (Part 2) with Holly Homer of Kids Activities Blog @4kidsactivities
Holly Homer has been a blogger since 2007. It started as a substitution for her expensive scrapbooking habit and turned into a full time job that she adores. She runs Kids Activities Blog with the help of 3 other full-time partners and they have a group of amazing contributors. Last year her Quirky Momma FB page grew by 1 million fans organically. Holly is the co-author of the book, 101 Kids Activities that are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! She is also a founding member of Business 2 Blogger that matches businesses with bloggers to write about them.
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What is your personal brand online?
Do you have a mission statement?
How do you change your social media messaging across platforms?
What does your headshot say about you?
In this summer camp episode Sophie Bujold (#122) talks about Social Media strategy and Melinda Yeaman (#112) shares how she uses different platforms depending on who she is targeting. This might be one of my shortest episodes ever at 20 minutes, all content and no fluff.
Thrilled to have four awesome past guests back again Nika Stewart (#138), Donna Cravotta (#111), Dr. Romie Mushtaq (#85) and Lara Galloway (#51) to talk about Twitter strategy. You will learn some basics like how to set up your profile properly, how to get more retweets and the biggest mistake people make on Twitter.
Former Biz Chix Podcast guests Melonie Dodaro (#83), JoAnne Funch (#146) and Karen Yankovich (#37) changed my mind about LinkedIn. In this episode they talked about LinkedIn profile, how to interact, LinkedIn groups, publishing within LinkedIn and more!
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Over the last month as I have learned more and more about Periscope, kept researching the platform, watching scopes and broadcasting my own this week I became AMAZED at how powerful it could be for businesses. Head over to the show notes page to get the free PDF download of Periscope DOs and DON’Ts.
Michael Stelzner is the founder of Social Media Examiner, author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers and the man behind large events, such as Social Media Marketing World and Social Media Success Summit. He is also host of the Social Media Marketing podcast show.
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