Social Media Leader Chris Brogan to Come to Memphis
|Pressemitteilung von: Howell Marketing Strategies|
|(openPR) - MEMPHIS, TN (March 22, 2010) – Howell Marketing, Memphis Daily News, FedEx and Crye-Leike Realtors Judy and Mickey McLellan, in partnership with Pinnacle Airlines, the Peabody Hotel, Vanick Group and the Memphis chapter of the Social Media Club, announced today that Social Media expert Chris Brogan will host Powering the Conversation: How Social Media Gives Businesses a Big Voice, a social media seminar and book signing to be held in Memphis Thursday, May 6 at the Peabody Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
These local businesses have partnered to bring Brogan to Memphis after recognizing the value his expertise will offer to the local business community.
As the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller “Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation and Earn Trust” and author of newly released “Social Media 101,” Brogan speaks to companies internationally on how social software aligns with their business strategies.
“We are humbled and excited to have the opportunity to bring Chris Brogan to Memphis to share his expertise in the social media space,” said Amy Howell, Founder of Howell Marketing Strategies. “Social Media is truly leveling the playing field by allowing everyone, including locally-owned, small businesses, the opportunity to have a voice.”
Brogan is an 11-year veteran of using social media and both web and mobile technologies to build relationships for businesses, organizations and individuals. His Website ChrisBrogan.com, where he shares his original blogs, articles and media of all kind, is ranked in the top five blogs in Advertising Age’s Power150 and in the top 100 on Technorati.
In addition to speaking, Brogan serves as the President of New Marketing Labs, a social media agency, and he runs the Inbound Marketing Summit events with CrossTech Media. Brogan is also the cofounder of the PodCamp new media conference series.
To learn more about Chris Brogan, please visit www.chrisbrogan.com. To learn more about our sponsors, visit www.howell-marketing.com / www.memphisdailynews.com / www.judymac.com / www.fedex.com.
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Members of the Social CMO www.thesocialcmo.com/blog, an informal consortium, formed by Jeff Ashcroft, of likeminded and dynamic individuals who have embraced social media and the opportunity it represents for advertising, PR, sales and marketing, will be attending and participating in a roundtable event that evening. Members include Eric Fletcher, Sam Decker, Kent Huffman, Ted Rubin, Amber Naslund, Glen Gilmore, Ryan Sauers, Anne Deeter Gallaher, Alex Romanovich, Chris Herbert, Jeremy Victor, Deb Weinstein and Billy Mitchell.
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