Social Media Keynote Speaker Neal Schaffer

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Neal-Schaffer-Social-Media-Keynote-Speaker-Collage-PhotoLooking for a passionate and energetic social media keynote speaker to enlighten your company or professional association on the many ways social media can be utilized within your enterprise or organization?

International social media keynote speaker Neal Schaffer has a unique ability to demystify and inspire businesses and professionals to understand and truly embrace the potential of the social web and social networking for many objectives including sales, business development, marketing, customer service, and human relations for B2B, B2C, non-profit organizations, as well as government institutions.

Neal’s speaking experience on a variety of topics has brought him outside of his native Southern California to speak on multiple occasions in Tokyo, Japan as well as throughout the United States in cities such as New York City, Washington D.C., Portland, Jacksonville, and San Francisco. He has presented at national conferences on social media including the Gravity Summit on Social Media, Gov 2.5 Conference, and Cool Twitter Conference as well as spoken on behalf of prestigious universities such as UCLA and USC.

…we also had the irreplaceable Neal Schaffer give one of the best sessions of the day on harvesting LinkedIn as a marketing tool.” – iStrategy San Francisco, 2012

Popular 45 to 90-minutes speaking topics from recent presentations include:

  • “The Evolution from Social Media to Social Business” – Defining social business and future trends evident in the current business practice of social media – and what your organization needs to future proof your business and take advantage of the opportunities.
  • “The Evolution of Social Media in 2014 and Beyond: Moving Beyond Facebook” – A new look at the emergence of Instagram, Pinterest and Google Plus in the social media landscape of 2013, and what companies need to do to succeed in social media in 2014 and beyond.
  • “Maximizing Social Media for Professionals & Businesses” – A popular topic for professional associations where members include business owners as well as those from a wide variety of disciplines but with the same objective: To learn why social media is so important to their businesses as well as careers.
  • “B2B Social Media Marketing – From Where to Start to How to Succeed” – Facebook is great if you’re trying to sell to consumer, but what if you’re a niche B2B firm selling very targeted products and/or services to other businesses? Learn the basics of B2B social media marketing and how to succeed on generating leads, cultivating relationships, and establishing thought leadership on sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter as well as blogging and using video.
  • “Maximizing LinkedIn for Business” – The world’s leading expert on LinkedIn helps your organization learn how to better utilize LinkedIn for business objectives, with an emphasis on sales and marketing advice.
  • “LinkedIn Corporate Strategies” – While “Maximizing LinkedIn for Business” places an emphasis on sales and marketing advice, “LinkedIn Corporate Strategies” includes advice for Human Resources and Recruiting professionals. Learn to use the same features that sales and marketing use to assist in your social recruiting – and strengthen your corporate branding on LinkedIn.
  • “Maximizing Twitter for Business” – An introduction to tweets and hashtags with an emphasis on the why and how Twitter can be utilized throughout your company with an emphasis on marketing advice.
  • “Maximizing Facebook for Business” – Learn how to promote your business to 900 million users through Neal’s proprietary practical and actionable 10-step process. Includes detailed advice on EdgeRank, Facebook Ads, and Facebook Insights.
  • “LinkedIn: Your Hub for Business to Business Social Media Marketing” – A workshop to help B2B companies better leverage social media marketing, with an emphasis on LinkedIn and introductions to Blogging, Twitter, and Google Plus.
  • “Social Media Strategy: From Why Your Business Needs One to Creation & Implementation” – Neal takes his experience in social media strategy consulting and provides businesses with the information they need to start creating and implementing their own social media strategy.

In addition to the above speaking topics, Neal can also provide your organization with two to four hour intensive workshops on the following topics:

  • “The Complete LinkedIn Workshop”
  • “The Complete Twitter Workshop”
  • “The Complete Facebook Workshop”
  • “The Complete B2B Social Media Marketing Workshop”
  • “The Complete Social Media Marketing Workshop”

Utilizing the wealth of knowledge from consulting for dozens of clients, speaking in front of thousands of professionals, writing two award-winning social media books, as well as the creator of the authoritative Maximize Social Business blog on social media, Neal can suitably customize and speak on a variety of topics to energize YOUR audience to understand embrace the benefits of social media. Neal can also provide his books at a discount for speaking events for giveaways or as souvenirs for your audience.

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Here’s a sample of Neal speaking about LinkedIn Connections and Social Networking:

Here’s Neal on a panel at the iStrategy Digital Media Conference in London in May, 2012.


Here’s an example of Neal doing an “off-the-cuff” interview about LinkedIn, recorded at the iStrategy Digital Media Conference in London in May, 2012.


Note that the below events do not include keynote speaking engagements to corporate employees that I have done on behalf of my consulting clients.

Upcoming Events

2014

March 10, 2014 | Barnes & Noble, Durham, NC | “Maximize Your Social Book Signing

March 26-28, 2014 | Social Media Marketing World, San Diego, California | “Best Practices for Brands on LinkedIn Panel” & “9 Ways to Use Social Media to Stand Out from Your Competitors”

April 23, 2014 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Facebook for Business: A Practical & Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promoting Your Company to 1+ Billion Users

April 30, 2014 | Private Corporate Event, Phoenix, Arizona | “Maximizing Social Media for Small Business Owners”

April 30, 2014 | Private Corporate Event, Phoenix, Arizona | “How to Leverage Social Media to Meet Corporate Objectives – from Social Selling and Social Media Marketing to Employee Advocacy”

June 25-26, 2014 | Uberall App Congress 2014, Vienna, Austria | “Maximize Your Social Media Strategy”

June 30, 2014 | DFW Rocks Social Media 2014, Dallas, Texas | “Maximizing Google Plus for Business”

Past Events

2014 (12 Events)

March 5, 2014 | Latino iConnect Digital Marketing Conference, San Diego, CA | “Maximizing B2B Social Media for Business”

March 1, 2014 | Contract Packaging Association Annual Conference, Tucson, Arizona | “Maximizing Social Media for Business ”

February 25, 2014 | PeopleLinx Webinar | “Why Your Company Needs a LinkedIn Strategy

February 20-21, 2014 | Jyvaskyla University School of Business and Economics, Helsinki, Finland | “Social Business and the Use of Social Media Throughout the Enterprise

February 19, 2014 | Social Media Week, Copenhagen, Denmark | “Social Media Strategy for NPOs and NGOs

February 19, 2014 | Social Media Week, Copenhagen, Denmark | “Leveraging LinkedIn for Corporations

January 29, 2014 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Twitter for Business: A Step by Step Guide to Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter

January 24, 2014 | Association for Advanced Automation Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida | “An Executive’s Introduction to Social Media for Business and Social Strategy”

January 22, 2014 | Private Corporate Event, Orlando, FL | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales”

January 15, 2014 | Private Corporate Event, Long Beach, CA | “LinkedIn and Social Selling for Small Business Owners”

January 8, 2014 | Nonfiction Author’s Association, Teleseminar | “Marketing with LinkedIn

January 5, 2014 | New Media Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada | “Making Audio Books With Audible’s Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX)

2013 (40 Events)

December 10, 2013 | Social Ojisanz Seminar, Tokyo, Japan | “Latest Social Media Trends in the United States and Japan” (presented in Japanese)

November 24-25, 2013 | Annual Conference for Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals, Toronto, Canada | “How to Grow Your Business through Social Media”

November 21, 2013 | iStrategy, San Diego, California | “The Secret Sauce to Social: A Blueprint”

November 19, 2013 | Hootsuite Partners Webinar | “The Art of Selling a Social Media Solution”

November 13, 2013 | Social Media Club of San Diego, La Jolla, California | “Maximize Your Social Book Signing Event”

November 7, 2013 | Private Corporate Event, Dana Point, California | “How to Maximize Facebook (and Social Media) for Business”

November 2, 2013 | Southland Technology Conference, Long Beach, California | “Social Media for Information Technology in 2014: What You Need to Know”

October 23, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Facebook for Business: A Practical & Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promoting Your Company to 1+ Billion Users”

October 17, 2013 | Social Media Success Summit, Virtual Event | “How to Turn Tweets to Dollars: Lessons from Top Brands”

October 16, 2013 | Social Media Success Summit, Virtual Event | “How to Use LinkedIn for Corporations”

October 8, 2013 | Private Corporate Event, Sausalito, California | “Social Selling: Understanding Social Media Platforms, Strategy and Tactics”

September 17, 2013 | Social Shakeup, Atlanta, GA | “How to Leverage Big Data and Community to Drive Product Innovation”

September 16, 2013 | Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ | Mini Social Media MBA Lecture

August 28, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Twitter for Business: A Step by Step Guide to Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter”

August 9, 2013 | Private Corporate Presentation, San Antonio, TX | “How to Leverage LinkedIn for B2B Sales”

July 30, 2013 | National American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries 2013 Professional Development Seminar, San Diego, California | “Succeeding in Social Media Today: Best Practices, Newest Platforms, Latest Trends”

July 11, 2013 | Social Ojisanz Seminar, Tokyo, Japan | “How to Maximize Google+ for Business” (presented in Japanese)

July 8, 2013 | The Social Company Joint Seminar, Tokyo, Japan | “Latest Social Media for Business Trends in the United States” (presented in Japanese)

June 26, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Pinterest: How to “Pin” Your Way to Business Success”

June 25, 2013 | Private Corporate Event, Online | “How to Leverage LinkedIn for B2B Sales”

May 29, 2013 | Private Corporate Event, Manhattan Beach, CA | “An Introduction to B2B Social Media Branding and Marketing”

May 24, 2013 | Association of European Science & Technology Transfer Professionals Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria | “LinkedIn for Technology Marketing and Career Advancement”

May 15, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Google+ for Business: An Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promote Your Company”

May 15, 2013 | Rutgers University, Newark, NJ | Mini Social Media MBA Lecture

May 7, 2013 | Social Media Today Webinar | “LinkedIn for the Small Business: A Pro Course on the Professional’s Network”

April 15, 2013 | Private Corporate Event, San Francisco, California | “Leveraging Social Media to Help Grow Business Relationships”

April 7-9, 2013 | Social Media Marketing World, San Diego, CA | “Twitter Marketing: Success Tips for Brands”

March 27, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Facebook for Business: A Practical & Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promoting Your Company to 1+ Billion Users”

March 18-19, 2013 | Advanced Social Media Marketing Two-Day Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

March 13, 2013 | Private Corporate Training, Milipitas, California | “Applied Social Media”

March 12, 2013 | Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) Management Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA | “The Complete B2B Social Media Marketing Workshop”

February 21, 2013 | Bulldog Reporter PR University Webinar | “How to Build Superior LinkedIn Company Pages: Top Brands Share Best New Tips, Tools and Techniques for 2013″

February 20, 2013 | Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ | Mini Social Media MBA Lecture

February 15, 2013 | Laguna Nigel Connectors, Laguna Niguel, CA | “How Social Media is being Used throughout the Enterprise”

February 7, 2013 | American Academy of Dental Group Practice Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA | “Maximizing Social Media for Professionals & Businesses”

January 30, 2013 | Young President’s Organization (YPO) of Santa Barbara County, Montecito, CA | “New Advertising and Marketing Technologies – What Every Business Leader Needs to Know”

January 29, 2013 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar with Brian McNeil Smith of Easypromos | “Facebook Promotions: What You Need to Know for Easy Creation, Compliance, and Success”

January 24, 2013 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar with Craig Jamieson | “Social Selling: Using Social Media to Understand How & Why People Buy”

January 23, 2013 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Twitter for Business: A Step by Step Guide to Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter”

January 15, 2013 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar with Joseph Ruiz | “Is “SoMoLo” Relevant to Marketers?”

2012 (46 Events)

November 30, 2012 | Bulldog Reporter PR University Webinar | “Advanced Secrets of the “Big Three”: Best Practices of Top Brands on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn”

November 21, 2012 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar | “30 Minutes to Maximizing LinkedIn – The Webinar”

November 14, 2012 | Maximize Social Business Seminar, Tokyo, Japan | ”米国人ソーシャルメディア専門家による日本でも使えるソーシャルメディアマーケティング活用セミナー” (will be presented in Japanese)

November 8, 2012 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar with Tony Cappaert of Contactually | “How To Consistently Stay Relevant with the Top People in Your Network”

November 7, 2012 | International Pool Spa Patio Expo, New Orleans, LA | “Ten Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them!” and “Ten Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing: Ask the Experts!”

November 5, 2012 | UCLA Law School, Los Angeles, CA | “Social Media for Legal Professionals: Why Your Career, Your Profession, and Your Customers Need You to Become Well-Versed in Social Media”

November 1, 2012 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar with Joseph Ruiz | “Is SoMoLo Relevant to Marketers?”

October 30, 2012 | Private Corporate Workshop, Los Angeles, CA | “LinkedIn for Sales and Business Development Workshop”

October 27, 2012 | SoTeC Southland Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA | “Maximizing Social Media for Information Technology Professionals”

October 23, 2012 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Facebook for Business: A Practical & Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promoting Your Company to 900 Million Users”

October 19, 2012 | International Truck Parts Association Fall Meeting, Laguna Beach, CA | “Maximizing Social Media for Your Business”

September 25, 2012 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar | “30 Minutes to Maximizing LinkedIn – The Webinar”

September 19, 2012 | Annual National Equity Compensation Forum, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA | “The Evolution from Social Media to Social Business” and “Social Media Beginners Workshop”

September 11, 2012 | Social Media Today Webinar | “LinkedIn and your Brand: Are You Getting the Right Value?”

September 11, 2012 | RainToday Webinar | “Linked In or Linked Out: Learn How to Generate REAL Business Using LinkedIn”

August 30, 2012 | Windmill Networking Webinar with Craig Jamieson | “10 Ways B2B Salespeople Should be Leveraging Social CRM”

August 28, 2012 | Windmill Networking Webinar | “30 Minutes to Maximizing LinkedIn – The Webinar”

August 21, 2012 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Twitter for Business: A Step by Step Guide to Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter”

August 15, 2012 | National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA) Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho | “Social Media Outreach and Communication on Flood Risk”

August 14, 2012 | ExactTarget & Scribe Joint Webinar | “Drive Customer Engagement with Email + CRM + Social”

July 26, 2012 | Porcelanosa Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA | “Social Media for Design Professionals and Business Owners in the Tile, Kitchen & Bath Industry”

July 11, 2012 | Maximize Social Business Seminar, Tokyo, Japan | “Latest Trends in American Social Media” (presented in Japanese)

June 19, 2012 | Private Corporate Workshop, Los Angeles, CA | “LinkedIn for Sales and Business Development Workshop”

June 14, 2012 | Southern California Relocation Council, San Diego, CA | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Business Development”

June 12, 2012 | PCMA 2012 Education Conference, San Antonio, TX | “Digital Event Marketing: Catch the Next Wave”

June 5, 2012 | Docusign Sales Guru Roundtable | “LinkedIn Best Practices for Sales People”

June 4, 2012 | Marketer’s Monday #MMChat Twitter Chat | “Using LinkedIn Companies Pages for B2B Social Media Marketing”

May 22, 2012 | iStrategy Global Digital Media Conference, London, United Kingdom | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing”

May 18, 2012 | BeaconLive Webinar | “LinkedIn for Business and Personal Branding”

May 17, 2012 | Net Share Experts Connection Webinar | “Facebook for Business: A Practical & Actionable 10-Step Guide to Promoting Your Company to 900 Million Users”

May 15, 2012 | Private Corporate Workshop, New York, NY | “LinkedIn for Sales and Business Development Workshop”

April 24, 2012 | Focus.com Expert Roundtable | “Social Media and Content Marketing for Business Q&A”

April 19, 2012 | The Old Girl Network, Los Angeles, CA | “Social Media for Interior Design Professionals”

April 16, 2012 | Chapman University, Orange CA | “B2B Social Media Marketing” lecture

April 3, 2012 | 2012 National Flood Determination Association Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ | “Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Social Media for Professionals”

March 29, 2012 | Southern California Gas Company Business Expo 2012, Pomona, CA | “Social Media for Business”

March 22, 2012 | Windmill Networking Free Webinar | “30 Minutes to Maximizing LinkedIn – The Webinar”

March 20, 2012 | REOMAC Annual Educational Summit & Conference, Palm Desert, CA | “Technology Session”

March 13, 2012 | Rochester Business Journal Best of the Web Awards, Rochester, NY | “The Evolution of Social Media in 2012: Moving Beyond Facebook” and “The Complete B2B Social Media Marketing Workshop”

February 29, 2012 | California Placement Association 2012 Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA | “Understanding Social Media as a Necessary Skill for Job Search & Professional Careers”

February 28, 2012 | Social Media Breakfast Club LA, Beverly Hills, CA | “How to Generate Business on LinkedIn”

February 28, 2012 | Monte Jade Science & Technology Association, Fullerton, CA | “Leap Into LinkedIn for Your Business in 2012″

February 17, 2012 | Social Media Week, Tokyo, Japan | “LinkedIn Expert Panel Discussion”

January 31, 2012 | iStrategy Global Digital Media Conference, San Francisco, CA | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing”

January 24, 2012 | NetShare Experts Connection Webinar | “Twitter for Business: A Step by Step Guide to Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter”

January 10, 2012 | Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) 2012 Conference, San Diego, CA | “Digital Event Marketing 201: Not Just Email and Social Media”

2011 (46 Events)

December 15, 2011 | Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG) Webinar | “Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing Twitter for Business”

November 30, 2011 | InternetMarketingClub.org Webinar | “How to Generate Real Business on LinkedIn”

November 16, 2011 | CBS Radio “Social: The Now Media,” Hollywood, CA | “Controlling Your Online Reputation”

November 9, 2011 | California Association of Mortgage Professionals, Long Beach, CA | “How to Generate Real Business on LinkedIn”

November 8, 2011 | International Association of Workforce Professionals, Huntington Beach, CA | “Social Media – Tools for Work”

November 2, 2011 | Metz Consulting Teleseminar | “The B2B Social Sale, End-to-End, on LinkedIn”

October 27, 2011 | Social Media Club Webinar | Social Media Book Club October Selection: Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales & Social Media Marketing

October 26, 2011 | Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles, CA | “LinkedIn for Business”

September 22, 2011 | Social Media Week, Santa Monica, CA | Pick me! The Ins and Outs of Influencer Outreach.

September 21, 2011 | Internet Radio (BlogTalkRadio) | “LinkedIn Power User Panel”

September 20, 2011 | National Association of HIspanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) 2011 Real Estate & Marketing Conference, Los Angeles, CA | “Technology & Social Media in Real Estate”

September 13, 2011 | The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG), Irvine, CA | “Your Career Needs Social Media More Than You Think”

September 7-9, 2011 | Small Business Survival Summit, Baltimore, MD | “Introduction to Social Media Intensive Workshop” and “LinkedIn: Your Hub for Business to Business Social Media Marketing”

August 9, 2011 | Arizona Interactive Marketing Association (AZIMA), Scottsdale, AZ | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales & Social Media Marketing”

July 15, 2011 | Kumamoto, Japan | Tomamo-chan US – Japan Social Media Workshop (uStream available here)

June 29, 2011 | Cal State Long Beach College of Business Administration Alumni Association, Irvine, CA | “How Connected Are You? – How to Maximize Social Media for Professional Networking”

June 16, 2011 | Strayer University, Memphis, TN | Career Panel Workshop

June 14, 2011 | National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) Radio Interview | Leverage LinkedIn To Increase Your Real Estate Sales

June 3, 2011 | Hire Friday Chat (#HFChat) | LinkedIn: Moving Your Career Forward (recap is here)

May 24, 2011 | Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA | COM Day 2011 Social Media & Branding Panelist

May 10, 2011 | IABC of Orange County Luncheon, Costa Mesa, CA | “The Planning, ROI and Integration of Social Media”

May 9, 2011 | Tech Coast Angels Webcast | “The Art of Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn”

April 19, 2011 | Social Media Club of Orange County (#SMCOC) & Social Media MasterMind Orange County, Costa Mesa, CA | “The Complete LinkedIn Workshop”

April 12, 2011 | Social Media for Customer Management Summit 2011, Webinar | “When Can You Deem Your Social CRM Strategy Successful?”

April 5, 2011 | The Board Room, La Jolla, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

March 30, 2011 | South Orange County PR & Marketing Group (by private invite only), Foothill Ranch, CA | “Moving Beyond Automated Tweets & PR Broadcasting – Approaching Social Media Strategically”

March 29, 2011 | UCLA Law School Alumni Association Panel, Irvine, CA | “Everything – and We Mean Everything – You Need to Know About Social Networking… But Were Afraid to Ask!” (video recap here)

March 24, 2011 | Nimble Webinar | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales & Business Development in 2011″

March 16, 2011 | Vocus Virtual Conference “Social Media: So What? What Businesses are Getting Wrong, and How Not to Do the Same” Webinar | “#sfl (so freakin’ lame) – Twitter and Business and How to Connect the Right Way”

March 9, 2011 | UCLA Law School Alumni Association Panel, Los Angeles, CA | “Everything – and We Mean Everything – You Need to Know About Social Networking… But Were Afraid to Ask!” (video recap here)

March 8, 2011 | Rochester Business Journal Best of the Web Awards 2011, Rochester, NY | “The Strategic Relationship Between Your Website and Social Media” keynote speech and “Use Social Media to Drive Your Business Workshop” (recap here)

March 2, 2011 | Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association of Southern Calfornia Keynote Speaker, Westlake Village, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

March 1, 2011 | Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association of Southern California Keynote Speaker, Santa Monica, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

February 24, 2011 | Corporate Sales Conference for Commercial Insurance Industry Client, Pala, CA | “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Business Development in 2011″

February 18, 2011 | Hartford Business Journal e-Marketing and Technology Summit, Hartford, CT | “Social Media Strategy for Business” keynote speech

February 17, 2011 | Amherst College, Amherst, MA | “What Don’t Teach You about Social Media in College”

February 15, 2011 | Princeton Alumni Global NetNight, Costa Mesa, CA | “Social Media for Professionals: What You Need to Know for Your Business and Your Professional Career”

February 11, 2011 | Online Marketing Summit, San Diego, CA | “Social Media Masters LinkedIn Workshop”

February 11, 2011 | Annual Corporate Sales Conference for Commercial Real Estate Industry Client, San Diego, CA | “Social Media for B2B Sales and Business Development”

February 8, 2011 | Orange County Association of Health Underwriters University Day, Costa Mesa, CA | “Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn as a Business Tool”

February 2, 2011 | CBS Radio Social: The New Media, Hollywood, CA | “The Art of Social Media Marketing & PR” Panelist

January 20, 2011 | Orange County Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Costa Mesa, CA | “Social Media in 2011: Where We’ve Been, Where We are, and Where We’re Going”

January 20, 2011 | Irvine Chamber of Commerce Micropreneur Webinar | “How Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Can be Better Maximizing LinkedIn”

January 17, 2011 | USC Marshall Alumni Association Orange County Chapter Guest Speaker, Irvine, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

January 17, 2011 | Breakthrough Business Strategies Radio | “Leverage Your LinkedIn Profile to Profit Your Business in 2011″

January 11, 2011 | CEO Trust, New York, NY | “Social Networking Media” panelist

2010 (35 Events)

November 18, 2010 | Tribal Media House & Looops Communications Joint Event, Tokyo, Japan | “United States versus Japan : A Look at the Differences in Social Media Uptake”

November 3, 2010 | Irvine Health Foundation Guest Speaker, Newport Beach, CA | “Social Media & Non-Profits: Objectives, Strategies & Tactics”

October 29, 2010 | 2010 Southland Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA | “Totally Lost on LinkedIn? Drive New Business & Jumpstart Your Career Using Social Media”

October 28, 2010 | Concordia University of Irvine Guest Lecturer, Irvine, CA | “What They Don’t Teach You about Social Media Marketing in College Marketing Classes”

October 19, 2010 | California Diversity Council “Diversity & Inclusion Conference,” Costa Mesa, CA | “Social Media and Diversity” panel host

October 13, 2010 | USC Marshall Alumni Association Orange County Chapter “Master the Trojan Network and Beyond” Guest Speaker, Irvine, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

October 12, 2010 | 2010 NAHREP/AREAA National Real Estate and Marketing Conference, Las Vegas, NV | “Social Media & Technology” guest panelist

October 7, 2010 | Young President’s Organization (YPO) of Southern California Keynote Speaker, Newport Beach, CA | “Social Media for Executives: Overcoming the Fear and Unleashing the Business Potential of Social Media”

October 6, 2010 | Orange County Marketeers Association, Irvine, CA | “From Blog to Books”

October 3, 2010 | UCLA Personal Branding Bootcamp, Los Angeles, CA | “Personal and Business Branding in a Social Media World”

September 30, 2010 | LavaCon 2.0: The Conference on Digital Media and Content Strategies Keynote Speaker, San Diego, CA | “The State of Social Media in 2010: Why Every Business Needs a Social Media Strategy…NOW!”

September 23, 2010 | Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association of Southern California Keynote Speaker, Irvine, CA | “I’m on LinkedIn: Now What? – Using Social Media to Open Doors & Close Deals”

September 10, 2010 | FREE Small Business Webinar | “Bootstrap Your Infrastructure through Redefining Your Business Process Management & Utilizing Social Media”

September 9, 2010 | #ConnectOC Tweetup, Costa Mesa, CA

August 25, 2010 | C-Suite Trust, New York, NY | “Branding Our Businesses & Ourselves” guest panelist

August 24, 2010 | Career Bridge Builders Speakers Series, Manhattan Beach, CA | “Drive New Business and Jumpstart Your Career with Social Media”

July 20, 2010 | Social Media Club of Orange County Panel, “The State of Social Media” – Here’s one blog’s coverage of the Social Media Club of Orange County Social Media Panel event with video and photos.

June 29, 2010 | Inside NGO Webinar “LinkedIn Introduction for NGOs”

June 3, 2010 | California State Employment Development Department Regional Conference, “Online Social Networking and the Job Search”

June 2, 2010 | Guest Lecture for UCLA Extension Social Media Marketing Class, “LinkedIn for Social Media Marketers”

May 20, 2010 | First Coast Diversity Council / BlueCross BlueShield of Florida Diversity Conference, “LinkedIn: The Benefits for Every Employee to Participate”

April 28, 2010 | Davis, Wright & Tremaine Portland Event Keynote Speaker, “The Complete Tweet: Social Media for Human Resources Executives”

April 14, 2010 | California State Employment Development Department Regional Manager’s Conference, “Online Social Networking and the Job Search”

March 25, 2010 | National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Orange County Chapter, “Social Media for Real Estate Professionals”

March 23, 2010 | American Chamber of Commerce, Tokyo, Japan, “Developing Business in the Social Web”

March 9, 2010 | Thompson Financial Search, San Diego, CA, “Online Social Networking and Your Job Search”

February 24, 2010 | Personnel Management Association of Aztlan, East Los Angeles, CA, “Social Media for Human Resources Executives”

February 23, 2010 | Confidential Corporate Advisory Board, Phoenix, AZ, “Developing Business in the Social Web”

February 22, 2010 | Gravity Summit Social Media Marketing Conference at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, “LinkedIn: Your Hub for B2B Social Media Marketing”

February 17, 2010 | Chinese Information & Networking Association, Mountain View, CA, “Developing Business in the Social Web”

February 16,2010 | Career Enlightenment Webinar, “Social Media and Your Job Search: How to Get More Hiring Managers and Recruiters to Find YOU”

February 2, 2010 | McDermott & Bull Executive Seminar, San Francisco, CA, “Social Media and Your Job Search”

January 26, 2010 | Davis, Wright & Tremaine Los Angeles Event Keynote Speaker, “The Complete Tweet: Social Media for Human Resources Executives”

January 20, 2010 | CafeNet Professional Association for Executives, Irvine, CA, “Strategies for Using LinkedIn as Part of Your Job Search”

January 7, 2010 | Harbor City & Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce, Torrance, CA “Developing Business in the Social Web”

2009 (18 Events)

December 16, 2009 | Netshare “Experts Connection” Webinar, “Social Media for Small Business and Solo Entrepreneurs: How to Level the Playing Field”

December 14-15, 2009 | Government 2.0 Conference, Washington, D.C., “Social Media Boot Camp for Government Agencies”

December 11-12, 2009 | Social Media & Twitter Workshops in Tokyo, Japan

December 10, 2009 | Australia & New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan in coordination with Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Tokyo, Japan “Social Media Marketing: The Challenges & The Potential”

December 3, 2009 | Irvine Job Club, Irvine, CA, “Utilizing Twitter for Your Job Search”

December 2, 2009 | Executive Career Services, Los Angeles, CA, “LinkedIn 101/Twitter 101/Developing Business in the Social Web” Workshop

November 30, 2009 | Executive Career Services, Irvine, CA, “LinkedIn 101/Twitter 101/Developing Business in the Social Web” Workshop

November 19, 2009 | McDermott & Bull Executive Seminar, Irvine, CA, “10 LinkedIn & Twitter Strategies for Your Job Search”

November 5, 2009 | Cool Twitter Conference, Irvine, CA, “15 Mistakes Professionals and Businesses Make on Twitter”

November 3, 2009 | Experience Unlimited, California EDD, Irvine, CA “Utilizing LinkedIn & Twitter for Your Job Search”

October 28, 2009 | Executive Career Services, Irvine, CA, “LinkedIn 101/Twitter 101/Developing Business in the Social Web” Workshop

October 26, 2009 | Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Orange, CA, “Social Media and Public Relations” Guest Panelist

October 22, 2009 | City Economic Development Council, Gardena, CA, “Developing Business in the Social Web”

September 30, 2009 | Social Media Altitude Webinar, “LinkedIn for Young Entrepreneurs”

September 24, 2009 | Cool Twitter Conference, San Francisco, CA, “Twitter and Personal Branding”

September 18, 2009 | Orange County Transportation Authority Government 2.0 Workshop, Orange, CA, “LinkedIn Workshop for Beginners”

July 31, 2009 | Cool Twitter Conference, Hollywood, CA, “Twitter and Personal Branding”

July 29, 2009 | Digital Hollywood Media Summit Reception, Los Angeles, CA “Social Networking as a Business Strategy” Guest Panelist

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