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Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs

Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs

Rethink the way your business markets itself in 2015 by joining us for the next #FridayHangout with out special guest, Ann Handley, the world’s first Chief Content Officer. Ann Handley is the Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, which offers real world education for marketers, done through training, best practices, research and other content, trusted by 607,000 professionals globally. Besides her work at MarketingProfs, our guest is also recognized by ForbesWoman as one of the 20 Best Marketing and Social Media Blogs by Women.  She’s author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller  Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content and a columnist for Entrepreneur magazine; a LinkedIn Influencer; a keynote speaker, mom, and writer. Whew! She’s just amazing to say the least! Find Ann on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and Steve Farnsworth. Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below. Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

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The 7 Essential Elements Of Compelling Content

Due to our busy schedules there will not be a Friday Hangout on Friday, October 17, 2014.  However….in the meantime catch up on previous Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

Be sure to join us October 31 with our special guest Ann Handley.

As always you can tune into the Friday Hangout at 11 am PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout.

We all know video is popular across multiple platforms, but creating videos can be time and budget consuming to say the least. We also know that building your brand reputation can be boosted by curating great content to inform and entertain. So why not put 2 and 2  together and curate great video to support your brand and engage followers? That’s what this week’s guest thought too.

Porter Gale, Author, Marketer, and Start-up Advisor

Porter Gale, Author & Marketer

Porter Gale, a marketing expert with over 20 years of experience working in branding, social media, advertising & filmmaking, as well as being a start-up advisor to N3twork, Inc., as well as other companies. She is also a best selling author, Your Network is Your Net Worth. Take the time to read about this book, you might discover that “This book could not have come at a better time.” as quoted by Randi Zuckerberg. 

Find Porter on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google +.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and Steve Farnsworth. Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

Fernardo Labastida, B2B Content Marketing Expert

Fernando Labastida, B2B Content Marketing Expert

Join us this Friday as we talk with “Renaissance Man”, Fernando A. Labastida, and find out why he thinks that being referred to as one is a good thing in today’s world.

He’s worn a lot of hats in his online career, and he’s come from 15 years as a traditional outbound marketer in the enterprise software industry to becoming an avid student of content marketing, inbound marketing, cross-cultural marketing, and bi-lingual international marketing.

Fernando said in a recent blog post that “Content marketing has become the new social media. Overused and devoid of meaning.” That doesn’t mean he doesn’t believe content is a powerful marketing tool, but we’ll let him explain himself on this week’s Friday Hangout!

Find Fernando on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. Find Fernando on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet Fouts, Adam Helweh and Steve Farnsworth. Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

 

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer at BitTorrent

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer at BitTorrent

Our guest for this Friday’s Hangout believes in two key principles: Find opportunities where no one else is looking; And, never fail the same way twice. Seems like good advice.

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff is the current Marketing Officer at BitTorrent, well-known for its decentralized, peer-to-peer protocol, typically used for file-sharing. You might have heard of BitTorrent recently when they expanded the trial of their server-less peer-to-peer messaging app Bleep to anyone. 

Besides being one of the 10 most interesting CMOs on Twitter, Jascha is also an author, most recently published Growing up Fasta practical book about how to implement an agile process in modern business to create the necessary collaboration between marketing and innovation for business success. 

Find Jascha on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and  Steve Farnsworth.  Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

Brent Carnduff, Owner at Advisor Web Marketing

Brent Carnduff, Owner at Advisor Web Marketing

You’ll learn more in an hour on content marketing, social and SEO from this week’s guest–who is a highly regarded Search Engine Optimization expert–than you would in attending a 3 day conference. If you want to use your time wisely, then you’ll join us! 

Brent Carnduff is our guest this Friday. He is the founder and owner of Echelon SEO, Advisory Web Marketing, and WP Subs. He helps with his company blogs as well as his personal blog, Marketing From the Front.

Find Brent on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and  Steve Farnsworth.  Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

Justin Rezvani, CEO & Founder of theAmplify

Justin Rezvani, CEO & Founder of theAmplify

 

A believer that innovation is derived from frustration, our guest this week recognized an untapped opportunity in Instagram.  Join us as we discuss and answer the question of why Instagram is so important to marketers and their brands with Justin Rezvani, CEO and Founder of theAmplify,  an Instagram influencer marketing firm.

Find Justin on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and  Steve Farnsworth.  Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

Joel Comm, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Consultant

Joel Comm, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Consultant

Sometimes I look off in the distance and appear to be pondering deep thoughts just for effect. ~ Joel Comm 

Not just another social media expert, our guest this week, has been building profitable and cutting-edge Internet ventures since 1995. Join us!

What’s most striking at first about our guest website is his “Timeline” starting in 1980 when he purchased his first home computer from Radio Shack and his mom questioning “what are you going to do with a computer?”

Joel Comm is an entrepreneur, New York Times Best Selling Author, and new media innovator. He is consistently being described as one of the world’s foremost authorities on Social Media, Internet Marketing, eCommerce and Mobile applications.

He has authored a number of books, including the New York best-selling book The AdSence Code, along with over 40 eBooks. He’s a public and motivational speaker, uniquely poised to instruct and inspire. 

He also has a regular Podcast, The Joel Comm Show, a show about business, life and the good stuff – how you can not listen to that?  Subscribe to his shows in iTunes or listen to them using Stitcher Smart Radio.

Find Joel on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and  Steve Farnsworth.  Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

PR, Content Marketing, Social Media Specialist

PR, Content Marketing, Social Media Specialist

 

Join us at this Friday’s Hangout where we talk about how owned and paid media are easing into the PR lexicon. More importantly come see what Frank Strong has to share with us about this, along with what the future of PR holds, bringing in real-world campaigns and strategies including the value of integrating paid, owned and earned media into your campaigns. 

Frank Strong is a PR professional, has three degrees under his belt and a long time reservist with 20 years in uniform and two deployments.  Back in 2013 we talked with him about Social Media Current Events. 

Frank is the Communications Director of LexisNexis Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS), which is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in a variety of markets. He also writes a very insightful blog, Sword and the Script. Be sure to check out why he blogs.

Find Frank on TwitterLinkedin and Google+.

In the panel this week are, Janet FoutsAdam Helweh and  Steve Farnsworth.  Tune in live right here at 11 AM PST, tweet us your questions with the hashtag #FridayHangout or in the comments below.

Reminder: you can listen to past Friday Hangout shows on your iPhone/Android.

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