Mari Smith

Facebook Marketing Expert

Social Media Trainer

Session Title: Bridging the Gap – How To Master The Social Web In 5 Easy Steps

 Session Extract: 

Success with social media is as simple as knowing how to bridge the gap between technical skills in the new media world and good, old-fashioned people skills. However, most businesses still have a long way to go. Technology is constantly changing; Facebook keeps iterating, and new social sites spring up daily, it seems.

So, how do you keep up? Where should you focus for real, measurable results? And, how do you overcome your personal fears (and company-culture fears), rise above the noise, and make a significant impact using social media? In this dynamic session, renowned social media thought leader, Mari Smith, will reveal her secrets to building a large, loyal and profitable network using the social web.

About the Speaker:

Mari Smith is renowned as one of the most influential and knowledgeable new media thought leaders in the world. A passionate believer in the power and potential of social connections and commerce, Mari is viewed as a top online marketing expert with her innovative strategies that accelerate business profits through the use of social media. It’s no wonder that Fast Company dubbed her “the pied piper of the online world”.

Harnessing the skills, knowledge and experience accumulated from more than a decade immersed in relationship marketing and Internet technology, Mari Smith International’s social media consultancy and training business works with organizations and entrepreneurs in all corners of the globe.

Mari’s expertise has also attracted the attention of international media, that regularly cite and interview her; she has been featured in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, The New York Times, Inc., Chicago Tribune, Success Magazine and The Vancouver Sun to name but a few.

Mari is also a multi-published author of The New Relationship Marketing: How To Build A Large, Loyal, Profitable Network Using the Social Web and co-author of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day, as well as contributing to numerous other titles.

 

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