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DJ Thistle
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DJ Thistle

Co-Founder
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I'm a husband, father, educator, geek, bookworm, stock market enthusiast, and some would call me an Apple fanboy. Co-Founder of @SteamFeedCom
Daniel Hebert
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Daniel Hebert

Co-Founder
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Growth Manager, Social Media at @newsrooms, Co-Founder at @SteamFeedCom. Love to play guitar & pretend I'm a chef :)
Paul Cooley
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Paul Cooley

Personal Brand Consultant
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Paul Cooley is a consultant, speaker, coach, preacher & soon to be author. He is all about breaking the mold to traditional business, branding & life. Paul helps his clients define and express their core message and image through Social Media and other online platforms. He also helps people discover their passions and skills and make them profitable. Paul shares his "street smarts" training on his Rule Your Realm blog. It's time to #RuleYourRealm!
Albert Qian
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Albert Qian

Digital Marketing
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Albert Qian is a social media professional working, living and playing in Silicon Valley. He got his start in social media by working for Santa Clara University and jumping into Facebook pages in May 2009. Ever since, he has been engrossed in social media, marketing, program management and consulting for small businesses, Fortune 500 companies and individuals looking to learn more social media. On his free time, he enjoys hiking, bowling, eating out at new places and traveling. You can learn more about him on his blog.
Randy Bowden
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Randy Bowden

Marketing & Branding Specialist
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Randy is a Principal Partner of bowden2bowden llc, a marketing and branding consultancy firm. Specializing in developing targeted marketing solutions, exceptional creative executions and solid branding strategies that give clients a real competitive advantage. Randy writes two posts weekly here, bowden2bowden blog and is the producer and host of the interview series marketer2marketer "a conversation."
James Oliver, Jr.
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James Oliver, Jr.

Entrepreneur
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Co-founder of the world's cutest twins. Founder of WeMontage.com. Alum of the gener8tor.com startup accelerator and Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill (MBA). Cheeky. ESTP. Golf nut.
Carrie Keenan
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Carrie Keenan

Community Manager
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Community manager, over user of the word dude, caffeine addict, #Packers fan, Star Wars geek, Whovian
David Schwartz
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David Schwartz

Brand Strategist
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David is a Brand Strategist focused on building relevant brands, while creating valuable consumer relationships to promote engagement. By utilizing the popularity of digital and mobile media, along with the social web he helps companies understand the power of controlling their content. David started his career working for MTV in New York, he then proceeded to Atlanta to work with the likes of Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A and the Home Depot. From his time working with companies of all sizes he has learned that a strong brand is the key to long term success by turning customers into brand advocates. Now living in Nashville with his wife and two children, David works with companies of all sizes teaching and consulting on best practices for building a brand in the digital age.
Anne Reuss
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Anne Reuss

Community Manager for 360Connext
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Addicted to adrenaline, adventures and social media, Anne Reuss needs her fuel and gets it from coffee, fitness and the occassional slurpee. Being Deaf has only taught her to love challenge and listen abnormally well. She is a beer-loving homebrewer and community manager for 360Connext, a customer experience consulting firm, and a freelance marketing consultant.
Keri Jaehnig
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Keri Jaehnig

Facebook For Startups
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Keri Jaehnig is the Founder and CMO at Idea Girl Media, an international Social Media Marketing Agency. Keri helps business brands, non-profits and public figures achieve social media success and positive online reputation. Keri's work has been featured at Forbes and Social Media Today, Search Engine People, and she has been quoted by Business Insider. She also writes for her own blog at ideagirlmedia.com. In 2013 Keri received a Small Business Influencer Honorable Mention Award, and a commendation for Outstanding Attainment in Social Media from the State of Ohio Senate. Non-fat lattes, travel & quick wit make her smile, and Keri is always enthused to meet new people!
Kimberly Bordonaro
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Kimberly Bordonaro

Brandspiration Studios
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Kimberly Bordonaro is a brand strategist and the founder of Brandspiration, a blog that uses ridiculously fun lyrical references to explain how everyday entrepreneurs can create their distinctive brands.
Jeff Howell
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Jeff Howell

Digital Marketing Specialist
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Jeff Howell is a sales and marketing professional based in Michigan He is principal of Jeff Howell Consulting, a marketing consulting and sales training agency. Jeff is a leader in integrated marketing and has developed successful marketing campaigns. Crazy coffee lover, Red Sox fanatic, and amazingly admits to being a fan of the Detroit Lions.
Sean Smith
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Sean Smith

Social Media Consultant
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Sean is a retired member of the Canadian Army, with over 20 years in the IT industry, ranging from IT HelpDesk to Social Media consultant. He is a Professional Speaker and Coach and is a noted Social Media community builder on Vancouver Island, as well as a regular contributor to the annual Social Media Camp held in Victoria, BC. Sean is the Head Coach with That Social Media Guy consulting, based in Campbell River, British Columbia.
Ray Hiltz
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Ray Hiltz

Google Plus & Social Media Strategist
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Social Marketing & Google+ Strategist. I help you drive your business using the power of the world's number one (and two) search engine - Google.
Jennifer Kane
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Jennifer Kane

Social Media Marketing and Digital Communications Strategist
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Jennifer Kane is a marketing/communications strategist with more than 15 years of experience working with B2B and B2C companies. She has nearly two decades of public speaking, education and training experience and speaks nationally on topics related to social media, content marketing and digital communications. She is Principal of Kane Consulting, a 10-year-old firm that helps companies use social media and other digital technologies to improve their marketing, communications, sales and customer service. Jennifer runs a popular business book club in Minneapolis and manages the "Spinal Fusions Suck" social community on Facebook. In her spare time, she thinks a lot about the zombie apocalypse and the awkwardness of writing about oneself in third person.
Ross Simmonds
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Ross Simmonds

Digital Strategist, Blogger, & Speaker
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Ross Simmonds is a digital strategist, public speaker and entrepreneur. He's currently writing Stand Out: A Content Marketing Guide for Entrepreneurs which highlights how businesses can use content marketing to drive meaningful and measurable results.
Debbie Laskey
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Debbie Laskey

Marketing & Brand Strategist
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Marketing & Brand Strategist - Focused on marketing, branding, management, leadership, customer experiences, employee engagement, and social media.
Jessica Ann
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Jessica Ann

Content Marketing Specialist
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Writer + storyteller. humanizing business with creative content + smart social. passionately curious. seeker. runner & yogi. world traveler.
Brent Carnduff
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Brent Carnduff

Search Engine Marketing Specialist
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I am an Search Engine Marketing specialist and speaker, former teacher and basketball coach, married with 2 children (Daniel & Ashley), a wanna be author, avid reader, an out of shape cyclist, and a Canadian ex-pat. I hope to add a voice of reason, understanding, and professionalism to the SEO industry.
Matt Crawford
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Matt Crawford

Digital Marketing Specialist
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Matt Crawford is a marketing executive with an accomplished career in digital media sales. His background is in the B2B sector and he has extensive experience in retail management and hospitality. Matt has worked with national and international brands as well as small to medium enterprises to help develop effective digital marketing strategies. His down to earth approach makes it easy for businesses to communicate their objectives and consequently achieve their goals.
Sarah Arrow
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Sarah Arrow

Blog Coach
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Blogging an issue for you? Bah! You can do it, after all I an award winning blogger. I've created of Birds on the Blog (listed 3 times by Forbes as a top 100 website for women) and I'm the creator of a results getting 30 day blogging challenge You want your blog to make a difference, so join my challenge and get great results from your blog. Did I mention it was free?
Pratik Dholakiya
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Pratik Dholakiya

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Link Building, Content Marketing
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I'm an Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor & Digital Marketing Consultant. Co-Founder of @E2MSolutions and @MoveoApps. Featured on FastCo, MOZ, Entrepreneur, Forbes.
Jesse Aaron
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Jesse Aaron

Blogging Expert
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Blogger, Brewer of Beer, Beholder of Beard [Community Manager & Graphic Design]
Linda Dessau
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Linda Dessau

Business Blogging Specialist
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Linda Dessau is the author of Write Your Way to More Clients Online and the founder of Content Mastery Guide. Her hands-free blog writing service helps small businesses attract their ideal customers with captivating content.
Marco Terry
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Marco Terry

Startup Cashflow Financer
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Marco Terry is the managing director and founder of Commercial Capital LLC and Commercial Capital LLC (Canada). He provides invoice financing to small and midsize companies that need working capital. For more information, please call (877) 300 3258.
Maria Duron
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Maria Duron

Small Business Marketing Coach
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Maria Elena Duron is a connector, trainer and coach. Small Business Owners that work with Maria Elena develop a profitable relationship building system, appeal to their brand advocates, and increase sales. Take the uncertainty out of how your personal and business brand delivers business -Get Your Checklist.
Laurie Thompson
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Laurie Thompson

Wordpress Website Developer
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Laurie currently owns and operates SiteMast, which is where WordPress Web Design and Social Media meet. She also is a project manager and social media manager for K-3 Technologies in Atlanta. Diet Coke addict, Iowa Cyclones Football supporter, and animal lover. Can't wait to connect with everyone!
Darin L. Hammond
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Darin L. Hammond

Freelance Writer
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Say hello to Darin at his website about the science of blogging and writing: http://www.zipminis.com. He blogs there and writes and designs professionally. Darin publishes across the web on sites like Technorati, BC Blog, Blog Critics, Broowaha, Business2Community LifeHack, and Social Media Today. SteamFeed is his favorite place to write, of course.
Jennifer Hanford
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Jennifer Hanford

Social Media & Blogging Freelancer.
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Jennifer is the owner and managing director of j+ Media Solutions which offers social and content solutions to SMBs. Writing is a newfound passion and she blogs regularly. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, baking and pinning on Pinterest.
Hessie Jones
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Hessie Jones

Digital Strategist
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CEO ArCompany, Cellist, Strategist, Start-up Junkie, Social Intel, tech geek, marketer, HuffPost, Steamfeed, & Digital Journal.
Julie Long
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Julie Long

Creative Marketing Strategist
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Julie Long is a Creative Marketing Strategist with a ten year history of creating innovative marketing programs. She is equally weighted in both integrated marketing communication and creative execution. Julie is a graduate student and a student ambassador for West Virginia University's Integrated Marketing Communications program.
Dorien Morin-van Dam
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Dorien Morin-van Dam

Social Media Consultant
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Dorien is the face behind the orange glasses and is founder of More In Media, a social media consultancy. She consults with clients in the non-profit sector, retail and service industries, as well as PR and community associations. Besides social media consulting and management, she enjoys teaching, speaking, blogging, networking and running marathons. Proud to be Dutch by birth and American by choice, Dorien makes her home in Myrtle Beach, SC with her husband, 4 kids and 3 labradors.
Mike Bal
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Mike Bal

Digital Marketing
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Mike is the Director of Social Media and Content with Single Grain, one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the country, where he leads strategy development and execution for both services. Connect with Mike on Twitter, Linkedin or Google+ Mike is also the creator and primary author of an in-the-works book project called Marketing Apocalypse: The Brand Survival Guide which features contributions from thought leaders and innovators like Blake Mycoskie (TOMS Shoes) and Guy Kawasaki. Outside of working in the digital space Mike is a husband and father of one, avid Batman fan, and a bit of a fitness nut.
Yael Kochman
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Yael Kochman

Head of Marketing- RooJoom
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An entrepreneur & passionate online marketing professional. Started my first venture at the age of 12 and got hooked in the startup world. Head of marketing & community at Roojoom.com - a content marketing platform that let's you easily create engaging content to keep you readers focused for over 9 minutes in average.
Greg Digneo
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Greg Digneo

Email Marketing
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Greg Digneo is the founder of Cloud Marketing Labs, where he is about to launch a new blog where he shares his journey to go from 140 to 10,000 email subscribers..
Andrew Jenkins
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Andrew Jenkins

Social Strategist, Speaker, and Blogger
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Andrew is a recognized senior social strategist, speaker, and blogger. He has held senior strategy roles with wireless, e-business, financial, and social CRM service providers, helping clients remain competitive by embracing social media and digital technologies.
Sarah Nagel
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Sarah Nagel

Social Marketing Specialist
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Sarah Nagel is passionate about bridging online and offline communications. She is dedicated to providing value to others through knowledge, advice or job opportunities. Sarah appreciates the ever-changing landscape of social media and loves learning about new tools and platforms. She is a strong advocate of brands using social as a recruiting, sales and as an R&D tool, among other functions, and sees the incredible value of social business. Sarah works as a Social Marketing Specialist at Sprout Social Inc. in Chicago, Illinois and focuses on outbound, proactive marketing efforts across social media channels.
Amy Tobin
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Amy Tobin

Content & Strategy
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Amy is a partner and VP - Content & Strategy - at ArCompany, focused on turning social media intelligence into business results. Her areas of specialty include content and millennial matters. She lives in Cortez Village, FL with her daughter and menagerie of pets.
Kat Shanahan
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Kat Shanahan

Promotions Coordinator
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Kat Shanahan is the Promotions Coordinator for the James R. Connor University Center at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Kat oversees the UC Graphics & Marketing department and manages 10 IMC campaigns yearly. Additionally, Kat works heavily in branding, social media, and technology. Kat is pursuing a MS in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University and serves a Student Ambassador/Blogger for the program. Kat also owns a small photography business focusing on event and lifestyle photography.
Avishai Sam Bitton
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Avishai Sam Bitton

Marketing Specialist
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Avishai Sam Bitton is the Founder of Startup Bloggers and VP of Marketing at imonomy. He loves Internet startups, PC gaming, Star Wars, blogging, photography and Linda.
Jeannie Walters
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Jeannie Walters

Customer Experience
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Jeannie Walters (@jeanniecw) is the CEO of 360Connext, a global Customer Experience consulting firm. Her trademarked process, called Customer Experience Investigation™, has helped companies improve customer experience for 16 years. Jeannie is a charter member, and the Chicagoland Ambassador for, the Customer Experience Professionals Association, an editorial team member for Social Media Club, and a TEDx Speaker. To learn more about improving customer experience, read her publications on InsideCXM, iMedia Connection, Social Media Today, and 360Connext.com.
Mandy Edwards
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Mandy Edwards

Social Media Strategist
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Mandy is the owner of ME Marketing Services, a social marketing company located in Georgia providing social media consulting & management for small to medium-sized businesses. A proud graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia she has a thorough marketing background of over 12+ years. In the fall you can find her & her family at Sanford Stadium cheering on their beloved Georgia Bulldogs.
Jamie Teasdale
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Jamie Teasdale

Business Growth Advocate & Strategist
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Jamie Teasdale is a business growth advocate and strategist who is passionate about supporting small businesses in their quest to effectively communicate with their target market. Focusing on WordPress websites, content marketing (inbound and outbound) and brand development, Jamie's company Propel Businessworks assists companies who recognize the value of strategic and consistent content marketing through blogging, email marketing and social media engagement, and the impact it makes toward positive SEO.Jamie's office is located in downtown Portland, Oregon. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys painting, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Melih Oztalay
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Melih Oztalay

Internet Marketing Solutions
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I am a 20+ year veteran of the Internet and digital technologies. I am the CEO of SmartFinds Internet Marketing located in Birmingham, Michigan, providing Internet marketing solutions and services to businesses. As a sought out subject matter expert and pioneer with Internet technologies, I bring innovation, early adoption, creativity, resourcefulness and imagination to client marketing solutions on the web.
Anthony Iannarino
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Anthony Iannarino

Sales Coach & Consultancy
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I am the President and Chief Sales officer for SOLUTIONS Staffing, a best-in-class regional staffing service based in Columbus, Ohio. We provide light industrial, clerical, accounting, and scientific staffing solutions for our clients who need a higher-caliber employee, and the highest levels of service. I am also the Managing Director of B2B Sales Coach & Consultancy, a boutique sales coaching and consulting company where I work to help salespeople and sales organizations improve and reach their full potential.
Jure Klepic
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Jure Klepic

Digital Strategist
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Jure Klepic is Digital Strategist who is willing to say what others leave unspoken. He leads social media and marketing adoptions for global brands and continues to drive change and spearhead innovation. Throughout his career he worked with global brands from USA to Asia. Jure is recognized business and marketing thought leader, he is a speaker and a regular contributor to Huffington Post.
Sandip Kar
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Sandip Kar

Digital Marketing
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A tech graduate by education, a digital marketing expert by profession, and the Founder and Owner of Softz Solutions & Co. Pvt Ltd., Sandip Kar defines entrepreneurship at its level best. He is also a founder of Brishti Technologies, an Online Marketing company that runs multiple web-based businesses, such as MyPrivateTutor.com (present across nine countries). Having started as an SEO service provider in 2001, Sandip Kar has been successfully managing thousands of top International clients till date, all across US, UK, Australia, Ireland and India. He specializes in the fields of Organic SEO, Social Media Marketing, app development, website design, development, promotion and management- all forms of online marketing ventures.
Susan Silver
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Susan Silver

Social Strategist
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Susan Silver is a social strategist working on content and community for ArCompany. She builds all the things; communities, websites and apps. Her personal blog, Cirquedumot, covers thoughts on technology and WordPress development.
Karol Król
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Karol Król

Freelance Blogger and Writer
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Hi there! Here’s the deal. If you don’t know me, I’m Karol. Over the last couple of years, I had the privilege to publish my articles on sites like: ProBlogger (15+ articles on ProBlogger alone), Hongkiat.com, Lifehack, Freelance Switch, Daily Blog Tips, Six Revisions, Quick Sprout, and others.
Robert Glazer
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Robert Glazer

Customer Acquisition Specialist
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Robert is the founder and managing director of Acceleration Partners, a digital strategy firm focused on profitable online customer acquisition for high-growth consumer businesses. He grew it to eventually win several awards for fast-growing companies, including making the Inc. 500 list.
Sam Barnes
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Sam Barnes

Search Marketing Consultant
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I help businesses get the results they need from organic search. It's a daily challenge that can be extremely difficult to conquer without the right expertise.
Robert Morris
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Robert Morris

Professional Content Writer
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Robert Morris is a young entrepreneur from NYC. He has worked as a professional content writer for 4 years. Robert is New York University graduate. Now he is developing business plan for his future content marketing company.
Ryan Pannell
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Ryan Pannell

Chief Investment Officer at Synergis Capital Mgt
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Ryan Pannell is a Canadian-born hedge fund manager, writer, business agility maven, former film & television producer, and semi-retired competitive polo player. Currently, his professional focus lies with Synergis, a Hedge Fund located in the British Virgin Islands.
Vee Popat
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Vee Popat

Digital Strategist. Growth Hacker.
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I am a digital marketing professional with 17 years strategic experience. I help small to medium sized businesses build their digital presence as a social media and search engine marketing (SEM) consultant and full service agency. I plan and execute custom website optimization (SEO) and social media marketing strategies to your build you customer base and drive traffic to all your social channels, landing pages, blogs, and websites.