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Intro to Blogs & Social Media Marketing 101

Marketing and Community, Workshop
Location: 2009 Level: Novice
Presentation: external link

This workshop will cover the fundamentals of blogging, social media marketing, and community evangelism using a variety of tools, content, and techniques (but primarily blogging!). Additional topics to cover may include viral videos, photoblogging, podcasting, and microblogging,

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Nick Gonzalez


Nick Gonzalez runs Developer Relations for the social ad network SocialMedia Networks. SocialMedia helps advertisers reach social networking users, and helps developers monetize their applications on social networks.

Prior to SocialMedia, Nick was the second employee and analyst/writer for TechCrunch.com, the largest blog reporting on the rapidly evolving internet industry. He also writes from time to time on his personal blog RunningWithFoxes.com, consults for startups, and is a regular speaker on social media at events and companies.

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Eric Eldon


Eric Eldon is a reporter with VentureBeat, a news blog that covers startup companies and investing in Silicon Valley. He also is the co-founder of Writewith, a startup that provides software for news organizations.

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Trisha Okubo

Omiru: Style for All

Trisha Okubo is a Disruptive Innovator at eBay, where she works at the intersection of eCommerce and social networking. Her interests include design—-and designing social retail spaces online. Trisha has a BS and MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, with additional studies in Fashion Design.