Meet Australia’s Social Media Mavericks
Curious about how social media can be of value to your business? Are you only wanting to hear from the best Australian speakers who have had first hand success in social media? Then come meet Jeff Bullas, Iggy Pintado and Laurel Papworth Australia’s social media mavericks who will be speaking at Social Media Down Under event – 13th June at the Maritime Museum, Sydney.
Jeff Bullas is the Blogger who built a profile one tweet at a time. Jeff is an international social media speaker, blogger, and strategist. He educates companies and executives to optimize their global online personal and company brand through the power and leverage of social media and digital marketing. Jeff has been listed in the Top 50 social media power influencers on Forbes at #14 and is the winner of the Top 10 Social Media Blog Winner 2012 from Social Media Examiner. Jeffbullas.com is even more profoundly ranked as on of the top 50 marketing blogs in the world according to Adage.com’s power 150 Rankings.
S: What do you hope to gain out of the Social Media Down Under Event?
J: “I am looking forward to meeting face to face with some of Australia’s top social media influencers, bloggers and passionate social media tribe, many of whom I have only met online. I am also wanting to share our experiences and also learn from their insights and stories”
S: Can you give me a quote about social media use in Australia?
J: “Geoffrey Rush the Oscar winning actor said – In my career two things have been vital, credibility and visibility”.
Being credible first is the fountain to any successful career or business. In an information age your online content is what defines you. Social media provides the “viral visibility”.
S: What will people learn from your presentation and experience?
J: “In my presentation “The Power of One Tweet” I will outline the importance of building a brand 3 ways:
- One tweet at a time
- One piece of content at a time
- One social network at a time
Our Second social media maverick is Iggy Pintado who is an accomplished and experienced enterprise business leader with sales, marketing and online expertise. His is currently Director, marketing and Innovation at UXC connect. He is a ‘super-connected’ networker. He is the Top 20 most connected business networkers in Australia with over 28,000+ direct connections on LinkedIn, 37,000+ Twitter followers and 4,500+ Facebook connections.
S: What topic will you be focusing on?
I: “The connected business. Recent economic uncertainty has forced businesses to go back to basics and focus on their lifeblood, their customers. Business owners are now finding ways to stay relevant to their business stakeholders through various communication techniques, with ever-decreasing resources and expense budgets. With the mass adoption of social media and online networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, there is an opportunity for business owners to learn more about – and connect directly with – their most valuable asset base – their customers”.
S: What are you hoping to gain from the Social Media Down Under Event?
I: ” I hope to be able to lsiten to the latest thinking and share insights with the movers and shakers in the social media world… as well as some valuable networking along the way!”
S: What will people learn from your presentation?
I: “It’s about using the medium as a way to “connect” for business.
- There are practical steps on how ANY BUSINESS can use it effectively.
- You’ll walk away with at least 3 things you/your business can implement the day after the event to ‘get connected’.”
You can book your ticket by following this link: http://www.bluewiremedia.com.au/social-media-down-under-2012
You can also follow the event on Twitter #SMDU.