Julie Spira has had more than nine lives. She writes about the marriage
of love and technology, was an early adopter of the Internet and
online dating and is the host of #DateChat on Twitter.
- Called "One of America's Leading Relationship Experts" by Woman's World magazine
- Named in the "Top 10 Advice Columnists to Follow on Twitter" by Your Tango
- Called the "Pioneer of Online Dating" by Cosmo Radio
- Listed in the "10 Best Online Dating Experts" by DatingAdvice.com
- Listed in the "Top 100 Most Influential People in Social Media" in Fast Company
- Ranks as the Top Most Influential Person in "Dating" and "Online Dating" on Klout
- Top 1% social media influencer on Kred
- Top 5% of viewed profiles on Linkedin
Julie Spira is a bestselling author, social media strategist, online
dating expert and coach, media personality, netiquette and
cyber-relations expert, screenwriter, philanthropist, voice-over-talent, brand ambassador, and overall serial entrepreneur.
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Julie is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Cyber Dating Expert
, where she coaches singles on the dating scene with her irresistible profiles programs. She's the host of #DateChat on Thursdays at 5pm/PT on Twitter.
As a well sought out guest in the media, Julie has appeared in/on over 600 media stories including ABC News, BBC, Betty Confidential, Boston Globe, CBS News, CNET, CNN, Cosmopolitan, Cyberguy, Dr. Drew on HLN, E! Entertainment, Elle Magazine, Essence, FOX News, Glamour, Good Day LA, Good Morning America, iVillage, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles Business Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mashable, Men's Fitness, Men's Health, MSN, NBC News, NPR's All Things Considered, The New York Times, PC World, Psychology Today, PC World, Redbook, She Knows, Smart Money, USA Today, USA Weekend, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, WIRED, WPIX, and Woman's Day.
Julie was a featured newsmaker in the Los Angeles Business Journal for her business, Social Media and More,
where she was also nominated for the "Women Making a Difference Award."
Julie started her career as the first female an on-air personality at WAAL FM in Binghamton, NY. She went on to become the youngest female executive at RKO Radio Networks, the country's first digital- delivered satellite radio network. Julie was a very early adopter of the Internet and is credited for being the first to bring high speed Internet via satellite to Kenya, Tanzania and other Third World and other emerging countries.
ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THE RULES OF NETIQUETTE
“Julie Spira extends the Social Media Club’s mission of establishing best practices for online behavior. The Rules of Netiquette: How to Mind Your Manners on the Web provides a blueprint for keeping it “light, bright, and polite” just the way we like it.
~Geoff Brown, Former President, Social Media Club of Los Angeles
"Julie Spira has done it again. Her Rules of Netiquette brings readers exactly what they need before they push the send button on their social networking sites."
Anchor, WPIX - NY Morning News and author of "Why Hasn't He Called?"
"Move over Miss Manners. Ms. Julie Spira is here! Get her Rules of Netiquette and learn how to connect and get what you want from the millions of people jumping on the social media bandwagon."
~Diana Kirschner, PhD., author of "Sealing the Deal: The Love Mentor's Guide to Lasting Love."
Rules of Netiquette" is the modern day guide to personal Internet
communication. Today the written word not just carries a message, but reflects
on the manners of the writer. Author Julie Spira guides the reader on how to
get their point across politely.”
Collier, Author of The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide, eBay For
Dummies series and host,
Computers & Technology Radio Show
"Having proper etiquette in today's digital world is critical in both personal and business communications. Julie Spira's book, 'The Rules of Netiquette' is your must-read guide for all generations of social media enthusiasts."
~Patricia Rossi, America's Business Etiquette Coach
"Real-time communication has made us both incredibly callous and incredibly insensitive. 'The Rules of Netiquette' is a must-read for anyone who's been caught on either side of a flame war."
Miller, General Manager, YourTango
PRAISE FOR THE PERILS OF CYBER-DATING
"Hilariously Funny! Singles of all ages need to read this book."
~Joan Rivers, Comedienne and Best-Selling Author
"It's Like Sex and the City in a Web 2.0 World."
~E. Jean Carroll, Columnist "Ask E. Jean" Elle Magazine
"This book is a must for this generation of singles, both male and female, who are into cyber-dating. It is possible to find someone if you know the rules."
~Santa Monica Daily Press
"The Perils of Cyber-Dating gives hope to singles everywhere with an email address that they can successfully meet someone online."
~Dr. Pat Allen, Author of the best-seller, Getting to "I Do"
"This book is your must-have navigation guide to help you safely travel through the perilous landscape of cyber-dating. Plus, Spira's stories are a hoot and a half."
~Diane Dimond, Journalist and Author
140 Conference New York - Dating, Love and Romance in the Real Time Web
140 Conference Los Angeles - Dating, Love and Romance in the Real Time Web
Amazing Woman's Day - Social Media for Authors
An Empowered Woman - Valentine's Love Panel
Beverly Hills Bar Association - Social Media for Lawyers
BlogWorld - The Rules of Netiquette: How to Mind Your Digital Manners
Book Savvy 2012 - Social Media for Authors
Book Soup - Presenting The Perils of Cyber-Dating
Digital Hollywood - Panelist, Creating a Personal Brand
Digital LA - Panelist, Love Goes Digital
Digital LA - Panelist, Books Go Digital
eTunisia - Speaker at Internet Week
Hurry Date - Pimp Your Profile Seminar; How to Create an Irresistible Online Dating Profile
iDate - Speaker on Internet dating trends, social media, and building a personal brand
Independent Writers Club of Southern California - Social Media for Authors
Internet Dating Conference - Dating 2.0: Using Social Media to Increase Brand Loyalty
LA Singles Society - The Secrets to Finding Love Online
New York Public Library - Meet the Author Series, Presenting The Perils of Cyber-Dating
Rapid Dating - Love Panel for Matchmaking Party
Romance and Reality - An evening of Romance and Literary Treats
Society of Professional Journalists - Social Media for Writers and Journalists
Social Media Club - Dating and Relationships: The Game Has Changed; Digital Dating panel
Social Media Week - Host, Date and Skate Night
UCLA - Panelist on Writing in the Internet Age
Women's National Book Association - Presented The Perils of Cyber-Dating
Women's National Book Association - Speaker on Social Media for Authors
“My Cosmo Radio girls are always asking how to date online. With the help of Julie Spira, we were able to tell women how to safely date online while having fun! Julie knows her stuff like no one else. She is truly the pioneer of online dating.”
~Diana Falzone, Host-Cosmolicious, CosmoRadio/Sirius-XM
“Julie was a great guest on 700 WLW with Eddie and Tracy in afternoon drive. Her knowledge on cyber-dating is second to none."
~Paul Mason, Producer-700 WLW, Cincinnati
“Julie is a top notch professional and rare expert in the MODERN attributes of dating. She knows old school etiquette with new school technology! Beyond just knowing her game, Julie is talented in explaining her science both on and off air."
~Robin Sax, Legal analyst - FOX 11, Los Angeles
“Julie has a wealth of information about the do’s and don’ts of cyber dating. She gave our morning show viewers great insight."
~Leslie Marcus, Producer - FOX-5, San Diego
“Julie was full of great info for single people navigating the waters of online dating who listen to our show."
~Robby Bridges, Host - The Variety Hour, Cumulus Media Radio
“Throughout the time I worked with Julie she clearly demonstrated that she was one of the most vibrant and productive people that I’ve worked with. Julie is a well connected, savvy and extremely tenacious individual who offers proven experience and success in the television, radio, satellite and broadband/internet industries. Julie is an individual who can most certainly bring vast amount of focused experience and business knowledge to any organization and/or specific goal. Julie’s interpersonal qualities include a complement of intuitive perception as well as the ability to innovate and fully develop overall business strategies and methods that will clearly prove successful in relation to long term strategic operational, sales directives and general business growth initiatives.”
~Rob Lingle, Executive Director of Strategic Development, NBC Universal
“Julie Spira is a smart, savvy businesswoman and expert social media strategist. An early adopter of the internet, Julie has fully embraced the world of social media becoming an in-demand expert as a social media strategist. She has developed cutting edge social media strategies for my businesses and several of my clients' businesses. Julie is smart and intuitive. She cuts through all the social media "chatter" and shows you the exact strategies needed to implement effective social media marketing for your business. No cookie cutter approaches here, Julie provides a personalized plan in alignment with your exact business goals. Julie's expertise is far beyond explaining how to setup and customize your social media presence, she shows you highly effective marketing strategies. If you want results, I highly recommend hiring Julie Spira of SocialMediaMore.com.
~Heatherr Jumah, Jumah Consulting
“There are few professionals who can be counted on for a seemingly uninterrupted stream of great fresh ideas as Julie Spira! She is a terrific person who understands how to craft creativity that changes the dynamic of a company and overall industry category. Above all, she knows how to get a team of people to actually want to work together when competing egos and agendas get in the way. I recommend her with enthusiasm!”
~Henry Kavett, Marcom, WYD Media Management, LLC
IN THE COMMUNITY
Julie Spira has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Costume Council at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and sits on the Board of Trustees for Jewish Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Los Angeles, where she was a Big Sister and mentor. She is a supporter of Step Up Women's Network, the Foundation for the Library Council of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills Women's Club, and the Beverly Hills Literary Society.
Spira is also a member of the California Writers Club, Independent Writers of Southern California, Internet Dating Executive Alliance, Ladies Who Launch, National Association of Business Owners, Society of Satellite Professionals International, SMARTY, Women in Film International, Women in Technology International, Women's National Book Association, and the Young Literati of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.