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Mari Smith
Works at MariSmith.com • Social Media Consultant, Trainer & Speaker • Facebook Marketing Expert • Author, 'The New Relationship Marketing' • Coauthor: 'Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day' • Named one of the Top Ten Social Media Influencers by D&B Credibility and Forbes • Dubbed 'The pied piper of the online world' by Fast Company • Scottish-Canadian ツ
Lives in San Diego, California
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  • MariSmith.com • Social Media Consultant, Trainer & Speaker • Facebook Marketing Expert • Author, 'The New Relationship Marketing' • Coauthor: 'Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day' • Named one of the Top Ten Social Media Influencers by D&B Credibility and Forbes • Dubbed 'The pied piper of the online world' by Fast Company • Scottish-Canadian ツ
    Mari Smith International Inc., 2007 - present
  • Internet Marketing Consultant, Relationship Marketing Specialist, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer, Copywriter, Information Marketer, Info-Product Creator
    MariSmith.com, 1999 - 2011
  • Sales and Marketing Specialist, Computer Trainer, Public Speaker
    Various Employers in Scotland, 1983 - 1999
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Passionate Social Media Leader, Facebook Marketing & Relationship Marketing Speaker and Author
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Greetings!! I'm a Passionate Social Media Thought Leader, Speaker, Trainer, and Author with particular expertise in Facebook marketing and relationship marketing

My name is pronounced Mari "like Ferrari" (I used to say "like calamari" but much prefer Ferrari!). I refer to myself as a "bubbly Scottish-Canadian." I was born in Canada to Scottish parents, then moved to Scotland at age 12 with my dad and four sisters, then moved to San Diego, California in 1999 where I reside today. So, my hybrid accent is "Scandifornian!" ツ hehee

My main book is The New Relationship Marketing: How To Build A Large, Loyal, Profitable Network Using The Social Web and I'm coauthor with Chris Treadaway of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day v2.

I've been an active leader in the social media space since early 2007. (Previous to that, I was an online business coach and internet marketing consultant). I particularly love teaching businesses of all sizes how to full integrate social media in order to become much more successful and more profitable, and to become a true "social business." I especially enjoy working with companies dedicated to making a difference and creating positive change on the planet.

From the media:

* "a veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz, and the Pied Piper of Facebook." ~FastCompany

* one of the top ten Most Influential Small Business People on Twitter. ~Dun & Bradstreet Credibility 

* one of the Top Ten Influencers in Social Media. ~Forbes

* #3 most Influential Woman in Social Media. ~Forbes

* a social media thought leader. ~Inc.

* one of the Top 25 Social Media Allstars. ~ClickZ.com 

* one of 5 Personal Brands with Great Facebook Pages. ~PersonalBranding.com

I have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, multiple times in Success Magazine, The Vancouver Sun, The Sunday Herald (UK), on American Express OPEN Forum, Social Media Examiner, and hundreds of small business blogs.

I'd love to connect with you at any of my upcoming events; to see my speaking calendar, go to http://marismith.com/events and to hire me to speak at your next event, see http://marismith.com/speaker.

For the best ways to contact my company, visit this page.

To hire me to work with your company, visit this page.

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Tri-national: Canadian by birth, Scottish by heritage (lived in Edinburgh 20 years!), and resident of California since '99! One of five girls. Uber passionate about social media for GOOD!
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Content is King, Engagement is Queen, and Both Need Crowns! - fun article by my buddy +Mike Gingerich!
  You’ve likely heard it said by Mari Smith, “Content is King, but engagement is Queen and she rules the house.” “Content is King, but engagement is Queen and she rules the house.” ♕ツ♛ #SMSS13 — Mari Smith (@MariSmith) October 1, 2013   The king and queen’s defining characteristic is their crown. Royalty without a [...]
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+Kath Conabree, I thought the same thing, saying, Facebook acquires #Oculus , a #VR #Startup for the tidy sum of $2 billion. Is it worth it (and do you need a snorkel)? Too funny! Surfin' the net?
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Tune in for this fun and festive St. Patrick's Day celebration - get a sneak peek at my brand new online training course, Facebook Marketing MASTERCLASS with Mari ... streaming live from 1pm-2pm PT! :)
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Brands must engage on Twitter or risk losing 15% of new followers -- interesting nuggets in here!
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Top 10 Instagram Brands by Followers plus Top 10 Fastest Growing Brands on Instagram -- excellent post by +socialbakers!! Very interesting to see these stats, leaderboards and case studies. +Gary Vaynerchuk says Instagram is the most important social network to watch (and, on which to actively participate!) in 2014. Would you agree? 
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great is instagram, which is a way of indisputable light for a social portal, even more than positive in the wonderful internet world.
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Social media analytics startup Simply Measured raises $20M, wants to be Seattle’s next tech titan - wowee, how exciting for +Simply Measured and Seattle!! :) 
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SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS PODCAST: SUCCESSFUL FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS Yay - my interview just went live with the awesome +Steve Strauss on TheSelfEmployed.com. 
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Happy International Women's Day! to one and all. Woohoo, love this! What a fun video with a super catchy toe-tapping tune!!  #GoogleDoodles
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Happy International Day *Mari *  and for all women .... full of joy and love and prosperity.
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