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Michael Gass
Works at Michael Gass Consulting
Attended Samford University
Lives in Birmingham, AL
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Give your presentations LIFE without sucking the LIFE from your audience.

It begins in the creation of your presentation deck.

PowerPoint and Keynote slides have the ability to empower your presentation or kill it.
Give your presentations LIFE rather than SUCKING THE LIFE out of your audience. I've been speaking publically for more than three decades. Last year, I spoke at conferences, seminars and workshops ...
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"*You never change things by fighting the existing reality*. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
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LinkedIn has documented research indicating that members of the "buying committee" are more likely to connect with vendors on LinkedIn than any other social media platform.

Read more: http://www.marketingprofs.com/articles/2014/24936/three-ways-to-use-videos-to-maximize-your-linkedin-marketing-and-lead-generation#ixzz2zEu59liu
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Business Development for Professional Service Firms

“Instead of chasing new business using interruptive type tactics… it is more important to be found.” 
There is one constant in the ever-changing world of marketing agencies – the need to constantly develop new business. To discover out what agencies need to do now to find and win new accounts, we turned to Michael Gass, an author, speaker and leading consultant to advertising, digital, media and PR agencies on new business …
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Brad Ball, former president of marketing for Warner Bros Pictures, got a kick out of Jax joining in on our video conference via Google Hangouts http://ow.ly/i/5fS4E 
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Amazon’s next big digital play into the grocery business.
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Why is a new device necessary? A smartphone could do what this want can do. Maybe it is a user interface thing.

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In less than a generation, China will become the largest Christian country in the world. 
The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America
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Working on my presentation for the Las Vegas World Meeting 2014 of the Worldwide Partners

May 4th  - 7th, Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Vegas

Worldwide Partners, Inc. (WPI) is the world’s largest international network of owner-operated advertising and marketing communications companies made up of over 80 marketing communications firms advertising agencies employing over 4,200 people located in over 50 countries. 

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A new Academic Medical Center spot by Lewis Communications, Birmingham, AL

With doctors in over 30 pediatric specialties and an environment designed to ease kids' fears, UVA Children's Hospital's commitment to caring for children is as never ending as the love that parents have for them.
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An infographic from Fannit.com lists the best and worst times to post to all the major social media sites: Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Facebook and your blog. While all audiences are different, you can use these times as a general guide. Here are the best times to post to each site:
If you aren't posting to social media when most of your audience members are on, all that time you spent can go to waste. These are the times you should...
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Business Development Consultant to Advertising, Digital, Media and Public Relations Agencies.
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Business Development, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Speaker, Coach, Trainer, Author
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  • Michael Gass Consulting
    Ad Agency New Business Consultant, present
    Owner
  • BOHAN Advertising
    VP of Business Development
  • Lewis Communications
    Director of Business Development
  • The Maryland Group
    Account Service Group Director/Business Development
  • Means Advertising
    Director of Business Development
  • The Tri-Ad Group
    Partner
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Birmingham, AL
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Winchester, TN - Lynchburg, VA - Chicago Heights, IL - Nashville, TN - Birmingham, AL
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Michael Gass, the founder of Fuel Lines, is an international new business consultant to advertising, digital, media and PR agencies. Since 2007, he has been a leader in the use of social media and content marketing strategies to make agency new business EASIER.
Introduction
An Alabama native, I studied communications as an undergraduate and went on to earn two master’s degrees.

A decade has passed since I made a career change into advertising that would eventually lead me to develop my own new business consultancy for small to midsize ad agencies.

After speaking and writing about best new business practices from my own experience and requests from numerous agencies for new business advice, I decided to launch my own consultancy in 2007. I’m focused and passionate about one thing - helping smaller to midsize advertising, graphic design and public relation firms be better with their new business efforts to reach the clients they really want.
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  • Samford University
  • Liberty University
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