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Neal Schaffer
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Looking forward to speaking at the Content Marketing Conference 2016 in Las Vegas on Tactics to Amplify Content Marketing with Social Media. Any of you going?

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The social media space is a turbulent one we’re all trying to navigate. Leading the way is Neal Schaffer - a speaker at this year’s Content Marketing Con
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It is no longer uncommon to see articles and blog posts about employees who have lost their jobs due to a foolish Facebook post; unprofessional behavior shared on a YouTube video or other social media mishap.  Recently, however, an employee in Atlanta,…
An employee was fired because of comments his Facebook friend made about his Facebook photo. Was this legal and how can a business protect themselves?
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If you’re a nonprofit, you want more donors. Natch. If you work in nonprofit, you feel overworked and underpaid. Natch. So you think you don’t have time for new-fangled stuff like “content marketing.” Not so fast. What if I told you content marketing is a…
Want more donors? Don't have enough time for nonprofit content marketing? New website content is the best way to build relationships with potential donors.
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Facebook is making the bet that, in the future, most of the content on the site will be video.  You have probably seen videos playing automatically in your Facebook feed.  Some of these videos, as you may have noticed, are actually ads.  You will find…
What's new for marketing? Facebook Video Ads! Learn about video ads in this article.
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In China, 2014 was the year that social network popularity decreased, but it’s a different story for 2015. In the last few years, China has been considered one of the greatest internet using countries in the world, ahead of the US. Out of 636 million…
Social media in China has come a long way. Is your business thinking of marketing to China? With all the plugged in Chinese, social media is the way to go.
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How do you increase engagement with your infographic? It can be extremely nerve-wracking to spend hours working on a design, only to find that once it’s published, nobody seems to notice it. After gathering some data from the Venngage Community Page, we…
Need more shares of your infographic? You may be sabotaging yourself. Don't do these 7 things and your infographic campaign will be more successful.
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Honored to be part of this group of sales gurus for their predictions for 2016. My angle was #socialselling   . Enjoy!
We can hardly believe that 2016 is already here! Don’t panic, though. To kick off 2016, some of the sales industry’s top professionals share their advice, predictions and wisdom with you here: “Social Selling will continue to evolve in 2016 as more and more savvy sales departments will work hand-in-hand with marketing and utilize employee advocacy …
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If, like me, you are in B2B sales and are active at all in social sales, you are well aware that there are literally tons of sales-related applications to choose from for today’s social savvy salesperson. All make promises in one way or another to either…
In B2B sales and social sales? Do you use apps and tools to make your sales easier to handle? Here are new tools for your social sales toolbox.
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For those of you that have read Maximize Your Social, you know that I consider Social Listening to be an important ingredient to a social media strategy. The ROI of Social Listening, however, has often been questioned by many. How do you go about…
Social listening is key to acquiring invaluable business intelligence in this era of social media. Learn about the ROI & benefits of social listening.
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Social Media Tools for Business Buyer's Guide

JUST PUBLISHED on +SlideShare : My first social media tools for business buyer's guide. Enjoy!

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I previously blogged about leveraging live streaming for content marketing, something that has only become more popular since then with the ever-increasing buzz around Periscope and more recently Blab. Now it’s time to take a broad view of your live…
Confused about live streaming marketing options? This post looks at Periscope, Meerkat, Facebook Mentions & Blab to help you find the best choice.
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  Business owners today might face some challenges when it comes to blogging. Whether you write your own blog posts or hire a copywriter to create them for you, there is a time and money investment. Every minute you spend writing is time you aren’t…
Frustrated that your posts are not getting shared on Facebook? Learn what you need to do to get your blog posts shared on Facebook and all your social media
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Social Media Speaker | Social Media Strategy and Social Business Consultant | Social Media Coach | Social Media Author
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  • Maximize Your Social
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  • Maximize Social Business
    2013
  • Espial
  • Rohm
  • Wind River
  • DataPath
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Irvine, California, United States of America
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Rancho Palos Verdes - Amherst - Kyoto - Ashiya - Newport Beach - Irvine
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Social Media Strategy Consultant, Social Media Speaker, Social Media Author of "Maximize Your Social" and two LinkedIn books, founder of Maximize Social Business
Introduction

Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer two years in a row and creator of the AdAge Top 100 Global Marketing Blog Windmill Networking (recently rebranded as Maximize Social Business), Neal is a global social media speaker who also teaches as part of the Rutgers University Mini Social Media MBA Program. As an author, Neal is best known for his definitive book on social media strategy creation, implementation, and optimization “Maximize Your Social: A One-Stop Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy for Marketing and Business Success” (Wiley)  but has also published two other award-winning and critically acclaimed social media books: ”Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing” and “Windmill Networking: Maximizing LinkedIn.”

As a leading social media speaker, Neal currently speaks on social media at dozens of corporate, professional association, and online events each year. In parallel, he continues to consult with, coach, and train clients on strategically leveraging social media for their business. Since launching his social media strategy consulting business in January, 2010, Neal has worked with dozens of companies, from small startups and solopreneurs to Fortune 500 enterprises and a Grammy Award-winning celebrity. In addition, Neal is also founder and editor-in-chief of Maximize Social Business, a leading social media for business resource featuring industry thought leaders.

Want to work together with Neal? He works with businesses in the following ways:

* Social media keynote speaker

* Social media strategy consulting 

* Social media coaching (strategy & implementation)

* Custom social media workshops

Education
  • Amherst College
  • Beijing Normal University (Beijing)
  • Tunghai University (Taiwan)
  • International Christian University (Tokyo)
  • Rolling Hills High School
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Often people misspell my name: Neil Schaffer, Neal Schaefer, Neil Schaefer, Neal Shaffer, Neil Shaffer ... you get the picture ;-)
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