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Nick Westergaard
Works at Brand Driven Digital
Attended University of Iowa
Lives in Coralville, IA
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An alternate take on Real-Time Marketing ... #RTM 
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Anyone out there using the Jot Script Evernote Stylus? Am curious on using it for digital doodling.
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+Nick Westergaard. I am very curious myself. I have read reviews and they are definitely mixed. 
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Last week Copyblogger announced that they were removing comments from their blog. It wasn't until a attending a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion last weekend that I realized what my own take on all of this was. I'd love to hear your thoughts.  
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Des Moines friends: Will I see you at Content Marketing Boot Camp on Thursday? We'll be at the Science Center from 9:30-4:00 PM for a daylong workshop on blogging, videos, podcasting and more to help build your business online. Feel free to use code BDDvip for a very special rate. See you Thursday! 
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Got a question about social media or content marketing? Ask and I’ll answer on #SocialBrandChat tomorrow!
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Love this post on the blog today from Jordan Williams on ethics and social media. Definitely something more need to serious about. 
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Do you have a question about social media? Let me know and I’ll answer it tomorrow AM during #socialbrandchat on @KXICradio 
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Got a question about social media? Ask and I’ll answer it on KXIC tomorrow during #SocialBrandChat 
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Honored and excited to announce the first wave of information about this year's Social Brand Forum. [A sneak peek of some of our announcement — we'll be joined by +Chris Brogan, +John Jantsch, and +Ann Handley  we'll have a special pre-conference workshop and an even better reception over at Backpocket Brewing.] As always, if you register now you get books from our headliners AND the very best rate. You should also check out our new event video from +John Wiedenheft and +Caitlin Wiedenheft. See you at #SocialBrand14!
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Love, love, LOVE this post +Kary Delaria baked up on real-time marketing. Definitely thought provoking as so many jump aboard the bandwagon. Better question: what do YOU think? #realtimemarketing   #RTM  
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Brand Driven Strategist, Speaker, & Writer
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social media marketing, content marketing, consulting, strategic planning, digital strategy, blogging, writing, speaking, teaching
Employment
  • Brand Driven Digital
    Chief Brand Strategist/Founder, 2012 - present
    Social media marketing instructor at the Tippie College of Business
  • Brand Driven Digital
    Founder/Chief Brand Strategist, 2012 - present
  • Westergaard, LLC
    Vice President, 2007 - present
  • Buckle Down Publishing
    2001 - 2005
  • ACT, Inc
    2005 - 2007
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Coralville, IA
Previously
Adel, IA - Des Moines, IA
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Brand-Driven Strategist, Speaker, & Writer
Introduction
Nick Westergaard is a brand-driven strategist, speaker, and writer. He is the founder of Brand Driven Digital, the social media and digital marketing unit of Westergaard, LLC, where he is Vice President and a second-generation principle. His work with clients large and small helps businesses build strong brands and activate them across digital touch points including social media.

Since 2005 Nick has blogged about marketing, posting fresh brand-driven insights each week. He has written for MarketingProfs, 12 Most, and The Gazette's Business 380, where he is a monthly columnist. His thoughts on social media and marketing have been featured in news sources such as US News & World Report, Entrepreneur magazine, Mashable, American Express OPEN Forum, and The Des Moines Register. He's also the author of the eBooks Google+ 101 and Instagram for Brands and co-host of The Work Talk Show podcast.

Nick is a sought-after speaker on branding and social media at conferences and workshops across the country. He also teaches social media marketing at the University of Iowa, where he sits on the Professional Advisory Board for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Advisory Council of the Marketing Institute at the Tippie College of Business.

Nick lives in Coralville, Iowa with his wife, five kids, and dog.
Education
  • University of Iowa
    Psychology/Theatre, 1997 - 2001
  • Adel DeSoto Minburn High School
    1997
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