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Shashi Bellamkonda
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Attended Wharton, Indira Gandhi Open University, Montgomery College, Osmania University, Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
Lives in Washington DC , Maryland , Virginia
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Exclusive Interactive discussion on using YouTube marketing to drive user engagement and fill your pipeline
Presenter: Ben Tyson, Google
One-hour session at 8.30 PM ET on 05/11/16
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Invite to our webinar on YouTube Video marketing with Google
Get your customers to stop watching cat videos and start watching your YouTube videos. This webinar will start in: 9. Days. 1. Hours. 45. Minutes. 33. Seconds. May. 11. Wednesday: May 11. 4:00PM - 5:00PM Eastern (New York). 3:00PM - 4:00PM Central (Chicago). 1:00PM - 2:00PM Pacific (Los Angeles) ...
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Is video marketing part of your strategy to get new leads? Listen to Google talk bout using YouTube for the Homeservices industry.
Get your customers to stop watching cat videos and start watching your YouTube videos. This webinar will start in: 9. Days. 1. Hours. 45. Minutes. 33. Seconds. May. 11. Wednesday: May 11. 4:00PM - 5:00PM Eastern (New York). 3:00PM - 4:00PM Central (Chicago). 1:00PM - 2:00PM Pacific (Los Angeles) ...
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Washington DC Small Business, Social Media, Technology, Communications, Marketing and Conversations with Shashi Bellamkonda Social Media Swami. Pages. Home · Speaker Bio · News and Media · Social · Social Media Books · Twitter Conversations. Saturday, April 16, 2016 ...
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Great list of Podcasts from +Marla Tabaka
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These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).
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Thanks +Shannon R. Mouton Gray Great topic for this Hangout. Looking forward to being there.
 
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Exclusive Interactive discussion on using YouTube marketing to drive user engagement and fill your pipeline
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I see two times. Is it at 4:00 PM or 8:30 PM EST? I'd like to join if it's the later. :)
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How comfortable are you with using video to get new leads?  Get your customers to stop watching cat videos and start watching your YouTube videos. Reel ‘em in with video
Get your customers to stop watching cat videos and start watching your YouTube videos. This webinar will start in: 9. Days. 1. Hours. 45. Minutes. 33. Seconds. May. 11. Wednesday: May 11. 4:00PM - 5:00PM Eastern (New York). 3:00PM - 4:00PM Central (Chicago). 1:00PM - 2:00PM Pacific (Los Angeles) ...
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Search Social and Mobile Class : Marketing Analytics
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Washington DC Small Business, Social Media, Technology, Communications, Marketing and Conversations with Shashi Bellamkonda Social Media Swami. Pages. Home · Speaker Bio · News and Media · Social · Social Media Books · Twitter Conversations. Saturday, April 16, 2016 ...
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What Does House Of Cards And Marketing Have In Common? by Surefire Social
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Leadership and Tall People - Remember James Madison A Founding Father Was Not Tall
CEOs Don’t Have to be 6 Foot Tall. James Madison Shows Us How I went to the Rockville library to listen to David Stewart, Author of “ Madison’s Gift Five Partnerships That Built America” . According to David O. Stewart Madison was the “ significant Founding...
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Folks in Atlanta, this is a must attend if you are a small business, 17th March 2016
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Chief Marketing Officer, Surefire Social
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Marketing. Digital Marketing, Social Media, Marketing analytics, Small Business, Technology, Product Management
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  • Surefire Social
    Chief Marketing Officer, 2015 - present
    Shashi Bellamkonda is the Chief Marketing Officer of Surefire Social and Adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University teaching Marketing Analytics and Digital, Social Media and Mobile Marketing. Shashi is passionate about helping small business and speaks at small business conferences on multi-location digital marketing and online lead generation.
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India - India, Russia, Japan, Sweden, - Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Peru - Canada, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, UK - Peru - Puerto Rico
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Smiles are free & priceless, CMO http://SurefireSocial.com , Small Business Speaker & Columnist, Digital Marketing leader & Prof. Georgetown Univ
Introduction

Shashi Bellamkonda Speaker and Digital Marketing Expert is the Chief Marketing Officer of Surefire Social and Adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University. After several years of enriching experience in the hospitality industry which also included being a chef, Shashi transformed his hobby of computers and technology to his career working in areas like Customer service, Program Management, Digital marketing and Social Media.

Shashi Bellamkonda was featured in Washingtonian's Top 100 Tech Titans list in the Community and Thought leadership category of the Washington Tech Titans list : http://bit.ly/ttshashi and the Washington Business Journal called him the Social Listener http://bit.ly/wbjshashi. Other media mentions include Washington Post, WUSA9, NY1 TV, Webmaster Radio, BlogTalk Radio, SAP Global Survey by Shel Israel, Shel Holtz's ForImmediateRelease, Tech BisNow, Capitol Communicators and many other digital and media publications.

Shashi is passionate about helping small business and has spoken on Small Business and social media tools at conferences like SXSW, IABC, PRSA, and Affiliate Summit. Blogging is a passion and  at http://www.shashi.co and writes for The Washington Business Journal, blog, examiner.com and occasionally for techcocktail.com. Shashi speaks at national and regional small business, communications and marketing conferences. Few examples are SXSW, PRSA Digital Impact 2010, Optimization Summit, Affiliate Summit, Affcon, All Services Social Media Council, New Comm Forum (SNCR.org) 2009, American Independent Writers, NVTC,Tech Council of Maryland, Greater Baltimore Technology Council , DC Chamber of Commerce, and IABC.


Community Sites:

http://shashi.co

http://www.surefiresocial.com/author/shashibellamkonda/

http://www.readythoughts.com
http://www.carryoncurry.com

Speaking Engagements

• SXSW
• Affiliate Summit
• New Comm Forum (SNCR.org)
• Online Media Bootcamp
• American Independent Writers
• Affcon
• Northern Virgina Tech Council
• Search and Social Woot

• Blog Potomac
• Podcamp DC, Philly
• SocialDevCamp Baltimore
• Tech Council of Maryland
• Greater Baltimore Technology Council
- DC Chamber of Commerce
- International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

Interviews/Media

Featured in Washingtonian's Top 100 Tech Titans list in Community and Thought leadership category (http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/people/12164.html)

Profiled in the Washington Business Journal’s People and Community Column as Shashi Bellamkonda : Social Listener

Shel Israel, PR guru and co-Author of Naked Conversation's blog http://redcouch.typepad.com/weblog/2008/02/sap-global-surv.html

Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson For Immediate Releasehttp://blog.holtz.com/index.php/weblog/fir_interview_shashi_bellamkonda_social_media_swami_network_solutions/

Jiyan Wei on WebMasterRadio.fm ‘s Cover story
http://www.webmasterradio.fm/Public-Relations/Cover-Story/Social-Media-Driving-Customer-Acquisitions.htm

Brent Leary on Business talk Radio

John C Havens On Blog Talk Radiohttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/iabc/2008/04/16/interview-with-shashi-bellamkonda

Use Friendly Thinking Show on Blog Talk Radio by Paul Chaney http://www.blogtalkradio.com/userfriendlythinking/2009/05/08/a-conversation-with-the-social-media-swami

Gab with the Gurus show interview with Connie Benetthttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/gabwiththegurus/2009/03/24/facebook-fast-path-to-friends-fame-fun-join-gurus-jesse-stay-mari-smith-greg-atwan-etc

Cio Update : http://www.cioupdate.com/trends/article.php/3850306/Tweeting-for-Dollars--Embracing-Social-Media.htm

Marketing with Social Media on IMI Tech Talkhttp://www.gcast.com/user/imitechtalk/podcast/main?nr=1&&s=95598143

Bragging rights
Mentioned as a successful case study in 17 books http://bit.ly/R0PV2i
Education
  • Wharton, Indira Gandhi Open University, Montgomery College, Osmania University, Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
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A new study examining the association between the education of a child and how long their parents live ended up...

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Bringing the best ideas to the fore means encouraging everyone to speak up.

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Children today are actually showing virtues their elders lacked.

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It's the time of year where we feel like should feel thankful, but it turns out that gratitude is actually good for you.

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The synthesization that forms when a compatible Designer, Engineer, and Product Manager discover one another: Priceless

Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code | WIRED
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Mike Rubenstein has created a low-cost robot called AERobot, specifically designed to teach middle school and high school kids the fundament

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Do you have a routine for focus and a feeling of connectedness in your work? These great innovators had these traits in common.

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Don’t be done after you publish a piece of content. Create a map to leverage your new content so it reaches your target audience with the bi

How private data is helping cities build better bike routes - Urbanful
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GPS-enabled devices and mapping-apps can help transit planners better understand where cyclists are riding--and where they are not.

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Capital One will winnow applicants for its $500,000 dFund program through this month and plans to announce awards by the end of the year.

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