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Shashi Bellamkonda
Works at The Bozzuto Group
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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My columns on +Anita Campbell 's SmallBizTrends.com    Resources on marketing for small business created using +Listly 
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Small Business Marketing Lessons From Everyday Experiences
My posts on SmallBizTrends.com  Marketing Lessons From Everyday Experiences View more lists from Shashi Bellamkonda
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When Millennials Take Over - Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant
When Millennials Take Over - Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant Being a parent of a millenial, this book ( I received a pre-publication review copy) was a book I was craving to read. No, I did not go with my kid to job interviews , as you will read a few milleni...
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Novel concept - Make your own designer pizza with unlimited toppings - &Pizza opens it's Gaithersburg location in Downtown Crown
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Hope this is helpful to all who transit through Abu Dhabi to the United States. I flew EY 275 to Abu Dhabi yesterday from Hyderabad India. Our flight was delayed by 30 minutes from Hyderabad and due to Fog over abu Dhabi we circled the Abu Dhabi Airport for over an hour and landed.
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&Pizza Comes to Gaitherburg Downtown Crown
The &Pizza Team  This is a guest post from my daughter Mitali Bellamkonda  @Bellmit I had never been to &pizza until today, but I had tagged along with my dad for their grand opening at the Crown in Gaithersburg.  When we got there, the place was somewhat c...
The space itself is very narrow, something I'm not too fond of as it was a little difficult to get up and get drink refills and/or takeout boxes. The white walls made it feel more open and non-claustrophobic. If you don't like tight spaces, I recommend getting the pizza to go, as there's not ...
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You Caught My Eye - Disapora Feb 2015
Image Credit: fsu.edu Ragamala Dance: Song of the Jasmine 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland University of Maryland, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park, MD Source: Washington Post Zakir Hussain: Celtic...
Tabla master Zakir Hussain has long explored other cultures, and his newest project, Celtic Connections, makes its U.S. tour debut, pairing the beautiful and flowing melodies of Celtic instruments including bodhran, violin, pipes, flutes and whistles with tabla, bamboo flute, and Carnatic (south ...
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The Google Translate app is getting an update that promises to let you carry out a conversation with someone speaking a different language, with little delay.
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  • Wharton, Indira Gandhi Open University, Montgomery College, Osmania University, Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
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Social connector, Community Cheerleader and Marketing Strategy, Smiles are free & priceless, Speaker - Small Business & Social Media. VP- Digital Marketing, The Bozzuto Group & Adjunct Marketing Georgetown Univ (opinions my own)
Introduction

Shashi Bellamkonda Speaker and Digital Marketing Expert is the Vice. President, Digital Marketing at The Bozzuto Group whose mission statement is " the best real estate company in America." Bellamkonda is also the 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 along with http://blog.networksolutions.com he blogs 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.

Shashi started his blog ( http://www.shashi.co ) to keep his thousands of on and offline friends and fans up to date on the coolest new sites and tech-toys to check out, and to answer their questions about social media and technology. Some of the topics include how to prevent pop-ups, how to avoid viruses, how to save computers from hackers, and the ever popular 'Why is my computer freezing?' A resident of Maryland, Shashi Bellamkonda speaks 7 languages and ardently works to spin his favorite hobbies into his profession. Shashi lives for technology, testing new innovations and helping people with small businesses to succeed. A self-described 'Internet junkie' and thought leader,


Community Sites:

http://shashi.co

http://bozzuto.com

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 15 books http://bit.ly/R0PV2i
Work
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VP, Digital Marketing, The Bozzuto Group and Social Media Swami
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  • The Bozzuto Group
    VP, Digital Marketing, present
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Currently
Washington DC , Maryland , Virginia
Previously
India - India, Russia, Japan, Sweden, - Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Peru - Canada, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, UK - Peru - Puerto Rico
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