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Shashi Bellamkonda
Works at Surefire Social
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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How to use Waze for Customer ServiceSmall business who serve customers in their homes or business very often give... Posted by Surefire Social on Saturday, April 18, 2015
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How time has ridden by! We take a look back at The Pony Express and how communication has transformed over the years.
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Herndon,VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 -- Small Business Digital Marketing leader Shashi Bellamkonda joins Surefire Social as Chief Marketing Officer
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I am excited to go to the Career Day at my son's school next month. Last night my son came back and reminded me that I needed to practice for my career day speech. He has been watching people sign up for Career Day speakers and without batting an eyelid said " Dad, my friends and classmates do not understand what you do." Ouch! It seems other parents coming to Career Day have careers like doctors, engineers, psychologists, in the Armed forces. I ...
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Ellen Pao announced that she won't reward people who are better negotiators with more compensation. What do her peers think of the move?
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Plenty of executives from well-established companies are joining startups. I arrived at 6 top questions to ask before joining a startup.
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New Census data: Americans are returning to the far-flung suburbs
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  • Wharton, Indira Gandhi Open University, Montgomery College, Osmania University, Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
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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
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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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Washington DC , Maryland , Virginia
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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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