Profile

Cover photo
Verified name
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
15,642 followers|5,049,681 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1'sReviews

Stream

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Half a million views for this ad. Out of the box
2
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
These are the fastest growing cities in America — and they are not N.Y. or San Francisco
http://wapo.st/1IMNJal
4
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
From +Vivian Giang​
Leadership at a small tech startup lamented the lack of diversity in the candidate pool, so they took a more proactive approach.
2
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Small business who serve customers in their homes or business very often give their customers a ETA (Estimated time of arrival) to arrive and finish the job/service call or installation. Often when I have used these services, the business will give me a time period window, like say between 8 a.m and 11 a.m and then about 30 to 45 minutes before the tech arrives i get a phone call letting me know that they are on their way.You can use location app...
3
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share with us their favorite call tracking software.
1
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Ellen Pao announced that she won't reward people who are better negotiators with more compensation. What do her peers think of the move?
2
Add a comment...
In his circles
757 people
Have him in circles
15,642 people
Eric Lukazewski's profile photo
Sushant Shukla's profile photo
Amit Kumar's profile photo
Jhoanna Canlas's profile photo
md Rizban's profile photo
Ganah Eben Ranzy's profile photo
Ken Burbary's profile photo
Onlie Shoping's profile photo
uday maheta's profile photo

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Looking forward to seeing you at the xpotomac Conference on June 12th 
1
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Awesome and getting ready for xPotomac 15 this June 12.
  xPotomac  15 is being held on this June 12. and I have enjoyed attending  this event very much There is a good line up of speakers and t he  keynote this year is author  Mark W. Schaefer , who just released  The Content Code , which highlights how the mar...
1
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
3
Patricia Frame's profile photoShashi Bellamkonda's profile photo
2 comments
 
Thank you +Patricia Frame
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
2
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
Local Service Business can use Waze for customer service
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
1
Add a comment...

Shashi Bellamkonda

Shared publicly  - 
 
How time has ridden by! We take a look back at The Pony Express and how communication has transformed over the years.
2
Add a comment...
People
In his circles
757 people
Have him in circles
15,642 people
Eric Lukazewski's profile photo
Sushant Shukla's profile photo
Amit Kumar's profile photo
Jhoanna Canlas's profile photo
md Rizban's profile photo
Ganah Eben Ranzy's profile photo
Ken Burbary's profile photo
Onlie Shoping's profile photo
uday maheta's profile photo
Education
  • Wharton, Indira Gandhi Open University, Montgomery College, Osmania University, Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Relationship
Married
Story
Tagline
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
Work
Occupation
Chief Marketing Officer, Surefire Social
Skills
Marketing. Digital Marketing, Social Media, Marketing analytics, Small Business, Technology, Product Management
Employment
  • 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.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
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
Links
Links