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Shelly Kramer
Works at V3 Integrated Marketing/Kramer & Co.
Attended Emporia State University
Lives in Kansas City
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Marketing/Digital Strategist, Speaker, Content Producer
  • V3 Integrated Marketing/Kramer & Co.
    CEO, Founder, 2009 - present
  • Kramer & Co.
    CEO, Founder, 1994 - 2011
  • Whirly Girls
    CEO, Founder, 2001 - 2006
  • Barkley & Evergreen
    1989 - 1994
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I'm an integrated marketing and digital strategist, data-driven, tech lover, idea generator, gadget addict, wordsmith-y geek. I like people. It shows.
Geek, tech lover, wordsmith, intellectual adventurer, believer in people, dogs and smiles. 

Founder and CEO of V3 Integrated Marketinga full service integrated marketing agency headquartered in Kansas City, MO.located in Kansas City, Missouri, I'm known for my expertise with regard to brand strategy, integrated marketing, all things related to the web and the digital space, including lead generation, mobile marketing, content strategy and content marketing, website design and development, social media community building and management, business intelligence and social data gathering, analysis and integration into strategy, SEO + SEM, corporate communications, corporate social media training and a host of other things. 

I'm also a well-known speaker and present often at conferences all over world, on topics ranging from integrated marketing to digital strategy, to social media strategies to using your blog to drive leads and sales and the importance of the mobile space. 

When it comes to using the web as part of your integrated marketing strategy and helping you sell more stuff to more people--whether you're in the B2B or B2C space -- our team at V3 is pretty awesome. Oh, and did I mention we like results? And we're committed to showing our clients measurable results instead of asking them to take our word for it. We find they like that. 

I'm also kind of partial to quick wit, sarcasm, quick repartee and smart people. I like kids, good deeds, hard work, dogs, fun and frivolity. I've been known to do almost anything for food. Really good food. And, of course, beer. Beer is always good. So is wine. Red. Of course.

You can find me on the web without trying hard, but if you want easy buttons and don't want to look to the right an inch or two, you can find me here:

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Have managed to retain grasp on sanity. However slight.
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#WearableTechnology  is not just for fitness buff anymore. The healthcare industry has taken notice, and the use of these devices is changing the face of modern medicine.   

How Wearable Technology is Changing the Future of Healthcare   #digitalhealth   #technology  
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Now is the time when we need to utilize social data and marketing technology to create highly personalized experiences for our readers and potential clients. We need to devise content strategies that are data-driven. ~  +Daniel Newman 

Why Marketers Must Think 'Personalization'   #omnichannel   #customercentric  
Almost everyone is focused on content these days, creating, curating, and sharing large amounts of it on a daily basis. But how many are succeeding at creating truly engaging content for the masses? Very few. Many marketers might claim to produce terrific content, and maybe they are, but simply churning [...]
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So horrifying to contemplate. 
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.
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Is Mobile Driving Cloud or Is Cloud Driving Mobile? +Daniel Newman  sheds light on the conundrum.

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Here are some of the strengths that might make women stand out as compelling agents of change in such a time as this in the IT industry.

Women leading us to the cloud #cloudcomputing   #technology   
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An important read from #DellInsightPartner  Caroline Paul and Wendy MacNaughton. 

Take count: A doctor’s prescription for pill pilfering   #technology   #techculture  
My doctor has always exercised the right amount of caution, peering closely into my ears and throat, examining moles, asking questions about my nutrition. She also dispenses the kind of cautious advice a doctor should: “Sugar is poison! Don’t extend your shoulder like so! Get to bed before midnight!” But at my annual checkup a …
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For more information about the cloud and the myths surrounding it, take a look at Dell’s new e-book

Clearing the air: Dispelling 7 myths about cloud computing (e-book)   #cloudcomputing   #technology  
Cloud computing continues to gain momentum — and for good reason. But even as businesses move more of their workloads into the cloud, a surprising number of people remain flummoxed about what it all means. Uncertainty and doubt have led to many myths and untruths about cloud technology. To set the record straight, the new …
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The use of wearables by businesses will only continue to grow.
The question to ask is what controls should be established for wearables?

Wearables devices: How businesses can reduce security, privacy risks via +Rebecca Herold    #wearables   #security  
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End-user B2B buyers, comfortable sourcing and buying online, are going to require B2B marketers to change their tactics.

Savvy End-User Buyers Changing the Game for B2B Marketers [Report]   #b2bmarketing  
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Want insights from top medical industry experts + healthcare IT innovators?

 Registration for MobCon Digital Health is still open!   #HealthCare   #digitalhealth   #cl  
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Isaac Sacolick offers five tips for leading a digital transformation.

5 things to do when you lead a digital transformation   #Business   #transformation  
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How Do You Adjust to an Agile Marketing Mindset? Learn more: Why You Need to Be Focused on Agile Marketing   #agile   #marketing  
I got the chance to hear Nicholas Muldoon, an agile coach at Twitter, speak at a recent Integrated Marketing Summit event in San Diego. I find myself thinking about his presentation again and again, and how important agile thinking is to businesses of all sizes, and I’m finally getting around to writing about it here.What is Agile Marketing, Anyway?I’m glad you asked. I’m going to go out on a limb here and suggest that “Agile Marketing” is one of...
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125 Best People to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Geeks

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A Guide to Getting Started with Agile in your Content Marketing Efforts ...

Marketers everywhere are struggling to get their arms around the beast that is content marketing. How to do it in general, how to do it well

Small or Midsize Businesses? Without A CRM, You’re Leaving Money On The ...

If you don’t have a customer relationship management (CRM) system for your small or midsize business, you’re likely wasting time, losing mon

More Than One-in-Three B2B Marketers says Content Marketing Unsuccessful...

While B2B marketers are increasingly recognizing the value of content marketing and allocating increased resources to the strategy, more tha

Can Social Media Be Killing Brands?

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Tip and Roll Bleachers: Tip Space Limitations in Your Favor

Looking for bleachers that are affordable, easy to maneuver and save time and space? Tip and roll bleachers might be your answer.

7 Productivity Tips and Tools for Social Media Users

These 7 productivity tips for social media users can help make your job easier -- every single day. What's your favorite?

Out of the picture: why the world's best photo startup is going out of b...

One day last month, the seven employees of Everpix gathered at their co-working space in San Francisco to discuss the company's impending sh

Homemade Neopolitan-Style Pizza

Don’t be scared off by the long list of instructions – this is actually the easiest pizza recipe you can make! And the best tasting.

Yahoo Takes Top Traffic Spot: Does It Matter

comScore's Media Metrix report showed Yahoo grabbed the top traffic spot in July, beating out Google and Microsoft. The big question: does i

Brand Crisis Comms: This Is How You Do It Right

Kickstarter may have hit a recent rough patch, but their response is a case study in crisis communications done right. Here's what you can l

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After lululemon athletica CEO Christine Day announced her resignation earlier this month, speculation ran rampant that Day’s sudden departur

Salesforce Enables Social Ads With Newly Launched | V3 Kansas...

Salesforce made a significant investment in social advertising with the launch of, designed to connect social ads with CRM and so

Digital Marketing Trends: 2013 The Year Of Content | V3 Kansas City Inte...

Research from Adobe and eConsultancy indicates that 2013 is the year of content. How does your own marketing to-do list compare?

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Love the fantastic team at Carthage Stoneworks. During a major kitchen/master bath renovation their assistance has been invaluable. Can't recommend them highly enough.
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Jessica, the founder of Rosewood Music Studio, has taught my twin girls piano lessons since they were in Kindergarten. Not only do they love her, they've flourished musically as a result of her tutelage. She is extremely talented and the fact that she comes from a musical family with a passion for music is obvious in everything she does. She is a joy to work with, makes the process of learning fun for people of all ages and is just an all around delightful person.
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reviewed 8 months ago
I can't say I've ever had a worse experience than at the hands of the ownership of Plaza Cleaners and take the time to write this review as a warning to others about trusting valuable clothing or household items to this company. I have been a Plaza Cleaners customer for over 10 years, mostly because of a wonderful woman, Shelley Winfield, who has been working there for and taking care of me and my family. I've been sending my sheets to Plaza Cleaners to be laundered for about the last four years. It is not inexpensive, but a luxury that we enjoy. I took a pair of brand new, still in the package, monogrammed new sheets that I purchased from Pottery Barn for $300 in February of 2013 to be laundered before I put them on our bed. In fact, Shelley took them out of the package for me. When I picked them up a week or so later, I saw to my horror that they were pink! As if that wasn't bad enough, the edges of the fitted sheet had been stained to a rusty color. I returned them to Shelley at Plaza Cleaners and she was equally horrified as, as I mentioned, she had taken them out of the package herself and knew what they had cost. She told me to not worry yet, that she would have them redone and was hopeful they could be fixed. When I returned to pick up the sheets yet another week or ten days later, they weren't as pink as they had been, but they were still tinged with pink. And the edges of the fitted sheet was even more stained with rust and, as an added bonus, the pillow cases had burn marks on them from the mangle used to press them. My $300 sheets were, essentially, ruined. Shelley had me fill out a damage form and assured me they would take care of it, but that I would have to take the sheets to Mr. Chung, the owner, at their other location, which is this one, on Wornall Road. I did one week ago and was unlucky enough to deal with Mrs. Chung. Her immediate reaction was to deny responsibility and advise me that sheets were laundered at the owner's risk (a policy apparently never shared with customers) and that it was too bad, but that they weren't responsible. I was later told that that policy was implemented AFTER they ruined my $300 sheets but one that was still not being communicated to customers. Another reason for writing this review. I've been patronizing this cleaner for many years and have paid them many thousands of dollars for their services. To have them not stand behind their services and to refuse to take responsibility when they damaged my property is astonishing. I will move heaven and earth to warn customers about doing business with this dry cleaner, as they are clearly not reputable in any way. Please view this review as your warning. If you value your clothing and household linens, do not patronize Plaza Cleaners. Any damage they inflict to your valuable items will not be acknowledged, nor will you ever receive any recompense for that damage. This not a reputable business, not by a long stretch.
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reviewed a year ago
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I am staying in Orange Beach this week and was looking for a limo service to take part of my family to the airport in Pensacola for a trip home. I found Luxury Limo because of The Google and because of good customer reviews, I called them. They were prompt to respond, courteous and fabulous at taking care of my precious cargo. They didn't blink an eye when I told them I needed a 4am pickup to make a 6am flight and the driver was here early, was super in every way and my kids got where they needed to be. I definitely recommend using Luxury Limo for all your transportation needs - they are awesome.
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reviewed a year ago
We live in the Brookside area of Kansas City, and I've been looking for the perfect dentist for some time now. When I discovered (based on the recommendation of a friend) that Dr. Burch practiced in the neighborhood, I was excited to make an appointment and try him out. I've since sent my entire family over in the course of the past several weeks. Not only did they manage to win over my curmudgeonly husband, but they've got my kids raving, too. Today's appointment was for my 4 year old twins, who were visiting the dentist for only the second time ever. The staff is warm and loving and they ensured that my kids had so much fun while they were there, they didn't even realize what was happening. Our first dental visit was to a pediatric dentist and compared to the experience at Dr. Burch's office, we're happy we made the change. We love having a "family dentist" and a staff that knows us all, treats us as if we are part of their family and makes the "chore" of going to the dentist an enjoyable one for all. So glad we discovered Dr. Rick and his staff and look forward to many years of great interaction.
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