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This week on the +The Mia Connect
Power Chat, we celebrate all creatures great and small and I have a panel of animal experts & pet lovers that is off the charts!+Yvonne DiVita
Yvonne and Tom are the masterminds behind Blogpaws, the online community and social media educational conference for pet bloggers and pet brands.We write the blogs that make the whole world read,” as my PR Manager said the other day. In our day to day support of pets and their people, we facilitate good conversation, support brand messaging, and help shelters and rescues the world over.
BlogPaws also hosts a yearly conference for the over 3000 online community of like-minded pet parents and any blogger or microblogger interested in expanding their social media skills - to help pets the world over. We offer sponsorships to blogs and the conference, as well as advertising opportunities and blogger outreach. Our bloggers are among the best of the best on the web.
Robert Semrow of +PetWorldInsider
- Robert has been deeply involved with technology, media and the pet world for many years. Robert and his Pet World Media Group team have created a dynamic niche in the new media world with pet-centric video, photography, audio and written content. Robert has hosted a nationally syndicated pet radio and video show Pet World Insider. In addition, Robert frequently appears on and participates in a variety of other pet industry endeavors from entertainment media to pet industry events and much more. http://petworldinsider.com/
Robert is also a speaker at +BlogPaws
A native of Zimbabwe, Sandy was born and raised in southern Africa and was fortunate to travel to many places in the southern part of the continent before moving to the United States nearly 20 years ago. Believing the next best thing to living in Africa is sharing it with others, in 2002, Sandy founded Hills of Africa travel, a million-dollar travel firm, specializing in planning luxury safari vacations to southern, eastern, and central Africa.
In an effort to help give back to the African communities and environment, Hills of Africa Travel only works with and utilizes accommodations, tour operators, and organizations that support sustainable tourism initiatives and business practices. This ensures that their clients experience first-class accommodations and safari tours while directly supporting the local economy and environment in which they are visiting. www.hillsofafrica.com+Denise Wakeman
- Online Business Strategist & Pet Mama to Pele
Denise is host of the popular video show and podcast, Adventures In Visibility, focused on helping small businesses and online entrepreneurs to optimize, leverage, and strategically use social marketing tools to gain visibility, build credibility and make more money selling their products and services. Denise is passionate about Adventure travel and how it can inspire you to think bigger and go for what’s possible in your business and life.
Denise will also be my co-presenter at +BlogPaws
2015 !+Cameron Young
- Founder & Director of Center for Snake Conservation
Cameron is the Executive Director of the Center for Snake Conservation – that is right – #SNAKES
. Cameron’s passion for snakes since predates his earliest memories and this fuels his mission of Conservation Through Education. Changing human perceptions about snakes can be difficult because of the long list of false rumors and wives’ tales about snakes. However, Cameron believes that if given the opportunity to talk with a live snake in his hands, he can change a person’s #FearIntoFascination
in less than 5 minutes. Snakes are absolutely amazing creatures that when we slow down and take a close took at them, they become beautiful, intriguing, and fascinating. Snakes are critical players in healthy ecosystems, which makes their conservation paramount in most parts of the world. Compounded by human fear and persecution through unfounded myths, snake conservation is a difficult task but possible with advocates such as Cameron. Become a #SnakeHero
by following Cameron or the Center for Snake Conservation. He will teach you about the fascinating lives of snakes through his posts, YouTube #Snakespiration
adventures, and live #SnakeHike
HOAs. Yes – Cameron will take you on a search for snakes from the safety of your computer although once you experience a few live snakes, you will want to join him where the real action is – in the field.
The Center for Snake Conservation is a non-profit organization that implements understanding and proactive solutions to snake education, conflict/issue management and resolution, and the balance between the requirements of snakes and the needs of humans in our developing world.http://www.snakeconservation.org/+The Mia Connect
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