It is fitting that we welcome Robert and his ideas to the Social Media Breakfast on Valentine’s Day – the very day invented to celebrate relationships. Our focus on distant online relationships, both personal and business, can negatively impact our success. But never fear, Robert has a three-point plan to revalue and reclaim relationships that you won’t want to miss hearing about. Join us as he presents compelling research, gritty stories and personal experiences to lay out the cost, cause, and cure for unraveling relational.
Robert Hall is a noted author, consultant, and speaker on relationships. As co-founder and CEO of an international relationship management firm, he consulted for over 20 years with major corporations on customer and employee relationships. Ernst and Young named him a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. His first book, The Streetcorner Strategy for Winning Local Markets, a business best-seller, helped inspire the Customer Relationship Management movement. For the past decade he has mentored inner-city homeless families and helped pioneer a relationship-centric model for addressing homelessness. He has authored more than 100 published columns, articles, and research studies on the topic of relationships. His latest book, This Land of Strangers addresses society’s breathtaking relationship collapse.
Michael Stelzner launched Social Media Examiner in October of 2009 and it has exploded. Last year more than 7.5 million people visited the site. He's the author of two books (Launch & Writing White Papers) and is host of the Social Media Marketing Podcast. He also founded the parenting blog MyKidsAdventures.com
If you can't make the live session, fear not! It will also be available on my YouTube channel later: http://bit.ly/carterinterviews
Julie Perry, an expert in all things YouTube, including YouTube ads.
Stephen White, CEO of Qukku
Ben Marvazi, CEO of Promoshin, a company that creates custom animated business explainer videos.
- Zoetica MediaCoFounder, 2010 - present
- My PR Pro, America's Charities, Manufactured Housing InstiuteOwner, 2002 - 2010
Kami Watson Huyse, APR, CEO of Zoetica, a boutique agency that serves nonprofits and companies looking to make a difference.
She is the author of the blog Communication Overtones, where she writes on the topic of public relations and social media strategy. She is considered a national leader in the use of social media for public relations. She has spoken on the topic for the Social Media Club, the New Communications Forum, SxSW Interactive, the International Association of Business Communicators, the Arthur Page Foundation, the Public Relations Society of America, and many others.
A 18-year-veteran of public relations, her work in social media has earned her the SNCR’s 2008 Reputation Management award and IABC’s 2009 Gold Quill of Excellence Award and the 2010 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Award. She was recognized for a Social Media award by the Austin-American Statesman and was named one of the 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter by Twitter Grader in 2010. Additionally, she was named the Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Public Relations Association of America San Antonio.
Kami served as a 2010-11 fellow of the Society for New Communications Research where she pursued a study on how cause marketing in social communities can benefit companies. She co-founded and administers Social Media Breakfast of Houston. Her ideas and work in social media have been featured in several books including The New Rules of Marketing and PR, and Now is Gone, Professional Blogging for Dummies, and the book, Welcome to the Fifth Estate, where she wrote a guest chapter on social media measurement. She also wrote a guest chapter on crisis communication in social media in the PR textbook, Public Relations Writing: Form and Style.
- George Mason University