Social Media Conference In Your PJs


Netsol_solutionstars Livingston Communications and Network Solutions have teamed to create a unique online event - Solution Stars Video Conference on Wed October 29th starting at 1p. Last month at BlogWorld,  your virtual hosts - Geoff Livingston, author of Now Is Gone and Social Media Swami, Shashi Bellamkonda - interviewed 32 industry leaders about how social media can be used to support small business owners' marketing strategies. They edited the videos into a documentary style video covering 8 topics:

  • Building Web Presence
  • The Social Opportunit
  • Start with Listening
  • Strategy Drives Outreach
  • You Need Social Networks
  • To Blog or Not to Blog
  • Visibility Through Search
  • Rising Above the Noise
  • Time Demands

Participants: author Tim Ferriss, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, All-Top Guy Kawasaki,
Darren Rowse - ProBlogger, Chris Brogan - CrossTech Media, Rohit Bhargava, author of Personality Not Included, Wendy Piersall -,, Lionel Menchaca - Dell, Brian Solis, author of PR 2.0/FutureWorks, Steve Hall, Ad Rants, Scott Monty - Ford Motor Company, Liz Strauss - Successful Blog, Lee Odden - TopRankMarketing, ason Billingsly - ElasticPath, Robyn Tippins - Yahoo! Developer Network, Brett Tabke - WebMaster World, David Alston - Radian6, Jason Falls - Social Media Explorer, Mari Smith - Relationship Marketing Specialist, Jennifer Openshaw -, Matt Dickman - Fleishman-Hillard, David Berkowitz - 360i, Ryan Anderson - Overlay.TV, Becky McCray - author, Warren Whitlock -, Chris Baggott - Compendium Software, Lorelle VanFossen - author, Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won’t Tell You About Blogging, Dave Taylor - Intuitive Systems, Paul Chaney - International Blogging and New Media Association, Linda Bustos - ElasticPath, Jay Berkowitz - Ten Golden Rules and me (!) Toby Bloomberg - Diva Marketing. 

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Geoff Livingston's series highlighting each topic . Facebook . Yahoo Event


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Social Media is so incredibly powerful it's amazing. Tapping into it effectively can not only help your business out it's also fun!!

Nice post

Posted by: Erik on Oct 25, 2008 1:22:06 PM

Hi Toby,
Thanks for your help in particiapting in the event and helping spread the word. It was great to moderate the panel on Social Media panel with you in Atlanta last week. I am looking forward to the conference tomorrow Oct 29th. We are excited with the help we received from experts to talk about how Small Business can use new media and tools. The commitment as Network Solutions Social Media Swami is to earn Karma points for Network Solutions by enabling a conversation between the experts and small business.


Shashi Bellamkonda

Social Media Swami | Network Solutions

Posted by: Shashi Bellamkonda on Oct 28, 2008 11:57:21 AM

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