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Mari Smith      

Co-Author of Facebook Marketing

Mari Smith is one of the world’s leading social media strategists and widely recognized as THE top Facebook marketing expert in the world. She is author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day.

Fast Company describes Mari as, “A veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Forbes recently named Mari as one of the top ten Social Media Influencers, and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility named Mari one of the top ten Most Influential Small Business People on Twitter.

Mari Smith’s background includes over twelve years in the fields of relationships, marketing and Internet technology, making social media her ideal arena. As a veteran in the genre, she travels the United States and internationally to provide engaging social media keynotes and in-depth training to entrepreneurs and corporations.

She frequently shares the stage with notable leaders and celebrities; previous co-presenters have included Sir Richard Branson, the Dalai Lama, Tony Robbins, Guy Kawasaki, and Paula Abdul.

Through her consulting and training agency, Mari teaches and consults with businesses and brands to become a true social business, with measurable profits from integrating proven social media marketing strategies. After applying Mari’s methods, her clients typically achieve significant increases in traffic, subscribers, lead generation and conversion, client growth, affiliates, lucrative strategic alliances and targeted media attention.

Mari Smith and her team have mentored countless social media departments and individual social media professionals in a variety of specializations. Tens of thousands have gone through the ‘Mari Smith’ intense social media training over the past several years.

With her popular blog at MariSmith.com, and her large, loyal following on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus, Mari is considered one of the top resources and thought leaders in the world of marketing. She regularly appears in media locally and nationally in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Forbes, Fortune, Chicago Tribune, and Success Magazine.

On a personal note, Mari is Scottish-Canadian; she was born in Ontario, Canada, then lived in Scotland for two decades before moving to San Diego, California in 1999.

Speech Topics


Sample Speech Titles:

  • 7 Step Formula for Profitable Facebook Marketing
  • How To Design A Powerful Social Media Strategy Using The Right Tools For Your Business
  • Five Keys To Developing A Raving Fanbase
  • How To Build A Large, Loyal, Profitable Network Using The Social Web
  • Proven Ways To Optimize Your Online Network With Offline Events
  • Facebook News Feed Optimization: How to Dramatically Increase Your Visibility and Engagement
  • How to Create a Stampede of Local Customers Via Your Facebook Page, Places and Deals
  • From Fans to Superfans: How To Turbo-Boost Your Facebook Engagement
  • Facebook Fortunes: How To Strategically Grow Your Business Using the Top Online Social Network

News


The Rise of the Facebook Queen: How Mari Smith Went From $50 in Her Pocket to 500K Followers

In February of 1999, Mari Smith needed a sign from the universe. It showed up in the form of … cake. The Scottish-Canadian had arrived in San Diego on a borrowed round-trip plane ticket (“That’s how broke I was!”) with 50 British pounds in her pocket and a feeling that she was supposed to start her nascent seminar business in the U.S. instead of Scotland, her former home.

Mari Smith, Her 350k Subscribers, and What They All Teach Us!

Mari Smith, Social Media Author, Speaker and Mentor, has just hit 350K Subscribers on her Personal Profile. Not her Facebook Business Page (although we will get to that similarly impressive statistic in a moment). Her personal profile. This tells us a whole lot of things about how to engage, build a personal brand and use Facebook’s functionality to go where your people are. A whole lot.

Facebook Marketing Expert Mari Smith Talks to Marketing Smarts [Podcast]

Mari Smith is a top social media strategist, and she is widely regarded as the top Facebook marketing expert in the world. She wrote The New Relationship Marketing and co-wrote Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day with Chris Treadaway.

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