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Oct 25, 2016

Seth Odell (@SethOdell) is GM of Marketing Services at Helix Education. Seth previously has served as the keynote at the eduWeb Digital Summit and recently returned from 72 hours of travel including a workshop at High Ed Web in Memphis. In this episode, he also shares a story he's never shared regarding one of his career moves across the country.

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Seth and I discuss:

  • How his experience in television has benefited him
  • What it was like creating Higher Ed Live 
  • How social media has played a crucial role in his career growth

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Oct 24, 2016

On this week's episode, Amir and Chris discuss how (and if) they'd survive the zombie apocalypse. Plus, our hosts are divided on their choices of coffee brands. 

This week's Five Favorites: 

1. The NBA will broadcast a game in VR every week this season (The Verge) 

2. Pinterest launches service to connect brands with influencers (The Drum) 

3. Instagram Stories A Success (Simply Measured) 

4. Apple Doesn't Want To Build A Car Anymore --- Just it's Brain (TechCrunch) 

5 (HOT TOPIC) STORY Hacked Home Devices Cause Massive Internet Outage (USA Today) 

Honorable Mention(s): AT&T to Buy Time Warner (The Verge) 

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! You can also submit your stories at bit.ly/fivefavorites

 

Oct 18, 2016

Patrick Kitchell is Technical Solution Specialist at Microsoft. He's previously held a variety of roles including Head of Global CRM at Sitecore. Though he now resides in Denmark, he's previously lived and worked in New York City operating a social service program assisting the homeless persons and drug addicts. 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Patrick and I discuss:

  • His experience working/leading social services in NYC
  • Why he loves CRMS
  • How Microsoft has impacted him personally and professionally

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Oct 17, 2016

On this week's episode, Amir and Chris debate the value of business cards. Plus, Amir's love of shoes (sneakers, that is) makes it's way onto the show. 

This week's Five Favorites: 

1.  Adidas on Redefining Influencer Marketing Through Dark Social (Marketing Week)

2. Twitter Launches Periscope Producer for Television Quality Videos (ZDNet)

3. Google Buys Famebit (Reuters) 

4. Snapchat Removes AutoAdvance, Adds Story Playlist (VentureBeat) 

5 (HOT TOPIC) USDoT Bans Note 7's from Airplanes (Droid-Life) 

Honorable Mention: NFL Ratings Plunge Could Spell Doom for Traditional TV (Washington Post) 

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! You can also submit your stories at bit.ly/fivefavorites

Oct 11, 2016

And now for something completely different...

I've had the privilege of talking to a lot of amazing people and have heard some amazing stories. Some have been social media focused. Others are just plain entertaining. 

Every one of my alums has had a unique career journey and these stories play a major part in who they are. These are some of my favorites. 

Highlights include: 

  • My favorite story ever told on Why I Social
  • Scott Stratten's thoughts on FOMO (fear of missing out)
  • What it's like to be on the (social) scene for NYC's ball drop 

Alums included 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
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Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Oct 10, 2016

On this week's episode, Chris and Amir find the NFL making a decision that is far too similar to the mistake made during the Olympics. Plus, geek talk commences as we chat all things Google!

This week's Five Favorites: 

1.  Google Pixel (and other Google Updates from #MadebyGoogle) (Video)

2.  This Brand Put 16 Cameras in A Family's Home for 2 Weeks and Made Ads from Footage (AdWeek) 

3. A New, Optional Feature for Paid Promotion Disclosure (YouTube Creator Blog) 

4. Amazon Prime Members Finally Get Some Real Book Benefits (Mashable)

5 (HOT TOPIC) NFL Teams Can Be Fined For Posting Videos Under New Social Media Policy (ESPN)

Honorable Mention: LinkedIn Launches A Way To Let You Search For Your Job Without Your Boss Knowing (CNBC) 

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! You can also submit your stories at bit.ly/fivefavorites

Oct 4, 2016

Miri Rodriguez (@MiriRod) is Sr. Lead Community and Social Media Support at Microsoft. She is an avid speaker and we had the opportunity to catch up face-to-face for the first time at Social Media Strategies Summit in San Francisco. 

As you'll hear, in this episode recorded live from SF, Miri is full of energy and one of the brightest guests to date! 

Hear her story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Miri and I discuss:

  • How she got her start at Microsoft
  • What traveling around the world has done to impact her views
  • What she was discussing at Social Media Strategies Summit

And of course, Why Does She Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Oct 3, 2016

On this week's episode, Chris is amused by the title of a tabloid story (which is also a legit story) about traveling to Mars. Plus, Amir finds a new drone that he needs to spend his life savings on. 

This week's Five Favorites: 

1. The New DJI Mavic Pro (Casey Neistat - Video)

2. Twitter Finally Lets Everyone Create Their Own Moments (TechCrunch) 

3. Netflix Crashes, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage Weigh In (CinemaBlend) 

4. Coming Soon To A Cubicle Near You: Facebook at Work (USA Today)

Honorable Mention:
The Legit Article Worth Reading: Elon Musk Mars Exploration (New York Times)
The awful (yet hillarious) title from a tabloid story mentioned on the show here (IE: the funny title) 

5 (HOT TOPIC) Meerkat Built A New App In Secret (The Verge)

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! You can also submit your stories at bit.ly/fivefavorites

Sep 27, 2016

Tim Sohn (@sohnsocialmedia) is the founder of Sohn Social Media Solutions. He also comes from a journalistic background which includes times as a writer, reporter, and editor. 

The conference he chairs, C4 DigiCon, is fast approaching in October. It will focus on the four C's of Create, Communicate, Collaborate and Connect. 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Tim and I discuss:

  • His love of journalism
  • The starting of Sohn Social Media Solutions
  • How he got involved with C4 DigiCon 

And of course, Why Does She Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Sep 26, 2016

On this week's episode, Chris is preparing for his trip to Social Media Strategies Summit in SF and Amir reminisces about Google Glass. Plus, a rare Pokemon (story) appears. 

This week's Five Favorites: 

Honorable Mention: The Story Behind The Smartphone Terror Alert in NYC (CNN) 

1. Introducing Spectacles (Snap Inc) 

2. Snowden on Google Allo: "Don't Use It" (The Next Web) 

3. Pokemon Go Is Doing Just Fine (Wired) 

4. Facebook Apologizes For Overstating Video Metrics (New York Times)

5 (HOT TOPIC) Twitter May Soon Get Formal Bid (CNBC)

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! 

Sep 20, 2016

Berrak Sarikaya (@BerrakBiz) is a Community and Marketing Strategist for Amplify Your Biz - which she founded in 2010. Our conversation also comes just as she has returned from the popular conference, CM World. Berrak's story is one full of life lessons as she shares her personal journey which includes time at Google and her decision to move west to Seatle. 

Hear her story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Berrak and I discuss:

  • The decision to move to Seatle 
  • Her life as a "Googler" 
  • Why she ended up creating Amplify Your Biz

And of course, Why Does She Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Sep 19, 2016

On this week's episode, Chris is running on coffee fumes and Amir has (as expected) made sure he has the new iPhone - even if his girlfriend is teasing him about the color of the phone. Plus, both Amir and Chris can't avoid Twitter in the news. 

Shoutouts in this episode to Christin Kardos and Katy Spencer Johnson

This week's Five Favorites: 

1. Twitter Introduces New Customer Service Display Options and Tools (Social Media Today)

2. Twitter's New, Longer Tweets Are Coming (The Verge) 

3. Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops (Social Times) 

4. YouTube Gets its Own Social Network With The Launch of YouTube Community (TechCrunch) 

5 (HOT TOPIC) Game Time for Twitter: Jack Dorsey's Big Bet On Live Events (Fast Company) 

Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! 

Sep 13, 2016

Will Fanguy (@WillFanguy) is a teacher turned blog editor for Piktochart (@piktochart). With a background in English, writing, and education - he brings a unique blend of talent to the infographic company. His personality shines (as you hear on the podcast) and his background includes pushing for and achieving innovation in multiple workplaces. 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Will and I discuss:

  • How technology has played a major role in his entire life
  • How he left education
  • Why he joined the Piktochart team

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing with real-times streaming analytics. Our platform provides you with an end-to-end solution  to ignite your content, your marketing, and your business from start to finish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annual plans with the promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Check out their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Sep 12, 2016

On this week's episode, Chris is bummed that Samsung messed up the Note 7 while Amir gets amped about the new iPhone!  All this and more on this week's Five Favorites!

This week's Five Favorites: 

1. How Netflix is Growing The Popularity of Narcos Through Smart Social Media Marketing (TheDrum.com)

2. Snapchat Cut Local Stories Curators in Shift For Live (Bloomberg Technology)

3. Instagram Killing Off Photo Maps (Mashable) 

4.iPhone 7 Impressions: 10 Things (Video by Marques Brownlee) 

5. Samsung Recalls Galaxy Notes 7 (US News) 

Five Favorites and the Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by Zoomph - Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! 

Sep 6, 2016

Josh McCormack (@JoshMcCormack) is the owner of InteractiveQA. There's a good chance you've seen something he's worked on (and have no idea, until now). 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Josh and I discuss:

  • How Josh went from history major to IT/web
  • How he ended up starting InteractiveQA
  • How social media has played a role in his business and personal life

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

(Stay tuned at the end for a special announcement about an upcoming show!) 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Sep 5, 2016

In the introductory episode of Five Favorites, hosts Chris Barrows (of Why I Social) and Amir Zonozi (of Zoomph) break down some of the top stories of the past week in social media, digital marketing and technology. Find out what Five Favorites is all about and dig right in with the Five Favorites of Episode 0! 

The Five Favorites of Episode 0: 

1. NBC's 12 Billion Dollar Olympic Bet Stumbles Due To Millennials (Bloomberg)

2. Google Will Soon Start Punishing Mobile Sites That Show Hard To Dismiss Pop-Ups (Tech Crunch) 

3. NPR's Mailbag Says Goodbye to Comments (NPR)

4. Twitter to Pay Influencers (Twitter) 

5. Snapchat Unpublishes Facebook Page (VentureBeat)

Five Favorites and the Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by Zoomph. Don't forget to send Amir and Chris YOUR favorite stories of the week using #FiveFavorites! 

 

 

Aug 30, 2016

Tim Smyth (@HistoryComics) has been a social studies teacher for over 15 years. He's not your average teacher, however, innovating in the classroom on a daily basis. His unique style of bringing comic books into the class as part of the curriculum has opened the doors for him to speak at a variety of conventions including San Diego Comic Con. 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Tim and I discuss:

  • How did he get interested in history?
  • What challenges did he face (if any) making comics part of his curriculum? 
  • What's it like to speak at Comic Con? 

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

(Stay tuned at the end for a special announcement about an upcoming show!) 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Aug 23, 2016

Adam Leidhecker (@AdamLeidhecker) is Director of Social Strategy at Otto Radio. Originally recommended to the podcast by alum Vincent Orleck, Adam is a dad and the creator behind multiple starts-ups. You can see one of those projects at  
http://portsmithco.com/

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Adam and I discuss:

  • Why the start-up life is so appealing to him
  • How he got into podcasts?
  • What drew him to his current job at OttoRadio? 

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Aug 16, 2016

Jessica Bates (@Jesserker) is a self-employed digital strategist who's resume includes previous employment at places like the American Lung Association and The World Wildlife Fund. She's an experienced digital strategist who has based herself in the Washington D.C. region. 

Hear her story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Jessica and I discuss:

  • The importance of activism in her life
  • How she became self-employed
  • Also, a mandatory "Mean Girls" themed five favorite! 

And of course, Why Does She Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Aug 12, 2016

Welcome to the third episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one-singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Why I Social alums Casie Shimansky and Cody Stevenson join the podcast to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly with Instagram Stories. 

On Episode 3 

1. What are the pro and cons of Instagram Stories?

2. What could have Instagram done better? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Do you think Instagram took too many direct features of Snapchat? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Aug 9, 2016

Benson Hendrix (@desertronin) is Social Media Manager at University of New Mexico. His journey into higher education professionally (as we spoke about originally at eduWeb Digital Summit in Denver) is one that is tied to own personal journey. As a believer in the power of storytelling, his background in journalism parallels much of his journey and plays a major part in why he's found success. 

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Benson and I discuss:

  • His journey in higher education (both personally and professionally)
  • How journalism shaped his career
  • Why storytelling matters

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Aug 2, 2016

John Lee Dumas (@johnleedumas) is the host and founder of EOFire. He's also the creator of a Free Podcast Course. His story is one that stems from passion - leaving the world of 9-5 jobs - to pursue podcasting. Social plays a crucial role in the way John interacts with his audience - to the point that a snap led to John joining me on the podcast!

Hear his story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, John and I discuss:

  • Leaving the world of 9-5 jobs.
  • Why he wanted to create a daily podcast.
  • What makes podcasting such a useful medium?

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Jul 26, 2016

Kasandrea Sereno (@KasandreaSereno) is an Academic Advisor for the Communication Department at the University of South Florida. In addition, she also serves as a Lead Advisor for the university. She's also the creator of #HigherEdSocial - a Facebook group dedicated to social media professionals in Higher Education. 

Hear her story on this week's Why I Social. 

This Week on Why I Social, Kasandrea and I discuss:

  • How she got into (and stayed) in Higher Education
  • How she built a social community on Facebook
  • What she's talking about at eduWeb Digital Summit

And of course, Why Does She Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Jul 19, 2016

Kristy Gillentine (KrisGillentine) is Vice President of Public Engagement for Drive West Communications. She initially came on my radar after her starting of a new Twitterchat, #ChatSnap and was later referred to me by podcast alum Chris McManamy. 

What makes Kristy unique is her strong journalistic background across every sort of medium possible. Print, broadcast, you name it, she's done it! Her drive and journalistic instinct is the reasons she's been so successful - as you'll hear in this week's episode! 

Join me this week for a conversation with Kristy Gillentine

This Week on Why I Social, Kristy and I discuss:

  • What is Kristy's family connection to journalism
  • How she started #ChatSnap
  • The difference between writing for journalism, broadcast and social media

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

Jul 12, 2016

Dean DeLisle (@deandelisle) is the Founder and CEO of Forward Progress. He's also a well-known speaker on the Social Media Strategies Summit. Dean is also a father and an outstanding storyteller whom has impressed me with something new and innovative every time we've met. 

During this week's podcast, Dean tells a story about how ended up at Merrill Lynch. I would implore that people take a listen. At the heart of this show is people - and people, relationships, is never more important than in the story Dean tells. 

Join me this week for a conversation with Dean DeLisle

This Week on Why I Social, Dean and I discuss:

  • What his experiences in the restaurant business taught him about relationships
  • How he went from busing tables to working with computers at Merrill Lynch 
  • Going into business for himself

And of course, Why Does He Social?! 

Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial
Subscribe on iTunesStitcher RadioSoundcloud and Google
Follow at @WhyISocial.

Do you have someone you'd like to see on the show? Tweet me at @CBarrows or @WhyISocial using #WhyISocialGuest 

The Why I Social podcast is brought to you by Zoomph.

Zoomph transforms digital marketing withreal-timestreaminganalytics. Our platform provides you with anend-to-endsolution toignite your content, your marketing and yourbusinessfrom start tofinish.

Exclusive to Why I Social, receive 20% off all annualplanswiththe promo code WhyISocial20. Want to learn more aboutZoomph?Checkout their analytics page: http://bit.ly/WhySocialAnalytics

 

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