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Why I Social brings brings you candid conversations with folks who truly get social media - from average joe to CEO. Each podcast invites you to get to know social media professionals beyond their social media handle. Go beyond the handle with Why I Social.
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Mar 10, 2015

Last week I was excited to bring in someone who was well-versed in the world of content and content strategty. It's safe to say I can say the same thing again this week.

This week's episode with Ira Haberman, Director of Marketing at Atomic Reach, features an individual who has crafted his own success. Not only has he actually accomplished his dream job - something so few of us get to do in our lives - but has done it the right way. So, I invite you...

Get to know Ira as we discuss the importance of storytelling, the growth of mobile technology and of course, the Grateful Dead! 

As always, share your thoughts on the latest episode after you listen using #WhyISocial. I also invite you to subscribe so you can get the latest episode as soon as it's available! 

Mar 4, 2015

For the next two episodes, I'm excited to bring in some people who really get the idea of creating content. This week's episode with Erika Heald, a content marketer and social strategist, is no exception. Erika's unique background has seen her grow from freelancer to her current role as Head of Social Media and Content Marketing. 

Get to know Erika as she talks living in San Fran, being a foodie, time management and World of Warcraft. Yep, you heard right - we get a bit of our geek on in this one! 

As always, share your thoughts on the latest episode after you listen using #WhyISocial. I also invite you to subscribe so you can get the latest episode as soon as it's available! 

Feb 22, 2015

You name the conference, there's a good chance that Sid Hassim has covered it. Sid is a blogger, a social media strategist and a community manager. He's also one of the most authentic people I've ever had a chance to meet and one of the most fun guests the podcast has had to-date.

Get to know Sid as he discusses social trends, what it means to be a disruptor, tells us a bit more about SMUN (Social Media United Nations) and how we met at Social Media Week in New York City last year (just in time for THIS year's events)

Feb 17, 2015

The world of career services, recruiting and personal branding is a tricky one. No one knows that better than Mark Babbitt, CEO of YouTern. His journey to the role of CEO hasn't been an easy one and it's a story worth hearing.
We also debate the stigma around the term "personal branding".

Get to know Mark as he shares the origins of YouTern, great tips for building your personal brand and talks about the power of authenticity. 

There's more!
Listeners will have an opportunity to win a copy of his and Ted Coine's book "A World Gone Social". How? Simple - listen to the podcast and you'll find out! Also, I make an announcement about an additional Why I Social project coming to a (video) channel near you! As always, share YOUR thoughts on the latest episode using #WhyISocial. 

Note: Contest winner will be selected 7 days after the release of the podcast.

Feb 11, 2015

Hailing from the Windy City, Sarah Nagel (Sprout_Sarah) is a Social Marketing Specialist at Sprout Social. She is also the creator and host of #SproutChat which takes place every Wednesday at 2 p.m. CST. 

Get to know Sarah as we talk all things Sprout life in Chicago and discusses the art that is the handwritten note. 

Feb 6, 2015

From Okinawa to Fort Worth, Christin Kardos offers years of experience in the social media and human resources world. She currently serves as Director of Social Media at Bay Leaf Digital. She was recently featured in a segment of the #AskGaryVee show. 

Get to know Christin as we talk Community Manager Appreciation Day, the challenges of changing countries, collaboration and Gary Vaynerchuk. 

 

Jan 31, 2015

On This Episode of Why I Social 

Tim McDonald currently serves as Purveyor of Purpose at Be The Change Revolutions. He has previously served as Director of Community at the Huffington Post and is the founder of My Community Manager. 

Get to know Tim, whether he prefers Chicago or New York style pizza and learn about what No Kid Hungry is all about in Episode 4 of Why I Social. 

Jan 26, 2015

As a celebration of the heart and soul of social media (aka the community manager), I decided to have a bit of fun on this year's Community Manager Appreciation Day. I reached out to a couple of people on twitter using #CMAD and asked them to join me on the podcast. 

This podcast is a celebration of what makes social go 24/7, 365 days a year. This is for you, Mr or Mrs. Community Manager. Enjoy. 

Guests in today's episode include (in order): Brooke Haney, Courtney Doman and Emma Cunningham

P.S. Credit to @MattBlackInk for the inspiration 

Jan 21, 2015

On this episode of Why I Social - Ted Rubin

Ted Rubin is a leading Social Marketing Strategist who has more than his fair share of social media leaders in the industry. He is perhaps best known for his coining of the phrase ROR (Return on Relationships). 

If you've been in social media for even a short amount of time, you know the name Ted Rubin. Ted shares his experiences, the story behind ROR and even shares his favorite movie in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film series. 

Get to know Ted Rubin in this episode of Why I Social. 

Jan 17, 2015

On this episode of Why I Social: 

Dom Garrett (@DomGarrett on Twitter) joins me to discuss the idea of being a digital connector, twitterchats and Gary Vaynerchuk being his social media sherpa . Dominick is an active social media personality and recently taken the Movy platform by storm with a plethura of content each day. 

Get to know Dom today on Why I Social. 

 

Jan 13, 2015

If you've been following social media in 2014, you've probably heard the name Brian Fanzo or his handle, iSocialFanz. Brian, who serves as Chief Digital Strategist and Parnter at Broadsuite made name for himself in 2014 and joins us to kick off the Why I Social podcast to talk the value of social relationships, conferences and what it's like to be an emerging social leader (and Dad). 



Jan 11, 2015

And so it begins... The first episode of Why I Social introduces what you can expect to see in 2015 and how the podcast came to be. This is Why I Social! 

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