Business @ Breakfast - Building Community & Making Money for YOUR Business On Social Media!

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Name: Business @ Breakfast - Building Community & Making Money for YOUR Business On Social Media!
Date: March 17, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
“Building Community & Making Money for YOUR Business On Social Media!”



John Sparks (@IAmJohnSparks) has been recognized nationally as one of the Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2015 (Statsocial.com; http://bit.ly/1DIhYvg). He’s also been recognized as #13 on the list of The Top 50 Most Valuable Social Media Influencers, 2015 with an estimated Impact Media Value of $2.1 Million Dollars. (General Sentiment; http://bit.ly/1Aal3VX).

Sparks is the author of the exciting new book, “365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” (CreateSpace, 2015). Sparks has earned the distinction of becoming known as the “Go-To Guy For Twitter”.  

“365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” was released as a paperback version on Amazon.com in mid- March 2015. The Kindle version of the book became a #1 Best-Seller in the category of Social Media Guides the first weekend it was released in July 2015. Sparks has the 44th largest Twitter following in Dallas (Twopcharts.com, November 2015). At the end of November, he was ranked in between the Dallas Stars Hockey Team and The Dallas Morning News. At the time, Sparks also had more Twitter followers than Derek Holland, Tony Romo, Nastia Liukin, Michael Sam, Laura Bush, and T. Boone Pickens. Sparks grew his account from less than 800 followers to almost 200,000 followers in just two years. He did not buy any of his own followers!

Sparks is the founder and CEO of his own social media coaching and consulting company called Online ImageWorks (@OIWmedia). He is also an adjunct professor, teaching courses in both broadcast Media Writing and Online Journalism, in The Mayborn School of Journalism at The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas (near Dallas). Sparks has an extensive media background. He is a veteran newscast producer and has worked at television stations in Dallas, Houston, Harlingen, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Orlando, and Tampa.

A Dallas native, Sparks is a proud alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film from the Moody College of Communication in 1994.
Location:
Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Board Room
927 Main Street
Bastrop, TX  78602
Contact Information:
Bastrop Chamber of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
$10/members - light breakfast included
$25/future members - light breakfast included
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