Brian is respected as one of the elite Internet marketing experts in the world. His hands-on business experience, cutting-edge insights, and background in improv and stand-up comedy culminate in a keynote speaker and trainer who leaves every audience not only entertained, but armed with powerful strategies and tactics.
Brian has 12 years experience with Google, Twitter, and Facebook marketing, both as a consultant and marketing agency director. He has trained and managed Gen X and Gen Y employees, in addition to the more than 5,000 students of his FanReach Facebook marketing online course.
Brian develops strategies and builds search visibility and social marketing fanbases for companies of all sizes, including well known entities such as Universal Studios, The U.S. Army, Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. He has been quoted and profiled by Information Week, ABC News, U.S. News & World Report, Mashable, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Brian writes for two of the most popular marketing blogs: Search Engine Journal and AllFacebook. One of his AllFacebook blog posts was shared by more than 2,600 people and read by 47,000 in just two weeks. He has more than 30,000 Twitter followers and an overall reach of more than 50,000 fans through Facebook, LinkedIn, and his other marketing channels.
A speaker and trainer for top marketing conferences such as SEOmoz, SMX, Pubcon, The AllFacebook Expo, Socialize, The South Carolina Society of Association Executives and the American Marketing Association to name a few. Brian is a seasoned expert and most entertaining presenter in Internet marketing.
Brian speaks to executives and leaders, agencies, professional marketers, and small business owners. He customizes his presentation to fit each group for maximum impact, results, and satisfaction. Here is a sample of topics you can request:
Facebook and Social Media Marketing Keynote
Internet Marketing and Social Media Keynote
The Like Economy: How Businesses Make Money With Facebook
B2B Social Media: Getting Business From Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Blogging
99 Awesome Facebook Marketing Tips You Can Use Right Away
Brian’s approach to presenting for each organization is customized. He will first listen to understand your needs and corporate goals, then create a presentation that inspires, entertains, and empowers your audience.
Brian received rave reviews and definitely knows his stuff. If you’re looking for a speaker on this topic and want someone who is engaging, humorous, and relates well with an audience, then Brian’s your guy! He’s also a pleasure to work with!” - Betsy Bailey, Executive Director at Professional Engineers of North Carolina
“Outstanding presentation at our show yesterday! You definitely have our customers thinking different. Now, they need to act on their thoughts in months rather than years. You even sold a few books to me.”
- Jason McDonald, National Accounts Manager, Keystone Automotive
“Brian was entertaining, enlightening, educational, and practical. Our nonprofit association executives gave him a perfect score for relevance and value. I recommend Brian as a presenter.”
- Erin Hardwick, CAE, CEO South Carolina Association of CPA’s
“Having hired him to speak at numerous conferences, I can personally attest to his deep knowledge, natural humor and charismatic teaching style. Brian’s ability to convey complex concepts with compassion, clarity, and comprehension is truly remarkable and reassuring in an industry that is rife with change and inherently unpredictable.”
- Stewart Quealy, Director of Content, Events/Conferences at Mediabistro.com
“With his sense of humor and fresh content, Brian’s one of the more interesting and educational speakers I’ve ever seen. If you want a presenter that can entertain audiences, while also educating them on the latest techniques and trends in Internet marketing, then Brian is an excellent choice.”
- Jon Henshaw, Product Manager & Chief Socializer for Raven SEO Tools, Sitening
“Infotainment. It’s the one word I think of when I think of Brian. He packs a presentation full of information and pairs it with a clever wit, which makes for a best of breed choice of speakers.”