The Social Media Pulse Community is pleased to introduce our Social Media Advisory Board. The SMAB includes industry-recognized subject matter experts who will help Social Media Pulse continue to be your trusted source for the latest in social media strategy.
@amanda Amanda Robinson, Facebook Advertising
Amanda Robinson is The Digital Gal. She is widely sought after in the digital marketing industry for her knowledge and experience as a Facebook Ads expert. Amanda teaches a Facebook Ads 4 Week Training Bootcamp program and runs the Swift Kick In The Ads Membership. Amanda is regularly featured as a guest on digital marketing podcasts and speaks both on stage and in workshop settings on everything from Facebook Ads, to Analytics, to Messenger Marketing Chatbots. She is also a co-author of Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing.
@lucy Lucy Hall, Organic Facebook
Lucy Hall is a community builder/leader and a strong advocate for educating people in digital skills through her Digital Women community and SocialDay events. She’s also an accredited lead trainer for Meta, teaching social media skills primarily around the Meta family of apps, as well as a trainer for #SheMeansBusiness, a partnership between Meta and Enterprise Nation, teaching women digital skills. Lucy is a regular guest on the radio and digital/printed media including BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Kent, Women In Business Show, LBC, and Times Radio, a social media trainer and consultant, and a keynote speaker on the topics of digital education, future skills, and social media marketing.
@jenn Jenn Herman, Instagram
Jenn Herman is a social media consultant, speaker, and globally recognized Instagram expert. She is the forefront blogger on Instagram marketing and her blog, Jenn’s Trends, has won the title of a Top 10 Social Media Blog over multiple years. She is a sought-after and international speaker providing tips, resources, and training for organizations of all sizes that need to structure their social media strategies. Her business background includes Administration, Sales, Human Resources, and Marketing and she enjoys bringing all these skills together to help you grow your business. Jenn has been featured in Inc., Fox News, BBC News, Yahoo Finance, HuffPost, The Verge, CBS Radio LA, and numerous other podcasts and publications. She’s also the co-author of Instagram For Dummies, Instagram For Business For Dummies, and Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing.
@madalynsklar Madalyn Sklar, Twitter
Madalyn Sklar—“tattoo-wearing social media evangelist”—is a serial entrepreneur, community builder, and leading Twitter marketing expert. She is one of the early pioneers in the digital marketing space dating back to the mid-90s, and has been ranked the #1 Social Media Power Influencer in Houston. Huffington Post has named Madalyn one of 50 Women Entrepreneurs to follow. With her vast experience, she focuses primarily on teaching Twitter marketing strategies and hosts the popular #TwitterSmarter chat every Thursday at 1 pm ET, where hundreds of participants connect, learn, and share Twitter tips weekly.
@maria Maria Elena Duron, Google Business Profile
Maria Elena Duron is a certified trainer for Grow with Google and an award-winning speaker and writer. She has over 18 years of practical experience in all aspects of digital initiatives for business and in developing brand communities, including founding #BrandChat, one of the Top 10 Twitter chats in the world. She also has over a dozen years active experience in international eCommerce. Her expertise was awarded by the Texas Governor’s office with the Excellence in Small Business Award and Person of Vision award for the State of Texas. She is recognized by the Grow with Google Program and commissioned to speak professionally for Google. Maria Elena is a contributing columnist with US News & World, Fox Business, Entrepreneur, the American Business Journal, and the Young Entrepreneur’s Council, and a guest lecturer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the University of Texas, and the University of Houston.
@aj1 AJ Wilcox, LinkedIn Ads
AJ Wilcox is the owner of B2Linked, the only agency worldwide that’s a LinkedIn certified marketing partner. His team of experts has managed >300 LinkedIn Ads accounts and spent a cumulative $120M+ on LinkedIn, which includes 4 of LinkedIn’s top 10 accounts. He’s the host of the LinkedIn Ads Show podcast and has spoken at 70+ conventions including Social Media Marketing World, HeroConf, Inbound, Search Marketing Expo, Pubcon, and Content Marketing Conference, as well as on many great podcasts such as Entrepreneur on Fire with John Lee Dumas and Social Media Marketing Podcast with Michael Stelzner.
@judiwfox Judi Fox, Organic LinkedIn
Judi Fox is a LinkedIn business coach. After generating over 5 million views on LinkedIn in two years, Judi developed the LinkedIn Business Accelerator Method, which has helped over 200 of Judi’s clients increase their LinkedIn visibility by an average of 200,000%, generate over 1 million content views in just 90 days, and land press features in Forbes, BBC News, and Thrive Global. What sets Judi’s business apart is her proven business sustainability system, built by a chemical engineer who loves standard operating procedures. Judi has been featured on over 100 podcasts and spoken at events including VidSummit, Video Marketing World, Housing Wire, Content Marketing Conference, and Social Media Week, and has shared stages with Gary Vaynerchuck, Pat Flynn, and Chalene Johnson.
@alisa Alisa Meredith, Pinterest
Alisa Meredith supports product-based businesses and marketing agencies with Pinterest expertise, content and social strategy, and product marketing (SAAS is her specialty). She owns the blog and consultancy alisameredith.com where she focuses on Pinterest marketing, and is one of the first Pinterest Pioneers, helping people out in the Pinterest community forum. She’s been in marketing for over 20 years, starting in ecommerce website development. Along the way she’s hosted several shows, including The Superheroes of Marketing, where she interviewed marketing visionaries like Neil Patel, and Marketing Unleashed with Jeff Sieh, which brought one to two thousand weekly live viewers and hundreds of comments per episode. She now has a live weekly show where she shares marketing tips and interviews smart professionals in the industry. Alisa has spoken at events including Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference, Social Media Marketing World, and TPTea Party Conference 2018, and has appeared on podcasts including Social Pros, The Art of Paid Traffic, Goal Digger, My Wife Quit Her Job, and Shopify. She is the Senior Channel Product Marketing Manager at Semrush.
@cspenn Christopher S. Penn, Analytics
Christopher S. Penn bridges the gap between marketing and technology. A recognized thought leader, best-selling author, and keynote speaker, he has shaped five key fields in the marketing industry: Google Analytics adoption, data-driven marketing and PR, modern email marketing, marketing data science, and artificial intelligence/machine learning in marketing. He’s a better coder than most marketers, and a better marketer than most coders. By having one foot in both worlds, Christopher find solutions that work in one place and bring them to the other—including you. As co-founder and Chief Data Scientist of Trust Insights, he is responsible for the creation of products and services, creation and maintenance of all code and intellectual property, technology and marketing strategy, brand awareness, and research & development. He’s also co-founder of PodCamp with Chris Brogan, and co-host of the Marketing Over Coffee marketing podcast with John Wall. He speaks publicly about digital marketing, marketing technology, and machine learning/artificial intelligence.
@mike.allton Mike Allton, Influencer Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
Mike Allton is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Agorapulse. He’s also an award-winning blogger, speaker and author. He owns The Social Media Hat—twice named a Top Ten Social Media Blog by Social Media Examiner—where he writes frequently about social media; Blogging Brute, where he dives into blogging and content marketing; and is a co-founder of 360 Marketing Squad, which offers a private training group and has co-authored a book, Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing. Mike is one of the top authorities on blogging and is known for his practical, on-point guides and articles that thoroughly explore the topics that matter most to bloggers and small business owners.
@stephanie Stephanie Liu, Live Video & Communication
Stephanie Liu is a live video strategist for brands and entrepreneurs who want to go from unknown to unforgettable. A digital marketing expert with 15 years of ad agency experience, she has helped thousands of her clients—from moonwalkers to MasterChefs—get on the Fascination Fast Track™ to ignite their ideas and become confident on camera. As a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Trainer, Stephanie teaches brain hacks to help people overcome their fears of public speaking by rewiring their minds for success. With her proven system, clients discover how to create crave-worthy content, get audiences buzzing with excitement, and how to deliver a spell-binding presentation that hooks viewers in. Named as one of the Top 50 Digital Marketing Thought Leaders by University of Missouri St. Louis, her work has been recognized and awarded by Forbes, Online Marketing Media And Advertising, PR Daily, Forrester, and Gartner 1to1 Media. Stephanie is the host of Lights, Camera, Live and the co-founder of Leap Into Live Streaming Bootcamp. She has spoken at Social Media Marketing World, VidCon, Podcast Movement, and many more. Stephanie is the co-author of the book, Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing, by Entrepreneur Press.
@lee Lee Goff, Agency Building
Lee Goff is a marketing agency coach and the founder of MarketingAgencyCoach.com. After growing his first agency, GETUWired, into a multi-million dollar agency—and winning accolades such as 2012 Technology Partner Of The Year, 2013 Infusionsoft Innovator Of The Year, Top Company Culture, Entrepreneur Magazine in 2015, and Infusionsoft Elite Business Of The Year Finalist In 2015—Lee decided to retire from the business and refocus all of his energy on creating and implementing guaranteed ways to make starting, scaling, running and potentially selling a successful agency easier and dramatically faster and more enjoyable, while still being very profitable. By combining timeless old-school philosophies with automation and the cloud, Lee and his team have created the perfect combination that allows business owners to work smarter by actually working less—giving them the time to take care of themselves and their families and allowing them the quality of life every entrepreneur needs and deserves!