“The Social Media Awards honor those who have impacted social media in a significant way for the State of Hawaii. They are considered influencers that have shaped the effective use of these online marketing tools. The ‘Top 15’ are voted in by the public and their peers, showcasing their ability to be the best in the industry,” said Quincy Solano, president of Technology News Bytes.
Who influences you on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and your other social networks? Whose updates, food photos, tweets and links do you follow? Submit your nominations today at tnblive.com/smawards2012. The deadline for nominating your favorite social media personality is October 1.
The Social Media Summit, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17 at Blaisdell, will share best practices and insights on developing and implementing large-scale social marketing and advertising strategy. This year’s event will feature two of the social media gurus from Forbes’ Social Media Power Influencers, Mike O’Neil and Lori Ruff, along with last year’s ‘Top 15’ Social Media Award winner Rob Bertholf, Susan M. Tenby of TechSoup Global, Kimanzi Constable of Chaotic Organization, Edward Wright of Verizon Wireless, Susan Tenby of TechSoup Global, Liz Strauss of SOBCon and Yancey Unequivocally-Jim of Empowered Presentations.
For tickets and more information about the 3rd Annual Hawaii Social Media Summit and the Social Media Awards, visit www.smshi.org or contact Genesis Leong at firstname.lastname@example.org or Quincy Solano at email@example.com or (808) 381-2552.