According to Social Media Examiner, “The grand master of social media, Brian is one of the web’s leading social media evangelists and his blog is required reading for businesses.”
The second annual contest generated more than 300 nominations. A panel of social media experts (which included David Armano, Debbie Weil, and Rick Calvert) determined the final winners based on range of criteria, including quality of content, frequency of posts, and reader involvement.
Brian’s blog explores the full scope of influence and media in today’s landscape, covering relevant topics on business, new media, marketing, and digital culture.
Author of the acclaimed new book on social media and business, Engage!, Brian Solis is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. A digital analyst, sociologist, and futurist, Solis has influenced the effects of emerging media on the convergence of marketing, communications, and publishing. He is Principal of FutureWorks, an award-winning New Media and business strategy consultancy in San Francisco. He is also the Chief Research Analyst at Research.ly and adviser to Constellation Research Group.
FutureWorks is an award-winning digital and social media agency in Silicon Valley and San Francisco founded by author, speaker and thought-leader Brian Solis. FutureWorks fuses “best of breed” social media, new media, digital PR and conversational marketing.
FutureWorks’ client base and experience extends across many industries and ranges from emerging startups, Web and iPhone app developers, and consumer electronics manufacturers to enterprise software, “blue chip” corporations and mainstream consumer brands. FW’s objectives are simple – become an integrated partner with our clients; provide aggressive outbound digital and social media support; secure positive coverage and engage in online conversations on a daily basis and, most importantly, build long-term relationships.