Social media and Twitter are impacting all facets of society. How are people using social media in their work and life (even love life?). Read insights from 25 unique Twitter users from all over the globe: sports writers, news anchors, corporate PR executives and small business owners - and hear in their own words how social media has dramatically changed their worlds.
Includes interviews with Sharon Hayes (SharonHayes on Twitter; featured in Huffington Post as one of 16 Brilliant Business Minds on Twitter and named to the 40 over 40 list by ProBlogService.com), Linda Thomas (TheNewsChick on Twitter; morning anchor on KIRO-FM radio in Seattle and one of the area's most popular media personalities on Twitter), Corey DuBrowa (CoreyDu on Twitter; Vice President of Global Communications for Starbucks), and 22 more awesome Tweeters!
David Kaufer is a huge Oregon Ducks & Microbrew nut, Dad of awesome 6 year-old twin boys, husband (married 14 years), a big Sustainability and Autism advocate (one son is on the Autism spectrum.) He is also a marketing/branding expert and the founder of Kaufer DMC – a very fun and cool Seattle-based digital marketing agency. He has more than 20 years experience working in PR, communications and marketing) and social media lover (some would say addict).
“There are three ingredients required for success; Patience, Persistence and Passion. I try to apply these in all areas of my personal and professional life.” - David Kaufer
David’s blog covers a variety of topics he is passionate about ranging from his sons and the adventures of raising twins to social media trends to sports and the Oregon Ducks. He is story-telling and sharing advice or lessons learned.
David resides in beautiful Edmonds, Washington (just north of Seattle) with his family and new puppy, Brodie – named after San Francisco 49ers quarterback John Brodie who he admired as a child growing up in the Bay Area.
“I’ve been fortunate to have had an incredibly varied and interesting career. From joining what would grow to become one of the preeminent PR agencies in the world right out of college to launching and building a successful PR and marketing firm at the age of 27. I have worked as the communications manager for one of the world’s greatest CEO’s (John Chambers of Cisco Systems) and experienced the ups and downs that go with trying to launch a start-up from scratch (GreenforGood.com).”
David has been interviewed for and appeared in a wide range of media including Inc. Magazine, KOMO Radio (Seattle), KING-5 TV (Seattle), KGO-TV (San Francisco), ParentMap Magazine, Puget Sound Business Journal and the Seattle Times (among others). He has helped companies gain visibility in an even greater variety of media, including the Wall Street Journal, the Jim Bohannon Show, Newsweek and USA Today.
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