Professional Experience

Freelance Writing and Editing

October 2002 to Present

Wrote for CBS, Mashable, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal. Currently writes for The New York Observer, Dose, and ComicBookResources.com. Served as editor for College Sports Television.

Author, Undisclosed

May 2014 to March 2017

Interviewed, researched, and ghost wrote a book dealing with similar topics and themes touched on in Social Media Is Bullshit.

Built and operated platform for author including blog and social media posts, Wikipedia entries, and booked media appearances.

Author, “Social Media Is Bullshit”

February 2011 to May 2014

Social Media Is Bullshit was published by St. Martin’s Press in the U.S., U.K., and Canada, and translated into Spanish, Russian, and Polish editions.

Gave keynote presentations at the Word of Mouth Marketing Summit, NADA (National Automotive Dealership Association), Social Media Week, and South By Southwest Interactive, among others.

Skills

Expert knowledge of PR, SEO, word of mouth marketing, and SMO best practices for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and others.

Knowledgeable in AP Style, Chicago Style, and APA format.

Memberships

The Authors Guild

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Society of Professional Journalists

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