DFW Rocks Social Media Conference for Businesses June 29-30, 2013

Industry: Marketing

The 2nd annual DFW Rocks Social Media Conference honoring Mashable’s Social Media Day features 19 speakers and 17 presentations over two days, June 29 & June 30 in Dallas

Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas (PRUnderground) May 29th, 2013

Get your pressing social media questions answered in real time by leading social media experts at the second annual DFW Rocks Social Media Conference June 29th and 30th at the Richardson, Texas, Holiday Inn.

“In 2010 Mashable declared June 30 Social Media Day. I decided that each year I’ll celebrate by providing social media education for individuals, small business owners and marketing professionals in the most cost effective way possible,” said Lissa Duty, conference organizer.

Duty is also a speaker at the two-day conference, which features 19 social media experts and advocates. Conference covers 17 presentations ranging from topics such as Pinterest for Business to Brand Messaging and Content Creation. Duty will present on “How to Effectively Manage the Social Media Time Suck” and “The Google Effect: Google+ & Google Search.”

Speaker, Kate Buck Jr., travels from Austin for her “Facebook Marketing Strategies for Guaranteed Success” session. Oklahoman Chris Forbes, co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Non-Profits, will present “Social Media Unplugged: Using your Social Media Skills Offline”, while speaker David Leonnig from Oregon discusses “Social Impact: How Social Media Affects Our Decisions.”

Duty’s goal is to provide attendees a forum to polish important social media skills to ensure online success for the dollar offline. An early bonus session on June 30th; is “Morning Coffee with Johnny Tan, Relationship Expert” whose Blog Talk Radio show is featured on the home page of BTR. Other sessions feature Marketing Strategy, Sales Strategy and Contact Follow Up Online and Offline.

Individual tickets are $150 for the two-day conference. Special pricing is available for teams, corporate and groups. To learn more about DFW Rocks Social Media and After-Events, visit the conference website www.DFWRocksSocialMedia.com, donated and designed by the featured sponsor NosalCentral and whose founder John Nosal is presenting “DIY SEO: Search Engine Optimization for the Everyday Joe.”

Additional speakers include: J.R. Atkins, co-author of Success Simplified and pending publication Roadmap to Success; Lori Barber; Jeff Brady, author of Brand Economics, former WFAA news anchor and now host of the Texas Daily; Elysa Ellis; Patty Farmer, co-author of Success in High Heels and Making Your Connections Count; Renee Groskreutz, co-author of 15 Twitter Tips for Authors & Other Grownups Who Don’t know what the H?ll to do!; Nico Martini, a professor at UTD in the Emerging Technology program; Elizabeth McCormick, co-author of Succeeding in Spite of Everything – a No. 1 Best Seller, who was former Black Hawk Pilot in the military; Rani Monson; Debbie Mrazek, author of the Field Guide to Sales; Eddie Reeves; Cynthia Sanchez, who has a podcast on Pinterest Marketing; and A.J. Wood, Adobe certified trainer known locally and globally for his knowledge of Adobe products. Since 2012, AJ has been on staff at Adobe.


About Rocks Digital Marketing Conference

Rocks Digital, the brainchild of Bernadette Coleman and Lissa Duty, was created by merging two national events – the Local Social founded in 2013 and DFW Rocks Social Media founded in 2012. Since 2014, the mission has been to provide digital marketers, business owners and marketing, SEO, local search and content professionals with the resources, information, and insights needed to be at the forefront of digital marketing.

The brand includes a resource site, an audio network, a Meetup group and proudly hosts two conferences each year. The Rocks Digital Marketing Conference is one of the largest national digital marketing conferences in the South! To learn more, visit www.RocksDigital.com or call Lissa Duty at (214) 763-4340.

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