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Engage or Die: What You Still Don’t Know about Social Media Marketing and PR…

Tickets to the in-person networking event and presentation are now sold out. But you can still watch Brian Solis’ presentation LIVE or recorded On Demand. So put on your old sweat pants, warm up that dinner and sit down and relax in front of your own computer. We’re recording his presentation so you can watch it On Demand whenever you have time. $15 before Aug. 19th (cost covers camera crew, bandwidth etc to host this service).

Early Bird Registration: General admission ticket $29—($49 after August 19th) SOLD OUT

Early Bird Registration: VIP admission ticket $49— ($79 after August 19th) SOLD OUT

*VIP ticket includes access to the limited pre-event VIP reception with Brian Solis, book signing, copy of Engage! and premium seating.


A special night of networking with an important keynote by A-list speaker, author and marketing guru Brian Solis. Brian is one of the foremost thought leaders in the category; his new book is called, Engage!

On August 26th, 2010, Brian Solis will be in Orange County for 1 night only! Just when you thought you had social media marketing and PR all figured out…Brian may just turn your world upside down!

You’ll learn valuable tactics and strategies about engaging customers from Solis that are changing the rules of marketing–again!. With themes from his new book Engage! and an stellar networking opportunity with some of the top marketers, social media influencer’s and business talent in SoCal. Space is limited and this event will sell out. Reserve your spot now.


THE CAMP, at SEED People’s Market: 2937 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa CA

*(1/2 mile South of South Coast Plaza and the 405 Frwy)


Thurs. August 26th, 7:00-9:30 pm

Agenda 7:00-7:45 pm-General & VIP reception and networking

7:50 pm — Welcome and announcements

8:00-9:00 pm Brian Solis keynote

9:00-9:30 pm networking

Who should attend?

Marketers, business owners, managers, executives…

*Linked OC is a 1 Goodbrain Company. Please note that you’ll see 1 Goodbrain Company on your credit card statement and receipt. ;)

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Wanna be a sponsor? On the same “Make a Payment” page that you can click thru to above, find the second bubble (below Event Registration) and you’ll see “Sponsorship.” Click the bubble and you’ll see a pull-down menu of sponsorships options and pricing. You can email Bryan Elliott at:

A Special thanks to event sponsors so far…


Swag bag:

If you’ve got swag, we’ll put it in a bag and give it out to attendees. Since this is subject to approval, contact me directly if you’ve got something to give. We’re expecting 200+ people… You can email Bryan Elliott at:

What Else is there?

In the words of Brian Solis…”With Engage! as your guide, you can effectively compete in this new era of digital Darwinism while engendering the support of online champions. Social and participatory media significantly contribute to the success of every modern business, and with this book, you will find out how to:

- Create a space in the online ecosystem that truly represents your business and cultivates your customers’ loyalty and trust

- Participate in the unique culture of each available social media platform to engage your customers

- Establish an organizational structure that constantly targets the next new media trend

- Attract online champions and change agents who will uncover the social networks you need to reach and the influencers who will help build your reputation in the networked world

- Consistently adapt your company to market needs and trends based on the invaluable connections you forge and the empathy and insight you garner in the process

There are thousands of customers waiting to hear from you about your business and vision. It’s the minimum ante to create a vibrant and loyal online community. When you engage, you will build an authoritative social network that increases your visibility, relevance, influence, and profitability. It’s time to Engage!”


Interview with Best-Selling Author John Jantsch

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I had the privilege of  sitting down for an interview with best-selling author John Jantsch who wrote the iconic marketing book for small businesses, Duct Tape Marketing. It is no small feat to replicate the magic of Duct Tape Marketing, but somehow John has managed to do it in his new book, Referral Engine. As [...]

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Making a Potent and Powerful Community: Don’t Add Water

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How Do You Make a Community? If your answer is, “Add 3 cups of water to your concentrate and mix thoroughly,” that will make a delicious drink but doesn’t translate to communities . In fact, watering it down is the last thing you should do. What does a community look like? If you’ve heard me [...]

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Flip Video Giveaway

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THIS OFFER IS OFFICIALLY OVER: Congratulations to Linked OC member Tyler Jorgenson who was randomly selected to get the Flip Video Mino HD Camera! ————————————- Do you like to shoot video? The folks from Flip Video were one of our sponsors at the last event with Seth Godin and I shot interviews and a bunch [...]

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Orange County: The Hub of Social Media

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This guest post is by Ron Ploof, [a member of the Linked OC community.] Ron also wrote a book on social media that you can find here. Find him on Twitter here. Did you know that the roots of social media run deep in Orange County? Orange County has been a hotbed of social media [...]

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