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Bryan Elliott

What: Networking + Expert Business Instruction

Want to stand out from your competitors? Are you looking for new marketing ideas?

During this high-energy session, Michael Stelzner, Founder and CEO of and author of the book, “Launch” will reveal a proven technique to quickly grow a loyal following AND your business. And it’s not just any strategy-it’s the very one he used to transform Social Media Examiner into one of the world’s top blogs. You’ll learn how to combine great content with outside experts (and without any marketing messages) to rapidly grow your business.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

• Why the rules of marketing have changed and what you need to do about

• How to gain the trust and respect of clients and prospects

• Why your business needs to put marketing on the back burner

• How to identify and gain access to influential industry leaders

• How to attract raving fans to your business who’ll be happy to help you grow

When: Thursday June 2nd, 7:00-9:30pm

Where: Hilton Hotel Costa Mesa

3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(a few blocks west of South Coast Plaza)


Ideal for any business owner, PR, marketing or advertising person tasked with selling a product or service.

Bring friends, colleagues, or bring a date or networking wingmanWe welcome new folks and anyone who would like to attend and check out our community. Each guest attending must register.

Why: Because…

1. You want to find more leads and eventually customers…

2. You want to get top quality expert instruction for the best possible value…

3. You want to connect with top talent…

4. You want to meet decision-makers and hiring managers to trade up your current career…

5. You want to find investment money for your great idea…

6. You [fill in the blank]…

Agenda 7:00-7:30 pm-General reception and networking

7:30 pm — Welcome

7:35-8:45pm Michael’s keynote

8:45-9:30 pm more networking

Special Thanks to our Partners and Sponsors:

More about Michael…

Michael Stelzner is the founder of Social Media Examiner—a popular online magazine
that helps businesses answer social media questions with useful “how to” articles, in-
depth case studies, expert interviews, and original research. He’s author of the new
book Launch: How to Quickly Propel Your Business Beyond the Competition. He also
authored the book Writing White Papers: How to Capture Readers and Keep Them
Engaged and the Social Media Marketing Industry Report.

As an innovative thought leader and experienced marketer, Stelzner has gained the
full respect of social media leaders and business marketing experts alike. In less than
18 months, grew from infancy to boasting over 74,000
subscribers and is now listed as the #1 small business blog in the world according to
Technorati. He also pioneered the highly popular Social Media Success Summits, which
have sold out for two years in a row—in the middle of the worst economic downturn
since the Great Depression. The principles that Stelzner teaches are the very concepts
that helped him build two highly successful businesses that made him a leading expert
in both industries.


How It’s Done: John Patterson

How It’s Done is an inside look at the people in Orange County that are making things happen. From small businesses to the big guys, I’ll write a little about how they go about their business. Meet John Patterson, president of the OC Auto Team. Founded in 2004, Patterson’s OC Auto Team, which includes Huntington [...]

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Who Is Your VP of Go?

This is the second post in a series of 3 from author Seth Godin’s visit to Linked Orange County in March, 2011. If you don’t know Godin, you can get some more background on him here. But suffice to say, in my opinion he’s one of the brightest marketing minds of this century… In his [...]

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“When was the last time you did something for the first time?”

This is the first post in a series of 3 from author Seth Godin’s visit to Linked Orange County in March, 2011. It was another memorable event and the audience of over 700 was left with a lot to think about.  If you don’t know Godin, you can get some more background on him here. [...]

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Here’s a few pics of our venue for the March 2nd event with Seth Godin… Outside view in the evening before people arrive… Outside view at night with people… Lobby where the General Reception will be held. VIP Reception is on the second level. Both levels are ideal for sponsors to have a table, kiosk [...]

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The Reason No One is Listening: 4 Tips to Get More Business

Whether you have a product or service to sell or are just trying to get discovered so that you can get hired, do you ever feel like this? …Like no one is listening because they are too busy getting their own message out that they don’t have time to listen to what you’re saying? If [...]

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How much @Klout do you have?

First impression… ———————————————- I just returned from CES (Consumer Electronics Show) and you know what the most interesting and surprising thing was? Auto companies. Huh? Yes. The Detroit auto show is this week, but Las Vegas was buzzing with talk about cars. Audi was by far the most impressive for many reasons. Their strategy felt [...]

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February 16th, 2011 Networking Event

Save the Date: When: Wednesday February 16th, 7:00-9:30pm Where: The Wine Artist: 21064 Bake Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630 Who: You, your friends, colleagues, or bring a date… We welcome new folks and anyone who would like to attend and check out our community. Each guest attending must register. What: Networking & Special Guest Speaker… [...]

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Seth Godin: March 2nd, 2011

Arrival instructions: No Walk-in’s. You must be registered to attend. If you registered and have your ticket, we’ll see you Wednesday, March 2nd! Some of Orange County’s top talent (which includes you) will be in attendance, not to mention the guest of honor Seth Godin. It’s going to be a great night with inspiring words [...]

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How to Find New Customers Using the Lastest Mobile and Location-Based Social Media Tools

What: Networking + Expert Business Instruction You’ll meet some of the top talent and Orange County and learn how to find new customers (or get your business found) using the latest social tools. If you’re not using geo-targeting or location-based systems you’re probably wasting time and advertising dollars…Hear it straight from one of the country’s [...]

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