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When I’m not talking sports, music, politics or idiocy, I talk marketing and public relations. Keeps the lights on and the dogs fed.

Most recently I spoke before a group sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, a group called Maverick Marketing Mondays, on the topic of social media.

Video and audio quality be damned, here are snippets of that presentation—a Social Media 101 for beginners who expressed the sentiment that “Help! These Marketing Trends Are Making Me Feel Old!” …as the conference was billed.

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Are today’s new marketing tactics making you feel old? You don’t have to show I.D., but you might want to join us in this conversation:

Marketing Maverick Mondays:
“Help! The Marketing Trends Make Me Feel Old”
May 11, noon to 1:15 p.m. (lunch included)
Detroit Zoo, Ford Education Center (Drippy Wet Studio)
8450 W. Ten Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
map/directions

$20 Chamber members Business Builder level and above
$30 Basic level members
$40 Nonmembers

Register Now

Featured maverick marketers: Driven Solutions and Identity Public Relations

  • Driven Solutions Principals: Kevin Woods, Sam Chiodo, Brian Cusac, John Cymbal
  • Tom Nixon, partner, Indentity Marketing & Public Relations

Driven Solutions and Identity Public Relations are two local advertising and public relations firms that began as small startups and have grown into two of the region’s most creative companies. Learn about the latest trends in marketing, advertising and PR from a panel of experts who will talk about how small businesses capitalize on them for little or no cost.


Social Media Making You Feel Old?

Is technology moving so fast that you can barely keep up? Do all the latest doo-dads and their ubiquitous proliferation make you feel old? I wouldn’t blame you if they did. Things change everyday. New services and Web sites pop every day. Half of them, you can’t even pronounce.

To wit, I will be speaking at an upcoming Marketing Maverick Monday session sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber on May 11. Details can be found here. The session is aptly entitled, “Help! These New Marketing Trends Are Making Me Feel Old!”

If you’re feeling old, don’t despair. I’m hoping this talk will have us all sipping from the Fountain of Youth, if only for an hour.