"I've read a number of books on this topic and Dave Delaney, by far, has the greatest depth of knowledge and practical uses of all of the major players in social media." - Mark McGlinch
"A++ book for anyone who is looking to get better at networking and building relationships with people, companies and other organizations." - Brianna Reed
About the Author
Dave Delaney is a recognized leader, consultant, and speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking.
Delaney began his career in marketing, promotions, and publicity in Toronto, Ontario, Canada working in performing arts publicity and marketing, newspaper promotions, and broadcast television marketing. In Nashville, Tennessee, his career switched to technology-focused companies where he managed digital marketing efforts focusing on social media strategy and execution.
He hosted one of the first parenting podcasts from 2005[nd]2008, and he has been blogging for nearly a decade.
Dave co-founded two annual unconferences, PodCamp Nashville and BarCamp Nashville. He has also launched two monthly networking events, Nashcocktail and Geek Breakfast. The latter now has chapters across the United States, Canada, South Africa, and Australia.
In July 2012, Delaney was selected by Billboard Magazine as a digital marketing expert to follow. Dave Delaney has appeared in technology stories in USA Today, Billboard Magazine, Globe & Mail, Nashville Business Journal, The Tennessean, and Mashable.
Delaney frequently speaks at private events, functions, and public conferences. Engagements include South by Southwest Interactive, Social Media Club Nashville, American Marketing Association Nashville, Interlogix Partners Conference, Killer Tribes, Explore, PodCamp Toronto, BarCamp Nashville, and PodCamp Nashville.