Successful Young Entrepreneur. Web & TV Personality. Best Selling Author. Shama is a visionary business strategist for the digital age, and one of the most sought after keynote speakers today. She has been invited to share the speaking stage with the world’s top leaders from the Dalai Lama to President Obama.
Shama is the Founder and CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, an award-winning web marketing and digital PR firm. Under her leadership, the company has grown to include a team of 30 and clients that range from publicly held, Fortune 500 companies to privately-held small businesses and non-profit organizations across the globe. As a result of her success, she has been the recipient of the prestigious Technology Titan Emerging Company CEO award. Shama has been honored at both the White House and The United Nations as one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs in the country.
Known as the “Zen Master of Marketing” by Entrepreneur Magazine and the “Millennial Master of the Universe” by Fast Company, Shama serves as a trusted media resource. She has experience across all mediums (TV, radio, online and print), and major networks turn to Shama as their primary correspondent for all things digital. She has appeared on MSNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, CBS, NPR, CNBC, CW, and over 1,000 other media outlets.
Essena O’Neill, an 18 year old “instagram-model” from Australia, recently made her case against social media…by using social media. I talk with Good Day Fox on how to make sense of it all, and we address the million-dollar question – Is Social Media really fake? You can watch the interview here: http://www.fox4news.com/good-day/44906017-storyRead Full Article >
Dear Shama, I’m reading your book, The Zen of Social Media Marketing, at the minute (brilliant book), but I’m stuck with your advice about Twitter. You talk about searching for specific groups/people to connect with, but all my searches have turned up nothing relevant. Am I missing something obvious? —DaveRead Full Article >
No generation has been as publicly reviled, praised, misunderstood, and analyzed as the Millennials. And, with good reason. By 2025, Millennials, also known as Gen Y or those born in the 80’s and 90’s, will make up the majority of the workforce.Read Full Article >
Dear Shama, What advice would you give to someone starting as a social media marketing consultant for nonprofits? I really admire what you do and I am a big fan. Have a great day! —EvertonRead Full Article >
Dear Shama, Do you believe it is possible for a company or organization to participate in too many TweetChats and that those should be limited? Is it possible to lose followers on Twitter by participating in too many of those TweetChats? —Katherine V.Read Full Article >