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MarketingXLerator

A Boutique Social Media Marketing Consultancy

Natascha Thomson
Natascha Thomson is the CEO of MarketingXLerator and brings over 20 years of experience to her Silicon Valley consulting practice.
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Social Media OnDemand & Upcoming Events 2015

As I often get asked for content to learn about social media marketing, I have compiled this list of events I’ve recently been a part of, and some that are coming up soon. Hope it’s useful!

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What You Need To Know About Fake Followers

One of the most asked questions in social media is: “How can I grow my following?” Don’t listen to those who say that it does not matter. While the quality of your followers is most important, if you have no followers, you are talking to yourself.   So what about buying followers?

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Webinar: HOW TO STAY MINDFUL IN A DATA-DRIVEN WORLD

Please join us for this webinar on the topic of “Over-Automation“ that tries to answer the question: “Is it possible to stay mindful in a data-driven world?“ It’s hosted on 09/15/15 at 9:00 AM PT/ Noon ET by Social Media Today and you can register here.

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3D Printing for Dummies 101 at #TechShop

Last week I took a 3D printing class at TechShop in San Francisco. TechShop, according to their own website is: “a vibrant, creative community that provides access to tools, software and space. You can make virtually anything at TechShop. Come and build your dreams!”

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[YT] Brian Solis: The Future of Business. Innovate or Die.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure to interview Brian Solis about his book, What’s the Future of Business?, at an event hosted by the Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC). Below you can find the video recording of the event.

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Panel: Leveraging Social Media for Work and Play

FountainBlue’s When She Speaks, Women in Leadership Series: Leveraging Social Media for Work and Play When: Friday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Sandisk, 951 SanDisk Drive, Milpitas, California

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Facebook Marketing Tips from 20+ Experts

I recently had the honor to be asked to contribute to an expert blog on Facebook marketing: Facebook for Business: How to Use it to Market Yourself (and Your Brand). 20+ Expert Insights. It was just published and I was amazed by the great advice my peers dished out. 

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How to Stay Mindful in a Data-Driven World #SocialShakeUp15

Are you Over-Automating? How to Stay Mindful in a Data-Driven World. Social media is about people. The holy grail of marketing is currently personalization. And while new amazing social media intelligence tools are making it easier than ever before to listen, analyze data, gain insights and make informed decisions, there is a real danger to over-automate.

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Do You Have the Social Media Skills You Need to Succeed?

On October 16th and 23rd, 2015, I am teaching the Advanced Social Media Marketing class at UCSC Extension Silicon Valley. If you’d like to attend, please register here.

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Why I Went Shopping Despite My #Y4Y Pledge

When I signed up on January 1st, 2015 to buy nothing new for a year, my plan was to write a weekly blog and  a book about the experience at the end of the year. I was concerned I might not have enough material, as it’s been so easy (so far). Then, last week, I found myself spending $150 at Target.

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Is Anything More Important than #SEO?

Is there any marketing topic that seems more important than search engine optimization (SEO)? Well, ok, maybe inbound marketing, but the two go hand-in-hand. Want to learn more?

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Salesforce Webinar: SEO Strategies for Beginners

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media Optimization (SMO) Strategies for Beginners. In this webinar, presented by Salesforce Data.com Connect, Natascha Thomson, CEO of MarketingXLerator, will explain the basics of SEO and SMO for novices.

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