• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Stephen g. barr resume gray
 

Stephen g. barr resume gray

on

  • 1,100 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,100
Views on SlideShare
1,091
Embed Views
9

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0

1 Embed 9

http://www.startuphive.co 9

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Stephen g. barr resume gray Stephen g. barr resume gray Document Transcript

    • STEPHEN G. BARR 3200 La Rotonda Drive #302 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 562-400-0685F O U ND E R @ S T A R T U P H IV E , C E O & P U B LIS H E R @ http://www.sgbmediagroup.com http://sgbportfolio.posterous.com/S G B M E D IA G R O U P . M E NT O R @ E F A C T O R . C O M http://boardroomadvisers.com/ Summary Author, Editor & Publisher of 40 syndicated, digital publications utilizing multiple digital distribution channels in conjunction with launching and administrating national advertising campaigns for major Fortune 500 advertisers in partnership with Google, Ning, Facebook, Myspace, Yahoo, Commission Junction, DoubleClick, LinkShare, Share A Sale, PepperJam and other industry leading third party affiliate networks. An advocate, thought leader and prime mover in the burgeoning crowd funding and impact investing industries and publisher of The Crowdfunding Times™. Senior product development team member and advisory board member from conception to public Beta launch on over a dozen start ups marketing tangible goods as well as professional services and web/mobile applications. A trusted strategic alliance facilitator and start up adviser and mentor within the political, nonprofit, fine arts and real estate markets having worked on dozens of local, state and federal political campaigns and legislative initiatives in NY, AZ & CA since 1979. In 2009 he completed a fellowship in political leadership and nonprofit administration at The Center For Progressive Leadership, a national civic training institute that develops diverse leaders who can effectively advance progressive political and policy change. Internationally recognized thought leader and widely read social media columnist on The Examiner, Associated Content, Vator.tv, Social Media Today, Wellsphere Network Technorati, VentureBeat and company owned affiliate sites covering numerous topical verticals and published and cross syndicated on the full range of current platforms. Moderator of the “Niche Social Network Development” board on Quora.com and the “Social Media Group” on VentureStreet.com Experienced special event planner & producer for niche market events, trade shows and award presentations as well as master of ceremonies, panel judge and brand ambassador/spokesperson. Specialties Public relations, real estate, startups, affiliate marketing, digital publishing, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, coworking, retailing, advertising, website & online forum development, niche social network development, community management, blogging, email campaigns, affiliate/performance marketing, search optimization, branding and identity, site location, event production & promotion and non-profit fund raising.
    • Skills Crowdsourcing Crowdfunding Strategic Partnerships Philanthropy Legislative Relations Public Speaking Mind Mapping Non-Profit Social Network Consulting Development Executive Political Campaigns Social Networking Management Strategies Startup Consulting Coalition Online Advocacy Development Online Communities Strategic Planning Blogging Fiscal Planning Start-ups Project Management Editing Event Planning & Digital Media Affiliate Marketing Production Publishing Media production Niche Marketing Computer Graphics Social Media Online PR Corporate Blogging Social Branding E-commerce Blog Management Social Networking Consulting Social Bookmarking Website Monetization Social Software Press Events Social Media Development Online Community Performance Based Social Media Management Marketing Marketing Digital Media Facebook Twitter Digital Strategy Impact Investing Event Planning Public RelationsExperience Efactor.com 01 / 2013 - Present Mentor EFactor Corp., the world’s largest entrepreneurial community, provides its members with the people, tools, marketing and expertise to succeed and make real, trustworthy and lasting connections. At the core of EFactor is a strong algorithm that allows members to not only connect with a lot of people, but with the right people. In addition, EFactor provides knowledge, funding access and resources to reduce business costs, delivered through a unique mix of online social networking and offline domestic and international events. EFactor has over one million members in 185 countries across 90 industries. It is incorporated and headquartered in San Francisco. EFactor Corp. is also the parent company to a number of subsidiary service organizations including: MCC International, a UK communications and public relations agency; EQmentor, a company that delivers matching software for mentors to find the best mentees. In addition, it develops partnerships with companies such The Soho Loft, a global event platform where attendees assemble in order to exchange ideas and opportunities that will help reshape capital markets and stimulate economic growth. Startup Hive™ 10 / 2012 - Present Founder & Program Director Startup Hive™ is a progressive startup incubator project in development by noted publisher, startup adviser and publicist Stephen G. Barr to be located within the Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas, NV and Southern, CA market areas and supported by Barr’s
    • other established companies SGB Media Group, Boardroom Advisory Services and BarrPublications. The primary mission is to assist emerging technology start ups fromconception through IPO, merger or sale by serving, guiding, advising and governingtheir advisory & director’s boards on a fee or equity consulting basis with a focus oncurrent best practices, ethics and prudent leadership principles.Seed funding procurement assistance through the use of a series of niche market, equitybased crowdfunding sites currently in development and to begin alpha testing inJanuary 2013 as a result of the changing investor regulations as part of the Jobs Act aswell as through traditional venture capital sources.** Currently seeking joint venture partners, vendors, subcontractors, web developersand investors for this next generation startup incubator. Contact Stephen G. Barrdirectly at sbarr@startuphive.co Services provided will include but are not limited to: Help with business basics Networking activities Marketing assistance High-speed Internet access Help with accounting/financial management Access to bank loans, loan funds and guarantee programs Help with presentation skills Links to higher education resources Links to strategic partners Access to angel investors or venture capital Comprehensive business training programs Advisory boards and mentors Management team identification Help with business etiquette Technology commercialization assistance Help with regulatory compliance Intellectual property management Reputation ManagementNational CrowdFunding Association 09 / 2012 - PresentContent Committee ChairmanThe mission of the National Crowdfunding Association is to support, educate, andprotect the American crowdfunding market. We represent the interests of both theinvestor and the entrepreneur in every crowdfunding transaction, whether it is aninvestment or a donation crowdfund offering. The NLCFA was formed in March, 2012,prior to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012 authorizing investment crowdfunding inAmerica. We provide our members with opportunities to shape the industry, learn thedetails of the marketplace, stay informed and stay ahead, and the opportunity tonetwork with others involved in this revolutionary new way of financing. According tothe JOBS Act of 2012, the SEC has until approximately Jan 1, 2013 to issue regulationsgoverning investment crowdfunding. It must also register crowdfunding portals andapprove self-regulatory organization (SRO) rules governing those portals. We are acollection of SEC attorneys and crowdfunding portals and venture capitalists andentrepreneurs, seeking to influence the regulatory authorities for the betterment ofcrowdfunding. Currently the SEC is inviting the expression of views on the regulations itwill propose, and we are seeking to help the SEC Staff in their work on their regulationswith a primary goal of protecting investors while not over-regulating the nascent
    • market.Specific Duties as Content Committee Chair include: Recruit Committee members in line with role profiles and recruitment procedures. Ensure that Committee members understand the Department/Committee Terms of Reference, the role of the Chair and Officer and the work of the committee. Ensure that the Committee members receive the training and support they need to help them carry out their roles. Convene and facilitate scheduled committee meetings in a manor to ensure delivery of the committee’s assigned task(s) to the Board of Directors.Startup America Partnership 09 / 2012 - PresentApproved Startup CompanyMr. Barr’s Boardroom Advisory Services is the first of several strategically launchedcompanies he has in development to be utilizing this program but there are severalmore in development that will be complimentary in scope and nature to the others so asone gets off the ground it can help the next ones to be launched which will in turn dothe same for the next. Areas of special interest would be those revolving around urbanredevelopment in order to utilize the combined expertise of BAS as well as those of hisother firm American Realty Housing Group and will be utilizing the affiliation benefitspackage, sharing the same initial management group to cut expenses, unify managementstyle as well as using multiple crowdfunding platforms for funding.American Realty Housing Group™ 07 / 2012 - PresentChief Information Officer (CIO)American Realty Housing Group™ is a newly formed collaborative project betweenmany longtime business associates within the Southern, CA market area who’s purposeis to provide affordable housing within the urban core of America’s cities by developingvacant infill lots.With the ongoing recession and high unemployment rates we’ve seen in the past fewyears coupled with increasing offshore manufacturing competition the urban core ofAmerican cities has become blighted and peppered with vacant infill residential lots. Wewill specialize in redeveloping these lots with sustainable, energy efficient residentialhomes and provide reasonable financing for those of moderate means in order torevitalize the hubs of our cities.We will also facilitate a renewed sense of community and neighborhood pride ofownership by only selling to owner occupied buyers. Each submarket or neighborhoodthat we develop in we will create and launch a niche social network in conjunction withthat district’s city councilman, police, fire, school and public works departments andestablish a program of monthly “town hall” resident meetings and annual block party.We are rebuilding communities.The Entrepreneurial Advisory Network 07 / 2011 - PresentFounding AdviserThe Entrepreneurial Advisory Network is a growing team of individuals (not affiliatedwith AngelList) who are volunteering time to help nascent entrepreneurs. The advisorslisted below have committed to helping by offering a small amount of time per week tooffer advice and assist. We are always hoping to find more volunteers, so please get
    • involved if interested!We do offer: advice, perspective, links to information, moral support. We do notpromise intros, endorsements or money! Advisory Board Chairman at Sensual Steals, Inc.™ Advisory Board Member at ZEVO.tv™ Advisory Board Member at MyKidzKonnection.com™ Advisory Board Chairman at Golden Seeds Game Company, Inc.™ Advisory Board at Spillnow.com ™ Advisory Board at AFFGrow.com ™ Advisory Board at Bling Jeans Company ™ Advisory Board at Media Alliance Group ™ Advisory Board at PaintAcquaint.com ™ Advisory Board at Coworking Florida ™ Advisory Board at Caffine.me ™Boardroom Advisory Services™ 01 / 2011 - PresentFounder & ChairmanFee based consulting services for emerging technology for profit and nonprofit start upadvisory and directorial boards.Boardroom Advisory Services™ was founded by veteran entrepreneur Stephen G. Barrwith the mission to assist emerging technology start ups from conception through IPO,merger or sale by serving, guiding, advising and governing their advisory & director’sboards on a fee based consulting basis with a focus on current best practices, ethics andprudent leadership principles. Services Include but not Limited to; Board Formation and Staffing Mission Development Seed Funding Acquisition Board Administration & Governance Investor Reporting Procedural Implementation External Reporting and Compliance Media and Public Relations IPO, Merger or Sale Negotiations– Expert Market Study and Business plan preparation, review and evaluations.-Founded, built and ran multiple corporations in the <$1M annual revenue and 1-5employees on bootstrap seed capital.-CEO of a 7 office regional consulting firm and served on the board of directors ofseveral other, larger corporations in California, New York, Arizona, Delaware & Nevada.I am actively seeking compensated board appointments on the Advisory Boards ofemerging technology startups, NPO’s, progressive political PACs, fine arts and ecologicallobby groups and open to other market segments as well.SGB Media Group™ 11 / 2006 - PresentCEO & Group Publisher
    • SGB Media Group™ is a social media marketing and digital publishing firm specializingin social media marketing campaigns, eCommerce solutions, brand developmentinitiatives, public relations and digital content production, publication andsyndication.CRM solutions. It’s publishing arm, Barr Publications™ currently publishesand syndicates 45 in-house publications of mixed content generally related to startups,crowdfunding, affiliate marketing, social media & niche social media development. Publishing Rositer: *The Social Media Marketing Report™ *The Crowdfunding Times™ *The Southwestern Real Estate Report™ *Boardroom Advisory Services Blog™ *The Affiliate Marketing Publisher’s Report™ *The Transpartisan Times™ *The Social Circuit on Amplify.com™ (formerly) *Social Views on Google’s Blogger™ *The Social Media Observer on WordPress™ *The Software Solution Network™ *The Hard Drive Journal™ *Erotomania™ *The Startup Review Journal™ *Strategic Alliance Management & Social Media™ *Here’s Your Seat™ *A Divine Catharsis™ *A Caregiver’s Silence™ *Jew·el·ry™ *Black Friday Big Deals™ *The Adult Affiliate Network™ *The Reverse Mortgage News™ *Premium Value Club™ *Net Values Club™ *The Solitudinal Extrovert™Products & Services:* Crowdfunding Consulting* Social Network Profiles & Fan Pages* Business Plan Development* Blogs* Niche Social Networks* Static Websites* Portal Sites* eCommerce solutions* eMail/Newsletter Campaigns* Event Planning & Production* Website Analytics & SEO* Affiliate Marketing* Strategic Alliance Management* Business DevelopmenttalentPOD 07 / 2010 - 10 / 2010Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO)talentPOD is a social media marketing company that specializes in the development andongoing administration of proprietary social networks for the nonprofit and communityfocused organization sectors utilizing the full capacity of cutting edge, emergingtechnologies benefiting local, state, national and international communities. Socialrelevance and impact are the cornerstones of our inspiration. Through skillful use ofemerging technologies within the social media and public relations industries we hopeto assist the nonprofit and other community welfare organizations develop and delivertheir message to their targeted constituencies in a manor consistent with the currentindustry standards and best practices for the greater welfare and enrichment of thecommunities they serve. Proprietary social network development and administrationand public relations services for the nonprofit and community services focused sectors. Elaborated business development plans, design and implemented processes to support business growth, through customer and market definition. Facilitated business growth by working together with clients as well as business partners (suppliers, subcontractors, JV partners, technology providers, etc.). Built and maintained high-level contacts with current and prospective customer and other business and project partners.
    • Drove prospects through to contract award (including identifying new customers and markets, developing approaches to the market, identifying prospects, proposal preparation, etc.) Developed marketing strategy, managed proposal teams and client account managers.I was brought in to help develop and launch a custom social network platform for aspecific client that had been in development for over two years. The final product wasnot approved by the client.Center for Progressive Leadership 01 / 2009 - 09 / 2009FellowThe CPL State Political Leaders Fellowship is a nine-month, part-time leadershipdevelopment program for a select group of organizational leaders, future candidates,community organizers, and progressive activists across the state. Through training,coaching, project-based work and mentoring, the program gives up-and-coming leadersthe skills and networks they need to advance progressive political change in theircommunities.The Fellowship is designed to fit the schedules of working professionals through fivemain components: Five Weekend Workshops Regular One-on-one and Small Group Coaching Project-based Learning Mentorship Political NetworkingGiveClicks.com 10 / 2008 - 09 / 2009Director of Social MediaGiveClicks is an online shopping program designed to help you support your favoritecharity while doing your every day shopping on the Internet. The nonprofit of yourchoice will receive a small donation with each purchase you make online within theGiveClick’s merchant network. While there I developed the corporate social mediastrategy and built out, populated and maintained campaigns on Twitter and Facebook aswell as initiated and maintained the corporate blog on Wordpress. I reported to the CEOdirectly as well as interfaced with channel partners, IT department and various politicaland community leaders.As Social Media Director I was responsible for overseeing the Company’s Social MediaStrategy and Social Media team across all internal brands and platforms . The rolecoordinated with the internal PR, Editorial, Marketing, Legal and Production Directorsand Board Members to support the Company’s mission. The position involved ensuringour social boradcasting was fully integrated with all other efforts across the Company’sportfolio, as well as managing the Central Social Media budget.Draft Al Gore; State of Arizona 06 / 2006 - 02 / 2008Committee ChairmanWorked within the State of Arizona to initiate a draft referendum to elect Al Gore forPresident of The United States of America in the 2008 Presidential elections. In 2002-03Draft Gore mounted a large-scale effort to draft Al Gore for the Democratic nomination
    • in 2004. Thousands of people in every state worked actively in support of thatcampaign, which received considerable attention from the media. At the end of 2003,out of respect for Vice President Gore’s wishes when he endorsed Howard Dean, webrought our effort to an end.Since then, the crises facing our country and the world have only worsened. Democrats,both at the grassroots level and in elected office, told us that Al Gore’s voice and visionoffer us the best chance to reclaim our country and to fight again for the values ourparty has historically stood for. That’s why we restarted the campaign in early 2006 andmounted a historic effort to try to draft Gore for 2008.Vintage Bass Trading Co. & The Dudepit Forum 12 / 1998 - 01 / 2007Owner & Community ManagerOwner of VBTC, an online retail outlet for bass guitars and related accessories and hostof The Dude Pit online bass guitar discussion forum and social network. Retailer forfifteen musical instrument manufacturers. Co-designer of three limited edition bassguitars manufactured by Lakland Basses. Importer and exclusive US Distributor of the J-Retro onboard preamplifiers.As Founder and Community Manager of “The Dudepit” online forum for bass playersworldwide I managed an early example of a “Proprietary” as well as a “Niche” socialnetwork that at it’s peak was averaging an average of 3 million visits per month in athreaded forum style format. The forum became quite popular and I successfully“branded” myself as “The Dude” and became a noted “thought leader” within thedemographic with an international following.Sable Ridge Vineyards 1996 - 2001Operations ManagerGeneral manager of this family owned, boutique vineyard and winery in SonomaCounty, CA. Managed all day to day operations including vineyard and cellar labor,facilities and equipment. Participated in final tasting, blending and bottling of all wineswhich have received multiple gold, silver & bronze medals in international competition.One of the founding vineyards of The Bennett Valley AVA, an American ViticulturalArea located in Sonoma County, California. The boundaries of this appellation liecompletely within the North Coast AVA, almost completely within the Sonoma ValleyAVA and overlaps into some areas of the Sonoma Coast AVA and Sonoma MountainAVA. The region was granted AVA status on December 23, 2003 following the petitionof Matanzas Creek Winery. The AVA is surrounded to the south, east and west by theSonoma Mountains and to the north by the city of Santa Rosa, California. The regionreceives a moderating effect on its climate from Pacific Ocean through the cool coastalfogs and breeze that creep into the area from the southwest through Crane Canyonbetween Sonoma Mountain and Taylor Mountain. Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon,Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Syrahare the leading grape varieties planted.PRODUCTION Estate Syrah Sonoma Valley Meritage Russian River Valley ViognierRussian River Valley Petite Sirah Russian River Valley Zinfandel Sonoma CountyZinfandel Sonoma Valley Syrah and Red Blends Lodi Zinfandel, Syrah and Red BlendsAmerican Residential Appraisers 04 / 1991 - 11 / 1997President & CEO
    • Founder, President and CEO of this SW regional appraisal & consulting firm with asmany as 7 branch locations in CA & NV. Oversees all real estate appraisal administrationbusiness operations including day-to-day operational management including orderingand reviewing appraisal reports, vetting and maintaining a panel of approved appraisersand environmental consultants, establishment of bank appraisal and environmentalpolicies and development of department procedures, quality control including USPAP,Federal and state banking regulatory compliance, providing counsel to lenders andunderwriters regarding real estate related issues, supervision and guidance of staff, andproviding customer service to internal and external clientele. Over 400 hours of courtroom testimony experience with over an 80% win ratio. Golf course design, development and residential subdivision specialist. High end, celebrity owned residential specialist within a 7 county area of Southern CA Certified review appraiser Early tester and adopter of digital photography and data transmission technologies.Citibank 04 / 1989 - 04 / 1991District Appraisal ManagerSenior management position at this federally chartered savings bank. Managed desk andfields appraisers with workload adjustments and job performance including, estimating,customer service skills, and time management.Responsibilities:Managed Appraiser dispatch processes. Oversaw quality of appraisal handling Managedinternal quality control program including accuracy to detail, tracking results, andensuring general quality control and USPAP compliance. Ensured proper employeetraining, use and maintenance of all department computer hardware and softwaresystems, Monitored and reported unit performance against established metricsstandards. Worked closely with staff to ensure fair, accurate, and timely appraisals.Keeps current on state/territory regulations and issues as well as industry activity andtrends. Provided technical support to appraisal staff as well as completing reviewed anongoing random sampling of field work.. Participated in the establishment ofdepartment goals and for implementing procedures and performance standards toachieve these goals; Responsible for the employment, promotion, associate performanceevaluation, training, motivation, counseling, and discipline of assigned associates.Axiel Research Group, Ltd. 11 / 1985 - 10 / 1988President & CEOFounded and served as Pres & CEO of this real estate appraisal and consulting firm withemphasis on developing emerging technology within the field utilizing advancedstatistical modeling, digitized forms, time and motion studies and digital photographyyears before any peer groups. Regional appraisal review and fee panel managementservices for Norstar Bank & Fleet Financial.Scott E. Cohen Realty 01 / 1983 - 11 / 1985Sales ManagerManaged a sales force of 6-10 real estate sales people and brokers under Mr.Cohen.Recipient of the 1984 “Sales Master Award” from the Real Estate Board of Rochester forbeing the top selling Realtor Associate with 164 closed sale transactions. Trained one on
    • one under the mentorship of Mr. Cohen who went on to participating in 4 notable IPOs including LivePerson and 24/7 Real Media. USAF 06 / 1976 - 05 / 1979 Imagery Interpreter Specialist AFSC 20650 Graduated US Millitary Intelligence School, Lowry AFB, Served with the 548th RTG Hickam AFB, HI, Honorable Discharge. Top Secret Security Clearance (inactive). USAF Tested at the 98th percentile level and scheduled for classified international military intelligence service. Permanant assignment to he Pacific Air Command. +SERVICE RECORD CLASSIFIED+Education Harvard University 2012 - 2013 Certificate , Computer Science Startup Weekend 2012 - 2012 Center For Progressive Leadership 2009 - 2009 Senior Fellow , Political Science and Government *Lead a panel on the use of social media in political campaigns. *Fellowship advocacy project of affordable healthcare and the increasing need to compensate family caregivers. Monroe Community College 1979 - 1981 AA , Marketing Management Student Association Vice President, Student Member Board of Trustees, Founder & President of Outdoor Activities Unlimited Club. Cardinal Mooney HS 1976 - 1976 Diploma , College Prep Chess Team, Varsity Ski Team (NY State Team), Junior Varsity Men’s Tennis,Honors 1984 Sales Master Award, Real Estate Board of Rochester, NY 1989 CitiPride Award Recipient, CitiBank 2012 1st Place Winning Team Member (Bust’DD) at Startup Weekend - PhoenixInterests Website development, social media marketing, affiliate marketing, social networking, search engine optimization, website analytics, philanthropic administration, social activism, local, national and international politics, music, fine arts, viticulture, literature, antiques, writing.
    • Associations The National CrowdFunding Association, Digital Advertising Professionals, eMarketing Association Network, Association of Strategic Marketing, Email Experience Council, Internet Affiliate Marketers Association (IAMA), Performance Marketing Alliance, Phoenix Advertising and Marketing Professionals, The Center for Progressive Leadership, Association of Strategic Alliance ProfessionalsPublications The Crowdfunding Times™ 09 / 2012 SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://crowdfundingtimes.wordpress.com/ Publisher Stephen G. Barr reports on the latest developments in the crowd funding industry. According to the JOBS Act of 2012, the SEC has until approximately Jan 1, 2013 to issue regulations governing investment crowdfunding. It must also register crowdfunding portals and approve self-regulatory organization (SRO) rules governing those portals. The Startup Review Journal™ 08 / 2011 SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://startupreviewjournal.blogspot.com/ A digital publication of SGB Media Group featuring startups from the Startup Hive accelerated incubation program mentored by publisher and veteran entrepreneur and business catalyst Stephen G. Barr of Boardroom Advisory Services in conjunction with Angel.co, Vator.tv and the Startup America Partnership. The Social Media Marketing Report™ 09 / 2007 SGB Media Group Publications · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://sgbmedia.posterous.com/ SGB Media Group’s social media marketing blog on the Posterous network reporting on trends, news and events within the social media marketing industry. Social Media Observer™ 12 / 2010 SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://socialmediaobserver.wordpress.com A social media and public relations blog on WordPress by problogger and social media expert Stephen G. Barr, CEO & Group Publisher at the Scottsdale, AZ based SGB Media Group. Niche Social Network Development™ 01 / 2012 SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://nichesocialnetwork.blogspot.com/ A niche social network is a social network comprised of members of a particular niche market. The development, population, and administration of such a social, while possessing properties of a global social network does require different skills and special treatment by the developer. This blog is for the discussion of those differences.
    • The Affiliate Marketing Publishers Report™ 11 / 2007SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://ampr.posterous.com/SGB Media Group’s Publisher Stephen G. Barr reports on the Affiliate MarketingIndustrySocial Views™ 09 / 2007SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://www.sgbmedia.blogspot.comSGB Media Group is a social media marketing firm specializing in niche social networkdevelopment, performance marketing, strategic alliance management, public relationsand developing social network aggregation applications. Social Views is a digitalpublication reporting on trends, events and emerging technologies and platforms usedfor social media marketing.An Inimitable Style™ 10 / 2010SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://aninimitablestyle.blogspot.com/Publisher Stephen G. Barr writes one man’s perspective on being single, middle aged,introspective, style conscious and sometimes lost in the technological new millenniumsociety.The Software Solution Network™ 11 / 2010SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://softwaresolutionnetwork.blogspot.com/Providing the best software available at deeply discounted pricing. Product reviews andpromotions.The Hard Drive Journal™SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://computerwebdeals.blogspot.com/SGB Media Group’s Steve Barr reports on computer hardware and peripheral deviceswith news, reviews and buy recommendations.The Southwest Real Estate Report™ 07 / 2011SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://www.swrereport.posterous.comPublisher and retired real estate appraiser Stephen G. Barr tracks and discussed thecurrent real estate market in California, Ariziona & Nevada.The Solitudinal Extrovert™ 07 / 2009
    • SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://sgbmedia.tumblr.com/Steve Barr’s Tumblr blog on a range of topics from social media marketing, publicrelations, social network development & monetization, blogging, vlogging, communityand strategic alliance building, website development, computer graphics, contentmanagement & aggregation, digital media publishing. branding and identity, sitelocation, event production & promotion, non-profit fund raising and tasteful,responsible adult content publishing, human sexuality, empathy, irony and emotionsThe Transpartisan Times™ 09 / 2007SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://transpartisantimes.blogspot.com/Transpartisanship represents an emerging field in political thought distinct frombipartisanship, which aims to negotiate between “right” and “left,” resulting in adualistic perspective, and nonpartisanship, which tends to avoid political affiliationaltogether. Rather, transpartisanship acknowledges the validity of truths across a rangeof political perspectives and seeks to synthesize them into an inclusive, pragmaticcontainer beyond typical political dualities.Strategic Alliance Management & Social Media™SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr · http://sgbmedia.typepad.com/blog/A community and blog dedicated to strategic alliance management within today’s socialmedia environment.A Caregivers Silence™ 07 / 2007SGB Media Group · Authors: Stephen G. Barr ·http://caregiverssilence.blogspot.com/Steve Barr of SGB Media Group discusses his personal experiences as the full-timecaregiver for his elderly & infirm parents and reports on many available resources forcaregivers. Syndicated on The Wellsphere Health Network.