2012 City Treasurer’s Chicago Business Contest forOn-Line Marketing and Social Media ContestMeet our Experts – Tuesday, Jan. 31st – 9:00 a.m. – NOON ; Register Now Steve Robinson is the Senior Regional Development Director for Constant Contact in Illinois, Steve have spent the past four plus years educating and training small and mid-sized businesses, non- profit organizations and associations how to use email, online surveys, events and engagement marketing to promote themselves. @ctcillinois Shawn "Shawnimal" Smith is the creator and owner of Shawnimals, a character design studio that believes in the power of unbridled, astonishing, ridiculous joy. Each Shawnimal comes with its own story that starts in the vast and colorful Shawnimaland universe, but is then given over to you to continue each unique creatures adventure in your own universe. The companys huggable friends appear as designer toys, lifestyle accessories, apparel, comic books, video games, and as anything that fosters companionship. Shawnimals believes that the best artistic experiences are participatory and affordable, and that – with an open heart – friendship can happen between you and just about anything. Even facial hair. Shawnimals was awarded first place in the Social Media Marketing category of last years competition.
Tom Casale is the founder of Simplified Solutions, an online marketing and technology agency in Chicago, IL. Simplified Solutions builds customized strategic roadmaps using insightful analysis, smart strategies, and a compelling message to optimize your companys success on the web. Tom joined the Constant Contact Business Partner program in 2002 and manages email, mobile and social marketing efforts for dozens of clients across the country. To enter the On-Line and Social Media Contest for Chicago Business Owners please visit: www.chicagocitytreasurer.comContest ends on Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET. @stephanieneely http://www.facebook.com/stephanieneely htthttp://www.youtube.com/treasurerneely