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Learn how the BBC is successfully leveraging social media / AllFacebook Marketing Conference

by on October 24, 2012 in Events, Events & Awards, FaceBook, Lead story, London & South East

Harness Social Media to Support Your Brand

Keynote speaker Vincent Sider will explore how to enhance engagement and monetization across a variety of social media platforms. Gain actionable tips and first-hand insight into how the BCC, one of the largest broadcasters in the world, successfully leverages social media

Rising Media and WebMediaBrands, producers of the AllFacebook Marketing Conference, today announced that Vincent Sider, Vice President of Social Media for the BBC, will open this year’s London conference as the keynote speaker.

Sider will address how the BBC harnesses social technologies and explores opportunities for enhancing engagement and monetisation across a variety of social media platforms, including Facebook. In his role, Sider creates and delivers social media strategies to support the broadcast company’s global brands.

AllFacebook Marketing Conference is being held on 19 November at 200 Aldersgate, London.

A fullday event designed for professionals who are interested in leveraging Facebook to grow their businesses and extend the social reach of their brands. The conference is packed with case studies, practical advice, and concrete examples of how to monetise content through this social media platform.

Sider’s presentation marks an exceptional opportunity to learn how one of the world’s largest broadcasters is successfully leveraging social media. Attendees will walk away with advice and actionable tips to apply to their own social media strategies.

“Being responsible for the BBC’s social media strategy is a mammoth task in a corporation which has so many worldwide brands,” said CEO of Rising Media, Matthew Finlay. In his opening presentation, Sider will outline why Facebook, as well as other social media platforms, are fundamental to the BBC’s marketing plans and reveal just how they leverage the multitude of opportunities this presents.”

Additional conference speakers include professionals from Kred, Yorkshire Tea and Taylors Coffee, salesforce.com, Syncapse, Spruce Media, and more.

The AllFacebook Marketing Conference is sponsored by Adobe, Alchemy Social, and King.com.

To register for the conference, please visit: www.mediabistro.com/events/allfacebook/2012/11LONDON/register.asp

About Rising Media

Rising Media is a specialised media company excelling in the production of business technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media currently produces events including eMetrics Summit, Conversion Conference, Search Marketing Expo, Predictive Analytics World, Text Analytics World, DemandCon, Affiliate Management Days, Internet Marketing Conference, Web Effectiveness Conference, Social Gambling & Gaming Summit, Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit, Semantic Technology & Business Conference, Building Business Capability in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Australia. See www.risingmedia.com for more info.

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows.

The Company’s online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry’s leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties providing original market research, data services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming, and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, and Big Data.

The Company’s online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium membership services. The Company’s trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company’s online business.

All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at:
http://www.webmediabrands.com/corporate/press.html

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Rising Media

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