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Patrick Schwerdtfeger - Patrick Schwerdtfeger. Walnut Creek, CA, US

Patrick Schwerdtfeger Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Author & Speaker | Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Walnut Creek, CA, UNITED STATES

America's Most Inspiring Small Business Speaker

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Biography

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is the author of Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and is a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. He has spoken about business trends, modern entrepreneurship and the social media revolution at conferences and business events around the world.

Patrick’s past books include Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed (2009) and Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century (2008). He has been featured by the New York Times, CNN Money, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine and Forbes, among others.

Industry Expertise (3)

Social Media Direct Marketing Advertising/Marketing

Areas of Expertise (2)

Social Media Business Marketing

Accomplishments (1)

2012 Small Business Book Awards (professional)

2011-06-07

"Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed" (2011, Wiley) won an award in the Social Media category in the 2012 Small Business Book Awards

Education (1)

Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada): Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing & Finance 1993

Event Appearances (52)

Social Media Victories

California Association of Landscape Contractors  San Jose, CA

2010-01-14

Social Media Victories

SiteGlobal Conference  Yontville, CA

2010-03-09

Social Media Victories

Internet Marketing Conference  Calgary, Canada

2010-03-17

Social Media Victories

American Marketing Association  Chicago, IL

2010-05-13

Social Media Victories

Insurance Brokers and Agents (IBA) West  Palm Springs, CA

2010-06-11

Social Media Victories

National Association of Healthcare Recruiters  Las Vegas, NV

2010-07-07

Social Media Victories

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)  New Delhi, India

2010-07-17

Social Media Victories

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)  Jaipur, India

2010-07-21

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast Cable  Philadelphia, PA

2010-07-27

Social Media Victories

Internet Marketing Conference (IMC)  Helsinki, Finland

2010-09-15

Social Media Victories

Internet Marketing Conference (IMC)  Vancouver, Canada

2010-07-21

Social Media Victories

Business Leadership Summit  Turlock, CA

2010-10-13

Social Media Victories

Association of Premiere Nanny Agencies (APNA)  Scottsdale, AZ

2010-10-15

Social Media Victories

Social Media Conference  Petaluma, CA

2010-10-22

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  Tampa, FL

2010-11-02

Social Media Victories

Finance and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)  Miami, FL

2010-11-18

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  Miami, FL

2010-12-07

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  West Palm Beach, FL

2010-12-08

Social Media Victories

California Insurance Wholesalers Association (CIWA)  San Diego, CA

2011-01-14

Social Media Victories

Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA)  Toronto, Canada

2011-02-02

Social Media Victories

Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)  Sacramento, CA

2011-03-17

Social Media Victories

American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA)  Dallas, TX

2011-03-20

Social Media Victories

Ohio Cable Telecommunications Association (OCTA)  Columbus, OH

2011-03-22

Social Media Victories

Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE)  San Diego, CA

2011-03-31

Social Media Victories

BlackBerry Small Business Spotlight  Los Angeles, CA

2011-04-05

Social Media Victories

American Marketing Association (AMA)  Chicago, IL

2011-04-07

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  Newark, NJ

2011-05-05

Monetizing Trust

Internet Marketing Conference (IMC)  Stockholm, Sweden

2007-11-28

Social Media Victories

APPEX Insurance Summit  Chicago, IL

2011-05-25

Social Media Victories

United Healthcare Symposium  Minneapolis, MN

2011-06-14

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast Cable  Detroit, MI

2011-07-13

Social Media Victories

SITE Yong Leaders Conference  Cancun, Mexico

2011-07-29

Social Media Victories

MarshBerry Insurance Summit  Chicago, IL

2011-09-13

Social Media Victories

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)  San Diego, CA

2011-09-24

Interactive Marketing

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)  San Francisco, CA

2010-01-21

Social Media Victories

Penn American Group Insurance Conference  San Francisco, CA

2011-10-07

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  New York City, NY

2011-10-18

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  Queens, NY

2011-11-09

Social Media Victories

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)  Stamford, CT

2011-11-10

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast  Detroit, MI

2011-11-11

Social Media Victories

Global Business Conference  Lisbon, Portugal

2011-11-17

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast Cable  Orlando, FL

2011-12-01

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV  Atlanta, GA

2011-12-02

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV Philadelphia Home Show  Philadelphia, PA

2012-01-18

Social Media Victories

Vistage Sacramento  Sacramento, CA

2012-02-28

Social Media Victories

Peninsula Women's Network  Monterey, CA

2012-03-07

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast Cable  Indianapolis, IN

2012-03-21

Social Media Victories

Direct Selling Association, Krisham Group  Salt Lake City, CA

2012-03-26

Social Media Victories

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)  Springdale, AR

2012-04-26

Social Media Victories

Cayman Island Tourism Exchange (CITE)  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

2012-05-01

Social Media Victories

Bloomberg TV & Comcast Cable  Houston, TX

2012-05-09

Social Media for Governments

18th GCC eGovernment & eServices Conference  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2012-05-22

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Social Media Victories

The vast majority of business professionals spending time on Facebook and Twitter are just wasting time. For the most part, they’re using unfocused and ineffective tactics that do nothing to attract new clients. Meanwhile, a few are using simple but powerful strategies to explode their businesses virtually overnight. Patrick is passionate about finding the unfair tricks – those juicy secrets – that transform social media from a relentless time waster to a reliable business builder.

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