Social Sage / Event Marketing Strategist
Barbara Pender, (Social Sage) is a Certified Social Media Strategist, In 2014, she was nominated as Collaborator of the Year and in 2015 she was nominated and honored as Networker of the Year. Barbara is an International Speaker and Bestselling author of the anthology books BOLD with Les Brown and The Relationship Age with Mari Smith. BOLD was nominated 2015 Small Business Book Awards in the category of motivation. She has also worked with Melinda Emerson, lauded by Forbes’s as America’s #1 Small Business Expert as former Co-Host and Producer of #SmallBizChat, Twitter’s #1 tweetchat for entrepreneurs.
She has become a welcomed social media authority for several ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CW news affiliates as well as a contributor to Black Enterprise. You may have last seen Barbara covering the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Summit via Periscope, last fall. Look for Barbara’s laser focused digital magazine, to launch in 2016.
They say Twitter is like a cocktail party, Facebook is like a dinner party, and LinkedIn is like a trade show. If you are a networker, conference attendee or event planner for your business or company; then allow Barbara’s interviewing skills to cover your event and she will create a buzz that will get people talking. No event is complete without having Social Sage’s presence live streaming to your community via platforms e,g, Periscope; followed by complete follow up interviews. She is a people magnet!
Having the opportunity to work with Barbara means drowning out the noise of all the social media overwhelm and tuning in by focusing on the right platforms and strategies to accomplish your event goals.
Barbara has coined the phrase “Get your social act together”.