Is Your Networking Hype the Truth?

The honest truth is that before you will ever be able to do business with anyone in your networking circle of friends they will have to like you and trust you. PERIOD!

If there is any hint of unproveable hype, you will blow your chances. Part of your job is to instill confidence in what you do and how you might be able to help others in your network. People have to be able to trust you. Trust is the foundation of a good relationship. Being honest is much easier than constructing fabrication.

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Matthew O'Brien

With over 20 years of experience in the digital media world, Matthew has worked for and with Fortune 500 businesses and has built companies from the start-up stage to exit strategy. He recently helped develop a data insight engine to bridge the gap between search, social, and mobile marketing to maximize the visibility, relevancy, and predictive success of online businesses.

Matthew is the founder of MINT Social, an award-winning digital marketing company that accelerates online marketing results to help businesses get found and thrive online. 

Matthew has developed an educational curriculum for Universities on social media for businesses, is a founding board member of the Arizona Innovation Marketing Association (AZIMA), a board member of HeroZona Foundation and on the advisory board (Vinnies) for St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix.  Matthew is a mentor with ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, a speaker on social media and digital marketing, and is a subject matter expert with many online portals.

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