February 02, 2010 10:42 ET

LinkedOC's Founder Bryan Elliott Hosts Bestselling Author Seth Godin to Benefit Haiti Relief

Join OC Professionals at the St. Regis Hotel & Spa for the Evening of February 11, 2010

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2010) - LinkedOC, a leading business community networking group representing major industries in Orange County, today announced the "One Night to Discover how to be Indispensable," networking and charity event to be held at the St. Regis Hotel and Spa February 11, 2010 at 7 p.m. Keynote speaker, new media guru and bestselling author of 10 books, Seth Godin, will present game-changing insights about the new rules of marketing.

Seth Godin's books "Permission Marketing," "Purple Cow" and "Tribes" have impacted the way people think about marketing and changed the way people work. His blog ( is also one of most visited and read blogs in the world. Godin served as founder and CEO of Yoyodyne, the industry's leading interactive direct marketing company, which Yahoo! acquired in late 1998. He was called "the Ultimate Entrepreneur for the Information Age" by Business Week. "This is a rare and special opportunity for Orange Country business professionals," said Bryan Elliott. "Seth normally doesn't schedule personal appearances, especially on the West Coast. But there's something special happening within LinkedOC that also resonates with Seth and he's making the trip just for us."

Added Elliott, "In light of the down economy, it's a very timely message: one night of networking, one night to discover how to be indispensable, and one night to help the victims of the devastating Haiti earthquake disaster."

About LinkedOC: LinkedOC, a business community network dedicated to Orange County, is a leading community network representing the major industries in Orange County. LinkedOC promotes the real value of networking as it translates into meaningful relationships of trust. Its members help each other form a community and prosper through innovation, creativity and collaboration. LinkedOC's founder, Bryan Elliott, a brand, Web & social media strategy consultant, was most recently featured in Chris Brogan and Julien Smith's new best-selling book, Trust Agents. For more information visit:,, or

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