October 13, 2009 08:30 ET

Powered, Inc. CMO Aaron Strout to Present at Driving Sales Executive Summit and BlogWorld & New Media Expo

Social Marketing Leader Continues to Educate Market, Presenting on Social Media and Business at Key Industry Forums in Las Vegas

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - Powered, the social marketing company, announces today that Chief Marketing Officer Aaron Strout will be presenting at both The Driving Sales Executive Summit (DSES) and The 2009 BlogWorld & New Media Expo in Las Vegas, NV. At both venues Strout will demonstrate the power of social media in the enterprise.

The Driving Sales Executive Summit taking place October 13-14th at the Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas, NV is an exclusive interactive forum that brings together the nation's most innovative dealer operators to collaborate on progressive marketing models, interactive technologies and operational solutions. Powered's Strout will be speaking on Wednesday, October 14th at 8:15 a.m. presenting "Social Media: Where it Works in Business and Does it Fit in Automotive?" This presentation will focus on the power of branded online communities for building lasting customer relationships that help to drive revenue, build loyalty and garner insight for product innovation.

The 2009 BlogWorld & New Media Expo, taking place October 15-17th at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media including: Blogging, Podcasting, Social Media, Online Video, Music, TV, Radio, Gaming, Entertainment and Communities. In addition to the new media industry exhibition, BlogWorld & New Media Expo features the largest new media conference in the world including more than 50 seminars, panel discussions and keynotes from iconic personalities on the leading-edge of online technology and internet-savvy business. Strout will participate in the panel discussion "The Twitter Game - How to 'Play' Social Networking and Why it's a Bad Idea?" on Friday, October 16th at 5:00 p.m. Other panelists include Jesse Stay, Socialtoo.com; Micah Baldwin, Lijit Networks; and Lucretia Pruitt, GeekMommy.

For more information, please visit www.powered.com.


Powered creates social marketing programs that help brands connect and build relationships with their customers through managed online communities. Unlike other marketing programs, online communities allow businesses to engage with customers through a combination of expert content and online community interactions. Throughout the Customer Lifecycle -- from Awareness to Advocacy -- clients achieve measurable results with real-time data and insights. Our leading-edge, integrated technology platform coupled with years of experience building successful online communities sets us apart. We define the right community strategy, develop professional content, and deliver insightful program analytics to help clients meet their marketing objectives. Innovative global brands including HP, iVillage, Atkins, RadioShack, and Sony rely on Powered for intelligent social marketing programs that drive sales, build brand loyalty and deliver a significantly higher ROI than other marketing programs.

For more information, please visit www.powered.com.

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