Brando Social

Brando Social

March 12, 2009 13:27 ET

Struggling Businesses Thrown a Social Media Lifeline

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 12, 2009) -

Editor's Note: A photo and a video are associated with this release.

Brands and organisations struggling to adapt to the people-power of the internet are being thrown a lifeline by cutting-edge full service social media agency Brando Social.

The London, UK, firm's new division, Brando Social Consult, teams some of the most brilliant thought leaders and practitioners in social media, technology, change management, mobile, music, B2B, search, government, social advertising and marketing.

Individually and collectively they are ready to help brands and organisations adapt to and flourish in the networked world - a world where peer-to-peer activity is disrupting so many traditional business models and supply chains.

Headed by blogger, author, keynote speaker and Brando Social's Director of Social Media, David Cushman, everyone on the team understands the disruptive power of peer-to-peer networks.

"Our people have been leading the revolution for years. They are gifted at helping business and organisations become part of it - rather than victims of it."

David is the author of 'The Power of the Network' and a globally experienced consultant and authority on taking businesses on this most vital of all journeys.

The line-up includes:

- Alan Moore: (Author, CEO and inventor of Engagement Marketing.)

- Euan Semple: Former Head of Knowledge for the BBC.

- Dr. Chris Thorpe: Technology consultant to the Guardian Group and MySpace.

- Gerd Leonard: (Author and leading thinker in Music 2.0 and The End of Control.)

- Luke Brynley-Jones: Co-founder of the UK's first social networking consultancy (etribes) and expert in mobile social networks.

- Dominic Campbell: Leading consultant in government, research, IT and business.

- Suw Charman: Social software consultant with clients including MSN, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Pfizer, and the BBC.

- Andrew Grill: Mobile advertising evangelist and author of top 50 UK blog London Calling.

- Rory Brown: Expert in Business media, events, search & social marketing.

The division was launched to a packed house at Brando Social's 'Winning With Social Media' event at the Soho Hotel, London.

A video showing brief excerpts from all the presentations is available with this release. You can see each presentation in full, shared together with the relevant slidedecks, at http://www.brandosocial.com/events.

Brando Social MD Jamie Burke, said: "It's our belief that social media is not only the key environment for brands and organisations to interact with their customers and members, but also an expression of a far bigger change with far reaching implications for the way business is done.

"The right consultants can make an enormous impact on the future of those businesses that are ready to change - educating, evangelising and instigating change."

Brando Social is part of the Cossette-owned Band & Brown Group based in Camden, London.

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