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Social Storytelling with BuzzFeed

Join the Charlotte American Marketing Association as we host a representative from BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment media company. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of 100M.

Brands have such amazing stories to tell and today's heavy-handed digital advertising often gets in the way. BuzzFeed is uniquely positioned to help brand's tell amazing consumer-first stories across their initiatives.

75% of users come to BuzzFeed to find something to share, these are socially active, socially savvy people who are spending time consuming and sharing content, thus people who are very likely to spend time with your brand and share interesting content we publish together with their friends. 

Program Agenda

5:30 pm – 6:15 pm:  Networking

6:15 pm – 7:15 pm:  Presentation

7:15 pm – 7:45 pm:  Audience Q&A

About our Speaker

Jeff brings 8 years of digital media expertise across the key pillars of the digital space today – social, display, video and mobile.

Jeff Smith is Sales Director of the SouthEast Region for BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed is a media company for the social age, helping brands create amazing social stories in a consumer-first voice. We at BuzzFeed are simply trying to make digital advertising suck a little less.

Prior to BuzzFeed, Jeff was a Senior Account Executive with Twitter in the Southeast Region. He partnered with key Fortune 500 brands in the region developing strategic ideas and supporting advertising campaigns driving business outcomes.

Jeff previously worked at ShareThis, a Social Sharing Platform, in which he partnered with key Southeast Region Clients to drive business outcomes thru social retargeting display efforts.

Prior to ShareThis, Jeff was an Account Director at AOL, Jeff was responsible for developing client-focused AOL Advertising solutions and driving sales within the finance category.

LinkedIn Profile:

Twitter: @jeff_smith

Additional Details

This event is free to current paid members of the Charlotte American Marketing Association and Studiobanks employees.  Guests will need to pay $5 through PayPal online here or at the door.

If you'd like to become a member of CAMA, please visit

Studiobanks will be our venue host. Pizza and soft drinks will be served at the event as part of your registration.

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  • Tommy N.

    Great insight, loved it!

    March 29, 2014

  • Laura H.

    Great info!!! Inspiring!

    March 27, 2014

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