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Prospect education. How do you show you prospects what they should be thinking about?+Mark Traphagen  of +Stone Temple Consulting  chats about teaching your prospects to think in new ways. We hear about knowing your prospect and getting into their head, but what should you do to get them really engaged?

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About Mark:

Tagline Social Media Marketing | Content Marketing | Personal Brand Authority Introduction As Senior Director of Online Marketing for Stone Temple Consulting, I'm responsible for raising the awareness of STC's renowned services for our many Fortune 500 level clients.

What can you expect me to talk and engage about? Social Media Consulting + Social Media Marketing + Content Marketing +Inbound Marketing + Internet Marketing + Google+ Business Pages + Paid Search Advertising and anything to do with connecting on the web!

My mission is to help you get seen and heard, to get your message out and bring in people who want and need what you have to offer. My special know-how is in the intersection of social and search.

I'm the Senior Director of Online Marketing for Stone Temple Consulting, one of the leading online marketing agencies in the United States.

On Google+ you'll see me posting and sharing mostly about social media and how we can more effectively use it to collaborate and transform our world.

My Creds:

Active user every day since Google+ Day 3 In the Top 500 of US G+ users according to CircleCount.com The Stone Temple Digital Marketing Excellence Blog Social Media Marketing columnist for Marketing Land Published on Search Engine Land, Moz (Featured Author),Social Media Today and many other top publications. All my LinkedIn Pulse articles Speaker at major conferences across the US, including MozCon, SMX, and Pubcon Read and subscribe to my Flipboard Magazines. I daily curate there the best online marketing related news, tips, and articles I run across all over the web:

Google+ Plus Power http://flip.it/IxUeA Online Marketing Daily http://flip.it/h2nXP SEO Search Engine Optimization Daily http://flip.it/7LvQK Available to speak at your conference! Also for press, podcast, and webinar interviews. Contact me through this profile or the email address below.

Personal Stuff

Married for over 30+ years to Karyn Louise Murphy Traphagen. Two grown-and-married daughters; six grandchildren.#nerdfighter #DFTBA!

I've competed in The Monti storytelling event (winning a StorySlam and runner-up in a GrandSlam), and joined a New Orleans-style second line band called the Bulltown Strutters.

Cover photo courtesy of Dustin W. Stout & Weal Media. Profile image by Jennifer Rich.

All posts and opinons expressed by me on Google+ are entirely my own and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer or any other organization with which I might be connected.


My home blog is at Stone Temple Consulting. I write the Social Media Marketing column for Marketing Land, I also contribute toMoz, Search Engine Land, Maximize Social Business, Social Media Today and many other top digital marketing sites.

I have spoken at numerous industry conferences, including MozCon, Pubcon, SMX (Advanced, East, West & Social Media), and SearchExchange.

I tweet at @marktraphagen

Finally, let me leave you with a benediction, courtesy of my friend Eli Fennell:

In nomine Google, et Long Tail, et spiritus AuthorRank.

Bragging rights Old enough to have an Early Adopter Badge from Foursquare for Planet Earth | The Monti StorySlam Winner & GrandSlam Runner Up

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