I'm Brandon Uttley, social media marketing and public relations professional. I help companies use social media to improve their business.
Brandon Uttley's Bio:
Brandon Uttley, APR, is a seasoned web marketing and public relations professional with 25 years of experience. Currently, he serves as Social Selling Product Manager for Sales Performance International. He has also been involved in starting three web development and online marketing companies.
Uttley earned the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation from Public Relations Society of America and served as president of the PRSA Charlotte chapter in 2009. He is a frequent public speaker and a contributor to top social media and marketing sites.
Brandon Uttley's Experience:
Principal | Social Media Consultant, Internet Marketer, Web Marketer For Hire at Brandon Uttley ConsultingAugust 2012 - October 2012
Marketing, social media and PR consultant to firms ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies. Seeking a long-term position with a progressive, innovative firm.
Social Media Product Manager at Sales Performance InternationalOctober 2012 - Present
Responsible for Social Media For Sales training products for Sales Performance International, the leader in sales training and owner of the Solution Selling methodology that is used by top companies worldwide. Provide facilitation and instructor certification for SPI’s social media curriculum. Create content for lead generation.
CEO at Command PartnersMarch 2011 - August 2012
CEO and cofounder of Command Partners, a digital marketing agency. Primary roles included social media strategy and implementation; public relations; sales and team development.
President | Social Media Consultant, Internet Marketing, Web Marketing at Web Business Freedom, Inc.August 2008 - April 2011
Founder and president of Web Business Freedom, which empowered individuals to take advantage of the power of the web to start and grow their own businesses online. Specialized in combining new media and traditional communications strategies to create meaningful conversations between companies and their customers. Consulting services included: * Conversation Architecture * Web Design & Development * Social Media MarketingâStrategy and Implementation * Blogging Strategy/Implementation * Competitive Analysis * Public Relations Strategy * Message Development * Social Media News Releases * Speaking Engagements
Social Media Marketing Director | Social Media Consultant at Wray WardJuly 2009 - January 2011
Established Social Media discipline for leading advertising and public relations agency. Developed processes for strategic planning, implementation and measurement. Provided plans and social media marketing services to agency's clients.
Partner and President | Internet Business Marketing, Web Development, Web Design at carbonhouse, inc.April 1999 - August 2008
Cofounder and president of carbonhouse, inc. a brand consultancy and design firm, from April 1999-August 2008. While with the firm, I worked with a wide range of clients, including Sprint Center; AT&T Center; Prudential Center; Klaussner Home Furnishings; Visit Charlotte (Convention & Visitors Bureau); UNC Charlotte (Belk College of Business Administration and MBA program); Rowan Regional Medical Center; Shelton Vineyards; and others. I held many roles, including sales, marketing and human resources. Since its founding, carbonhouse has grown into a nationally-recognized organization.
Director of Public Relations at Luquire George Andrews1994 - 1999
I served as Director of Public Relations with Luquire George Andrews, Inc., a leading marketing communications firm in Charlotte. In this position, I was responsible for overseeing public relations activities for clients, including media relations, employee communication programs, crisis communication and strategic planning. Clients included the NCAA Menâs Final Four Basketball Championship (1994) and the Carolina Panthers NFL football team.
Account Manager at Epley Associates/Public Relations1990 - 1993
I was an account manager with Epley Associates/Public Relations in Charlotte (now Catevo Group). I was responsible for planning, developing and executing programs to assist clients in meeting corporate public relations objectives. Extensive writing assignments included news releases; media advisories; brochures; direct mail collateral; news/feature stories and case studies; corporate fact sheets and biographies; video scripts; and advertisements. I was also responsible for media relations on a local, state and national level.
Account Executive at Blacker Hunter1987 - 1990
Public relations and media relations for B2B and B2C companies. Specialized in publicity for magazines and emerging authors.
Brandon Uttley's Education:
UNC Chapel Hill1983 – 1987B.A.
South Mecklenburg High School1980 – 1983
Brandon Uttley's Interests & Activities:
Social media, marketing, public relations, family, outdoor activities, reading, Eskrima.