Peter Shankman: Forget Likes, Be Liked.


About this Talk.

Peter Shankman – Social Media commentator and founder of HARO, on “Forget Likes, Be Liked”, moderated by Gabrielle Laine-Peters, Like Minds Exeter May 2012.

Once named by PR Week Magazine in their “30 under to 30 to watch,” Peter is recognised as a leading internet commentator around the world, and he is read and followed by a huge international audience. He is a serial Internet entrepreneur who initially founded and sold Help A Reporter Out (HARO), a platform that has become the de-facto source for journalists on deadlines.

He now consults with some of the leading companies in the world, as well as famously penning an innocent request on Twitter that 2 and 1/2 hours later exploded into a global customer service and PR story, and was named as one of the top ten best tweets of 2011.

Peter Shankman, Founder HARO

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Founded Like Minds in 2009. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He founded design agency Icon in 1983 (sold to AGI Media) and Eyetoeye, one of the first digital agencies in the UK, in 1994. He advises start-ups and digital agencies on business development and is an Evaluated Consultant for Finpro, the export arm of the Embassy of Finland. He was elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts in 2000.

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