Author Archives: Stephen G. Barr, Group Publisher

About Stephen G. Barr, Group Publisher

Author, Syndicated Columnist, Editor In-Chief and Group Publisher at SGB Media Group, a social media marketing firm specializing in digital media content production, publishing, affiliate marketing, public relations and advertising. Over 25 years experience in retailing, advertising, website & online forum development, niche social networking, affiliate marketing, search optimization, branding and identity, site location, non-profit fund raising. Event planning, promotion, production and MC/Host at public events. Author, Editor & Publisher of 35 syndicated, digital publications utilizing multiple digital distribution channels in conjunction with launching and administrating national advertising campaigns for major Fortune 500 advertisers in partnership with Google, Ning, Facebook, Myspace, Yahoo, DoubleClick, LinkShare, PepperJam and other industry leading third party affiliate networks. Product development team member from conception to launch on many websites, tangible goods and organizational structure for start ups. Specialties: Public relations, retailing, advertising, website & online forum development, niche social networking, blogging, email campaigns, affiliate/performance marketing, search optimization, branding and identity, site location, event production & promotion, non-profit fund raising and tasteful, responsible adult content publishing. An internationally recognized and read social media columnist & pundit on The Examiner, Associate Content, Vator.tv, X-Biz.net and Technorati and his own affiliated sites.

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Houzz raising $400 million at $4 billion valuation

  Home improvement platform Houzz continues to grow and is in the process of raising another huge round of funding. The company confirms that it is raising $400 million in new financing, at a valuation that multiple reports peg at around … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency ICO Education – The Basics

Over the past few months, there has been an increased focus on cryptocurrency ICOs. These initial coin offerings are a great way for investors to buy into a project at an affordable price. At the same time, the project developers … Continue reading

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How does one mentor young people online?

Stephen G. Barr, I have mentored dozens c-level executives over my 40-year career. Answered 4h ago I generally connect with them through either online or in-person through incubator programs or Angel networks or Meetup groups. If I don’t have an … Continue reading

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Asked on Quora

Where do I look for mentors if I am developing a gym mobile application? Stephen G. Barr, lives in Phoenix, AZ (2001-present) Answered just now I’d say try looking for someone who is successful in the fitness industry who may … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Use Yelp to Improve Your Local Business : Social Media Examiner

Are you wondering how to best use Yelp for your business? If you run a local business like a restaurant, Yelp should be an essential cornerstone of your online presence. Launched back in 2004, Yelp continues to be the go-to … Continue reading

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How to Respond to an RFP – Request for Proposal: The Guide to Success

A Chinese philosopher wisely once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Continue reading

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