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.

Great Advice for Board Candidates (and Boards) By: Mark Rogers -BoardProspects

Sometimes we are not fortunate enough to realize great advice until it is too late.  Several months ago I met a seasoned board member (of public, private and non-profit boards) and we had a long discussion about board of directors’ … Continue reading

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Network Marketing Stats That May Surprise You!

A friend and business associate of mine, Eric (E.J.) Dalius has made a consistently successful career in network marketing or multi-level marketing as many know it as. You know, the ones that hold informational meetings at the Ramada Inn out by … Continue reading

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A Bidding War For Advisory Board Company

The post below is an excerpt from the recent Ensemble Capital Quarterly Conference Call. You can read the full transcript here. I’d like to provide a brief update on Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO), whose stock has doubled since March of this … Continue reading

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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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