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Lauren Thomas is a social media speaker and strategist.

She has presented at associations, conferences, businesses and universities including:

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Sample Topics

Each session is customized with insights, examples and tactics that are tailored for the audience. With that in mind, it always helps to have some guidelines to use for conference planning and promotion beforehand. Potential topics include:

 Using Live Video to Build Your Brand

Live video is a key trend in digital marketing. If you’re looking for a new way to build your business and connect with your audience, this is a powerful tool to include in your marketing arsenal. This presentation provides examples and best practices for creating live video content that encourages your audience to tune in. Audiences will walk away understanding the following:

  • Go Live: Get the inside scoop on simple tools and tips for producing high-quality video content.
  • Amplify the Action: Learn best practices for turning one live video into multiple pieces of content so that you can increase your ROI on content creation.
  • Story Sparkers: What should you talk about in your live video? We’ll explore ideas for video topics so that you’ll walk away with some thought starters for your own live video.


Every modern professional should have an active presence on LinkedIn. As the largest professional social network in the world, LinkedIn provides a tremendous opportunity to build your network — and your net worth. Audiences will walk away understanding the following:

  • Take a stand for your brand: Learn to create a profile that stands out from the crowd.
  • Build your network: Increase your connections to attract new opportunities.
  • Nix the nonsense: We’ll help you understand the secret to sharing content that positions you as a thought leader in your field.

Strategic Social Media: How to Leverage Social Media to Build Your Brand and Bottom Line

These days, social media is a key component for any successful marketing campaign, whether you’re promoting a business or your personal brand. This presentation provides tools, tips and best practices for creating social media content that attracts and engages a tribe. Audiences will walk away understanding the following:

  • Shiny Object Syndrome: It’s tempting to jump onto every new social media bandwagon but doing so can dilute your marketing message and deplete your resources. You’ll learn a rule of thumb for knowing how to decide which new social networks to join and when to wait.
  • Brand Mastery: Branding is a key element to building awareness and attracting customers. Learn tips for establishing verbal and visual guidelines that create a consistent brand presence.
  • Content Creation: Learn how to use the “3 C’s” to develop a steady stream of content for your social media channels.

Launching Brand YOU

The old-school approach to building a career doesn’t work in today’s digital world. We all need to understand and apply the basics of branding to stand out from the crowd. In this highly energetic and engaging talk, audiences will learn:

  • How to identify your personal brand
  • How to leverage social media to attract your audience and magnify your message
  • How to build relationships that lead to new professional opportunities

Session Snapshots

IZEAFest 2015: Ethics and Disclosures Panel

IZEAFest 2015


Food Blog Forum

Audience Feedback

Past Speaking Engagements

Seen on stages at:

2016 Blogalicious Speakers, Lauren Thomas




  • Social Media Club Atlanta, 3rd Annual Pecha Kucha Night Presenter, The Evolution of the Visual Web
  • Digital Sherpa Webinar Series Co-Presenter, Increasing Fan Engagement Through Social Promotions Presenter, Optimizing and Maximizing Your Facebook Brand Page in 5 Easy Steps




  • Food Blog Forum Panelist, Blogger Best Practices for Working with Media Outlets and Brands
  • Social Media Atlanta: Non-Profit Day  Break-out Discussion Leader, Blogging and Content Creation
  • Digitini ATL Co-Host, Celebrating Atlanta’s diversity of women in social media
  • Georgia State University Co-Presenter, Social Media Overview for an Undergraduate Marketing Class

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