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Partial Client List:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Delta Airlines
  • British Airways
  • GE
  • UBS Financial Services
  • University of Houston


  • UNCF
  • HelmsBriscoe
  • Texas Conference for Women
  • Kia
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Arkansas Association of CVBs
  • Wells Fargo
  • City of Houston


In The News:

Real Leaders: 40 Top Women Keynote Speakers For 2020 - https://real-leaders.com/40-top-women-keynote-speakers-for-2020

Forbes: The Future Of Public Speaking - It's Not What You'd Expect Article link - https://www.forbes.com/sites/leliagowland/2018/03/14/who-gets-paid-to-speak-at-conferences-and-how-you-can-too/

Episode 10 - Crystal Washington shares how she got her start as a professional speaker, advice for people who want to pursue a speaking career and why therapy is necessary for everyone Podcast page- https://www.amaniexperience.com/podcast/crystal

Harry Connick, Jr. and I discuss Travel Hacks & Surprise Giveaway! Video link- https://youtu.be/xpHkzISKxQI

Harry Connick, Jr. and I discuss Harry's Holiday Travel Hacks Video link- https://youtu.be/mSrztvpkTRU

St. Louis, MO Fox2Now’s Angie Mock on FOX 2 and I discuss the question- Is social media making us less social? Video link- http://fox2now.com/2013/09/24/is-social-media-making-us-less-social/

KPLC 7 News’ Lee Peck Kplc invited me to discuss why business owners should pay attention to social media prior to Visit Lake Charles’ Get Social workshop. Video link- http://www.kplctv.com/story/25793063/get-social-seminars-helping-better-connect-through-social-media

U.S. News and World Report’s Tierney Sneed quoted me in her story about US Airway’s choosing not to fire the employee who sent out a pornographic tweet under the official Twitter account. Full story here- http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/04/16/us-airways-proves-corporate-social-media-is-growing-up

Entrepreneur picked up my blog post, “How to Negotiate for What You Want,” from Dan Schawbel’s Personal Branding Blog. Read it here- http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232027

Associated Press’ Jesse Holland interviewed me and used a quote in his article about the rise of ‘black Twitter.’ Story was picked up by several publications, including Bloomberg Businessweek. Read article here- http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-03-10/black-twitter-growing-into-online-force

In honor of Facebook’s 10th birthday, FOX 26 Houston invited me and Medley Inc. owner Ashley Small to discuss the good, the bad, and the future of Facebook. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9801510&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

Glamour included me on a story, “I Found My _____ on Facebook,” where I mention my family history research and how I’ve used Facebook to connect with new family members.

FOX 26 Houston’s Randy Wallace FOX 26 stops by to discuss Lulu, the new anonymous online male rating site. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9574671&autostart=true

I discuss social media– the good, the bad, and the ugly– including recent shootings and witness intimidation linked to social media, with L A Warren Wjsu-fm, host of Jackson State University’s NPR digital network station. Audio Link- http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WlV3rkJs

Interview with ABC13-Melanie Lawson on keeping kids safe on social media after two tragic Houston shootings linked to social media posts. Video Link- http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/video?id=9338848

FOX 26 Houston’s Melissa Wilson FOX 26 and I discuss what to do when social networks go down. Video link http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9461469&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

1380 The Woman’s Sonja Shin, Angie Mock on FOX 2 and I discuss social media addiction- the signs, how to deal with friends who are overconnected, and suggestions for avoiding it. Audio link- http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WwtRFgbs

FOX31 KDVR.com’s Kirk Yuhnke and I discuss social media addiction—the warning signs. Video link- http://kdvr.com/2013/10/15/are-you-addicted-to-social-media/

FOX 26 Houston’s Melissa Wilson FOX 26 and I covered three websites to help you fact check information before spreading it on social media. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9386570&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

FOX 26 Houston’s Rashi Vats FOX 26 stopped by to interview me about the latest Twitter uproar between Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor. After Sinead wrote a motherly open letter to Miley encouraging her not to be used, Miley fought back by making fun of her past struggle with mental illness on Twitter. When asked why people can’t stop talking about her, I responded that it’s often easier for people to watch someone else have a meltdown than to focus on what they need to improve themselves. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/story/23606566/2013/10/03/miley-cyrus-continues-to-stir-controversy

FOX 26 Houston’s Jose Grinan and I discuss how to use Twitter to resolve customer service issues. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9361265&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

With Fox Chicago News’ Anna Davlantes Fox 32 Chicago and Tracy Schmidt in the Chatroom. Topics- schools monitoring students’ social media accounts, oversharing and California’s new social media scrubbing law. Video link- http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/23548535/government-shutdown-sexual-harassment-qatar-airlines-social-media-chat-room

FOX 26 Houston’s Natalie Bomke FOX 26 and I discuss the new LinkedIn Contacts feature available at contacts.linkedin.com. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9335978&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

FOX 26 Houston’s Natalie Bomke FOX 26 and I explore Google search operators, amazing efficiency features used by less than 1% of all Google users! Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9310556&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

abc13 KTRK Eyewitness News Houston’s ABC13-Jeff Ehling interviewed me on a segment highlighting Hassan Syed’s paying for promoted tweets to highlight British Airways’ customer service issues. Friend Ashley Small of Medley Inc. was interviewed as well. Video link- http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/video?id=9245106&pid=9244727

FOX 26 Houston’s Natalie Bomke FOX 26 and I share hidden Google search features. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9262572&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

Newsradio 740 KTRH interviewed me about the Pavlov Poke, an invention that sends an electric jolt up the write to social media addicts who have spent too much time online. Article link- http://www.ktrh.com/articles/houston-news-121300/do-you-need-a-pavlov-poke-11607748/

FOX 26 Houston’s Jose Grinan FOX 26 and I disuss Social Media for Back to School. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9237709&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

Is social media bad for your physical and social health? I discussed the topic with Newsradio 740 KTRH’s The Matt Patrick Show. Audio link- http://www.ktrh.com/media/podcast-matt-patrick-podcast-mattpatrick/social-media-could-be-bad-for-23611770/

On my FOX 26 Houston segment I discussed Quora with Melissa Wilson FOX 26. Video Link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9213172&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true

Dawn Hasbrouck Fox 32 Chicago and I discuss social media for business and my book, “The Social Media Why.” Video link- http://www.myfoxchicago.com/video?clipId=9182320&autostart=true

FOX 26 Houston’s Jose Grinan FOX 26 and I discuss ways to use Twitter without tweeting. Video link- http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?clipId=9165196&topVideoCatNo=239342&autoStart=true