ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Magic (http://www.socialmediamagic.com), a local social media management firm and e-learning company, announced today that John Souza, the firm's founder, has been named a 2011 Tech Marketing Awards finalist in the "Social Media Marketer of the Year" category. The news comes on the heels of the launch of the firm's newly expanded e-learning curriculum.
The 2011 Tech Marketing Awards are presented by TAG Marketing, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the state's premier organization for technology marketing events. Open to all Georgia-based technology marketers, the awards recognize the most innovative and the "best of the best" in the fusion of marketing and technology.
The winners of the 2011 Tech Marketing Awards will be announced on Thursday, November 17 at a Gala Awards Celebration at the Defoor Center in Atlanta.
"It's an honor to be nominated amongst such an esteemed group of marketing thought leaders," said Souza. "Each year the Tech Marketing Awards does an outstanding job of showcasing the immense marketing talent here in the Atlanta area."
As the founder of Social Media Magic and Social Media Marketing University, John Souza has been instrumental in transforming the way Georgia businesses think about and implement social media. His national and global impact have been marked by recognition by the Mashable Awards in 2010 as one of the Best Social Media Companies, and the utilization of his firm's services by global business leaders, including SAP and leading small and medium enterprises.
Additionally, Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) (http://www.smmu.com), the firm's training arm, has provided award-winning, interactive, online professional development opportunities for more than 75,000 business owners and professionals across the globe and is the preferred social media e-learning curriculum of Brain Shark and Moniker.
For more information about the 2011 Tech Marketing Awards, visit http://www.techmarketingawards.com. For more information about John Souza, Social Media Magic or Social Media Marketing University, visit http://www.socialmediamagic.com or http://www.smmu.com.
About Social Media Magic
Social Media Magic is an Atlanta-based social media management firm that equips companies with the strategy, creative innovation, tools and manpower to launch and sustain results-driven social media campaigns. The firm's training arm, Social Media Marketing University (SMMU), boasts more than 75,000 course attendees and is the preferred social media curriculum provider SME's, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit http://www.socialmediamagic.com.
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