Owner & Co-Founder
Liz Jostes’ career in marketing has been focused on consumer behavior and buying habits. After graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Liz worked as a project manager and analyst for marketing firms. Liz guided consumer product and service companies to improve their offerings and better serve the needs of their customer base. Those experiences taught her a great deal about what’s needed to form the necessary bonds between suppliers and end users.
Liz has acted as a conference emcee and frequent conference speaker, and regularly attends social media and social technology conferences. Liz has spoken at regional and national conferences, chambers of commerce, local meetups and for professional organizations. Liz has also presented to the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics’ Advanced Social Media Strategies course and for a Department of Journalism class.
Liz was the Chair of the Marketing and PR committee for the 2012 TechCamp Memphis conferences, a lead organizer for the Fall 2012 TechCamp Memphis conference and the lead on TechCamp’s new “Intro to Online Marketing” conference track. Liz was also the Memphis, TN representative for the 2012 Twive & Receive national day of nonprofit fundraising through social media.
Liz’s social media footprint:
- Twitter: @LizJostes
- Facebook subscribe: Liz Jostes
- LinkedIn: Liz Jostes
- Google+ Profile: Liz Jostes
- Pinterest: LJostes
- Personal website: Liz Jostes.com
- About.Me: Liz Jostes
- BrandYourself: Liz Jostes
Press: CNNMoney.com, CNBC.com, The Atlantic, Examiner (part 1 & 2), Memphis Standout Profile, Memphis Daily News, The Tennessean, Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, StartUp Memphis, allParenting (social media shaming), allParenting (online dangers parents need to know) & Social Expedition.
Speaking & training engagements: Brother International, NSSEA EdExpo, ISACA Memphis, WTSHHRA, Memphis PREP, Crew Training International, TechCamp Memphis, WordPress Memphis, Social Expedition, Show Me the Blog Conference (St. Louis), local Chambers of Commerce.
Contributor: Social Media Examiner
Certified Social Media Manager: Social Media Manager School (Andrea Vahl & Phyllis Khare)
Certificate of Achievement: Small Business Success Summit (Social Media Examiner)
Inbound Marketing Certified (with Honors): Hubspot