Author & Publisher Stephen G. Barr is the 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, Commission Junction, DoubleClick, LinkShare, Share A Sale, PepperJam and other industry leading third party affiliate networks. An advocate, thought leader and prime mover in the burgeoning crowd funding industry and publisher of The Crowdfunding Times.™
Senior product development team member and advisory board member from conception to public Beta launch on over a dozen start ups marketing tangible goods as well as professional services and web/mobile applications.
A respected strategic alliance facilitator and start up adviser and mentor within the political, nonprofit, fine arts and real estate markets having worked on dozens of local, state and federal political campaigns and legislative initiatives in NY, AZ & CA since 1979. In 2009 he completed a fellowship in political leadership and nonprofit administration at The Center For Progressive Leadership which is a national civic training institute that develops diverse leaders who can effectively advance progressive political and policy change.
Internationally recognized thought leader and widely read social media columnist on The Examiner, Associated Content, Vator.tv, Social Media Today, Wellsphere, Technorati and company owned affiliate sites covering numerous topical verticals and published and cross syndicated on the full range of current platforms. Moderator of the “Niche Social Network Development” board on Quora.com and the “Affiliate Marketing” group on the Fast Pitch Network. Published educator on the Mentor Mob network.
Experienced special event planner & producer for niche market events, trade shows and award presentations as well as master of ceremonies, panel judge and brand ambassador/spokesperson.
Public relations, retailing, advertising, website & online forum development, niche social network development, community management, blogging, email campaigns, affiliate/performance marketing, search optimization, branding and identity, site location, event production & promotion and non-profit fund raising.