Brian Solis is a principal analyst at Altimeter Group. He is also an award-winning author, prominent blogger, and keynote speaker. He recently led a conference at the Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines. Brian had great insight on the future of social media marketing and how your company can be heard among a crowded audience. It was a great opportunity for local businesses in Iowa to learn powerful strategies to help grow and prosper industry in the midwest! Brian’s blog is ranked in the top 10 marketing blogs in the AdAge Power 150 and is also a Top 100 business blog as ranked by Technorati, make sure to check out http://www.briansolis.com for some innovative marketing ideas.