Leslie Poston helps businesses and individuals crank up the volume on their professional and personal brands. Using technology, new media, and the social Web, she teaches clients how to cut through the white noise that’s buzzing between them and their potential customers and fans.
As founder of Magnitude Media (formerly Uptown Uncorked), she’s consulted on digital strategies and business development for musicians, restaurants, big-time corporations, and more. She’s helped launch campaigns for musicians as well as award-winning short films like Crooked Lane, features such as Drunkboat, and taught workshops on how to market indie films on a shoestring. And, as the co-author of Twitter for Dummies, she’s made sense of the popular service for thousands of readers. Her next book, Social Media Metrics for Dummies, hits shelves in June 2012.
And it isn’t all about the Internet with Leslie. Her philosophies on business are entirely backwards-compatible. A firm believer in translating online relationships and successes into the offline world, she is just as likely to be found speaking at or organizing offline events as she is to be found tweeting her brains out. The force behind Social Media Breakfast New Hampshire, PodCamp New Hampshire, and serial conference creator, Leslie is in demand as a speaker at events and conferences. She has appeared at the MIDEM Conference in Cannes, France; at the NYC Indie Film Finance Festival in New York, New York, at Filmmakers Get Social and at UNH’s esteemed FITSI week, and Book Expo America just to name a few.
As a writer, her complete works are legion. Her most recent is the aforementioned Twitter for Dummies and Social Media Metrics for Dummies. And she’s currently at work on her next book length speculative fiction project.
She is a hockey nut and a bookworm, a lover of sunrises and of mixed martial arts. She loves indie film and live music, fine whiskey and red wine.