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Melonie Gallegos is the founder of Fandom Marketing, a social media company that works to build communities of customers for brands. Melonie is in the marketing trenches every day and as a strategist she encourages her clients to experiment. She has a front row view of what works and what doesn’t. As a speaker, she’s not afraid to give honest insights or ask the tough questions that will challenge her audience’s assumptions about social media—or about their own brands. She’s dedicated to helping marketers release social from the “social media silo” and truly integrate it into all of their marketing communications. 
During her fourteen+ year marketing career, Melonie has led strategy in top-tier digital advertising agencies for nationally recognized CPG and B2B brands for brands including WD-40, Bumble Bee Foods, Sport Chalet and NetApp. A big advocate for establishing industry social media best practices, Melonie was 2013 president of Social Media Club San Diego and a big advocate in establishing industry social media best practices. Melonie is also the founder and editor of Brands With Fans blog, a finalist for Social Media Examiner’s top ten blogs 2014. 
Melonie is a respected expert on social media and digital marketing. She can be found sharing professional resources and advice on LinkedIn or Twitter. Melonie is the founder and chief editor of Brands With Fans, a social marketing blog and top 10 finalist for Social Media Examiner’s Blog of the Year. Make sure to follow the BWF blog and sign up for the newsletter. You can also visit Fandom Marketing’s Learning Center for access to free social media white papers, eBooks, and Slideshare presentations about social marketing. If you would like to hire Melonie, please visit Fandom Marketing.

 

 

WHAT I DO BEST

50%

Strategy

Digital Marketing

30%

Social Media

For Brands and Corporate Events

20%

Content Marketing

For Business

 

 

BRANDS I'VE WORKED WITH

 

 

WORK WITH MELONIE

 

STRATEGY

Melonie brings a solid methodology to integrated planning for social marketing roadmaps, campaign strategy, and measurement plans. Marketing executives benefit from having a veteran on their extended team to contribute a POV on social media integration, engagement, and ways to build a social brand.

MANAGEMENT

Melonie leads a team of experts who can work as your extended “social” digital marketing department. Companies looking for scalability or to outsource expertise beyond their in-house capabilities can benefit from full service management or piecemeal support.

HIRE

Hire Melonie through her social marketing agency, Fandom Marketing. Services provided cover strategy, community management, blogging, design, social advertising, content marketing, contests and WordPress. Fandom services mid-sized to large brands across industries.

SPEAKING

Get a seasoned expert in front of your audience who can cover a variety of topics including: social media for brands and people, social media advertising and analytics, content marketing, community building, and social media for events. View her list of events and contact her below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaking & Press

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August 2014
Speaking at EventTech 2014
event tech

I am speaking at EventTech 2014 in Las Vegas, Nov. 3rd-5th. This conference focuses on using social media and technology to optimize events and trade shows.

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Aug August 2014
Speaking at EventTech 2014

I am speaking at EventTech 2014 in Las Vegas, Nov. 3rd-5th. This conference focuses on using social media and technology to optimize events and trade shows.

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August 2014
Speaking at What’s Brewing in Digital Marketing
L7 creative

I spoke at L7 Creative’s What’s Brewing in Digital Marketing event on Wednesday, August 13th in Carlsbad. My topic of discussion was “Social Media Integration Across Marketing Channels.”

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Aug August 2014
Speaking at What’s Brewing in Digital Marketing

I spoke at L7 Creative’s What’s Brewing in Digital Marketing event on Wednesday, August 13th in Carlsbad. My topic of discussion was “Social Media Integration Across Marketing Channels.”

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May 2014
Speaking at Interactive Day San Diego
Interactive day

I spoke at Interactive Day San Diego (IDSD) on May 28th, 2014, in downtown San Diego. My topic of discussion was “Social Media Digital Management.”  

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May May 2014
Speaking at Interactive Day San Diego

I spoke at Interactive Day San Diego (IDSD) on May 28th, 2014, in downtown San Diego. My topic of discussion was “Social Media Digital Management.”  

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March 2014
Speaking at Social Media Marketing World
social media marketing world

Social Media Marketing World was a 3-day event in San Diego from March 26th-28th, 2014. I participated as a track moderator introducing some of social media’s most sought after experts in the industry.

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Mar March 2014
Speaking at Social Media Marketing World

Social Media Marketing World was a 3-day event in San Diego from March 26th-28th, 2014. I participated as a track moderator introducing some of social media’s most sought after experts in the industry.

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March 2014
Special Guest at Tech Marketing 360
tech marketing 360

Tech Marketing 360 is a national online conference targeted to CMOs and digital marketers. I was invited to cover the event on Brands With Fans blog and to live Tweet.

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Mar March 2014
Special Guest at Tech Marketing 360

Tech Marketing 360 is a national online conference targeted to CMOs and digital marketers. I was invited to cover the event on Brands With Fans blog and to live Tweet.

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February 2014
Featured in Sprout Social Article
sprout social

I was featured as one of the leading social strategists in an article on Insights, a blog by Sprout Social. The article focused on analytics and understanding which social media metrics marketers should be tracking.

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Feb February 2014
Featured in Sprout Social Article

I was featured as one of the leading social strategists in an article on Insights, a blog by Sprout Social. The article focused on analytics and understanding which social media metrics marketers should be tracking.

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