Paul Chaney, known to many as "The Social Media Handyman," is an Internet marketing consultant, popular speaker, trainer and author of The Digital Handshake: Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media, published by Wiley.
Paul provides Internet marketing and social media consulting services to small and medium businesses and non-profit organizations. His expertise lies in effectively combining the conversational marketing aspects of social media with conversion mechanisms that are fully aligned with business objectives. His "Social Media That Sells!" system is one every small business should use.
He is also the co-author of Realty Blogging: Build your Brand and Outsmart Your Competition, which was the first blogging book to target a specific industry vertical.
Paul sits on the board of advisors for the Women's Wisdom Network, the Social Media Marketing Institute and SmartBrief on Social Media. He is a feature writer for Practical Ecommerce on the topic of social commerce.
Paul is a sought after speaker on the topic of social media marketing. Since 2005, he has led numerous business blogging and social media workshops, including the first ever such seminar to be held in Asia.
He was technical editor and contributing writer on Buzz Marketing with Blogs For Dummies, the very first book to address blogging from a purely business perspective.