Tag Archives: social media

#PinChat with Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines

Join #PinChat Wednesday May 22 at 9PM ET with Southwest Airlines

About our guest:

Christi McNeill

Christi McNeill

Southwest Airlines Senior Communications Specialist

Christi McNeill serves as an online Spokesperson for Southwest Airlines, the nation’s largest airline in terms of domestic Customers boarded. Christi specializes in Social Media Communications.

In addition to her online media relations duties, Christi works as the “voice” behind the

Southwest Airlines Twitter account (@Southwestair) and Facebook Fan page. She is

also a moderator and blogger on Nuts About Southwest (www.blogsouthwest.com) and

manages the Southwest Airlines corporate Pinterest page. She intimately understands

the reach of the media and has been the author of several successful story placements

creating positive buzz for Southwest Airlines. She’s been featured in the New York

Times, Mashable.com, and USA Today as a communicator that “gets it.”

A Texas native, Christi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.


#PinChat and #MobileChat ~ When Pinning Met Mobile


#PinChat and #MobileChat will join forces and chatters for a special chat to explore the power of Pinterest on mobile. Join us Wednesday, April 24th at 9PM ET.

#PinChat: How Authors & Bloggers Can Use Pinterest with Peg Fitzpatrick

Peg Fitzpatrick


Join #PinChat, Wednesday April 17th at 9PM (Eastern) with PinChatter Peg Fitzpatrick.

We will discuss how authors and bloggers can use Pinterest.

About our guest:

Peg Fitzpatrick loves sharing her inspirational thoughts and helping others learn social media through her blog. Covering all the major social media platforms, she frequently hears “you’re everywhere!” She’s passionate about life, social media, and inspiring others to be their best. Peg contributed a chapter to What the Plus! and APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur — How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki.

Peg works with Guy Kawasaki on social media marketing strategy and innovating the world of social media. She’s also the director of marketing and social media manager for Kreussler Inc. covering the online brand management and well as traditional marketing.

You can also find Peg writing and managing partner at 12 Most as well as hosting #MyBookClub a popular online book club on Twitter each month.

#PinChat: Pinterest’s New Look & Pinterest Web Analytics


Join #PinChat Wednesday, April 10th at 9PM EST to discuss Pinterest’s NEW look, features, and how to use Pinterest Web Analytics.

#PinChat with Star 94

Star 94 Atlanta


Join #PinChat Wednesday, March 27th at 9PM EST for a fun chat about group boards, favorite things to Pin, and taking Pinspiration offline with you and Star 94‘s Cindy Simmons and Heather Branch.

Cindy Simmons Carnell Star 94 Atlanta


Cindy Simmons Carnell was born and raised in Los Angeles. She made her way to Atlanta in 2003 via a six year stop in Nashville. She loves her most important role in life as a Mommy and devotes much time to her seven year-old daughter Lily Jane and her newborn baby girl Luna James. Cindy supports many charities including fighting sex-trafficking with WellspringLiving.org, helping young women diagnosed with Breast Cancer through the Young Survival Coalition, co-hosting the annual Childhood Autism Candlelight Ball the last four years with Heather Branch as well as working with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the American Cancer Society. Cindy is a three year Breast Cancer Survivor and lives in the Brookhaven area with her new husband Eric and their family which includes their little wiener dog Winchester. Cindy loves to attend Buckhead Church and is obsessed with mommy blogging, pop culture and Taco Bell!


Heather Branch Atar 94 Atlanta


Heather Branch, an Atlanta native, earned her Marketing degree from Virginia Tech before beginning her career in radio. Since then, she’s lived and worked in Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia again, before moving back home to join the Star 94 Air Staff, as the Midday host, in 2009. Outside of the radio station, you can find Heather at concerts, gardening, or planning her next pilgrimage to Blacksburg, VA for a Hokie football game…That is, unless she’s too busy worshiping her nephew, Tyler and niece, Reagan! Heather can also perfectly fold a fitted sheet, makes the best Chocolate Chip cookies, and would blush if the number of hours she’s logged on Pinterest were ever revealed!

Turn Pinterest Into Your Personal Shopper with Shopmine


Join #PinChat, Wednesday March 6th at 9PM EST and learn how Shopmine turns Pinterest into a daily email of shop-able items from your feed.


Roger Wu is co-founder of Shopmine.co, a machine learning application designed to provide a curated yet surprising shopping experience.  Prior he founded Klickable.tv, an interactive video platform.  He currently organizes the Stamford Tech Meetup, the NYC Pinterest Summit and New York Crowdfunds.  Previously Roger had led digital marketing at Digital Power and Light, the digital arm of an NYC PR firm, and was part of the founding team at Bloomberg Law.  He began his career in Structured Finance at Goldman Sachs.  Roger holds three degrees from the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated from the Jerome Fisher Management and Technology Program.

How to Grow Your Blog With Pinterest


Join #PinChat Wednesday, February 27th at 9PM EST with featured guest Jeni Ellliott, The Blog Maven.

We will discuss how to:

How do you get your blog ready to be Pinned?

What kind of content should bloggers create to get Pinned?

How do you turn visitors into subscribers?

And so much more!

About our guest:

Jeni from The Blog Maven

Jeni Elliott is a self-taught WordPress developer with a background in search engine optimization (SEO) and an eye for building community through blogs and marketing.  She started working with small business owners in 2008 to develop their marketing strategy and quickly discovered the need for quality web design at an honest price.  Jeni is a born teacher and spends time with her design and blog coaching clients making sure they have all the training, resources, and support they need to be successful with WordPress.  Her passion is teaching bloggers how to grow their communities and expand their online presence through her blog, The Blog Maven.  Jeni’s daylight hours are devoted to caring for her three preschool age children, and evenings are spent designing blogs and moving bloggers to WordPress.  But if you see her on Twitter after 2am, feel free to remind her that it’s past her bedtime.

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