Mari Smith is a renowned Social Media Trainer and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. Fast Company dubbed Mari, “the Pied Piper of the Online World” and “a veritable engine of personal branding and a relationship marketing whiz.” Mari is an in-demand Social Media Keynote speaker and has shared the stage with the likes of Sir Richard Branson, The Dalai Lama, Tony Robbins, Paula Abdul, Jack Canfield, Jay Abraham, Loral Langemeier, Judge Judy Hackett, and many more. Mari has a strong background in the world of relationships and internet technology, and has been a passionate leader in social media since 2007. She has a large, loyal following on Facebook, Twitter and her blogs. Through her consulting and training business, Mari helps business owners, entrepreneurs and celebrities to optimize their online pres- ence and profits using an integrated social marketing strategy. After applying Mari’s proven Social Marketing methods, her clients typically experience a significant in- crease in traffic, subscribers, clients, affiliates, lucrative strategic alliances and tar- geted media attention. Canadian by birth, Scottish by heritage, Mari currently lives in San Diego, California.