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The Guy: That “social media experts” turn to when they have a problem or question.

Television: Frequent interviews on evening news and morning financial shows.

Radio: Host on “Social Media Edge” and “the M files

Print: More than 40 articles published in Reuters News and the Chicago Sun Times Family.

Writer: San Francisco Examiner (nationally syndicated), BusinessWeek ExchangeThe Arizona Association of REALTORS®

Honored: To have AreWeConnected.com included in Alltop and the AdvertisingAge Power 150.

Listed: In Stefan Swanepoel’s Real Estate Trends Report 2009 (Social Media), Dustin Luther’s 50 most influential people on  Twitter, Realtor.com’s 100 Influencers List.

Quoted: Interviewed and quoted for articles in BankRate, Scripps, the San Jose Mercury News and others, including the Front Page of The Wall Street Journal.

Video: Various interviews with Industry Leaders, also see video blogging.

Awarded: one of the Top 20 Bloggers in 2007, Winner of the MTO Video Blogging Contest.

Blogger: Blogger since 2001 (really)

Featured Speaker: at Inman Connect, AgentRebootAchieve 2010, REBlogWorld Las Vegas, REBarCamp/Lynchburg, REBarCamp/Seattle, Florida Association of Realtors State Convention, Achieve 2010, Real Estate tech South (RETSO)

References: I am deeply humbled by what these wonderful people have said.

Other: Mike is One Crazy Cat who must be followed? Really? mikecrazycat.mp3

Cringes: At the mention of the word “Social Media Guru” or “Ninja” (really).

Mike is a former Mortgage Banker, Mortgage Broker turned “Tech Geek” who specializes in Social Media. He is a builder of engaging Custom Facebook Business Pages and WordPress blogs.

Mike writes AreWeConnected.com, a blog dealing with social media and technology as it pertains towards real estate. He publishes articles in the San Francisco Examiner and the BusinessWeek Exchange.  AreWeConnected is listed in Alltop and ranked by AdAge.  He has been interviewed and quoted in articles for BankRate, Scripps, the San Jose Mercury News and others, (including the front page of The Wall Street Journal for writing mortgage related Haikus).