Linda Sherman Social Marketing Author and Speaker

International, multicultural marketing pro, Linda brings a distinguished background of international subsidiary CEO/CMO to her Social Marketing expertise. These include CEO Club Med Japan, Barilla Japan and CMO Wal-Mart Japan. Linda Sherman has been featured and quoted in Forbes, The New York Times, Christian Monitor and other leading publications. She devised and implemented an innovative guerrilla-marketing plan for ZIMA in Japan that produced a lasting, profitable success. Linda has hands-on technical skills in building and search optimizing WordPress websites and an influential on-line presence. Linda teaches social marketing for business at the University of Hawaii. Her company, The Courage Group, provides websites, digital film, branding and social marketing strategy and training.

About Linda Sherman

International, multicultural marketing pro, Linda brings a distinguished background of international subsidiary CEO/CMO to her Social Marketing expertise. These include CEO Club Med Japan, Barilla Japan and CMO Wal-Mart Japan. Linda Sherman has been featured and quoted in Forbes, The New York Times, Christian Monitor and other leading publications. She devised and implemented an innovative guerrilla-marketing plan for ZIMA in Japan that produced a lasting, profitable success. Linda has hands-on technical skills in building and search optimizing WordPress websites and an influential on-line presence. Linda teaches social marketing for business at the University of Hawaii. Her company, The Courage Group, provides websites, digital film, branding and social marketing strategy and training.

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Halloween in Shibuya Tokyo

A recent phenomenon, Shibuya is now THE place to be for Halloween. I was there last year and caught these photos. Everyone's favorite spot for photos is "The Scramble" which is the intersection where pedestrians are permitted to cross diagonally. Almost any time of the day, this is an interesting … [Read more...]

Branding Panel Digital Hollywood Fall 2016

Don't miss Thursday's branding panel at Digital Hollywood with our great line-up of panelists! Ana Flores (We All Grow Latina Network), PlanetDMA, Debra Fine, Erin Kapczynski, Julie Spira, Tish Ciravolo (DaisyRockGuitar), Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles 10:45am - noon Track II: Haas … [Read more...]

Support Education for Girls on International Womens Day

Nothing is more important than the opportunity for education when it comes to bringing a true equality for women around the world. Absolutely, the situation is serious in many countries where girls are blocked by local regimes from even attending primary school. Right here in America, while … [Read more...]

Jimmy Carter Advocate for Women’s Equality and Human Rights

In this excellent TED Talk, former president, Jimmy Carter explains why the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse on our planet. Filmed in May 2015. We are greatly saddened by the recent news of Jimmy Carter's battle with melanoma cancer that was in his liver early this … [Read more...]

Good Old Days of Twitter 2008 2009

Don Lemon has recently been in the news, inspiring me to look back at the interview I did with him in October 2009 on my Twitter Shared Experience theme. He was hot back then but these days, Don Lemon is in the news for the ratings he brings to CNN. I realize he takes some heat for … [Read more...]

Branding Tips for Entrepreneurs Digital Hollywood

Personal Branding and Company Identity panel from Digital Hollywood October 22 with Dawn Nadeau, co-founder IAmElemental Toys; Julie Spira, CyperDating Expert; Debra Fine, CEO I Have a Dream Foundation - Los Angeles; Kirsty Spraggon, founder KirstyTV; Liz Heller, founder Buzztone; Kate Neligan, … [Read more...]

Models Beware Fake Agency Skype Scams

It is every parent's nightmare. Their daughter is lured into having nude photos taken by a scam artist who then threatens her. It should be the nightmare of every model as well. Recently, a modeling site posted this alert to their models on their private profile portals: We have been … [Read more...]

Personal Branding and Company Identity Panel Digital Hollywood

If you realize how important your personal brand is, you do not want to miss this panel. These six panelists have valuable insights to share from their rich experience in business, creating brands as companies and personally. We will appear at Digital Hollywood May 7, 10:45am in the Ballroom … [Read more...]

Personal Branding for Power Women Panel

I am pleased to be moderating a great panel focused on personal branding at the upcoming Digital Hollywood conference October 23rd. Thank you Victor Harwood and Lori Schwartz for adding the very valuable Women's Track to Digital Hollywood! The official name of this track is: Women’s Entertainment … [Read more...]

My Wonderful Trip to Mauritius with Francoise Morechand

As CEO of Club Med Japan, I had the pleasure of visiting many fabulous resorts around the world. Mauritius remains one of my favorites. Why? - Gorgeous beaches - Multilingual population - Combination of the best qualities of the French, British and Portuguese influences on the island. - … [Read more...]