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Joseph W. Barnes

Joseph Barnes is a published author, educator, business and community leader, experienced in for-profit, nonprofit and higher education. He’s currently a full time lecturer in marketing, social media marketing, business communications, and business integration at Seattle University. He writes, tweets, and speaks about social media marketing, privacy, and the collection and selling of consumer data. He is particularly interested in helping businesses and organizations understand the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requirements for disclosure, and how to create and implement a social media plan. As a strategic communications and marketing consultant, his clients have ranged from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and leading government agencies. As a journalist he has provided leadership for teams that have won countless Emmy® Awards and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Journalism. He holds a master’s degree from California State University, Hayward, is quoted in two books, and is a certified Leadership Trainer.

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