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VisionPoint Marketing’s David Millsaps Among Panelists at Social Media Business Forum Oct. 23

Raleigh, NC, October 22, 2009 --( Diane Kuehn, president and CEO of VisionPoint Marketing (, has announced that David Millsaps, the firm’s senior Web architect, is among the scheduled speakers at the 2009 Social Media Business Forum, to be held Friday, Oct. 23 at North Carolina Central University’s School of Education, located at 712 Cecil St. in Durham, N.C. The conference will feature panels of national and regional speakers from marketing companies, technology companies and social networks discussing ways in which business communications have changed due to social media. Millsaps will join Greg Ng of Brooks Bell Interactive and Patrick O’Keefe of iFroggy Network on a panel titled “Advertising and the Social Web: Can it Work?” The conference is presented by OurHashtag (

Conference registration in $250. Attendees can register via the conference’s Eventbrite page ( For more information on the event, visit

“I am honored to be able to be a speaker at the Social Media Business Forum,” said Millsaps. “Wayne Sutton and Kipp Bodnar have become heavy hitters in this space, and their commitment to realizing the value of social media for business is exciting and helping to advance the entire local industry. The Triangle is leading the country in developing our use of social tools for a variety of business uses, and this is due in part to their continued leadership.”

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- As senior Web architect at VisionPoint Marketing, Millsaps has designed online strategy and social media marketing campaigns for clients ranging from small businesses to major institutions and universities. He has focused on practical implementations of new technology that meet business needs but also conform to internal processes.

- Millsaps also serves as publisher and editor-in-chief of New Raleigh (, an independent online publication that has used social media to become an influential news source for downtown Raleigh.

- The conference will be divided into three different tracks: “Getting Started,” introductory sessions for beginners on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogging for businesses; “Advanced Social Media Communications,” for those who have started social media strategies and campaigns, but need insight into how to achieve measurable results from their plans; and "Business to Business (B2B) Social Media," for business people whose companies sell to other companies.

About VisionPoint Marketing:
VisionPoint Marketing provides strategic consulting, development, and execution of online marketing solutions for mid-sized organizations. Recognized as a leader in integrated marketing programs, VisionPoint Marketing specializes in web design, search engine marketing, branding, social networking, email marketing, and ongoing reporting and recommendations. A minority and woman-owned business headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., VisionPoint Marketing has received the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Business Award for Steady Growth and Profitability on two occasions, recognizing the firm’s outstanding growth and sustained success. For more information, please visit, or call 919-848-2018. Send inquiries to

About The Social Media Business Forum:
The Social Media Business Forum (, to be held on October 23, 2009 at the School of Education at North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. will feature national and regional speakers from marketing companies, technology companies, and social networks discussing ways in which business communications have changed due to social media.

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