Social Media Agency - Marketing and Branding - Web Development

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What We Do
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About Social Experts

We are a social media agency located in Chicago, Illinois, and Carmel, California. We work with some of the world's top authors, speakers and coaches. Below is how we work with our clients:

Social Branding

In the world of social, branding is the first thing that will make or break your image. Your presence is made by the impact of your visual marketing efforts. Your message is key to attract the audience that most connects with you – this will ensure your success. Let us help you build a powerful brand.

Social Management

We believe that entrepreneurs should focus on their strengths and seek partnership with the best for their other needs. We are the best in social marketing and we can lead your social efforts while you focus on what you love to do. Let us help you – by creating your social messages and building a socially engaged audience.

 We Are Committed That You Thrive and Grow Professionally and Personally!

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My Why in this world, is to ensure others get to achieve their most outrageous dreams. I can’t wait to meet you and help you get there!

John Wayne Zimmerman – Co-Founder, Social Experts

Our Services

We offer impeccable social media marketing services such as building your brand in visuals with custom photography, videography, and content creation. We grow your audience through blog marketing, ad management, contests, content calendar development, and search engine optimization. Our programs are annual agreements. Within our proven system of lifecycle marketing, we ATTRACT your ideal targeted customer, we then SELL them through creating a strong connection, and finally, we WOW them to build even more referrals and sales. Below is the process of how we work with our VIP clients.

Step 1. Social Why

We start with branding to help you to establish your true message – Your Social Why. This involves an exercise we give you to create your individual branding message. We then do a photo shoot with you to ensure you look amazing. These images will be the basis of your Social Why posts for the next year. Next we create a Social Why video where you get to wax poetic about your message. This will be the core video that you promote strongly for the next year.

Step 2. Social KickStart

Our first campaign with you is a 3-month launch to introduce you to your audience. We create your social strategy and plan (this is paramount to your success to have this defined with measures each step of the way), a content calendar with 5 social posts each day that get shared among different social networks that are targeted to your audience, and your own individual social marketing training and actions.

Step 3. Social Execution

The next 9 months, we have monthly calls, and weekly checkin’s to ensure your needs are being met, and we are performing.

Our Founders

John Wayne Zimmerman

CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF IMAGINATION OFFICER
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John Wayne Zimmerman is a Social Media Maverick, having penned the book on Facebook Marketing, The Complete Idiot’s Guide for Facebook Marketing. John walks the walk, and has enough swagger to shake the Golden Gate Bridge. John is technical, analytical, hysterical, lyrical, and fun. Having spoken at conferences, seminars, and events around the world, John has been seen by tens of thousands of engaged fans. Some brave souls even call him “The Duke.”

Jeremy DeWeese

CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF ENGAGEMENT OFFICER
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Jeremy DeWeese is a Visual Virtuoso, an expert in all things pertaining to Photography, Videography, Art and writing copy for sales pages and websites. Jeremy is also an accomplished speaker, regularly bringing rooms of people to their feet, dancing around with joy. But if you want to know what he is best at, get him in a one on one conversation sometime, and see how clear you feel after he gets done with you. He listens more effectively than cassette player on record mode. He knows what is important to you and is committed that you fulfill upon every dream and desire.

Our Mission

We believe in the human spirit, the desire to connect, the need to be heard, and we believe that every entrepreneur has a great message to share. Our programs will help you get there – to be known – to make a difference.

We work for entrepreneurs with families. We work hard and smart so you can get it all done on social and still have time for those you love. We believe a well-balanced life is one worth living. And whether they are your intimate family, close fiends or extended community – they deserve your attention and you deserve the time to enjoy them. With us as your partners, we will help you get there so you can live a life you love.

We are committed to getting you results that matter, and making the process fun and easy. Our biggest pleasure is to teach, so if you are here to learn, you are in the right place.

Watch for our videos, social posts, programs, and live events as we wax poetic on all things social. When possible, we will bring you Thought leaders to weigh in on the topics on the day that most impact and help you. Our blog subscribers will always get the inside scoop.

Be warned that we are sometimes unconventional, rough around the edges, and definitely not always perfectly polished. Consider it, well, part of our charm. You, on occasion, will fall out of your chair, laugh so hard you pee yourself, or even gasp in amazement that we said something so brash. If you are uptight, or easily offended, you may not dig our occasional ludicrous but well intentioned antics.

We truly love our fans and we invite you to become one today.

  • John Wayne & Jeremy are the best money you will spend on social branding and messaging. They showed me how to get truly aligned with my message. And now I am on my path for the next 10 years. It’s very exciting.

    Alex Mandossian
  • These guys are truly amazing at what they do. I know all of the social leaders and John Wayne and Jeremy are the most authentic experts. If you want to work with the best, you found them.

    Wendy Keller
  • John and Jeremy are my go-to online marketing guys. They take such great care of me. This frees me up to put all of my efforts into radio appearances, in-person speaking gigs, and the online programs they are helping me develop and market.

    Angela Winfield
  • I love these guys. They have helped stretch me and my business opportunity in leaps and bounds. I recommend them highly to all of my contacts.

    Victor Benoun
  • John Wayne and Jeremy are two very radical and lovable guys who actually care about my business. They know and integrate the purpose of coaches like me into our social and are deeply committed to creating an impactful legacy through the coaches they serve. These talented guys guided me to a clarified “Social Why” when I didn’t even realize that I needed to craft one to be more attractive to my ideal clients. I trust them completely and know they will change your business forever.

    Lynan Saperstein
  • I have been a successful Holistic Health Coach for almost a decade now. I did that by connecting with my local community. Now, with Coaches Need Social, I am able to really connect with a worldwide community and my message gets seen by more people. I cannot tell you how fulfilled that makes me feel!

    Angelina DeWeese
  • John and Jeremy at Coaches Need Social are experts! Their passion for guiding coaches shows in their attentive, caring, and conscientious efforts. They used their brilliance to connect us to our audience, and they’ve helped us expand our presence. I am beyond grateful they are sharing their gifts and providing this priceless service to an industry that deserves more exposure. We are changing the world together!

    Jennifer Zlaket
  • Working with John and Jeremy has been a beautiful collaboration! The importance of deeply understanding our message was honored and fine tuned as if we had worked together for some time. The turn around, focus, integrity and attention is fabulous. Together, Michelle and I are thrilled to bring John and Jeremy at Coaches Need Social on board our Social Media presence for Soul Legacy.

    Whitney Harris
  • John and Jeremy are super aligned with the vision of holistic-minded entrepreneurs. They really get it and have made my Social Media Presence just soar. I have more loyal followers and more clients. I love these guys!

    Julie Santiago
  • I could not have asked for a faster response and ROI. Within a day during the holidays, John & Jeremy were on top of all my social accounts. My social leads went to 900+ newsletter subscribers, 900+ Twitter followers and 2,000+ Facebook fans in just a month.

    Merrideth Kalil, Spark Living
  • We brought John Wayne as a keynote to our annual conference last year. He was a entertaining, informational, and inspiring. Our members got the grasp of how the new frontier of social media can add to their bottom line and were extremely excited.

    Janelle Anderson, Wisconsin Papers
  • The American Association of Medical Assistants decided to work with John & Jeremy and are very happy with the partnership. We’ve developed a solid strategy, organizational processes, and we achieved 12,000+ Facebook fans in less than a year. In a time of recession and not knowing where to put marketing dollars – we made the right choice.

    Jean Lynch, AAMA
  • Our fans on Facebook have more than doubled. Our monthly active users have quadrupled. And our page is seeing more activity than it ever has! Thank you, John and Jeremy for really adding value to our organization.

    Meaghan Trimyer, APNA
  • John and Jeremy are social experts. They brought the right amount of instruction and consultation to the American Medical Association. I would recommend them to anyone looking for an education is social marketing.

    Anne Smith, AMA

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