A leading authority in content marketing, emerging media, transmedia, brand and business development, I have devoted much of my adult life to content, social and emerging media and its application to the real world.
I have been involved with businesses of all shapes and sizes as their emerging media specialist and business growth source including, but by no means limited to: Hewlett-Packard, Left Bank Films, Fight It Out, Company C, Hatchling Studios, Indian Head Resort, LIM College, Hayward & Company, Franchise Solutions, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, boutique wineries, exciting restaurants, musicians of all sizes and more.
An experienced writer and bestselling published author, I wrote Social Media Metrics for Dummies (2012), co-authored Twitter for Dummies (2009, 2010), and have written books, articles, ebooks and blog articles for publications like Wiley Publishing, Eloqua, BzzAgent, Media Bullseye, Skyword, Salesforce, Mashable, IMN Inc., TechnoBuffalo, TechBlorge, MacBlorge, Profy and other small press.
A firm believer in translating online relationships and successes into the offline world, I also founded Social Media Breakfast New Hampshire, PodCamp NH and the nationwide Strong Women in Tech initiative.
I have served terms on several Boards of Directors, including Portsmouth Public Media.
Companies Leslie has advised in the past include: FilmPOP! (advisor), Smarterer (Twitter Test), SimpleTuition, Green Apple, EVP, SavvyWorkshop