PR and social marketing strategist, music blogger, citizen journalist, father of 3.
greg (at) perfectporridge.com
Greg’s experience with public relations, branding, the Internet, social media, emerging media and how specific audience groups interact online provides Weber Shandwick clients valuable strategy, insight and counsel as they consider their marketing initiatives. An expert at monitoring blogosphere buzz, Greg uses this expertise to inform client campaigns on brand, product and trend issues.
An avid blog reader and trend spotter, as well as an active member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA), Greg is always looking for ways to take a more active role in defining and shaping the fields of public relations, advertising and marketing.
Greg runs an AllTop.com-accredited music blog, PerfectPorridge.com, which features reviews on national and international music and has grown the site from a one-off review site seven years ago to a highly credible Minneapolis-based music blog with a national following.
Greg is an advisor on the Drake University Minneapolis Regional Advisory Board and is a frequent guest lecturer for the American Marketing Association, Public Relations Society of America, Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association, area colleges, including University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas, and conferences, including South by Southwest, BlogWorld & New Media Expo, MIMA Summit and Unsummit, presenting real-life thought-leadership, strategies and applications of marketing and public relations.
- Greg Swan named to PR Week’s 40 Under 40
- Greg Swan named to MSP Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty
- Greg Swan earns Honorable Mention for PR News’ Social Media Practitioner of the Year
- Greg Swan named to Twin Cities Top Ten Titans in Social Media
- Top 20 Minnesota Social Media Innovators
- 11 Minnesotans Who Moved the Needle
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