Lynn A.

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  • Joined August 2015

I connect people. I generate and celebrate community around brands. I love growing wildly successful social businesses.

  • Sonoma, CA, United States
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Lynn A.
Sonoma, CA, United States

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Much of this is enumerated in detail on my LinkedIn profile.
Pertinent here: I founded and have run a successful Social Biz Dev Agency, for many years. Clients mostly SMBs.
Prior: Sunnyvale Internet Startup, LikeList, on marketing/social mktg team.

Work history

Shareology Book by Bryan Kramer
Community Manager
Two weeks prior and two weeks after Bryan's book launch, I owned the Twitter community and helped run the internal ShareologyBook Platform sponsored by 11 brands including IBM, Hootsuite, Influitive.
Dr. Jason Richardson, PsyD, MBA, Author, Speaker
Business Development and Community Director
Oversee all aspects of community, marketing, and whole business planning, in tandem with Dr. Jason Richardson


People Forward Blog

I'm proud of what I share in my blog, because it's a great reflection of who i really am, on and off line. I like sharing best practices and practical, real-life business development wins and tips that may support others in growing their own businesses/brands, of any size.



online community building offline community building Eye of the Consumer social media marketing social media strategy social media management business development sales funnel creation editing listening


social media channels bundle post Hootsuite Sendible Lead Pages Mail Chimp Wordpress Google Analytics Google Alerts Google Apps Buffer Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Events Health & Wellness Media PR & Communications Philanthropy Professional Services Real Estate & Property Travel

What I read

Danielle LaPorte
Dr. Jason Richardson, PsyD, MBA (author, athlete, speaker)
Bryan Kramer (Founder, Purematter, author, speaker)
Trust and Gratitude Podcast
Anything Richard Branson
Houzz and House Beautiful (online)
Anything, Food As Medicine

Side projects

The WhatIf360 Experience (co-sponsored Inaugural San Diego event, 2015), and supported community for Las Vegas Inaugural Event in 2014.

Ideal team

Fun, dynamic, always open to learning, humble, kind, fun, relaxed, eager to co-create, fun teams of 1 to 5 with keen leadership and customer empathy.
Client-centric teams. Freedom to try new things. High paying, low maintenance clients (they exist).