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Trucking Social Media Confirms Chris Voss as Guest Speaker

Chris Voss

Chris Voss

Nationally recognized social media expert, Chris Voss will share his expertise during the 2012 truck driver social media convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mr. Voss will discuss the facts, myths and benefits of social media and how to incorporate social media toward your personal and business goals.

He is the founder of Strategix One Consulting and has been a CEO, building, managing and investing in a multitude of corporations in differing fields of industry for over 20 years.

A successful entrepreneur of multi-million dollar companies, he has consulted individuals and businesses alike on a wide range of business and personal life issues.

He is in the 1100 of the Top Twitter people followed, out of an estimated 60 million daily users, with a combined Twitter following of over 300,000 and in January of this year, he was recognized as one of the Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers by Forbes Magazine.

His experience of Business Ownership and Controlling Interest Investments range from: Mortgage, Real Estate, Stock Markets, Investing, Mall Retailing, Computers, Clothing Lines, Talent Agencies, Courier Companies, Personnel Companies, Telemarketing Call Centers, Construction, Pay Per Call Industry, Club Promotions and Social Media.

At 18, he started his first company and in 1992, with a mere $2000, he started his first Multi-Million Dollar producing company, that ran for over 13 years.

A year later, with $4000, he started his second Multi-Million Dollar company that still operates today. Later,  he oversaw  three companies simultaneously, while building and investing in over 22 different companies.

He is proficient in most all aspects of Business Management, Operations, Start-Ups, Sales, Motivation, Training and overseeing thousands of employees. He brings vision to a business in his ability to “think outside the box ” and is known for his innovation of outside the paradigms of a company’s self-limiting belief systems.

Given his breadth of diversity he can assimilate a business quickly and assess its good and weak points. In one case, he took over a company, turning it around and preventing it from bankruptcy.

As a successful entrepreneur of Multi-Million Dollar Companies, he has consulted people and businesses alike on a wide range of business and personal life issues.

He currently writes a blog and is host of the popular podcast, The Chris Voss Show, in which many of his market predictions come into play.

The 2nd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention will be held at Harrah’s Hotel and Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri on October 27-28, 2012.


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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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