Mark W. Schaefer is a globally-recognized educator, business consultant, and author. His blog, www.businessesGROW.com, is one of the AdAge Top 100 blogs of the world. Now Executive Director of U.S.-based Schaefer Marketing Solutions, Mark has worked in global sales, public relations, and marketing for nearly thirty years. He teaches marketing courses at Rutgers University, has written a book The Tao of Twitter, and is among the top 5% of all “influencers” on Twitter. In 2012, Schaefer was named as one of the Top 50 social media power influencers by Forbes.com.