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From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards

Renee Blodgett

Finalist in Business Influencer

About Renee Blodgett

Renee Blodgett is founder and CEO of Magic Sauce Media, a consultancy dedicated to personal branding, product launches, social media, communications, events and marketing and works with clients from around the globe. She is also founder We Blog the World, an online luxury travel magazine that provides high quality content on travel, culture and adventure worldwide for the savvy traveler through smart creation and social media. She has been ranked #12 Social Media Influencer by Forbes on a top 50 list for the last two years, #6th most influential woman in social media by the same source, is listed on the AdAge Top 100 List, in Cision’s Top 50 marketing blogs in the industry, and ranked one of the top 150 business media by AlwaysOn. She is co-founder of Traveling Geeks, a network that collaborates with global technology innovators to support business, technology, education and economic initiatives of a region. She blogs at Down the Avenue, Huff Post, We Blog the World & BlogHer. Prolific on several platforms, Renee Blodgett has been using social media before it was called social media, although she is most active on Twitter and Facebook for Magic Sauce Media, her new media consultancy and We Blog the World, a site she created to develop and curate content around international luxury and adventure travel and culture. While her early work in social media revolved around technology and business and still does, she has been diligently nurturing @weblogtheworld since its birth. Her focus is on authentic, deliberate and conscious social media engagement through @magicsaucemedia and @weblogtheworld on Twitter and the same names on FB, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, Foursquare and beyond. She grew We Blog the World’s Twitter following and community to its nearly 400,000 followers that it has today (383,805 at the time of writing), has nearly 110,000 followers on her personal account @magicsaucemedia, 14,400 followers on @travelinggeeks and 7,812 on @magicsaucephoto.

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