Keynote Speaker Brian Carter Biography
Why Is Professional Speaker Brian Carter A Great Choice For Your Next Corporate Event Or Association Meeting?
Brian Carter is the #1 bestselling author of The Like Economy, LinkedIn for Business, Facebook Marketing, and The Cowbell Principle (plus two forthcoming books, Advertise or Die and Zombies, Babies & Bacon). Brian is respected as an international authority on how organizations of all sizes can generate bigger business results. His 18 years of business success guide BCG, a boutique agency with world-class expertise. BCG creates and executes innovative ideas using digital and social strategies to drive extraordinary business results for growth-minded businesses. With his keynote speaking, strategy audits, online training, and agency capabilities, Brian Carter not only shows you the way but also can walk hand in hand with you all the way to the top.
As a speaker, Brian delivers a unique combination of motivation, entertainment and practical takeaways that electrifies events and inspires the audience with exactly what to do next. A highly-rated presenter with rave reviews and an experienced marketer respected by his peers, Brian has keynoted and developed marketing programs and strategies for companies all the way up to top 50 Fortune 500 like NBC and Microsoft as well as associations, franchises, individual franchise units and retail stores. IBM hand-picked him to be one of their influencers and LinkedIn called him, “One of the top experts you need to listen to.”
Brian is regularly sourced by major media including Bloomberg TV, Mashable, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ABC News, and Entrepreneur Magazine, to name a few. Brian has an overall reach of more than 250,000 fans through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and his other marketing channels. He has taught more than 25,000 students and reaches more than 3 million people annually. Brian’s hands-on business experience, cutting edge insights, and background in improv and stand up comedy culminate in a keynote speaker and trainer who leaves every audience not just entertained, but armed with powerful strategies and tactics.
Brian helps business people and companies become dramatically more effective at marketing, sales and customer service. He helps them understand what top performing marketers, salespeople and customer service leaders do differently to dominate their niches, beat their competition to the new customers and keep those customers long-term. As Brian says, “Top performers succeed because they’re able to more effectively explain to customers why they should do business with them. And customers avoid unlikable brands, because who wants to write a check to someone they hate? You won’t get new customers if you’re unlikable, you won’t keep customers if they’re not happy, and you can’t beat your competition in a race if you’re just treading water.” Brian’s keynotes and breakouts help people get bigger results no matter what obstacles they’re facing.
Brian’s hands on experience helping clients drive results with search marketing and social media since 1999 has put him in the middle of some of the most groundbreaking and trendsetting practices in modern business development, customer experience and recruitment. He and his agency’s consulting and done-for-you services with 100’s of businesses of all sizes, from the Fortune 500 to small businesses and solopreneurs have produced case studies and processes that form the foundation of keynote programs and breakouts that don’t just entertain and inspire- they instruct professionals on exactly the most effective things to do to make the right people aware of your organization, attract more customers, bring in top talent, keep people happy and make more money.
Known for his ability to liven up any event and help audiences simplify and master complex topics, Brian delivers compelling, original content built on real-world experience and proven best-practices, customized with specific learnings and data from your industry. His ricotta-to-riches background from pizza-delivery driver to ad agency leader driving industry-leading innovation, creating marketing, sales and customer service programs for 100’s of companies, along with his passion for music, screenwriting and live comedy means that no industry, niche, audience or goal is beyond Brian’s ability to understand or deliver insights to. He can give one huge audience of the CEO, executives, Marketing, Sales & Customer Service departments one timely, unified, powerful message. He customizes keynotes to give audiences the psychological insights and scientific wisdom they need if they want to acquire and keep customers at a higher rate than the competition.
Brian provides valuable tools, strategies and processes that your group can put to work right away. His energetic, fun and engaging style includes a strong mix of humor, story and proven, practical takeaways that creates audience smiles, laughing and learning… all at the same time. With a background in stand up comedy, improv and screenwriting, Brian expertly grabs and holds attention with presentations that have a lasting impact on minds and hearts. Within the humor and stories, he delivers inspiring, high-impact keynotes and breakouts that answer the $10 million dollar question everyone is asking: How do you use the Internet and social media to get customers to do what you want?