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Angela Samartano is a social media marketing strategist who partners with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and creative individuals to grow their personal and professional brands. Angela has spent the last decade working in digital marketing through a cornucopia of positions ranging from writer to blog owner and editor in chief and from social media manager, strategy consultant, and more. Angela excels at driving conversions through organic content, strategic planning, and tactical execution.
Through her tenures at Red Light Management and International Culinary Center, she was directly responsible for having grown client accounts to new social milestones – most notably Tiësto’s 20-million fan mark on Facebook and Musical Freedom (his label) reaching 100,000 subscribers on YouTube. As a digital maven for a wide spectrum of verticals, Angela’s experiences range from traveling as an on-site artist liaison for social media content creation and activations at major music festivals to coordinating a multi-day culinary-focused conference.
Angela has landed coverage in various outlets around the world for clients, including Billboard, Rolling Stone, Food Network Magazine, Time Out New York, and more. Her own articles have been featured on 20some.com, Joonbug.com, MAXIM.com Style Guide, the International Culinary Center blog, EDM Insider, EDM.com, Clubplanet, and others. In February 2016, Angela spoke on an all-male panel at Harvard School of Business in Cambridge, MA discussing the future of music consumption and streaming. In addition to her extensive social marketing and PR experience, Angela is skilled in graphic design, photography and video editing.
Angela holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Advertising and Marketing Communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology [SUNY].