Here is my “official” bio and press links below.
Lewis Howes, a former two sport All-American and current world record holding athlete, has graced lists such as Details Magazine’s “5 Internet Gurus Who Can Make You Rich” and Incomediary.com’s “50 Most Influential People in Blogging.” Most recently, Howes was ranked as one of Genjuice.com’s top “100 Most Desirable Mentors” along with the likes of Barack Obama, Russell Simmons and the Queen of Jordan.
In just three years, Howes went from sleeping on his sister’s couch to running a seven figure business. He began his entrepreneurial career by hosting LinkedIn meetups around the country, and co-authoring the successful book LinkedWorking. He has hosted over 400 webinars, spoken to thousands at conferences and events, and educated career professionals and business owners around the world on the power of LinkedIn.
Soon, Howes moved to capitalize on his passion for sports by founding The Sports Executives Association. The business features a monthly membership website for sports executives wanting to advance their career in sports and network with other top sports executives worldwide. Next, Howes focused on co-founding Inspired Marketing, which creates online education courses based on Social Media and effectively building a business online.
With over 75,000 in his weekly email reach, 44,000 Twitter followers, nearly 7,000 Facebook fans, 14,000 LinkedIn connections, and approaching 500,000 views on YouTube, Howes is a familiar face in the Social Media for business landscape.
He has also been featured on some of the top blogs and media outlets in the world, including Mashable, Social Media Examiner, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Business Week, TIME, CBS Radio, Fast Company, The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated and ESPN.
In his spare time, Lewis enjoys inventing products, angel investing, CrossFit and salsa dancing.
New York Times – Sunday paper September 2012
Men’s Health – June edition 2012
Madden Vote Shows EA Sports’ Social Side Market Watch – The Wall Street Journal
Getting Lucky… With LinkedIn Forbes
Power Suit with Lewis Howes, 614 Magazine
Five to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Newbies, Entrepreneur.com
LinkedIn Expert Lewis Howes, BusynessTV
LinkedIn Today: Tour What This Service Can Do For You, CIO.com
How To Leverage LinkedIn to Market Your Business with Lewis Howes, HubSpot.com
LinkedIn for Bloggers, Branding, Authority and Traffic, Kikolani.com
The Top 100 Most Desirable Mentors, GenJuice.com
How LinkedIn Apps Can Promote Your Business, SocialMediaExaminer.com
5 Ways To Generate Leads for Webinars, Diythemes.com
How Lewis Howes Went From Sleeping on his Sisters Couch to Becoming THE Authority on LinkedIn, TheRiseToTheTop.com
Small Business News: Washington vs. Small Business, Small Business Trends
LinkedIn Etiquette: The Right Way to Request New Connections, CIO.com/Reuters
Reel ‘Em In, WetFeet
SMSS: How to use LinkedIn with business savvy, SmartBlog on Social Media
5 Internet Gurus Who Can Make You Rich, DETAILS Magazine
Jeremy’s Desktop, CBS Radio
Expanding Your Professional Network, BusinessWeek
D.C. Sports Blog, Washington Post
Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job, TIME Magazine
Local Event Showcases Power of Networking, NBC 4/NBC4i.com, Columbus, OH
Ex-Football Player Makes Career Using Social Networking Site, WBNS 10TV/10TV.com, Columbus, OH Bonus Footage
Faces in the Crowd, Sports Illustrated