DFWTRN Welcomes John Sparks March 2nd. He is presenting” Building Communities Through Social Media “!
John Sparks (@IAmJohnSparks) is author of the exciting new book, “365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” (CreateSpace, 2015). Sparks has earned the distinction of becoming known as the “Go-To Guy For Twitter”.
“365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” was released as a paperback version on Amazon.com in mid- March 2015. The Kindle version of the book became a #1 Best-Seller in the category of Social Media Guides the first weekend it was released in July 2015.
StatSocial.com has recognized Sparks as #66 on the national list of Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2015 (http://bit.ly/1DIhYvg). He’s also been recognized as #13 on General Sentiment’s list of The Top 50 Most Valuable Social Media Influencers, 2015 with an estimated Impact Media Value of $2.1 Million Dollars. (http://bit.ly/1Aal3VX).
Sparks has the 44th largest Twitter following in Dallas (Twopcharts.com, November 2015). At the end of November, he was listed in between the Dallas Stars Hockey Team and The Dallas Morning News. Sparks also has more Twitter followers than Derek Holland, Tony Romo, Nastia Liukin, Michael Sam, Laura Bush, and T. Boone Pickens. Sparks grew his account from less than 800 followers to almost 200,000 followers in just two years. He did not buy any of his own followers!
Sparks is the founder and CEO of Online ImageWorks (@OIWmedia). He is also an adjunct professor teaching online journalism in The Mayborn School of Journalism at The University of North Texas. Sparks has an extensive media background. He is a veteran newscast producer and has worked at television stations in Dallas, Houston, Harlingen,
Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Orlando, and Tampa.
A Dallas native, Sparks attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and graduated from Bryan Adams High School in 1991. He is also an Eagle Scout and was a member of Troop 890 at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church.
For Bookings, including online, television, radio, print, and speaking engagements you can
contact Sparks directly at (469) 951-7900.