Nick Westergaard helps businesses build strong brands using social media. Nick blogs about marketing and has written for MarketingProfs, 12 Most, and The Gazette's Business 380, where he is a regular contributor. He has been featured in news sources such as U.S. News & World Report, Mashable.com, American Express OPEN Forum, and the Des Moines Register. He's the author of the eBook Google+ 101 and frequently speaks on branding and social media at conferences and workshops across the country. Nick also teaches social media marketing at the University of Iowa.