Social Media has commonly been offered by either public relations or advertising firms, but Maggie Fox, CEO of Social Media Group has very quickly changed the rules of the game, along the way the team has added a number of Tier 1 clients, and has Maggie has been a evangelist of the many benefits of social media can offer to corporations.
Today marks another impressive milestone for Social Media Group as they’ve acquired Washington-based Livingston Communications which offers social public relations, started by CEO Geoff Livingston.
“I am absolutely thrilled that Geoff Livingston and his team will be joining SMG. Geoff is one of the industry’s most highly respected thought leaders. Adding his social PR practice to our already comprehensive services creates a social media offering capable of serving any Global 2000 company, rivaling every traditional communications agency or consulting firm’s ‘social media practice’,” said Maggie Fox, CEO of Social Media Group. “Together our combined assets position our company as the largest independent and most experienced social media firm globally.”
The acquisition should be completed by the end of August 2008, and will now make Social Media Group the largest independent social media firm with offices in Toronto, Calgary and Washington, D.C. and a client roster including Ford, SAP, Yamaha and Corbis.