Help Name the Social Media Examiner Mascot

Our little dude is one step closer to getting a real name! And literally more than 500 names were suggested.

We poured through the entire list and came up with five that we really like.  Now we need your help picking the final name.  Keep reading to see the finalists and how you can vote.

But first, I’d like to give a public tip of the hat to the core team that helped Social Media Examiner become the site it is today.

Thanks to the Gang of Seven

There were initially seven of us who agreed to contribute regularly to this site.  These folks were all established experts in their fields and we couldn’t have done what we’ve done without their help.  Here are the other six:

Mari Smith: Mari is the queen of Facebook for business, the royal lady of relationship marketing and co-author of the book Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day.

Denise Wakeman: Denise is an outstanding expert on blogging for business and the gal behind The Blog Squad.

Chris Garrett: Chris is half-techy guy and half content king.  He’s the co-author of the bestseller Problogger.

Jason Falls: Jason is a true social media guru and visionary.  He’s also the guy behind Social Media Explorer.

Cindy King: Cindy is an international marketing expert and managing editor of our site.

Casey Hibbard: Casey is the queen of case studies and is also author of the book Stories That Sell.

Thanks so much to each of you!

Vote to Name Our Mascot

From the more than 500 name submissions we received, we’ve narrowed the selection down to five names.

The names we like are (in alphabetical order):

  • Buzz
  • Hunter
  • Livingston
  • Scout
  • Stanley

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED… >> Click here to vote for the final name of our mascot! <<

Please have your vote in by Wednesday, October 7, at midnight Pacific.

The Folks Who Came Up With These Names

Congratulations to Ninathewriter, Todd V Yeadon, Larisa and Dawn for submitting these five names.  Each these fine folks has won a free pass to Facebook Success Summit 2010Note: When the same name was submitted more than once, we went with the first person to suggest the name.

By the way, an honorable mention goes to James Ball for suggesting Irving Socialmyer Downs III.

Stay tuned for the unveiling of the final name on October 12, 2010! And thanks for being a loyal reader.  Let us know what you think about our site in the comments box below.

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About the Author, Michael Stelzner

Michael Stelzner is the founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner, founder of My Kids' Adventures and author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers. He's also the host of the Social Media Marketing podcast. Other posts by »




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