Dave Stevens, General Manager of MySpace Canada

Dave Stevens, General Manager of MySpace Canada

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Dave Stevens, General Manager of MySpace Canada at the eConcordia Summit 2009 in Montreal on September 10th, 2009.

Topic: “Cybercommunity, how it has effected socialization?”

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Biography from eConcordia Summit 2009 website:
Dave Stevens is one of Canada’s most experienced digital executives in Social Media specializing in creating successful strategies, operational efficiencies and business development resulting in revenue growth and user engagement.

Until the recent centralization of North American operations, Stevens served as the General Manager at MySpace Canada where he oversaw the operations and strategy for Canada’s premiere social media lifestyle portal serving advertisers with unique advertising solutions to reach consumers. Prior to MySpace, Stevens served in a dual role as General Manager of dose.ca and VP, Product Management and Strategy for canada.com. At dose.ca Stevens was responsible for all facets of marketing, content, operations and strategy that led to increased revenues and engagement. As VP, Product Management and Strategy for canada.com he was responsible for business development and product management for emerging media platforms including mobile, IPTV and digital signage.

Before joining CanWest, Stevens spent nearly four years at AOL Canada as Senior Manager of Content and Sales Strategy. There, he helped build the entertainment and music channels by bringing world exclusives to Canada. Stevens has an impressive background in television – at Rogers Television he was responsible for programming throughout Ontario, and built out flagship programming for OHL Hockey.

Prior to joining Rogers, Stevens was involved in the start up of Country Music Television (CMT) in Canada where he produced more than 30 concerts and live programs, including CMT’s first live nationwide event. Stevens received a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University. He is an avid hockey fan and a self proclaimed pop culture aficionado.

Characteristics And Features Of Myspace

Today if somebody asks you what social media is? Then it might sound a bit funny as today, probably, even a kid knows the concept of social media. It is a system with the help of which you can be in touch with your friends who are far away from you and also can make new friends and create a proper communication channel through the internet. If we talk about social media then how can we not talk about the most famous and popular site, Myspace

Myspace is a website that enables you to create your own profile, make new friends and also share your personal life through pictures and videos with your friends. You can even share blogs too.

In the past many years myspace has been successful in capturing more than 138 million users. If we count those people who have got multiple accounts then the number can even exceed more than 200million, so you can imagine how popular the myspace social network is.

Now let’s check out some of the most interesting features of this website. There is a CSS style sheet, with the help of which you can customize and design your profile page on the account. Popularly known as “myspace layout” this option helps you to have your own style, many other sites work independently to create myspace pages.

There are a lot of benefits that one can get by using myspace. Many film producers, celebrities and big brand marketing promoters find this to be the perfect platform through which they can publicize their product and market to millions in just one shot.

On Myspace you don’t need to send individual messages to your friends as with the help of the bulletin board it is easy to post comments, and all the friends in your list can view this comment simultaneously.

For a hassle free operation you can use the myspaceIM method, also if you want to access myspace at any point of time then you can use the myspace mobile concept. Here, you can easily communicate with your friends with just a mobile phone.

Myspace news and forums are two other important features of myspace. So, hopefully you now have a better idea of what social media is. To be a part of myspace you just have to register with your email and become a member.

Internet marketing for small businesses takes time and dedication. By knowing how to use Social Media, an entrepreneur can quickly reach their target audience in any area!