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Meet the Team

Founder and CEO: Melonie Dodaro

Melonie Dodaro Social Media ConsultantMelonie Dodaro leads your dynamic team of social media marketing experts at Top Dog Social Media. Recognized by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn expert and social media strategist, she founded Top Dog Social Media as a social media agency that helps brands, businesses, professionals and sales teams use social media marketing and social selling to boost their visibility, attract new customers and increase their revenue. She trains corporate sales teams on how to effectively use LinkedIn for lead generation and also creates online programs to teach professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners how to leverage LinkedIn and social media to generate more leads, prospects and clients.

The author of The LinkedIn Code, Melonie has been published in Social Media Examiner, Social Media Today and the Canadian Business Journal. She is also regularly interviewed by the media including CTV Edmonton, CTV BC, Globe & Mail, Wall Street Journal, Astral Media, San Francisco Business Times, Toronto Star, National Post, Vancouver Sun and Rogers Media.

Melonie is an international social media speaker, with a particular focus on LinkedIn marketing. Not your typical social media speaker, Melonie’s no fluff approach comes from being a serial entrepreneur for over 15 years and building several businesses from start-up to 7 figures.

Melonie’s expertise in social media has also given her the opportunity to be a featured social media speaker at various conferences and events including Social Media Marketing World (San Diego), The Big Social Summit (Las Vegas), Canada Marketing Summit (Vancouver), Social Media Camp (Victoria), Spark Women’s Leadership Conference, Power in Partners and TOTA (Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association) Conference to name a few.

Here are just some of the awards Top Dog Social Media has received with Melonie leading the team:

  • Top 10 Social Media Blogs 2014 (by Social Media Examiner)
  • Best Online Marketer 2013 (top 5 finalist – Small Business BC)
  • Best Social Media Marketing Company 2012 & 2013 (by Promotion World)

Melonie’s powerful social media training programs: LinkedIn Domination Bootcamp, LinkedIn Profit Formula and Insanely Profitable Social Media are in constant demand.

When it comes to results, you can see you’re in the hands of an expert. Her no-nonsense approach helps businesses & sales teams significantly increase their lead generation and improve their relationship building skills to improve conversion and generate more sales and revenue.

Director & Head Social Media Strategist:

Angelo Dodaro, known within the industry as the most creative social media strategist amongst creative social media strategists, delivers huge results for our clients at Top Dog Social Media. His social media expertise with Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, and particularly content marketing delivers powerful results for each of our business clients.

As our Director and head Social Media Manager, Angelo creates and implements the social media strategies for our clients. He has a sixth sense for content creation, creating highly targeted social media marketing campaigns, analytical reporting, and social media management.

Angelo has an exceptional understanding of how to optimize social sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for business opportunities and connections. Angelo is responsible for overseeing the team of social media managers that carry out the daily implementation of the strategies created by our key executive team.

Sales and Marketing Strategist:

Debbie White is an award-winning sales professional and trainer, recognized top director of sales, and author with over three decades of leadership experience.

Debbie routinely helps diagnose her client’s business needs and streamlines the process of creating their sales and marketing strategy.

On top of that, Debbie has a keen understanding that owners… and customers … want to find answers to their questions and challenges quickly. Her communication skills and style articulate what works… and works well… in a crisp, clear, and easy-to-understand way — with a dash of Southern charm thrown in for good measure!

Debbie brings her sales and marketing expertise to Top Dog Social Media to work side-by-side with Melonie.

Together they ensure Top Dog Social Media clients have a social media strategy and the skill necessary to implement that strategy.

Social Media Specialist:

Omar Todd is our social media specialist for our non-profit and VIP clients. Omar loves all things technology, and believes it’s truly the most innovative way humankind has evolved. He specializes in the convergence of technology.

Omar has helped many non-profits and celebrities grow their brand via social media marketing. He created the social media campaigns for Sea Shepherd and the #1 TV show “Whale Wars” where he helped grow their social media community to over 2 million fans with no real budget and raised millions of dollars.

The successful social media campaigns he’s run got him nominated for the Best Social Media Manager with Shorty Industry Awards, nominated in the Webby Awards and more recently he has won the “Golden Twits” award for 2012.

Graphic Design & Visual Marketing:

Dave Meaden is simply the best in the business when it comes to graphic design and visual marketing. If your goal is to stand out above your competition then Dave is the man with the plan to help you accomplish it.

Dave is passionate about design, branding – and helping businesses look good and be the best they can be.

Our team of experts also includes:

Content Creators

All of our content creators are native English speakers with years of experience delivering high quality content on a daily basis. Our experienced content writers are well versed in research and can write for any niche – including yours. We can effectively deliver your message to your audience with our team.

Our top-of-the-line content creators produce marketing materials such as blog posts, articles, special reports, and everything else in between!

Social Media Strategists

Want to be sure you’re using the absolute best social media strategy possible?

Our team of social media strategists, work one-on-one with you to create a Custom Social Media Strategic Plan that fit your businesses goals and objectives. Our social media strategists’ only job is to deliver YOU the results you’re looking for by increasing brand awareness about your company, product or service, boosting your online visibility, empowering you with expert positioning, more clients, more web traffic, and most importantly, more sales!

Social Media Managers

Unlike many companies who hire college students or interns for minimum wage, and try to pass them off as seasoned social media managers, at Top Dog Social Media, our social media managers are the real-deal!

We believe in investing in the brightest, smartest, and most experienced people in the industry. That’s why we believe our social media managers are among the best in the world!

The social media managers at Top Dog Social Media:

  • Manage your campaigns
  • Build social media communities
  • Engage your target audience
  • Create all of your social media posts…and everything else you many need!