• Michael Sim

    Social Media + Digital Content Specialist

I have over ten years of experience helping companies harness the power of social media and high-quality digital content to raise awareness, cultivate loyal communities, increase share of voice, generate leads, and build media relationships. I graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BFA in Graphic Design in 2006. Through consulting, continued education, great mentors, and an insatiable entrepreneurial drive, I’ve become one of the most influential social media and visual communications specialists in Chicago.


Hi. I'm Michael.

I help companies harness the power of social media.


2041
3,000
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Influencers

14655
17,000
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Media Contacts

380
500
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Social Audience

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2.5
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Social Reach


Digital Ecosystem

Successful online marketing and public relations in today’s digital economy requires going above and beyond SEO, PPC, Email, and PR networks to drive awareness and generate leads. I will work with you to develop a powerful digital ecosystem that attracts tens of thousands of high-value followers, including potential customers, influencers, journalists, bloggers, industry analysts, and business partnerships.


  • Influencer & Media Outreach
  • Content Curation & Scheduling
  • Editorial Calendar & Content Strategy
  • Community Growth & Engagement
  • Multimedia & Interactive Content
  • Marketing Campaigns & Promotions

Social Influence

Whether its connecting with new prospects, garnering the support of journalists and influencers, impressing potential partners, attracting investors, or recruiting top talent, the power of social media stems from what’s called “Social Influence.” It’s a combination of branding, social engagement, and tasteful marketing that work together to set you apart from your competitors, build trust with your audience, and motivate them to engage.


  • Influencer & Media Collaboration
  • Social Good & Cause Marketing
  • Executive Thought Leadership
  • Employee & Executive Advocacy
  • Live Broadcasting & Podcasts
  • Trade Show & Event Strategy

Direction & Management

Successful online marketing and public relations in today’s digital economy requires going above and beyond SEO, PPC, Email, and PR networks to drive awareness and generate leads. I will work with you to develop a powerful digital ecosystem that attracts tens of thousands of high-value followers, including potential customers, influencers, journalists, bloggers, industry analysts, and business partnerships.


  • Event Networking & Public Speaking
  • CXO Coaching & Sales Training
  • Creative Direction & Campaign Pitches
  • KPI Strategy & Analytics Reporting
  • Team, Agency, & Project Management
  • Partner Marketing & Business Development

Digital Content & Design

Whether its connecting with new prospects, garnering the support of journalists and influencers, impressing potential partners, attracting investors, or recruiting top talent, the power of social media stems from what’s called “Social Influence.” It’s a combination of branding, social engagement, and tasteful marketing that work together to set you apart from your competitors, build trust with your audience, and motivate them to engage.


  • Live Streaming, Webinars, & Podcasts
  • Video Animation & Production
  • Q&A, Contests, & Giveaways
  • Blog & Article Writing
  • Graphic, Website, & UI/UX Design
  • WordPress, HTML, & CSS

About Me

I’m passionate about working with highly motivated creatives and marketing groups. I believe in a zero-ego environment, and love cultivating a culture of innovation and creativity. With a diverse background in graphic design, digital marketing, and public relations, I am able to think on my feet, mobilize the teams, tools, and 3rd parties to get projects started, get hands-on, and wear multiple hats when necessary to get the job done. Let’s talk if you’re interested in hiring me for the following positions:


  • Marketing Director
  • Creative Director
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Senior Interactive Designer
  • Social Media Marketing Manager

Why Hire Me?

  • I’m an active social media influencer, and can leverage my professional network of 3,000+ influencer contacts, 17,000+ media contacts, 500,000+ followers, and a combined social reach of over 2.5m to amplify company content.
  • I’ve helped several clients increase their social community by 10,000-15,000 across multiple networks in a single quarter.
  • Advanced strategies helped to increase monthly organic social impressions from 29,000 to over 150,000 (on Linkedin), and from 51,000 to over 816,000 (on Twitter) in a single quarter.
  • I helped generate over $2.5m+ in multinational automotive client revenue through advanced social media campaigns.
  • I have experience designing, launching, and managing campaigns with influencers, bloggers, and journalists with an average of 2.5m+ social impressions and 15,000+ website visits.
  • In one case study, I helped increase organic engagement rates from .06% to 2.3%, and social share of voice by over 15% in a single quarter.


Portfolio

A handful of the many projects I've worked on over the years.



Get in touch!

Send me a message and let me know how I can help.