Deltina Hay, author of the critically acclaimed book already in its second edition, The Social Media Survival Guide, and the new book, The Bootstrapper’s Guide to the Mobile Web, is a veteran Web developer, publisher, and a pioneer of social media, Web 2.0, and the Mobile Web, especially as they apply to small business and the publishing industry. She is an avid writer, presenter, educator, and blogger.
Hay’s deep working knowledge of social media and mobile web concepts as well as how to apply them in the real world make her writings and presentations some of the most exciting and accessible in the industry today. Currently, she educates businesses and individuals on the strategies, technologies, and tools for creating a sustainable and optimized presence in the Social Web and in the Mobile Web. She presently teaches the graduate level Social Media Certificate program online for Drury University, and classes on the online education site, Udemy.
As a publisher and small business owner, Hay knows firsthand the amount of traffic that social media optimization and mobile marketing can drive to a Website, as well as the millions of potential customers and readers it can reach and influence. Her writings are filled with practical training in social media and the mobile web due to her in-depth knowledge of the tools. She intuitively knows how to apply social media and mobile technologies because she can actually develop and adapt those applications for business purposes.
She is the founder of Social Media Power , Dalton Publishing , a literary press based in Austin, Texas, and the innovative search, social media, semantic, and mobile optimization service, PLUMB Web solutions.
A long-time advocate of open source technologies, Hay has been programming and doing Web development in one form or another for over 25 years. Her graduate education includes computer science, applied mathematics, numerical analysis, fluid dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, and psychology – so, naturally, she is a poet .
A native Alaskan and naturalist, Deltina currently lives in Austin, Texas where she is constantly surprised at the beauty and ecological diversity of the Texas State Parks .
Contact her for consulting, speaking, training, or development: email@example.com.