Jon Reed is a social media consultant who regularly lectures and runs workshops on the business applications of social media, as well as providing social media marketing services through his businesses. He previously worked in book publishing for 10 years. Jons latest venture, Small Business Studio (www.smallbusinessstudio.co.uk), is a web design and marketing agency working exclusively with small businesses and start-ups. It has a focus on the new online marketing methods, and launched at the Business Start-up Show at Olympia in November 2008. Jon was also selected to provide one-to-one marketing advice to delegates in the Shows popular advice surgeries. He has also appeared on local radio providing marketing advice to local businesses.