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Lena L. West is an award-winning social media consultant, blogger, speaker, journalist, technologist and the founder of InfluenceExpansion.com, the only social media training program created exclusively for women business owners and leaders. She is also the founder, CEO and chief social media strategist at Influence Expansion, a social media consulting, implementation and development firm that helps women-owned and led companies profit from the power of social media and the internet. West is also a columnist for American Express OPENForum, former Entrepreneur magazine blogger and columnist, expert blogger for FastCompany magazine and guest blogger for Lipsticking.com and bplans.com. West strongly believes that social media is a catalyst to uniting the world’s people and will continue to lead businesses and individuals toward greater levels of environmental accountability, social responsibility and corporate transparency. Influence Expansion's goal is to help women business leaders expand their influence, increase their income and ROCK the world! Forbes says West is one of the “30 women entrepreneurs to follow” on Twitter. http://InfluenceExpansion.com