About us

The Chicago Web and Social Media Marketing Group is for local Internet Marketing Professionals to discuss the latest trends, tactics, and techniques for Web and Social Media Marketing.

Social Media Day Chicago Hall of Fame

Photos from Social Media Day Chicago 2015

Todor Krecu
Founder, Chicago Social Media Marketing Group, LLC

Todor been educating local businesses since 2008 on all aspects of social media marketing, including Facebook advertising, Twitter, SEO and social media, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, etc. Representatives from Facebook, Twitter and other companies have participated in these discussions.

For over 11 years, he was with Career Education Corporation working on Web, SEO, PPC, display, paid social, etc. I successfully used social media to create awareness, connect with prospective students and generate leads for Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. In just a few years, I grew the Le Cordon Bleu fan base on Facebook to over 150,000: https://www.facebook.com/LeCordonBleu

Todor Krecu has been selected to participate in the Sprout Social All Stars program. All Stars are vital extensions of the Sprout brand and will be sharing advice and content on a wide-range of topics. Todor will help announce product updates and Sprout news, offer insider tips on how to harness and interpret actionable analytics, share best practices for providing phenomenal social customer care and contribute ideas on how to build a sustainable social strategy.

Todor Krecu has been invited by Google to moderate the Chicago Local Guides Community page.

Lan Wang
Marketing Manager

Lan has over over 6 years experience in managing teams and working with clients to meet their marketing goals.

Mariella Mosthof
Marketing and Content

Mariella was a Best Group Blog Nominee for the James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards 2013. Her work at The Braiser named 2013 James Beard Foundation Media Award nominee for Best Group Blog

Julia G.
Photography and Graphic Design

Julia is a professional photographer with over 5 years experience and her work has been displayed in area galleries. Julia is also a talented graphic designer and created company logos, flyers, digital images for web and social media, etc.