Sacramento, CA – March 19, 2012 – Social media consultant, marketing strategist, and Webpreneur, Shane Barker, has been named as the number 2 social media consultant nationwide by PROskore Power Rankings. PROskore is the leader in measuring professional reputations and the prestigious designation marks Barker as a master marketer.

“I’m happy to see that years of ignoring my family and working 15 hour days has paid off,” joked Barker.

PROskore ranks individuals based on their professional background, social media influence and popularity. Barker is a master marketer with over 12 years of experience assisting firms build their brands, increase visibility and generate new customers. Barker is enthusiastic about new developments in technology and is one of the first to adapt them for use within the industry to benefit his clients.

The master marketer accrued a number of coveted rankings. His local ranking within the industry is number 1 and he ranks number 1 for Internet marketing. He also maintains a number 1 ranking for business development, SEO, social media consulting and blogging.

A serial and social entrepreneur, Barker has developed and executed long-term marketing strategies and social media strategies for some of the most well-known companies in the world. He’s an expert in start-ups and product development, and was a partner in a start-up venture valued at over $15 million in less than two years.

The social media expert graduated from California State University with honors. In the business world, he has a proven record of accomplishment and extensive experience that he brings to every project. Barker’s expertise has been sought by an array of celebrities in need of assistance with their non-profit and charitable organizations.

As a social media specialist, Barker offers social media and reputation management, brand awareness, link building and SEO marketing to insure clients obtain the exposure their enterprises deserve. He shares his knowledge on a variety of topics through his blog, and speaks at venues throughout the nation on social business topics ranging from QR codes and augmented reality to branding images and the power of social media.

Barker is an expert in start-ups and product development, partnering with an exclusive array of individuals seeking investment capital or assistance in marketing the next million-dollar product or service. His acumen as a consultant has placed him in high demand due to his ability to evaluate the potential value of new products and developments.

“I’m always looking to invest in start-ups that have great ideas, but even more important is who is involved with the start-up,” said Barker. “Drive, motivation and resilience are a must!”

Barker has a passion for giving back to the community and a strong social conscience. He’s a strong community advocate, participating in a variety of events. He supports an array of causes, including the Child Abuse Prevention Center, EMQ Families First, Volunteers of America, and the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

Barker’s prestigious number 2 ranking at PROskore is a validation of his efforts and dedication to clients, and establishes him as a master within his field. His social media and SEO expertise, combined with his with start-up and product development success, has made him a highly sought professional by businesses, organizations and celebrities.

Shane Barker is a digital marketing consultant that specializes in sales funnels, targeted traffic and website conversions. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, Influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities.