let us introduce ourselves & our craft

We’re Braden Social Media, a social media agency helping our clients create an authentic, engaging, and attentive social media presence.

As the first social media agency in Central Pennsylvania, we’re built for social from the ground up. Trusted by some of the area’s most established companies.

who we work with

We serve as the social agency of record for clients including HarpersKelly’s Steak & Seafood; WR Hickey Beer Distributor; Seven Mountains Wine Cellars; State College & Altoona DominosCATABUS, Guardian Elder Care, and more, all from our headquarters on 243 S. Allen St. in ‘Happy Valley,’ State College, Pa.

food & beverage, healthcare, transportation, retail, & more




what we do: social first, social only

Your customers are on social media, and they’re likely already talking about your businesses. Let us help you join the conversation around your brand and engage with fans. 

We provide full-service social media services from social media management and social advertising; to photography & video, Facebook Live, and our signature Social Guerrilla marketing.

Along with social listening and community engagement, responding to comments, messages and reviews as your brand.

Braden Social Media uses Sprout SocialUsing industry leading tools including Sprout Social; Adobe Creative Cloud with Lightroom, Photoshop; Equipment and software from DJISony, Canon, SigmaiPhone X and more.




kind words

“My vendors that follow us on Facebook and Instagram said they saw all the pictures [of our sign install] today. Pretty cool to be in Chicago and have people take notice.” Brian Cohen, HARPERS 

“Braden Social Media has done an excellent job in developing, building and maintaining my company’s online social media presence. He is personable, dependable and receptive.” — Jackie Sheader, CATA

“Eric is constantly looking for new avenues to reach our customers, aware of all trends within the field, and his creativity and knowledge are invaluable.” — Michael Woytowich, Student Book Store

“I like Eric’s perspective. He always lays out a solid business case for why people should use technology to enhance their business. It’s stuff that small business owners need to know.” — Jay Hauser, Facebook Inc.

“Great article, Eric. As consumers are shifting media consumption to social platforms, it’s critical for businesses of all sizes to reconfigure their media plans to reflect this reality.” — John Andrews, Photofy Inc.

“Eric’s high ethical standards, strong aptitude and professionalism have served him well. I know he will be the best that he can be, particularly at meeting his clients’ needs and goals.” — Robert Martin, Penn State University

“Eric’s determination to become a true media professional has opened the doors for him to create a powerful relationship with his clients. Eric has always been a valued and trusted extension of my company.” — Mark Dello Stritto, Loaded Creative

client roster


our story

how we started

Braden Social Media LLC was founded in 2014 by Eric Braden Zimmett. With more then a decade of practice across advertising, technology, and customer service, Eric has a well-constructed mix of skills aptly suited social media.

Eric’s work also led to a college-level advertising course, Attention & Intent, created by Eric and instructed at Penn State University in 2014 –with an abridged version later taught in lectures at Juniata College and South Hills School of Business & Technology.

what makes us different: swim against the stream™

Since day one, we’ve helped our clients create, develop and implement strategy; listen to and engage with customers; monitor and measure performance. Every comment, message, and review. It’s what we do — in fact it’s all we do.

Unlike other agencies, our business is solely focused on social media, which means your business is backed by experience and dedication to our craft. We’ll be there to provide the custom care for your content and your customers.

Irish folklore: braden feasa

Braden [Bradán] is derived from an Irish Gaelic word meaning “salmon.” The bradán feasa is the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’ in Irish folklore.


let’s get social

Call us at 814.826.3119 or email hello@bradensocialmedia.com to schedule a meetup at our space at 243 S. Allen St., Suite 337 in State College, Pa; or we can meet at yours. Book an appointment below.

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