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Social media for the food & beverage industry

For a personal and hands-on approach to social media in the food & beverage industry


Braden Social Media is a social branding agency & consultancy specializing in the food & beverage industry. Led by Eric Zimmett, who’s consulted with hundreds of businesses on the art of social media branding.

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Eric has worked within the hospitality industry for the past 10 years — with clients across food & beverage, travel & tourism, lodging & recreation — including Kelly’s Steak & Seafood; State College & Altoona Domino’s; Seven Mountains Wine Cellars and Stonefly Cafe; WR Hickey Beer Distributor; Home D Pizzeria; and Robin Hood Brewing Co; Boalsburg, Pa; CATA; Amtran; The Bicycle Shop; Penn State Golf Courses & more.

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“I just loved the personal and hands-on approach provided by Eric. When you team up with him, he will personally take care of you. It was truly an honor and privilege to work with Eric.”

— Katrina Parrott, Founder at Cub Club Investments LLC

“Eric is constantly looking for new avenues to reach our customers, aware of all trends within [social media], and his creativity and knowledge are invaluable.”

—  Michael Woytowich, Marketing Manager at Student Book Store

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

— Jackie Sheader, Marketing Manager at CATA

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“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, Founder at Collective Bias, CEO at Photofy