Derick is a blogger and online marketer that learned about driving action on the Internet through volunteer work he participated in for an Internet crime task force in the late 90′s. In his work as a social media marketer, Derick founded Orangecast Social Media and has worked on a variety of highly confidential reputation management projects for some of the most powerful businessmen in America. As a blogger, Derick is responsible for Orangecast’s Marketing Bits podcast, GadgetScience.Com, and McCuistionTV’s transformation into its new world media format (working with Hannah Newlin). Derick has been featured in the Dallas Business Journal and speaks for the State Bar of Texas and the Collin Small Business Development Center on a regular basis. Derick also is an advisory board member for Ecordia, the maker of the Ecordia Analyzer Plugin for WordPress.
Prior to founding Orangecast, Derick worked for 15 years in the fields of technology and marketing including a 10 year stint at The Microsoft Corporation where he was a Director in the company’s coveted Global Accounts Program.
Derick is in charge of How-To-Blog.TV’s monetization and commercialization category and is generally the one we call when the podcast microphones and screen capture software isn’t working!