I did it! I faced my fear of public speaking, and delivered an inspiring presentation on "Ignite your Passion" at Craft Content Nashville (#CCN18). Learn how Voice, Vulnerability, and Bravery are all connected in how you Ignite Your Passion!Read More
In 2018, I am rebranding and re-launching my Marketing Blog on Squarespace. I'm saying goodbye to the blog name, format, and Blogger platform. Learn why I'm moving my blog from Blogger to Squarespace.Read More
It's a whole new world for me, as I'm exploring CPG and the wonderful world of consumer promotions, couponing, and retail marketing.Read More
I'm going back to Agency Side! If you've ever had a conversation with me over coffee or at a conference or networking event, you know that my next big adventure is exactly what I've been seeking: working on integrated marketing campaigns with a national consumer brand.Read More
I like the way Sheryl Sandberg put it in her well-known book, "Lean In", comparing career paths to jungle gyms, rather than ladders. It's not about who you step on or climb over to get to the top, in fact, there really is no top because you can lose your job or have life events that change your status instantly.Read More
Derek Young spoke at Nashville American Marketing Association on being a Trusted Advisor. What Derek speaks on, "How to earn the trust of influences," is in line with my career goals: bringing value to an organization as a entrepreneur within; providing consultation to drive innovation and change to build new services and processes that generate new revenue growth.Read More
I'm winding down from attending Social Media Explorer's first live conference, Social Media Marketing World (#SMMW13). There were 1,100+ attendees, amazing networking events, packed sessions with the top social media thought leaders, authors, and speakers.Read More
Everyone's an expert and then again, no one's an expert in social media marketing.
There's a thin line between saying you are knowledgeable in an area of marketing and actually having an expertise or concentration in that area.