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Exciting Announcement- New Job!

Well it’s certainly been a hot minute since I posted. I’ve been sort of in limbo, with things very much up in the air since I stopped writing. Last time I posted I was starting CaptivateQC, my own marketing consulting

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Introducing: CaptivateQC

I finally landed on a name for my business. I went through a magazine and wrote down all the words that appealed to me, cut them out, and arranged them on a piece of paper then went through narrowing it

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Posted in Business start up, social media

Job Update – I’m Doing That Crazy Thing

I called the marketing agency I’d been waiting to hear back from on Tuesday afternoon and found out that they were “impressed with me but had made a strategic business decision to hold off on hiring for the position”. I

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Posted in job search, recent graduate

How Successful Social Media Marketing and Job Hunting Are Alike

Blogging regularly on the subject of social media and my job search has helped me realize some of their similarities. While they are two very different activities, doing them well can require some of the same principles. Know how to

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Posted in job search, Marketing Thoughts, social media

Job Hunt Progress Report – Almost 2 Months In

With my 2 month full on job search process anniversary fast approaching on October 27, I’m pleased to give you my most recent progress report. I had my interview last week for the Social Media Manager position at the marketing

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Learning Social Media- Teaching My Mom Facebook

“There’re a lot of social media sites out there” Understatement of the year? Starting up on a new social media platform can be daunting, even for the experienced social media-ite. But what if you still hadn’t caved in and started

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Twitter, the Modern Day “Comment Card” for Brands

According to an article by Jay Baer research shows that “42% of consumers complaining in social media expect 60 minute response time”. That’s a pretty lofty expectation from my point of view but definitely warrants some attention from brand managers. Considering the desired response

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Posted in Marketing Thoughts, social media

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