This panel will give you practical tips to execute on your goals for 2020 by using shortcuts and tools to save time and money!
Work Smarter Digital
Oh Snap! Social
Blue Bike Communications
Mary Sue Dahill of Work Smarter Digital is hired by business owners who are tired of tedious administrative tasks eating up all their time, and what they want is to automate all of those tasks so they can avoid the high cost of hiring AND spend all that newfound time totally focused on growing their business. Using her methods, her client’s rave about getting more done with less effort, cutting back on their work time, and saving money on unused technology.
Clients include micro-businesses that are looking to scale without the headache and costs of hiring new staff.
Other than her family, Mary Sue loves are a perfect margarita and everything Dachshund.
When you’re feeling stuck with your social media strategy or you’re not sure what moves to make next in marketing, Karlyn’s your gal. She has a passion for creating copy and content that gets you seen on social media and generating true ROI on your investment in both time and dollars spent on marketing efforts.
Ever since Web 2.0 was a thing, she has been in the trenches developing strategies and systems for Oh Snap! Social's clients to keep them at their ideal customers’ top of mind. Karlyn has seen platforms come and go, and grow! With an entrepreneur spirit, she loves a challenge and learning about new technology and systems that make the lives and businesses of others easier.
Jennifer Crawford is the co-founder of Sparent, a virtual agency staffed entirely by a talent pool of stay-at-home-moms with a laundry list of skills to spare. After starting her first business at age nineteen with just $75, and growing it into a million-dollar company, she got hooked on entrepreneurship. Several businesses later, she knows how easy it is to work in your business instead of on your business, and she is on a mission to help overwhelmed business owners realize their company's full potential AND have time to enjoy it by outsourcing administrative tasks to small but mighty virtual teams. In addition to Sparent, Jennifer is the founder of DC Podfest, and Podcast Inc. She lives in Fairfax with her husband Thor, and their 150 lb rescued French Mastiff, Meatball, also known as the drool-beast.
Holly Harper is a strategic marketing consultant helping small businesses and nonprofits connect their organizational vision with their on-the-ground marketing tactics. The sheer quantity of work that it takes to effectively communicate across traditional and digital media can be daunting. Acting as your interim CMO, Holly leads a team of writing, design, business planning, and branding professionals to help organizations get things moving.
Holly’s superpower is simplifying the processes, finding clarity in the chaos, and delivering results. Known as the marketing Mary Poppins, Holly is unstoppable when it comes to connecting business vision with marketing strategy
Holly has worked in multiple settings from newspaper journalist to athletic marketing coordinator to internal communications specialist to event planner. She stepped into solo practice in 2010 as a niche copywriter, delivering content during the emergence of Facebook for Business. She’s a graduate of the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communications and earned a master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of Oklahoma.
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