July 28: Using Squarespace to Create Your Writer Website
For more than a decade, Lisa has been leading teams through the process of organizing and translating intangible ideas into actionable plans and compelling collateral. She understands both the drive and the constraints under which most for-purpose companies operate and enjoys helping organizations move from stagnation to real momentum in their outreach and advocacy efforts. In addition to communications strategy and project management, Lisa’s strengths include writing, publication design, information architecture, and website design. Formally trained as an advertising copywriter, she has been able to combine her passions for both verbal and visual communication.
Before founding Blue Marble, Lisa worked as an in-house designer and marketing manager for a number of companies, tackling diverse challenges such as consumer packaging, online usability, and print publications. Patient and compassionate, she is a natural teacher. Placing a high value on education and lifelong learning, Lisa has also taught graphic design theory and application and continues to write and speak on issues related to communications and practical applications of design thinking.
Millie Lapidario started in the rough-and-tumble world of newspaper journalism 15 years ago. Amid cultivating sources and battling tight deadlines, she developed her storytelling abilities.
She covered legal news in San Francisco for The Recorder and wrote about entertainment and politics in Florida for The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Over the years, she’s interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life, including IT managers, C-suite execs, politicians, farmers and fishermen.
Currently, Millie work with marketing execs in tech. She writes about enterprise technology, cloud computing, context-aware technology, user experience, digital customer communications and more.
Aug. 4: Prospecting at Trade Shows
Ilise Benun is the founder of Marketing-Mentor.com, the go-to online resource for writers and other creative professionals who want better projects with bigger budgets. She is a national speaker, the author of 7 business books, a business coach and the Program Partner for HOW Design Live’s Creative Entrepreneur program.
Andrea Nierenberg is founder and president of The Nierenberg Consulting Group which focuses on the communication skills that impact the bottom line and to attract and retain more business.
Andrea is the author of seven business books. Prior to establishing The Nierenberg Consulting Group in 1993, she was publisher and sales director of Target Marketing Magazine and served in Corporate America in sales and marketing for companies such as Macmillan Publishing, Avon Products, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Ziff Davis Publishing.
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