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Creative &Marketing &Personal &Work | 10 Aug 2014

The Many Marketing Skills of Elena Wellard

● Strategic Planning and Execution ● Brand Messaging/Brand Recognition ● ● Employee Management and Supervision ● New Product Development ● ● Product & Marketing Management ● Project Management ● ● Market Research/Competitive Intelligence/Customer Insights ● SEO/SEM ● ● Social Media Marketing ● Inbound Marketing ● Partner/Affiliate Marketing ● ● Trade Show Management ● Excellent Leadership […]

Creative &Marketing &Work | 06 Aug 2014

All You Need is Elena Wellard, MBA

I am continuing to have fun with my job search. What a crazy notion! I’ve created a resume Pinterest board for myself. It highlights my education at Idaho State University and some of the accomplishments in my work history. It lets me present my employment history in a creative way and shows off my love […]

Creative &Work | 25 Feb 2014

Creative Brain

I am constantly chasing inspiration. Such is life of directing marketing. Most people think that creative thinking comes from your brain. However, that’s only partially true. The body-mind connection is extremely strong, and if you body is not up to a certain standard, you brain will refuse to be creative. This article from Inc. Magazine […]

Creative &Work | 19 Feb 2014

Doodle / Sketch / Create

So now they are telling me that doodling in business meetings is perfectly acceptable and even productive. Time to get a new sketch pad and sharpen my pencil because I am going to sketch the heck out of that CRM project that I was just put in charge of. Here is some advice for you […]

Management &Work | 19 Nov 2013

Manager vs. Leader

A lot has been said and written on distinction between management and leadership. Not all managers are leaders, and not all leaders are managers. However, companies find that in order to have an advantage in today’s competitive environment, their most successful and effective employees should combine qualities and responsibilities of both leaders and managers. What […]

Management &Marketing &Work | 06 Nov 2013

What do Seth Godin and Lady Gaga have in common?

I’ve been reading a lot lately. Mostly, books on marketing and management. As well as articles on the same subjects from a variety of different sources. I love learning and absorbing new ideas and concepts. But what I love even more is the fact that during reading I come across my own ideas that have […]

Work | 18 Oct 2013

Visualizing Information

I really don’t like PowerPoint. While useful in presenting information in visual form, it makes it extremely easy to produce lengthy abd ugly  presentations. In search of suitable alternatives, I am always on a look-out for new fresh ways to present information visually. Below is the nice summary of most common methods. Via Information Is […]

Marketing &Work | 12 Sep 2013

A Handy Checklist

Things have been busy around here lately, and I’ve been sending a lot of projects to the printer (the guy with a 4-color press, not the electronic device that jams every 5 minutes Office Space style). I found the list below helpful since I like to double-check everything. Of course, you don’t really need this […]

Marketing &Work | 10 Sep 2013

Mobile Marketing

Aubree Ritter contacted me recently and suggested the infographic below as a logical follow-up to the History of Marketing post. Some facts from infographic that caught my attention: First mobile phone that both sends and receives texts was introduced in 1993. In 2011, mobile marketing became a $14 billion+ industry By 2015, 81% of U.S. […]

Work | 27 Aug 2013

Inspiration Must Find You Working

From time to time, everyone needs a little inspiration. Even in the staying inspired department. Now you know what to do!

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