Nicole Wegman didn’t set out to be an Instagram influencer. The platform made sense for reaching like-minded young women though, and especially those looking for a fresh, forward-thinking way to shop for fine jewelry and engagement rings. As both the business and Ring Concierge’s following grew, she fine-tuned a strategy that provided the right balance of content that promotes, entertains, educates, and converts. Nicole shares some of her top tips for becoming an influencer of your own brand in this blog. Grab the tips now!
We are all working from the safety of our homes these days and as a result many of our powerful engagements are now happening online. While we are physically distancing, virtually we are not. Online conferences give us access to the best experts, industry leaders, and other potential assets to our network. It is important to still be creative and strategic in building relationships from these virtual event opportunities.
“We talk about pursuing your dreams, but we don’t often talk about outgrowing your dreams and having new dreams.” – Rana el Kaliouby Her Story of Success… Rana el Kaliouby, co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, believes technology has enormous potential to improve people’s lives, but she wants to make sure it doesn’t dehumanize us in […]
When the pandemic hit earlier this year, we were forced to toss our regular routines out the window to adapt….and adapt hard! From sudden schooling at home, summer camps canceled, working from home alongside spouses or partners, all while maintaining careers, running businesses, or reeling from sudden unemployment…. whoa, #allthefeels.
Lucinda Cross is the founder of the consulting firm Activate Worldwide, and of Activate Your Life, a non-profit dedicated to helping women re-enter the workforce after hardship. She’s also an acclaimed speaker, author and leader who has worked with companies like Nike, Walmart and TJ Maxx.
Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Director of Backstage Capital, and author of About Damn Time. Arlan talks about some of the biggest lessons she’s learned while growing her company, which has raised more than $10 million to invest in startups led by founders who are people of color, women and/or LGBT in the last five years.