Past Meetup

BRUNCH | Self-Promotion (in a totally non-spammy way)

This Meetup is past

13 people went

Price: $15.00 /per person

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NOTE: JULY will be at Terri's place downtown

You're doing amazing, creative, inspired work... but who will ever know if you don't promote yourself? But how much is too much? And how can you do it in a way that doesn't feel icky -- in a way that feels more like YOU?

CWCC Idea Brunch is a space for us to get together and crowdsource expertise from our community, enjoy the company of other creative women and get some fresh perspective.

This month's speakers:

Tiffany English

Tiffany is the founder of Velvetstyle, an Events and Marketing company. She specializes in marketing campaigns, social media, and events that help business owners reach their target audience.

Tiffany will teach that self-promotion should not make you feel sleazy. Learn how to promote what you do in an authentic way. You will also learn:- How to attract people by sharing your story- How self-promotion can help market yourself- What to say to make others want to learn more about what you do.

Lauren Ramsey

Lauren Ramsey is digital storyteller and promoter of brands, brands, and individuals through Betsy Bash, a boutique social media agency, and Lauren Ignited, a Lifestyle Magazine for the Culturally Curious. She has worked with million dollar consulting firms and well-known brands like Disney Corporation, notable up and coming restaurants and bars such as BB's Cafe and the Flat in Houston, Texas, and has interviewed bands such as Sergio Mendes, Iration, The Wailers and Tortured Soul.

Lauren will share tips for promoting yourself authentically with a Social Media Strategy that WORKS.

Lisa Ghisolf

Lisa Ghisolf is Gizmo Creative Factory, with 20 years in print and digital design, and 14 years in business. She’s worked with big and small companies, publications and organizations alike, creating print and digital for Kraft, the National Retail Foundation, Bridgestone, the National Safety Council & many others. She has designed and built robust WordPress sites since 2008, starting nostalgically with HTML back in 1996. Lisa also offers training and maintenance and works as a technology and design partner to her clients.

Lisa will be presenting on website best practices--tech and design to keep your website looking and running great!

Terri will be catering brunch but could use a hand with cleanup! Don't mind cleaning? We'd love to have your hands! Stick around 30min after brunch to help clean up.

Event fee includes light brunch, coffee, tea, expertise, inspiration from our members AND an awesome community.

Guests are welcome to attend at the Member Rate of $15. Invite a creative woman you'd like to spend some more time with who you think would benefit!

Want to attend but NOT IN CHICAGO? You can join us online via Live Stream. Message Andrea and we'll send you a link for online tickets ($8) and details.

PLEASE RSVP on MEETUP at least 7 DAYS in advance so that we can prepare the right about amount of yummy food for all of us! Look for an email from us a week before brunch so we can get any dietary preferences for brunch and give location details.

We will be hosting a series of online q&a chats on this topic featuring our international community as well in the weeks leading up to the brunch. Join The Creative Impostor Facebook Group to get access for FREE: