Creative Focus Social Media Consulting

Experience

Helping small businesses grow for over 25 years

Accomplishments

  • Marketing - Website design, creation, and maintenance for non-profits and small businesses, including keyword optimization, online payment options using PayPal, embedded applications including Facebook badges and wall feeds, Google maps, Google calendars, slide shows and YouTube videos. Wordpress blog setup. Photo optimization. Development of social media campaigns for Twitter and public profiles on Facebook. How-to seminars and individualized training in social media for business.
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  • Communications - Design, writing and editing of 8 - 16 page tabloid format newspaper with a circulation of 4,500 for a non-profit. Creation of 10 - 15 advertisements for each issue. Writing of business communications, including letters and reports. Design and copy writing for brochures, donor letters sent to 3,000 supporters, and fliers for 10 - 12 events annually. Technical writing of policies and procedures for camper safety for 2 camps and a camp association. Articles about local events and social networking for Examiner.com and other blog sites.
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  • Data Management - Design and implementation of 3 Access databases, including a donor and camper registration system with over 8,000 records, a reservation and contact information database, and a school information system including student grades, courses, transcripts, and curriculum sales. Re-creation of a fund accounting system after the loss of all data for a non-profit. Maintenance of records using Quickbooks. Client and medical insurance billing for a variety of small business and non-profit clients. Preparation and filing of payroll and business tax documents, maintenance of compliance records. Preparation of annual financial reports for non-profits and small businesses.
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Education

  • Santa Rosa Junior College Web Development Certificate 2012
  • University of CA, Los Angeles Extension Accounting 1986
  • Sawyer Business School, Los Angeles Bookkeeping 1980

Professional Organizations

  • Big Bear, CA Chamber of Commerce 2009 - Present
  • Big Bear Chamber of Commerce Ambassador 2010 - Present
  • Bearly Speaking Toastmasters Club #942 2009 - Present
  • Bearly Speaking Toastmasters Club Secretary 2010 - Present
  • Barton Flats Camp Assoc Lake Program Taskforce 2008 - Present

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