Why Be a Female Entrepreneur? Windy City Cosmo

Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

Six female entrepreneurs shared their stories of success at Kristin Ford’s first LevelUp – Building a Stronger Her event at The Frontier in Chicago, IL in October 2017.  This was better than a Forbes article – it was the real women – all young, all successful, all entrepreneurs sharing their stories about how they – well, how they got terribly ill, how they were under-resourced, … Continue reading Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

Product Development Powered By Social: Chicago Social Media Professionals Panel

We get it – you know what social media is. But do you know how to test products and build interest in a company using social media? That’s part of what product managers do. You can produce content all day long – but if no one is looking at it or interacting with it – then you’re kind of just talking (to yourself). We know … Continue reading Product Development Powered By Social: Chicago Social Media Professionals Panel

Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Edition: October 23, 2016 Every week, I like to find Chicago networking events that will help me meet my business and personal goals. Since I’m in marketing and currently developing a 2017 Marketing Plan strategy, my main objectives are to learn: lead generation content creation partnership opportunities for speakers and writers best practices for marketing So, since I do this, I thought I would share … Continue reading Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Nick’s Socks: Chicago Fashion Entrepreneur

Fashion is in the details. And that’s how fashion stylist and now Chicago entrepreneur felt when he started his own line of men’s luxury socks, Nick’s Socks. Nick’s Socks started in Chicago in November 2015. But, the socks are made with Egyptian Cotton in Italy right behind the Spanish Steps in Rome. The CEO of Nick’s Socks,Nick Bruce chose Egyptian Cotton because “it is a … Continue reading Nick’s Socks: Chicago Fashion Entrepreneur

Bloggers Meet Startups: Hear From Windy City Cosmo at 1871

Are bloggers startups? Maybe. Sure. This week there are a lot of startup events and blogger events in Chicago. I’m going to start with some exciting news—I’m speaking at one of these events. I’m so honored that my first speaking event is at the most innovative hubs for women and men in Chicago, 1871. On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, bloggers and … Continue reading Bloggers Meet Startups: Hear From Windy City Cosmo at 1871

How Bloggers and Brands Create Authenticity on Social Media

Be authentic are the key words at Social Media Week (#SMWChicago), a week-long program (November 16-20, 2015) part of a global conference which combines social technology, creativity, and human interaction to discuss the latest trends and best practices for social media. Bloggers vouched for it. Marketers and journalists agreed. I am going to explore different bloggers and brands who are authentic and personal. I will evaluate the … Continue reading How Bloggers and Brands Create Authenticity on Social Media

Chicago Ideas Week 2015

Chicago Ideas Week: Sign-up Now

The fifth annual Chicago Ideas Week is October 12, 2015- October 18, 2015. During this one week, Chicago promotes curiosity by drawing in top businesses and leaders on a city, national, and global level. Chicago Ideas Week brings together professionals from various industries. You can learn tangible skills such as building a chair, tasting wine, or baking a pie from Bang Bang Pie Shop. But there … Continue reading Chicago Ideas Week: Sign-up Now