As Director of Marketing Strategies, Amanda juggles advertising opportunities, client media plans and budgets, and publication reps daily. This allows her to flex her rate negotiation and organization skills gained as an event planner for the Rensselaer (NY) County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Regularly monitoring and analyzing recommended media placements is also a vital part of her role. She is frequently exploring the world of media to find the right new opportunities for our clients.
Amanda came to Creating Results in 2011 with a background in marketing and event planning along with a hint of public relations experience. She graduated with a B.S. in journalism from University of Tennessee with a public relations concentration. Her former professions have consisted of retail management, non-profit membership organization marketing and event coordination, as well as a splash of scientific marketing for ATCC in Manassas, VA.
In her spare time, she enjoys family outings, beach vacations, homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and mojitos!
Monitoring, analyzing and recommending media placements; negotiating media rates
Anywhere with sun, sand and water
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Every Monday, we review our most engaging and shared articles from the previous week. For this week’s most engaging, we explore why Boomer parents feel the need to pass on their cherished items and why their grown children don’t want them. The most shared article is by columnist Kyle Ranally, who addresses some reasons why […]
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Happy Monday! Each week we review the mature marketing content that had people talking (and thinking). This week we hear the stories of three individuals who retired and then had second thoughts. Then, our most shared content explores storytelling and shares tips for how you can make it shine. Have something to share? We’d love […]
When we're designing websites for older adults, a client sometimes will ask, "Can it have ____? I saw it on such-and-such's website and it's so cool!"
I'm a creative person so I like cool.
But I like results even more.
What's cool and trendy can, at times, actually turn off the baby boomers and seniors our clients are trying to attract. These mature consumers don't want fuss and bother. They want functional, easy-to-use tools that help them make decisions and take action.
That said, there are two "trends" I think are relevant to our older adult targets.
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Happy Monday! Like every Monday, we are reviewing the most engaging content from the previous week. This week, for our "most clicked" item, we look at a project from Stanford Center on Longevity. For the "most shared," is the fashion industry ignoring Baby Boomers?
Most Clicked: The Sightlines Project
How long do you want to live? 76, 92, or even 101? According to The Sightlines Project from the Stanford Center on Longevity, three out of four Americans want to live past 100 IF they are in good health.
The research highlights three key findings to live a long and vigorous life:
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