Affiliations & Partnerships

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” 
We utilize our skillsets to help promote, support and grow local nonprofit organizations, boards and councils that provide essential services to local economic development, entrepreneurship and small business support in our community.  Expand each organization below to see how we have served to promote these organizations and support their audiences.

US Small Business Administration (SBA) of KY

  • Awarded:  2015 Kentucky Home-Based Small Business Advocate of the Year

Commerce Lexington (Chamber of Commerce)

  • Ambassador Committee Member – 2020
  • Presented to BOAB Blue Group, “Demystifing SEO” – July 2020
  • Presented @330 Series:  “Its Not You, It’s Your Website – Building an Effective Web Presence” on March 14, 2017 (Lexington KY)
  • Presented to the BOAB Purple group, “Social Media & Content Marketing Strategies” on December 13, 2016 (Lexington KY)
  • Business Owners’ Advisory Board (BOAB) Facilitator -2015 to present
  • Steering Committee Member -2015 to present
  • Member since 2011

Community Ventures | Women's Business Development Center

  • Presented “Marketing During COVID-19” on May 21, 2020 (via Zoom with 50+ in attendance)

City of Berea Economic Development

  • Presented “Finetuning your Digital Footprint” on July 16, 2019 (Berea KY)
  • Presented “Effective Social Media Marketing Strategies” on August 24, 2017 at the 2017 Business Resource Exchange (Berea KY)

Richmond KY Chamber of Commerce

  • Presented to RYPA (Richmond Young Professionals Association) at April 2016 meeting on “Building an Effective Web Presence
  • Marketing Committee Chair – 2014
  • Economic Development Committee Member -2014-15
  • Ambassador from Jan-June 2014
  • Presented “Internet Marketing for the Hospitality Industry” in May 2013
  • Member since 2010

Berea KY Chamber of Commerce

  • Chamber member – 2014-2015
  • Economic Development Committee Member – 2015
  • Host of the Berea Chamber Coffee Networking Meeting – October

Downtown Richmond Association

  • Marketing Committee & Board Member (Secretary) -2013 to 2017
  • Corporate Sponsor -2013 to 2017
  • Chair of Jammin’ on Main event -2015 & 2017
  • Co-Chair of Third Thursday event -2016
  • Co-Chair of Family Fun & Fitness event -2013-14

Women Leading Kentucky

  • Board of Directors – 2016 to present
  • Marketing Committee – 2016 to present
  • Gold Corporate Sponsor – 2013 to present
  • 2018 Leadership Conference speaker introduction for AM & PM Breakout Sessions: “Up Your Networking Game”
  • 2017 Leadership Conference speaker introduction for Breakout Session III: “Peak Performance Managing your Time & Achieving Balance”
  • 2016 Leadership Conference Facilitator for Breakout Session II:  “From Passenger to Pilot: Empowering Women to Work Their Business
  • Event Sponsor for June 2014′s Networking after Hours event
  • Event Sponsor & Exhibitor for September 2014’s Roundtable

Local First! Lexington

  • Board Member (Website Committee) from June 2017 – June 2018
  • Member since December 2016

MBX Madison Business Exchange

  • Presented “Internet Marketing 101” on July 5, 2017 as member guest speaker (Richmond KY)
  • Presented “Content Marketing Basics” on March 29, 2017 as member guest speaker (Richmond KY)
  • Member – January 2017 to January 2018
  • Calendar & Website Manager – early 2017 to May 2018

Ellis Safety Coalition

  • Board Member, Sponsor and Coalition Website Developer – 2016

Small Business Development Center

  • Presented at the 2017 Business Resource Exchange on “Effective Social Media Marketing Strategies” hosted by hosted by Berea Economic Development and MACED on August 24, 2017 (Berea, KY)
  • Presented at the Kaufman FastTrac New Ventures class  on “Promoting your Brand on Social Media” hosted by Berea Economic Development and MACED on April 10, 2017 (Berea, KY)
  • Presented workshop hosted by EKU SBDC and Berea EDC, “Social Media & Content Marketing Strategies” on November 15, 2016 (Berea KY)
  • Presented workshop hosted by EKU SBDC and Berea EDC, “Be Found on Google Searches & Google Map” on October 4, 2016 (Berea KY)
  • Presented workshop hosted by the Bluegrass SBDC & Google during Small Business Week, “Be Found on Google Searches & Google Map” on May 4, 2016 (Lexington KY)
  • Invited as judge on the Commerce Lexington, KY Innovation & SBDC Launchpad Lex Competition pitch campaign for 12 startup companies on November 18, 2015. (Lexington KY)
  • Presented “Effective Website Design” in September 2014 (Lexington KY)

CEDET of EKU

  • Presented “Effective Web Presence & Internet Marketing” Workshop on June 3, 2015
  • Web & Internet Marketing Coaching volunteer, Web & Logo Design Contributor, Sponsor and Judge for the “Richmond 5” contest 2014
  • Participated as speaker in Educational Workshop: “Get your Business Online FREE Event” on June 25, 2013

CEDIK of UK

  • Participated in Local Business Owner Panel discussion with the Leslie County Youth Engagement Leadership Program on October 21, 2014 in

    Berea, KY

Selling to the World Expo on June 9-10, 2016

  • Presented “Building an Effective Web Presence for your Business” workshop and “Individual Web Presence Analysis” class.
  • Location:  Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College, Middlesboro, KY

MACED

  • Presented “Finetuning your Digital Footprint” on July 16, 2019 (Berea KY)
  • Presenting at MACED’s Kaufman FastTrac class, “Effective Internet Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses” on October 12, 2017 (webinar)
  • Presented “Effective Social Media Marketing Strategies” on August 24, 2017 at the 2017 Business Resource Exchange (Berea KY)
  • Technical Consultant, 2010 to 2017
  • FastTrac Business Class Volunteer Coach for 2014 & 2015

Individual Businesses’ Team Training & Workshops

  • Presented “Social Media Marketing Strategies on Facebook & Instagram” on May 25, 2018 to The Bluegrass Team (Lexington KY)
  • Presented “Social Media Marketing Strategies” on October 11, 2017 at Benchmark Mortgage (Richmond KY)
  • Presented “Social Media & Content Marketing for Realtors” on August 8, 2017 at Realty World Adams & Associates (Richmond KY)

Habitat for Humanity of Madison Clark Counties

  • Monthly volunteer (Website, Blog, Email Marketing Consultant), 2012-13

NAWBO (National Organization of Women Business Owners)

  • Technology Committee, (Website Setup & Maintenance, Email Marketing) – through August 2014
  • Member & Visionary Corporate Partner, September 2013 to August 2014
  • (The Lexington group closed in 2015)

Business Women's Group of Madison County

  • Communications Chair, Sponsorship Chair & Board Member 2011- June 2016
  • Winner of 2013 Founders’ Award
  • Silver Sponsor for June 2014 Business Connect Event
  • Platinum Sponsor for 2015 & 2016
  • Event Chair for Chocolate Soiree 2015
  • Member from 2011 to June 2016

Does your non-profit board or local organization need help with web design/development, content marketing, training, consulting or digital marketing?  Call Nicole for discounted rates or trade for services arrangements.

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