"Working with Julia was a wonderful experience. Not only does she have great ideas, she also gives 110% to your project. She was successful in publicizing my book across a range of website and blogs and thanks to her, I was overwhelmed with interview requests. Don't hesitate to use Julia's immense skills."
—Gail Dines, Author of Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked our Sexuality
"Julia is creative and organized at the same time. She infuses every project with joy and enthusiasm. Her work is of the highest quality as she is constantly learning and adding new skills. She's adaptable and a great communicator."
—Nancy Gruver, Founder & CEO, New Moon Girl Media
Whether you are starting out with a blank slate or looking for a change, Julia will help you tackle technological challenges and present your authentic, professional self online. She will work with you to organize your workflow, streamline productivity, and clarify and carry out your goals for sharing your identity and your work, promoting a project, creating and interacting in social networks, or striking up mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships. Focusing on your humanity and individual needs, Julia will advise a custom plan and take action with you in all areas from computer cleanup to site design to Facebook tactics. Visit www.juliabarryproductions.com for more information.
Julia is a feminist media geek, digital presence consultant, and musician. With an MA in Interactive Media and thesis on internet collaboration for social change, she is passionate about the power of the internet and new media to promote community, the arts, and progressive activism. She has created websites for and continues to consult with a cadre of activists, thinkers, and creatives, and has also worked online with organizations like New Moon Girl Media, the progressive publishing company for girls. In addition to consulting with private clients, Julia writes about and presents workshops on media literacy across the U.S., performs regularly with her band, is an active member of the new media collective, Meerkat Media, and was formerly on staff at SheWrites.com as Social Community Manager.
"I've had nothing but consistently great responses to Twanna's work. Always on time. Always high quality. Always entertaining and informed. I wish knew 20 more like her. "
—Kelly Abbott, President and Co-Founder, 3ones, Inc.
Social Media: Twanna can help you develop internal and external social media strategies to engage your target audience. She offers insights on web-based technologies including: blogs and micro-blogging (Twitter, Plurk, WordPress, Blogger and TypePad); social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, Ning); social news and bookmarking (Google Reader, Digg, StumbleUpon); photos and video (Flickr, YouTube, Viddler, Picasa); as well as MeetUp.com, FriendFeed, wikis, and others.
Twanna has 15 years online experience. She has written for print and online publications including The Huffington Post, Lifetime, Nerve, New York Press, and Fast Company. She has been mentioned in the Village Voice and New York magazine, and online at CNN, Gawker Media, The San Francisco Chronicle, EbonyJet, The Baltimore Sun, Vibe, and elsewhere. Her award-winning site, FUNKY BROWN CHICK®, was featured on AOL's Black Voices list of best blogs. She attended New York University, and received B.S. and M.A. degrees in sociology. A rabidly active social media producer, she currently lives online and in New York City.
"Who reads blogs, and why? When did the blogosphere really take off? How can you blog when you barely have time to think? All of these questions and more were answered by Courtney's webinar, which offered useful advice and insights into how to integrate blogging into lives that are already overfull. I can't wait for part two!"
—Heather Hewett, writer and editor of "The Global Mama" column at Girl w/ Pen
Whether you're a writer craving an online platform or a jumpstart on your book proposal, a nonprofit executive director who wants a bigger reach, or an organization looking to involve younger women in a conference, Courtney's your gal for gaining exposure via the Internet.
Check out Courtney's She Writes webinar, Build Your Platform: With Blogging for $30!
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Courtney is a writer living in Brooklyn. Her next book, Do It Anyway: The Next Generation of Teachers, Advocates, and Activists, will be published in 2010, as will her co-edited anthology CLICK, on moments when young women became feminists. Courtney is an editor at Feministing.com, a member of the Women’s Media Center, and a Senior Correspondent at The American Prospect, as well as a communications consultant with social justice nonprofits nationwide. Past and current happy clients include the National Council for Research on Women, The Ms. Foundation, The Women’s Funding Network, and the Bartos Institute for the Constructive Engagement of Conflict, in addition to many individuals.
Want to create a blog with the potential to become a book? Or maybe you have a book and need to strategize about how best to support your publication with a website and social media. As one of the few authors to successfully turn a blog into a bestselling book and also to translate books into major web property, Pamela can help you with vision and development, coordinating design, coding, and promotion.
Listen to She Writes Founder Kamy Wicoff interviewing Pamela Redmond Satran
Pamela is the author of the New York Times bestseller How Not To Act Old, based on her blog of the same name, as well as the co-creator of nameberry.com, a website based on her ten bestselling books on baby names. Also the author of five novels, a columnist for Glamour, and a frequent contributor to such online publication as The Daily Beast and The Huffington Post, Satran is developing a new multi-media fiction project on the web.
"Vanessa knows her way around the internet and if you’re venturing in, she’s the tour guide you want to have. She can help you select the best tools for your campaign, how to use the blogosphere and how to build an on-line movement. We were thrilled to work with her."
—Mary Alice Carr, VP for Communications, National Institute for Reproductive Health
Vanessa's expertise is the internet. This includes how to write effectively online, new media strategies, general blog assistance, and online marketing and outreach. She can teach you how to blog, how to execute successful online campaigns, and how to create an engaging online community.
Vanessa is a writer, blogger, and new media consultant living in New York City. She is a co-founder and editor of the renowned award-winning blog, Feministing.com, and has been teaching the word of the web to women’s organizations, political campaigns and other clients for the past five years. She is also the co-founder of The Real Hot 100, a media campaign that highlights young women making change in the world, and blogs about global gender justice issues at UN Dispatch. Past and present clients include the United Nations Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative, Planned Parenthood, the National Institute for Reproductive Health, and AARP.
Vanessa is available for a She Writes Virtual Lunch—
a comprehensive hour-long phone consultation for 100 bucks!