Lauren Marinigh

How I Choose My Freelance Projects

By Lauren | May 30, 2016 | 0 Comment

As someone who works a full-time job, on top of the freelance work I do, I have to be “picky” on the projects I take on. I’ve always felt that if I’m going to be working outside of my 9-5, I have to love what I’m doing, so that’s the mindset I go into new […]

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How I Won the SEO Game (and Why You’ll Hate Me For It)

By Lauren | May 24, 2016 | 0 Comment

SEO = Search Engine Optimization Everyone has a different stance on how to properly optimize their websites and content to win over Google’s heart and appear in the top search results. I myself have taken full-blown classes that cost hundred of dollars at a top university to try and learn how to crack the code. […]

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Interview with Kailey Morin of Canadian Feed The Children

By Lauren | May 12, 2016 | 0 Comment

I’ve been following Kailey Morin for awhile now on Twitter, so I thought she’d be the perfect candidate as a young communications professional to feature on my blog in this interview series. Kailey is the communications officer at Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC), a non-profit organization that partners with local organizations in developing countries and […]

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Recap of #SocialMediaTO at Brainstation

By Lauren | May 2, 2016 | 0 Comment

Last week I attended Brainstation‘s #SocialMediaTO event in Toronto. The event brought together four social media professionals and influencers for a panel discussion on everything social media. Panelists included Stephanie, Global Social Media Lead of G Adventures, Francesca, Social Media Strategist of Grey Canada, Elamin, Social Media Editor of Buzzfeed Canada, and was moderated by […]

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A Guide to Dealing with Rejection

By Lauren | April 18, 2016 | 0 Comment

Life is filled with rejection. … okay, that’s quite possibly the most depressing line I’ve ever opened a blog post with, but, it’s true. Rejection is everywhere, from not getting chosen first in gym class as a kid, to not getting a callback for that dream job you were hoping to land, and it can […]

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Interview with Sarah Nagel, Community Outreach Manager at Sprout Social

By Lauren | April 3, 2016 | 0 Comment

After working for public relation agencies and the worlds largest Hyatt Regency, Sarah Nagel’s parents weren’t enthused when she said goodbye to her role at a large, well-known hotel chain for start-up life at Sprout Social, a software company based in Chicago. Sprout Social helps people manage and keep up with their social media presence […]

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What My Part-Time Jobs Taught Me

By Lauren | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

You may hate them while you’re in them, or they may be the best jobs of your life, but we’ve all done our time in different part-time jobs growing up. At the time, I probably didn’t realize how valuable the experience that I was gaining was, but now I thank all my part-time jobs for all […]

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Interview with Youri Hollier, Content Marketing Manager at DavidsTea

By Lauren | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comment

As part of my series where I’m interviewing one young professional each month in the marketing and/or communications industry, I chatted with Youri, Content Marketing Manager at DavidsTea. I’ve been following Youri for awhile now since DavidsTea has always been a brand I looked up too, and not just because I love their tea. Read on to […]

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10 Stories of Kick-Ass Canadian Entrepreneurs

By Lauren | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Working at an organization that finances and supports young entrepreneurs, I get to meet and see a lot of cool businesses and entrepreneurs come through our doors. As a content creator for our organization, one of the most rewarding things is getting to tell the inspiring stories of these entrepreneurs. Here are just some my colleagues […]

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Is Your Career Helping You Grow?

By Lauren | February 22, 2016 | 0 Comment

Some people are okay with settling—they’re okay with spending years in a job without being promoted, or challenged. Some people want to just go to work and go home, and don’t care whether or not they are learning or growing in their career. That’s okay for some people, but in this day-in-age, it’s rare to […]

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