Wed, 23 July 2014
Kerry O’Shea Gorgone is an attorney, writer, new media specialist, public speaker, instructional design manager, and provider of enterprise training at MarketingProfs. She is also the awesome host of the Marketing Smarts Podcast.
Talking about networking, public speaking, finding writing opportunities, and podcasting.
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Parents and productivity.
Kerry is a self-proclaimed online-extrovert and offline-introvert.
She gets the chills from networking events. Gets that “8th Grade Dance Panic”.
Who doesn't love Napolean Dynamite?
Shot out to C.C. Chapman.
On hugging at networking events.
On wresting.Yes, we talked about wrestlers.
NBN3 with Saul Colt on being memorable.
Kerry shares her tips for introverts.
I have to make myself sometimes go to things, but I always end up having a great time.
Jill Foster's talk at the MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum on networking disasters. Great recap by Veronica Jarski.
Always try to make a connection with one person.
Don’t jump on Twitter trying to sell things.
Be interested in people.
I gravitate towards people wearing something different. Something that is a conversation starter.
Check out MarketingSmarts interview with Matt Grant.
On preparing for podcasts.
My interview with Kerry from MarketingSmarts.
Remind yourself it’s going to be fun. It’s always fun!
Make yourself go. Once there, you might as well talk to people.
Mack Collier uses speaking as a networking tool.
Kerry recommends adding a person to LinkedIn on your phone as you are talking ** IF ** it is appropriate.
Always go to the early reception if you are speaking at an event.
It gives you a good sense of what the audience will be like.
How Kerry manages relationships.
Check out Ian Cleary.
Don't miss Ann Handley.
Kerry reviews recent social channels before checking in.
How Kerry found writing opportunities. Interested in writing? Take notes!
The more visible you are, the more opportunities you get.
The things that I really care about ought to be prioritized.
The challenges of working from home with kids.
Look into Nick Westergaard.
How Kerry would start over today.
App Recommendation: Instagram and Skype.
Book Recommendations: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. Business Books: Content Rules by C.C. Chapman and Ann Handley, Think Like a Rock Star by Mack Collier, and Social Media Explained by Mark Schaefer.
Contact: @kerrygorgone or kerryg at marketingprofs dot com.