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Cindy B

Communications - 21 Years of Experience - Near 60527

Occupation:

Public Relations Specialist

Location:

Willowbrook, IL

Education Level:

Master

Will Relocate:

YES

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When a company is looking to connect with their clients as well as finding new clients, but is struggling on how to create and build awareness about their company, their products, and services? I can help that company build their brand, then assisting them with telling and sharing their unique brand via stories in a real, positive way. I do this by doing research, then talking to people who work there, pulling out these stories and then create diverse content in a way that showcases their brand. Distributing these real, positive stories out via diverse channels, including online - makes them unique, special and an ideal fit for their clients along with potential ones is the next part of what I do. Yes, I am passionate about helping companies stand out in a positive way by pulling out, then creating, telling, and sharing their stories. This incorporates what makes them unique, genuine, and special, and why clients and future protentional ones should use them and their products. A bit of a positive Public Relations fanatic, I help companies stand out in a real, genuine way.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

Small Business Development Center Business advisor 4/2008 - 4/2021
(Confidential) Consultant 8/2001 - Present
Eagle Travel Inc. Marketing Director 6/1988 - 6/2003
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Loyola University Chicago Business Administration, Marketing (MBA) Master Degree
Indiana University & Purdue University Public Speaking & English - for teaching Certification Degree
Indiana University English, Theater & Performance, Radio Bachelor Degree
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Highlights:

Book Author - How Six Women Executives Steer the Cruise Industry Today (published December 2018 and available on Amazon Was asked to be the opening speaker for PR NEWS' Writing Bootcamp, November 2014. I did a 25 minute presentation for them, and this was PR NEWS' very first national bootcamp event. Pitched workshop ideas and the created workshops that I presented at diverse conferences including Travel Weekly CruiseWorld Conferences in 2010 and 2011; AAA National Conference; TravelTrade's annual Cruise-a-thon, MAST National Conference. Lead writer for Premier Travel Media's ebook, How to Organize a Successful Group Cruise (2015) Author of the short story, "A Cruise and a Promise," in Chicken Soup for the Traveler's Soul (2002) Weekly specialized videos, "Extraordinary not Ordinary," posted on LinkedIn (July 2020 to present.

Companies I like:

Southwest Airlines, Travel + Leisure, Chewy, Global Ocean Voyages, MSC Cruises USA, DeCurtis, Sprout Social, Advance Your Reach, Swan Hellenic, Celebrity Cruises,

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* Marketing Strategy * Marketing Communications * Storytelling * Video Creation & Video Marketing * Ghostwriting & Editing * Travel Writing * Book Writing * Custom Content Creation * Social Media Marketing * Product & Niche Marketing * Direct Marketing * Integrated & Digital Marketing * Media Relations * Partner Relationship Management
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