Thursday, November 11, 2010

Let's Be Friends.

Hello readers! First and foremost, I'd like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I'm now the new social media working girl around this part of the blogosphere and will be writing to you every Thursday from here on out.

To give you a little preview of how I got to where I am today... In 2007, I graduated with a journalism degree and got a job working in PR. After about a year, my job transitioned into a full-time magazine career in which I am now the senior associate editor of an international trade publication.

Shortly after, the company needed someone to "man the social media ship" and of course, I jumped at the opportunity. It's been a tremendous learning experience and one I'm truly grateful for. The vast amount of information available at the click of a button ceases to amaze me and my passion for technology and the Web continues to expand by the second.

From my grandmother on Facebook to my obsession with tweeting, you'll hear firsthand how social media influences my life--from both a personal and professional perspective.

Despite my 8-to-5 day job, I'm also a 20-something writer, blogger, AP style fan, friend, daughter, girlfriend, sister, shopper, mama to the cutest miniature schnauzer in town, wannabe foodie and OCD Post-it lover. I thrive on organization and list making, and my life wouldn't be complete without a good steak and cheap wine.

Oh, and I love all things Mac.

I'm uber excited to join the lovely ladies of this blog and hope that you find my content and ramblings both engaging and entertaining. After all, social media is honest and real, and I'll do my best to bring that to all of you--with of course the occasional hilarious story thrown in the mix for comic relief.

Thanks for welcoming me to this community. Let's be friends.

10 comments:

Marie said...

Very cool - I am happy to see this. I do a lot of social media work for my job (an association), but don't meet a lot of others who do the same kind of work. Looking forward to reading more!

Bailey said...

I love all the editions of different types of Working Girls. (Ya know, the legal kind ;) )

yay!

Amy said...

Very excited to hear what you have to say; can't wait to read more!

Sun Soak said...

You had me at "Mac". Welcome!

Angeline said...

Welcome from a fellow social media lover. Can't wait to hear about your adventures. :)

Lawyer Working Girl said...

Welcome, Social Media Working Girl!

Amanda said...

welcome! Looking forward to it.

Social Media Working Girl said...

Thank you so much for the warm welcome, everyone! I'm thrilled to be part of this space and can't wait to create lots of social media dialogue. Cheers!

Anonymous said...

Hey, SMWG!
I'm trying to gather as much info on Social Media, so thanks for your blog! BTW-have you had to apply your experiences to non-profits at all? I'd be interested in that topic, if possible. Take care!

Social Media Working Girl said...

To "Anonymous" -- Yes, I have experience doing SM for nonprofits. Would love to start this conversation! E-mail me at socialmediaworkinggirl@gmail.com and we'll talk.