Instagram Stories vs. Snapchat

Instagram Stories vs. Snapchat

Instagram, one of the most popular visual social media platforms recently added a new feature that many people say is (almost) exactly like Snapchat, call Instagram Stories.  The point of instagram adding this features was to compete with Snapchat and jump onboard with the “expiring content” train.  Let’s have a closer look at the two ... Read More
 
From the Archives: Taking the Plunge: A YWDer’s Next Career Move

From the Archives: Taking the Plunge: A YWDer’s Next Career Move

Last year I found myself at a crossroads. Here I was, in the city of my dreams, working for a nonprofit with a phenomenal mission and even more phenomenal staff, yet I felt restless. Not at all content professionally, bored, and if I’m being completely honest…super unhappy. After a few months of feeling this way, I finally made a decision that would help me on ... Read More
 
Must Read Career Advice from Tina Fey

Must Read Career Advice from Tina Fey

I admire Tina Fey for a million reasons, not the least of which is her trademark non-hipster style glasses (she made them chic! Thank you, Tina. You’re a hero to far-sighted girls everywhere). But, more importantly, she is whip smart and her years in the entertainment industry have taught her to be the Boss Lady ... Read More
 
Real Young Women on the Job: Christina Orso

Real Young Women on the Job: Christina Orso

Christina Orso is one busy gal. By day, she manages all of the marketing for Boston Burger Company, a 3-restaurant group with a food truck, catering, and online meal kit. By night, she runs her healthy living blog, Hungry Meets Healthy, which includes everything from reviews to receipes.  Whether it’s a new recipe, workout, or social media campaign, ... Read More
 
Using Pinterest for Financial Literacy

Using Pinterest for Financial Literacy

Pinterest – a place where people can share ideas on DIY, home design, recipes, fitness and more and pin them to a board, like a digital bulletin board, now has over 150 million monthly users according to a recent Fortune article. Channels like Pinterest help to grow and build relationships with customers and potential customers.  They ... Read More
 
Real Young Women on the Job: Connie Cheung

Real Young Women on the Job: Connie Cheung

Connie Cheung has a pretty non-traditional story. She graduated with a criminology degree and for many years, worked in the legal field. When given the chance to help her firm in the re-branding of their company, she was bitten by the marketing bug! She later went on to pursue a graduate degree in marketing, while working at ... Read More
 
YWD Leadership Team Opening: YWD Career Manager

YWD Leadership Team Opening: YWD Career Manager

Are you looking for a side hustle in 2016? Do you want to build up your resume? Are you feeling like it’s time to be a bigger part of the Boston marketing community? Then join YWD’s Leadership team!  We have an all new volunteer role that just opened up: YWD’s new Career Manager. In this ... Read More
 
Real Young Woman on the Job: Marissa Breton

Real Young Woman on the Job: Marissa Breton

Of all the Boston-based digital marketers I follow on Twitter, Marissa is by far my favorite. She is equal parts funny and smart with a razor sharp wit that leads to gems like: "We all have one thing in common. We all just want Rihanna to be happy," and "I love hate watching your Snapchat ... Read More