Beyond Engagement Social Media Solutions donating services for AAF SWVA Media Auction

Beyond Engagement, Social Media Solutions will be donating an one (1) Hour Consult for Bid at AAF SWVA‘s 1st Annual Media Auction. Bidding will open at 7:00 pm directly after the conclusion of the Business Expo and Challenge at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center (in Abingdon, VA) on April 24, 2014. Proceeds go to support[…]

KOSBE Announces 2013 KOSBE Award Finalists and Tickets

Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) News Release   Wednesday, October 09, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   CONTACT: Dana Glenn Administrative & Marketing Coordinator, KOSBE Kingsport Chamber of Commerce Ph: (423) 392-8811     KOSBE Announces 2013 KOSBE Award Finalists and Tickets   KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Office of Small Business[…]

Panel (left to right) Laura Click, M. Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez,Chris Craft,

Non profit— Strategies for the Beginner Social Media Marketer

Social Media Start-Up — Strategies for the Beginner Social Media Marketer at SocialSlam: Responses for a Non-profit perspective.  SoSlam’s conference was attended by 500 individuals from 25 states and 5 countries in Knoxville, TN on April 5th 2013. These tips will help your organization gain traction and results! Tips for Getting Started  What advice do you[…]

Strategies for the Beginner Social Media Marketer

Upcoming Conference where I’ll be a panelist, here’s more information about the breakout session. BREAKOUT LEVEL ONE: Social Media Start-Up — Strategies for the Beginner Social Media Marketer Our panelists are working with a wide variety of companies, non-profits, universities and associations to make social happen!  How do you get over the hump? Here the[…]

Happy 1st Year Anniversary to Beyond Engagement

It’s Beyond Engagement’s 1st Year Anniversary in Business! It’s been quite a roller coaster ride of highs and lows of being a business owner. The highs which include my achievements with nonprofits, reaching my clients’ goals, and my 40 under Forty Award along with being a finalist for the KOSBE awards. My lows include understanding[…]

Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez Panelist at SoSlam Conference

Knoxville, TN. Social Slam Conference. Photo from Mark Schaefer’s blog, Social Slam, SoSlam, is considered “is place where you will learn, energize, and network with the brightest minds in our business.” This year, keynote speaker: Jeff Bullas, famous Aussie social media blogger, will make his American debut at this conference. Please read more about Social Slam,[…]

SOCIAL MEDIA: FACEBOOK AND BEYOND Presentation at Johnson City Public Library

Excited to be speaking about Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and much more at the Johnson City Public Library, please see their Press Release below.         PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johnson City, TN, January 10, 2013 Contact: Lisa Williams (423) 434-4356 (423) 434-4469 fax     Social media: facebook and beyond[…]

Honorable Mention Awarded to Beyond Engagement for Innovation

My company, Beyond Engagement was a finalist in the Innovation Category (businesses under one year) and Marketing. Beyond Engagement received an honorable mention in Innovation. The KOSBE Awards is a prestigious award ceremony of the Kingsport Chamber. Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE). “There was no winner or runner-up for the Innovation Award[…]

Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez receiving award for Forty under 40 Tri-Cities, TN/VA

I’ve been selected as a honoree of The Tri-Cities Business Journal 20th annual class of 40 Under Forty. The publication recognizes 40 “rising stars” of the Tri-Cities business community under 40 years of age. The event was at a black-tie-optional gala at The Millennium Centre Friday, October 26. Previous honorees include:  “Jerry Caldwell, executive vice[…]

Valentina selected as a honoree of 40 Under Forty Tri-Cities

I’ve been selected as a honoree! Each year, Business Journal of Tri-Cities, TN/VA “readers nominate individuals under the age of 40 whom they believe are the rising stars of the Tri-Cities business community”. I can’t wait to see who nominated me for this prestigious award, I can’t wait! Information here: