• 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 dglenn@kingsportchamber.org    …

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    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez Panelist at SoSlam Conference

    Knoxville, TN. Social Slam Conference. Photo from Mark Schaefer’s blog, BusinessesGrow.com 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…