Sharon has been doing computer programming for 21 years and working on websites for 17 years. She was in charge of 12 retail and wholesale websites, both US and international, at Burt’s Bees for 6 years prior to coming to TheeDesign. In 2016 she shared her knowledge by speaking at WordCamp Raleigh, WordCamp Wilmington, the Raleigh SEO Meetup Conference, and to the Raleigh Public Relations Society. In 2015 she presented at the Digital Marketing for Business Conference and three local web development Meetup groups.
Sharon is a Marketing Manager at TheeDesign with a passion for communication and social media marketing. She’s a whiz at using Pinterest for businesses and has helped a client get national ranking for their keywords using Pinterest. She helps clients plan and implement well rounded digital marketing plans that help them reach more customers. She enjoys helping her clients expand their online and offline marketing campaigns and brainstorming with them on new ideas.
Certified Marketing Rockstar
Google AdWords – Search Advertising
Google AdWords – Fundamentals
Google AdWords – Shopping
Toastmasters Advanced Leader Gold
Social Media Management
Digital Marketing Strategy
Sharon is the author of Pinterest for Business Tips. This is her first book focused on educating companies about the marketing and link building benefits of Pinterest.
She has achieved the highest level in Toastmasters International: Distinguished Toastmaster. Less than 5% of the over 313,000 members of this international public speaking organization earn this distinction. She regularly trains others to improve their public speaking, leadership, and communication skills.
In the Fall of 2016 Sharon competed in her first Sprint Triathlon. She enjoys competing in 5k and 10k races in the Raleigh area, and especially enjoys not coming in dead last in [some of] her races.
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TheeTeam spent the weekend at WordCamp Raleigh 2016 learning about new plugins, Google Analytics and Tag Manager, frameworks, marketing, and engagement strategies. Here’s a recap of what we learned.
Even in the business word, people make mistakes and send out their email marketing campaigns with a dull or generic sounding subject line. Some companies never change their subject line from month to month, and then wonder why their open rate and click through rate then decrease. Having a fresh, short, and well researched subject line may be the difference between your newsletter getting read and going in the junk folder.
Social media can be a top sales tool for your company. It can enhance your brand and engage your users. It’s a great way to get to know your customers better – and reach into new target markets.
WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce platform and is used on 30% of all online stores, and by over one million websites. It’s perfect for a start-up online store, someone looking for a more user-friendly option to migrate over to, and for large million dollar retails alike. Learn the benefits of choosing WooCommerce for your online store.
The popularity and use of Instagram continues to grow – it now has 400 million monthly users – so it is essential for businesses to add it to their social media arsenal. The key to having success on Instagram is understanding how to hashtags properly to gain brand awareness and reach potential new customers.
This year our team participated in EarthShare’s second annual Earth Day Corporate Challenge. A handful of employees from each department donated their time the afternoon of April 14th to help the local non-profit Durham Open Space & Trails.
To inspire your own Valentine’s Day marketing campaigns, we’re dissecting two popular social media trends and sharing examples of good, better, and best for each.
Our employees and family enjoyed a weekend away in the North Carolina Mountains November 13-15. We enjoyed fantastic food and fellowship, and had a scavenger hunt that encouraged us to think creatively and work together to come up with solutions to the clues.
Thinking of redesigning your website? Avoid these web design trends to keep your website visitor’s happy and engaged.