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#SoGladTheyToldMe: What I Needed to Hear as a Mother

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With Frizz cranking along at a steady pace, my passion for writing most often takes a backseat. Every once in a while, though, I manage to get some time to write for myself.

Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger of The HerStories Project have just launched their latest anthology, So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood. I am excited to be a featured contributor, keeping company with some of my favorite writers. You can learn more about the book and what I needed to hear as a mother here, or jump into the conversation at #SoGladTheyToldMe.

5 Email Essentials for Any Small Business

No matter the size of your business, your emails are often the most efficient way to communicate with current and potential clients. Making sure they look professional and deliver a strong first impression does not have to be an overwhelming – or unaffordable – task, even if you are a sole proprietor. I’ve got 5 email essentials for your small business at She Owns It.

~ Tracy

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Frizz Marketing LLC Chosen for LinkedIn ProFinder Beta Test

Tjensen_AboutLinkedIn is in the process of rolling out a beta test of their new platform, ProFinder, in selected cities. They recently launched Chicago, and Frizz Marketing has been chosen as one of the initial consultants to participate.

ProFinder allows the opportunity for companies to post RFPs and also view directories of consultants and freelancers.

Sound interesting? I think so, too! Stop by and check it out!

~ Tracy

 

 

 

 

Lessons Small Business Owners Learn

mistake-876597_1280What’s the best part of having a great network of fellow business owners? Talking about lessons learned – what has worked well, and what hasn’t. Regardless of your industry, there are some overriding fundamental principles that apply.

I talked with three small business owners about what they have learned from their while building their own practices, and from collaborating with clients. You can find them over at She Owns It.

~Tracy

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Small Business Marketing: 5 Tips to Kickstart Your Strategy

Startup Stock PhotosThere are (more than) a few things that I love about what I do. They include: (1) helping small business owners get their strategies off the ground, without feeling overwhelming; and (2) learning what has – and has not – worked will for other business owners.

I am excited to be a Featured Contributor at She Owns It, a fantastic website and community that supports and connects women entrepreneurs.

My first article is up, and is directed at small business owners just getting started with their marketing plans. Head over to read my 5 tips to kickstart your marketing strategy, and while you’re there, enjoy the other resources as well. There are some great articles from business owners with a broad range of expertise.

~ Tracy

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Frizz Marketing LLC Named a Constant Contact Certified Solution Provider

Chicagoland marketing expert to help small businesses and nonprofits achieve meaningful marketing results.

LOMBARD, IL — July 1, 2015 – Tracy Jensen, Founder and CEO of Frizz Marketing LLC, has been named a Certified Solution Provider by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide.

As a Certified Solution Provider, Jensen has completed the Constant Contact Certification Program which provides training on the Constant Contact Toolkit™, marketing best practices, and business development. This training imparts industry-leading knowhow on marketing and services to create meaningful results for program participants and the clients that they serve.

“Having worked with a variety of online marketing and email platforms in both the small business and nonprofit arenas, Constant Contact has consistently been my system of choice,” says Tracy Jensen, CEO of Frizz Marketing. “Their team genuinely treats customers as partners, providing cutting edge tools while making online marketing experience and technology accessible and easy to understand. I am excited to deliver the same stellar resources and top-notch customer service to my clients.”

Frizz Marketing works with small businesses and nonprofits to create powerhouse marketing strategies and consistent, impactful messaging. They recognize that every business today has one thing in common: Trying to continually do more with less time and resources. Whether crafting a single strategy or implementing ongoing creative content, Frizz Marketing brings the expertise and methodology that helps businesses exceed their goals.

“Our Solution Providers are an incredibly valuable asset to small organizations—they’re the agencies, consultants, designers, and developers who we trust to provide hands-on assistance to small businesses and nonprofits. The certification program gives our most engaged Solution Providers access to the education that keeps them on the leading edge of marketing best practices. Small organizations can be confident that when they’re working with a Certified Solution Provider, they’re getting quality expertise that will drive the success of their business,” said Arthur Steinert, vice president and general manager, channel partner sales and marketing, Constant Contact. “By becoming a Certified Solution Provider, Tracy Jensen has shown true commitment to understanding and implementing best practices in online marketing—and delivering measurable results for the clients that seek the services of Frizz Marketing.”

About Frizz Marketing LLC

Frizz Marketing LLC, is a boutique marketing firm based in the Chicago area that specializes in empowering small businesses and nonprofits. For over ten years, Founder and CEO Tracy Jensen has worked with a range of organizations to extract and develop their central identity and message, creating compelling and effective communication tools for a variety of audiences. Frizz Marketing offers a range of services, including marketing strategy development, creation of comprehensive communication tools and ongoing creative content implementation.

About Constant Contact, Inc.

Constant Contact helps small businesses do more business. We have been revolutionizing the success formula for small businesses, nonprofits, and associations since 1998, and today work with more than 600,000 customers worldwide. The company offers the only all-in-one online marketing platform that helps small businesses drive repeat business and find new customers. It features multi-channel marketing campaigns (newsletters/announcements, offers/promotions, online listings, events/registration, and feedback) combined with shared content, contacts, and reporting; free award-winning coaching and product support; and integrations with critical business tools – all from a single login. The company’s extensive network of educators, consultants/resellers, technology providers, franchises, and national associations offer further support to help small organizations succeed and grow. Through its Innovation Loft, Constant Contact is fueling the next generation of small business technology.

Constant Contact and the Constant Contact Logo are registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All Constant Contact product names and other brand names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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Tracy Jensen
Frizz Marketing LLC
(630) 426-9712
tracy@frizzmarketing.com