Badassery Magazine November 2017 Issue 18 - Page 14

• bionic- pacemaker since age 15) But, I’ll still say it, I am a Bionic Badass. Lastly, I am a Badass because I empower others to reach for their dreams- to share their stories of hope, perseverance, determina- tion and triumph. There is an entire world offline. The real world needs to see you just as much as the online world. If you don’t connect in person, you will fade away as quickly as the information on your news feed. We’re all changemakers. Some of us just know how to make that news reach the masses a little easier than others. If you are reading this and you are making an impact in your community as well as online you need to be visible in the commu- nity and local media. If you have a VA who handles your postings, why on earth don’t you have a PR person in your back pocket al- ways on the lookout for new ways to get you visible or recruit your business role models on your behalf? It takes time, consisten- cy and follow-up to make this About the Author With more than twenty years of event creation, marketing and community outreach experience, Mindy Quinn has developed campaigns, fundraising events, social media strategies and public relations support serving K-12 public education, higher education, social services organizations and for-profit corporations. Wildflower Promotions & Media Management began as a part-time consulting endeavor for Mindy Quinn, a single mother of two boys. After collaborating with groups and individuals locally and online, she knew she needed to take her business to the next level. Creating a company to design events and marketing campaigns that bring more diversity, inclusion and respect into the world was her calling.   13 happen. This IS my job, to do this for others. That’s why I am so damn good at it. 