Speaker Spotlight: Christine McDannell

Christine McDannell is Co-Owner & Managing Partner at Social Starfish, a full service Social Media Marketing Firm.

On May 1st of last year, Christine successfully sold a company called Cleanology, an eco-friendly house cleaning company that she meticulously nurtured and successfully built from the ground up in just six years. She started it for three figures ($300 for a vacuum and cleaning supplies) and sold it for SIX FIGURES. Christine has received numerous awards for her achievements, including 2009 Business Person of the Year from the San Diego District of the Small Business Administration.  Christine is also active in the community currently serving as the President of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Vice President of Public Relations for her local Toastmasters chapter, and membership coordinator for the San Diego Glazer-Kennedy Marketing Group. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, cooking, and traveling.

Christine will be presenting the following sessions:

“How to Make the Jump to Entrepreneurship”
(1 Hour)
Are you currently freelancing but are wondering what it could take to start your own business? It sounds intimidating, but it is not as scary as it sounds if you know where to start. In this session, Christine will give you the tools you need in order to take that leap into entrepreneurship. She will also teach you the four-word saying that your business cannot live with out. You will walk away from this session with the tools and motivation you need in order to confidently start your own business.

“How to land your Dream Job”
(30 Minutes)
Guess what? You can still land your dream job even with unemployment at an all-time high. In this session, you will receive rock-solid tips from someone who actually does the hiring. Christine McDannell has been a business owner for over seven years and has statistical data on who she has hired in the past and why. You will walk away with the top three things you must do when applying for that job in order to stand out from the rest.

You can follow Christine (@SocialStarfish) on Twitter.

Social Media Camp: San Diego is April 30th from 9am-5pm at Sony Electronics. You can purchase your tickets at our EventBrite Page.

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