By using Olioboard, I'm able to design a project - from concept to completion, and then use my work to better market myself.
Last summer, when reading my blog stats, I had noticed a good majority of my blog traffic was coming from Pinterest. I don't recall who sent the invite to join, but when I did - it opened the door or better yet a Pandora's box of opportunity to share information & inspiration. Earlier this month when the news broke on Mashable about Pinterest having more traffic than Google + YouTube + LinkedIn... I said - That's how I can show people what I can do for them - I gotta pin my boards to Pinterest! And since you can also add your pins to Olioboard, it all just made good sense to do, as Leslie has recognized - especially if you are in the design or even retail industry and looking to better brand yourself. Here's some of what Leslie had to say about what I've started doing:
"This is truly brilliant, Lynda Quintero-Davids. You are leading the way with cross promoting your design work using both of these tools in a very sophisticated way. Even if Olioboard were not a client, I would be in awe of how you are understanding and acting on how you can use these social media tools to create business for yourself." ~LC
CLIENT PROJECT: FL Living Room Consultation - An empty room was a blank canvas of possibilities. The homeowner was wanting a blue & white palette. Along with drawing up furniture plans, I shared as inspiration images from Elle Decor, sourced the furnishings, and put together this one of three variations for her space.
"Take a peek at what Lynda Quintero-Davids created. First she did a 3D room on @olioboard, added the fashion w/a 2D module and then created a Pinterest board for her and shared it back onto her FB Timeline. Imagine those possibilities for Fashion + Decor." ~LC
When pinning my above lifestyle board from Olio to Pinterest, I also tweeted it with:
"Add color to board presentations using NEW Text Tool IN Color + Color Schemes @Olioboard"
"This is just an incredible use of Pinterest + Oliboard, Lynda Quintero-Davids (@nyclq ).Fashion + 3D Olioboards REPINNED onto Pinterest. Now, too, you can share this on your Facebook Timeline with Facebook's announcement today that Pinterest is an app in their OPEN GRAPH." ~LC
"This is a gamechanger for every designer and manufacturer."
Leslie Carothers - CEO of Kaleidoscope Partners
Thank you so much Leslie!
After having worked in retail for 25 years, to teaching myself what I know about social marketing during the past two years (through trial & error) - I'm grateful, humbled and completely honored by your recognition!
And thank you too for stopping by!