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Hi. I'm Holly!
Geek-girl from the start. I was using an Atari as a word processor before Apple and
Microsoft brought out their first product. With my Okidata dot matrix printer, knowledge of
DOS and some five-inch floppy disks, I printed all my recipes, lists, check sheets for work
(restaurant) and of course, resumes.
I graduated for Eastern Washington University in 2001. My Bachelor of Arts Degree is
officially in "Interdisciplinary Studies." Doesn't say much, does it?
In 1990, I read a great book called "Earth" by David Brin. Among the many things this
book "predicted" was "the World Wide Web complete with major news-media outlets,
videos and discussion forums, and blogging.
In 2000, it occurred to me that there was going to be a need for people to specialize in
writing content, produce marketing materials and help businesses make their www debuts
I designed my curriculum to target this profession. It included marketing classes, various
writing classes, web design and html, and graphic design.
Purely by accident, a very clever friend was telling about SEO'ing his site and now he is
doing some "Local" for others and teaching them. It was not really his thing- he is an
entrepreneur and has a very successful full-time business as well. He was just helping
other small business owners figure "it" out. He suggested I come with him to his next
meeting with a new client and I took it from there!
So here I am. Back into marketing, back into the internet and helping small businesses get
What impresses me most about this industry is how supportive the "experts" in the field
are. I try not to ask stupid things, but when I come across something that makes me go
"Whahh???" I email one or two and get support for my own reaction.
I am excited to be able to utilize my marketing, internet and research skills to help grow