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Invest in Social Media Success

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It’s been predicted that business leaders will increase their social media budgets in 2014. As organic reach declines across Facebook and Twitter, it’s inevitable that companies will be forced to pay to promote their posts to a wider audience. And while mobile advertising and traditional display advertising will also eat up a sizable portion of […]


Proud to Be Type B

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My name is Marisa and I am Type B. Though, I am not ashamed of this, in many entrepreneurial circles it’s an unpopular declaration to make. If you read enough entrepreneurial blogs, it seems that to run a successful business you must be a perfectionist or micro-manager. I am not this, which isn’t to say […]

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Introducing The Strategic Peacock

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Today it’s official. I left my attorney’s office having signed the official corporate documents turning Marisa Peacock into The Strategic Peacock, LLC. What does this mean, exactly? It means that after a year and a half of being a full-time social media strategist and marketing consultant, I am growing into something bigger than myself.


Why Transparency Rules

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I’ve been working since I was 15. For more than half my life I’ve had the privilege of working for others in a variety of organizations. Each job has taught me different life skills as well as those which have contributed to my overall skill set as a marketer and strategist. While each manager, director […]


Be Bold.

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Working from home affords me the luxury of doing laundry, dishes, cleaning, walking the dog, and watching tv during the day. While some may discourage multi-tasking, I embrace it. I’ve found that having the freedom to do what I want when I want to makes me more focused. It also provides me many opportunities to […]