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I recently had the privilege of speaking to these young women — the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan about ‘Social Media and YOU.’ The goal of the session was to share how to use social media safely while discussing leadership and inspiring them to change the world (no pressure ). It was both an empowering […]

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I’m beyond honored to be named the 2015 winner of the Vanguard Award from by the Association for Women in Communications Detroit Chapter.  A huge thank you to Sheri Watkins for helping create “Saving Face for Parents & Educators.” The AWC press release: AWC Detroit Matrix Award winners announced March 16, 2015 — Three exemplary communications […]

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I was recently honored to be named one of 16 Michigan Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2014 in an article written by Delane Parnell (@delane) for Medium.com.  Thanks so much, Delane! Here’s an excerpt from the article that lists entrepreneurs ranging from college students to venture backed CEOs…congrats to all named! There’s no denying that Michigan […]

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Live in the D: Professionals Panel

I am honored to be a contributing member of the Professionals Panel on “Live in the D,” which airs weekdays at 11am EST on WDIV Local 4 / NBC Detroit.  Here are a few snippets from our discussions below and you can find show archives on the Live in the D webpage. Here’s more about […]

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Live in the D: What is a #TwitterParty? [VIDEO]

Do you keep hearing about “Twitter parties” and “Tweet Chats,” but you aren’t sure how they work? WDIV/Local 4 NBC Detroit featured a story on Live in the D on a monthly Twitter party we at Hay There Social Media participate in with Chalkfly, 826Michigan and organizer, Michigan Nightlight. Check out this video to learn […]

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How to Use Twitter on Black Friday with #Local4Shopping

Are you heading out on Black Friday with your smartphone in hand? Be sure to watch this latest video from ClickOnDetroit  to learn how you can use Twitter to get the BEST DEALS this holiday season. Be sure to tweet with us using #Local4Shopping!

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Women Business Owners (WBO) of Southeast Michigan Award Recipient

I was recently honored to receive the Nancy Ray Founders Award from the Women Business Owners (WBO) of Southeast Michigan, an organization taking amazing strides for female entrepreneurs. With this award, I reflected on the many individuals who have contributed to my personal journey and those I will continue to lean on to grow going […]

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DBusiness Magazine 30 in Their Thirties

Emily A. Hay, was honored by DBusiness Magazine, Detroit’ Premier Business Journal, as one of “30 in their 30s” in 2013. Click here for the full story. Congrats to the entire class! Photos by the talented http://www.davelewinski.com.

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Michael Trow with Emily Hay – How To Maximize Event Success With Social Media Google Hangout [Video]

In this latest video from a Google Hangout, Michael Trow (an Atlanta based professional sales and marketing coach and trainer) and I discuss how social media can help one achieve greater success at professional events. Do you attend conferences to network on your own behalf?  Perhaps you represent your company as an attendee, exhibitor or sponsor.  Whether […]

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