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Secrets of Social Media Marketing: Get Your Food Brand Noticed

July 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | $5

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You know that you should be using social media for your business, but you may be lost on where to start. Don’t worry, Craveity Marketing & Branding is here to help! The Hatchery has partnered with our friends at Craveity & FamilyFarmed to bring you The Secrets of Social Media Marketing: How to Create & Share Content That Will Get Your Food Brand Noticed panel event. Several entrepreneurs and influencers are excited to explain their personal food brands to you as well as the tips and tricks they are using to find success in social media marketing.

This panel will cover:

  • Learning how to choose the right social media channels
  • How to create content that stays true to your brand message
  • How to work with influencers to expand your reach
  • And much more!


6-6:15pm: Arrivals/Networking

Please arrive before 6:15pm.

6:15-7:30: Panel Discussion

7:30-8pm: Q&A/Networking

Snacks will be provided.


Alison Velasquez, CEO & Founder of Skinny Souping

Alison Velazquez is a Wellness Expert, Author, Chef and Founder of Skinny Souping. Skinny Souping is a line of sippable soups meant for consumption on the go. Featuring unique global flavors that are delicious hot or chilled, these delicious soups make the perfect healthy lunch on the run. Her personal & business goal are one in the same, “healthy made simple”.

Jordan Buckner, CEO & Co-Founder of TeaSquares

Jordan Buckner is the CEO and co-founder of TeaSquares, business coach for food entrepreneurs, and Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 recipient. TeaSquares are tea infused energy snacks crafted to enhance mental focus, while the company’s social mission is to fuel economic development in underserved urban communities. His personal mission is to create a business that enriches people’s lives, while mentoring others to do the same.

Erin Bahadur

Erin is a health and wellness blogger and personal trainer living in Chicago. She began her blog, Erin’s Inside Job, after entering recovery from drugs and alcohol and finally finding a healthy balance of food, fitness, and overall heath. It’s her mission to help others find their own version of healthy by openly sharing her own journey and writing about topics such as mental heath, fitness, food, and more. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog Donut and her husband Neil.

Kara Buffardi, CEO & Founder of Craveity Marketing, LLC (Moderator)

Kara is a marketing and advertising professional with 8+ years of experience in branding, website creation and digital marketing for small businesses to large national brands. In 2015, Kara founded Craveity Marketing, a digital marketing agency that works with small businesses in good and sustainable food. Kara and the Craveity team bring in years of experience to educate and guide clients on their website, social media and online communications so they can reach their audience and make a greater impact to their communities.




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