Searching for Happiness and JOY in May 2020.

May 2020 Update- Four things I am doing these days that make me happy and bring me JOY. Week eight of #QuarantineLife. Yep, it’s May 2020 and in New York state we are in week 8 of the #stayhome #staysafe orders. These times are challenging. I have a positive outlook. Even in challenging times, I… Continue Reading Searching for Happiness and JOY in May 2020.

Creatives in Quarantine or when life gives you lemons, get PR.

Everyone I know is in quarantine due to the Corona virus pandemic, It is really challenging! I recently participated in a Q&A for Creatives in Quarantine with the Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy. You can read my thoughts, featured in Creatives in Quarantine on the ACE website. Cap Region Creatives in Quarantine: Kirsten Voege… Continue Reading Creatives in Quarantine or when life gives you lemons, get PR.

Our New Reality

It’s March 2020. We are all dealing with a new reality. This new reality is challenging and unsettling. What is our new reality? The streets are empty. People are hunkering down at home. Schools are closed, workplaces are closed, only gas stations, supermarkets, hospitals and liquor stores seem to be open. I don’t know much… Continue Reading Our New Reality

Google Techstars Startup Weekend 2020

The Google Techstars Startup Weekend event is a Google for Entrepreneurs program in partnership with Google for Startups. Another day, another event at the beautiful @urban Co-Works space in Schenectady!  This time I was there to see the final day of the Google Techstars StartUp Weekend. More than 50 participants including inventors, entrepreneurs, students, educators,… Continue Reading Google Techstars Startup Weekend 2020

Talking Social Media

It seems everyone is talking social media. So, I decided to see what the experts had to say and attended the American Marketing Association New York Capital Region “Get Social” panel discussion. These panelists shared lots of interesting and actionable information during the discussion. Including social tracking tools, potential media vendors, managing social media, creating… Continue Reading Talking Social Media

A new co-working space in the 518 promoting co-working, collaborating and community.

ACE hosted a networking event to help launch the newest co-working space in the Capital Region. Collectiveffort co-working is the latest offering from the Collective team. This team of creatives also introduced the Capital Region to the Power Breakfast Club. Looking for a co-working space in the 518? Not sure where to start? Stop by… Continue Reading A new co-working space in the 518 promoting co-working, collaborating and community.

Greetings!

This is the spot to find the KIRated blog. Here readers can learn all the news, events, updates, and more good to know info On the KIRated Co blog we post networking event updates, share news and talk about exciting developments in our community. We are focused on building business growth through marketing and getting… Continue Reading Greetings!

The Boiling Frog Effect Networking in the Capital Region of New York

Are you an entrepreneur who is looking for networking opportunities in the 518? As a recent transplant to the 518 and an entrepreneur in start-up mode I have been really challenging myself to find and attend worthwhile and interesting networking events in the 518. My goals are to make local connections in the 518, learn… Continue Reading The Boiling Frog Effect Networking in the Capital Region of New York

About KIRated Co

Learn more about KIRated, the brand created by Kirsten Voege. Looking for ROI? We build marketing campaigns that get results. At KIRated, we understand what it takes for marketers to stand out. We know that growth that can be measured is key. This is something different, but at KIRated we believe measurement is everything. We… Continue Reading About KIRated Co