It’s time to make some money; #theintern is skipping naps to make bank.

A note from Kirsten on it’s time to make some money. Maybe it is cliche….but I thought an assignment for #theINTERN of “What I did over Summer Vacation” could be interesting with a twist of quarantine.  So #theintern is here to show you, even in a global pandemic it’s time to make some money. Turns… Continue Reading It’s time to make some money; #theintern is skipping naps to make bank.

New Intern, a 5th grader talks about swimming with sharks and how to get out of doing the dishes at home.

A note from Kirsten. It’s Shark Week at KIRated… In this blog #newintern, a 5th grader talks about swimming with sharks and how to get out of doing the dishes. The #newintern has been with KIRated since right before his 10th birthday in May. His role is offering feedback on all social media content prior to… Continue Reading New Intern, a 5th grader talks about swimming with sharks and how to get out of doing the dishes at home.

The Intern at KIRated shares his thoughts during a global pandemic…

If you love someone, let them nap; a teenager reacts to life and shares thoughts and questions during Covid-19 pandemic A note from Kirsten. #theintern has been with KIRated since right before his 15th birthday in March. In addition to creating original social media content he offers feedback on all content prior to publishing. Recently… Continue Reading The Intern at KIRated shares his thoughts during a global pandemic…

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.