Amanda Vega is a 20-year veteran of the interactive industry who began her career as a chat moderator for AOL. She now owns a full-service consulting practice that focuses on the art and science surrounding interactive and traditional advertising, web applications, marketing, public relations, product development/manufacturing, and social media.
Amanda wrote PR In A Jar as well as created this web site to help clients that couldn’t afford or did not necessarily need full-scale PR.
The book offers a basic 101 education in words that are easy to understand and provides templates and case studies to help anyone do their own public relations. And the new packages help start-ups and small companies facing budget challenges gain press exposure.
In addition to helping major media companies, she has also worked with clients such as Banana Republic, Eli Lilly, WebMD, iVillage, eHarmony, and more. Amanda also spends ample time helping entrepreneurs and small businesses have access to world-class agency services at reasonable rates. You can see more about her managed PR, social media, and compliance services at http://www.amandavega.com.
Amanda prides herself in continuously growing within the industry and offering her clients a level of knowledge and education that is typically overlooked by larger firms. And Amanda also believes that anyone with a passion can create a career that is both financially and personally lucrative.
Amanda has a pug named Shinobi, a pink Porsche, and an affinity for cupcakes.