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About Deb Gonzales:

Debbie Gonzales is a career educator, curriculum consultant, former school administrator, adjunct professor, and once served as a SCBWI RA for the Austin Chapter. Deb currently devotes her time to writing middle grade novels, crafting educator guides with Guides by Deb, producing The Debcast (a podcast dedicated to the empowering spirit of the female athlete) and various freelance projects. She’s the author of six “transitional” readers for New Zealand publisher, Giltedge, and the forthcoming non-fiction picture book Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records (Charlesbridge, 2019). Deb currently serves as board member for the Michigan Reading Association. She earned her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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C3=V: the formula for the reluctant marketeer

course overview

time stamps:

  • [00:14] Good-bye, Comfort Zone!

  • [00:49] Research-based

  • [04:25] Course inspiration

  • [08:37] Course overview

  • [13:23] Pinterest walk-through

  • [13:51] Use interface/Dashboard

  • [16:20] Pinterest boards

  • [18:33] Group pins

  • [19:40] Analytics

  • [20:50] Make a Pin with Canva.com

  • [23:03] Reach analysis on personal website

  • [25:02] Consistency

  • [25:41] Self Examination

  • [26:00] Let’s do this!


time Stamps:

  • [00:23] Deb’s experience with a mastermind

  • [02:02] Four or five people in the C3=V Mastermind group

  • [02:58] Session held on Wednesdays, April 17 to May 22

  • [03:06] Choose one of two time slots: 10:30 AM (EST) or 7:00 PM (EST)

  • [03:22] Meet via Zoom

  • [03:41] Create a 6-Week Plan of Action

  • [04:15] Begin with a win!

  • [04:27] Goal Report

  • [04:43] Brainstorm

  • [04:52] State new goals

  • [05:24] Registration closes Monday, April 15