Why Are Reviews on Social Media Important?

There are many ways that you can attract clients and more business, however what impression are you leaving with your digital thumbprint? Through your website, social media, local listings and digital content (more in future posts on these specifically) you can have quite a bit of control over the story you are telling. A key element you can leverage are the reviews on your social media.

Marketing Yourself While Being Realistic

As a small business owner you wear many hats. You do the work, manage the books, pull the trigger on your marketing….it can be a lot. One of the first things have my clients do is to tell me what they are doing for their marketing and then we talk about what makes them happy…and what is purely a chore. Marketing your business is different for everyone and there is no magic formula. The key …

Lights, Camera, Action…My Life on a Film Set

Stepping on a film set is amazing. I have had the opportunity to do it for a professional film company here in Portland as a paid extra on “Portlandia” and I have had the opportunity to do so for the last 5 years with Marble Mountain Films working on the short film “Unmarked” and the current film project “Dead Lake“. It is not glamorous as one may think. I have hiked miles to locations, nearly …

What Story Are You Telling Without Saying A Word?

You don’t have to hang around me long to know that I am a bit dramatic. I have been acting, dancing and performing since I was 4 years old. My mother put me in dance and acting to increase my confidence. Both of these crafts focus on how you present yourself and how to communicate with out words…to tell a story with out even saying anything. These skills translate to everyday life. I think all too …

Content is King: Create Your Own Meme

Part of this fun journey of blogging for 29 days is to provide some quick tips on how to create unique content to tell your story. Original content is so important to have in your social media and digital marketing. Do you like those images with text…or better known as meme? You can easily create these with your own photos in a very simple way. Follow these steps and you will be on your way …

My Favorite Quotes

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  –  Maya Angelou “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”  –  Helen Keller “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”  –  William Shakespeare Thank you for following  and reading …

Eight Things About Me

At first I thought it might be difficult to come up with 8 interesting thing…but this was a rather fun exercise to examine the life of Amanda Goff to dig up some fun and funky facts. I started my “career” as a performer at the tender age of 4 at my first dance recital. I was done for after that and bitten by “bug”. I love to people watch. It is one of the best …

The Kitchen at Middle Ground Farms

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Amanda Goff – Creative Director of Silver Keys Media
Ryan Erlandsen – Creative Partner
www.SilverKeysMedia.com SilverKeysMedia@yahoo.com
Music: “White Stones” from Playonloop.com

Jessica owns The Kitchen at Middleground Farms, a culmination of her experience in the food industry, her culinary travels, her love of animals and a deep appreciation for some of the lost arts involved in cooking locally sourced ingredients. Her food “career” has come full-circle: from catering to Portland’s high-end “foodie” clientele back to picking berries, churning butter and “putting up” the harvest. Jessica is passionate about cooking, passionate about life and would like to share her journey with you.

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Check…Check…Double Check | Quality Control in Your Marketing

Recently I received a letter in the mail from my health care provider. Well after a moment of reading and then re-reading this I laughed out loud so obnoxiously that everyone in the house wondered what the heck I was reading. Really? “Insert disease/condition”….well someone did not get their caffeine in before they hit print and sent this on its merry way. And excuse me, I have a few pounds to lose, but I am …

Why is the Right Image Worth a Thousand…

An image can truly be worth a thousand [fill in the blank] when it comes to marketing. This could mean “likes”, dollars, clients or whatever other type of return matters to you as the end goal regarding your marketing efforts. You put in time, brain-power and money into promoting your business right? So why not capitolize on one of the elements that is known to draw in clients / supporters / the community [pick your target]. …

Local Indie Film: Unmarked

Marble Mountain Films just released online the independent short film “Unmarked”. This was co-directed by Ryan Erlandsen and Amanda Goff and produced in association with Silver Keys Media. It is very exciting to see this project completed and ready to share with the world. Unmarked is a story about a teenage girl and her boyfriend who venture into the woods and mysteriously disappear. The girls older sister ventures out looking for answers and uncovers a …