76. Thriving Online as a Mentor, PR Pro
Deedra Determan helped make KOKI-TV (Tulsa, OK) a top Fox affiliate in the country. As “the wife of one and mother of two,” she used her 20+ years of marketing savvy, and her parenting knowledge, to create several websites attracting 100,000 moms each month. She is passionate about helping brands become market leaders.
How Did You Start Using Your Talents?
As a journalism student Deedra interned at KOKI-TV, a station she eventually helped rise to
a top Fox affiliate. As TV stations were creating online presences, Deedra traveled the U.S. helping local stations integrate new media into their broadcast mix. As websites for niche markets emerged, she successfully rode the wave.
The Most Impactful Turning Point?
To continue using her entrepreneurial skills and simultaneously be close to her family, Deedra shifted her focus to D2 Branding, her innovative marketing communications firm, igniting brands to be the market leader in their industry. Recently she became an online mentor and YouTube instructor at Thrive15.com, which offers affordable business education.
The Most Powerful Lessons Learned?
Technology and personal creativity make it possible to share a lifetime of skills with aspiring entrepreneurs worldwide and still be close to home. At Thrive15.com, Deedra helps online students learn how to launch their own start-ups, reaching them through a venue that’s both affordable and sustainable. Lifelong learning is real.
On Her Bookshelf
Thrive15.com, featuring 30 mentors and a video library of lessons of a length that fits a busy life.
On Her Bookshelf
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business, by Gino Wickman
Connecting With Deedra Determan
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