Nickname: Social Media Rockstar @tiffanyrisner
College: Palm Beach Atlantic University – major in English, minor in Psychology
Year Graduated College: 2008
Current Job Title: Interactive Marketing Coordinator at Ingenex
What you do on your job: social media management, digital pr and networking
Favorite Color: Cranberry — its the color I’m having in my wedding!!
What you learned in your time at Ingenex: Google is king! I learned how to search and teach
myself anything because of the variety of tasks from day to day— from how to put together a
podcast on the fly to tweeting with the TwElite (twitter elite.)
New Media Drivers License: I never went through the course myself, but I helped craft the new site and TA the class.
How your internship helped launch you career: I have a killer resume from interning and working at Ingenex. My internship landed me a job here.
What you have learned since being in the workforce: You have to find a balance between your work and personal life. Having a successful social media job can blur the lines between “on” and “off” time. A quick tip: Monitor and Schedule! My favorite tools are simple and free: CoTweet and Google Alerts. When you find something, schedule it on your social networks so you can take some much needed off duty time!
Advice to incoming interns: Learn the staples of SEO!!! Don’t settle for “what” SEO is… know how to actually optimize your writing. Previous knowledge goes a long way!