Hey hey, it’s Mary K! I’m a marketing specialist, a fitness trainer, and a writer.
I earned my Bachelor and Master of Business Administration in marketing at Loyola University Chicago. I studied abroad in Rome and Southeast Asia, and I was also a dance minor. I started my professional journey freelancing with startups, and now most of my time is spent in the corporate world of tech. In my spare time, I teach fitness classes, write, read, dance, bake, and chase after sunrises on Chicago’s Lakefront Path.
In the last couple of years, I have gravitated away from Instagram and blogging and have become obsessed with TikTok. Personal passions aside, I have helped a couple of startups and small businesses experiment with TikTok in their social media strategies. My hot take: it’s not worth it. To decide if TikTok is right for… Continue reading Why startups and small businesses shouldn’t include TikTok in their social media strategy
As I’m forcefully trying to find the silver linings of 2020, there are some things I have unexpectedly learned to love and appreciate. Jojo Siwa I’m starting light-hearted with my adoration of one of the cutest, spunkiest kids on TikTok. I can’t wait for her to turn 18 and be out of her contract as… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Unexpectedly Learned to Love in 2020
Blogging is allegedly dead, and for the writing crowd, newsletters supposedly are the new thing. Most of my writing energy this year has gone towards my book manuscript (don’t ask for an ETA because IDK), but with the pandemic, I’ve found new ways to express my creativity. Aside from painting and piano, I’ve become obsessed… Continue reading Is this really the Golden Age of TikTok?