Clients Say

Childbirth UDenise is a godsend to the technically challenged. She helped me determine how I needed to set up my database on MailChimp, patiently and thoroughly answered my questions, held my hand, and designed the template for Childbirth U’s e-newsletter. Her communications were always clear, to the point, and without jargon. Thanks to her, I have confidence that I can now manage on my own–and if new questions arise, I know she’s got my back. I highly recommend her.

Henci Goer, founder & director
Childbirth U

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Client - Allison IrishIt was a pleasure working with Denise when she moved my email list to MailChimp. She is very knowledgeable, skilled, efficient and patient. (I’m sure I asked questions that made no sense but she never faltered and helped me.) I will certainly look to hire her again if the need arises.

Allison Irish
Ramblings of a WAHM

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Client - Shelley Row

Denise did a great job fixing my MailChimp newsletter glitch. She was on it on day one and completed the task on day two. Took much stress out of my life and left me at ease to do other things. Thanks Denise!

Shelley Row, P.E. MBA
The Recovering Over-Thinker

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Client - JB Personal TrainingAs a small UK fitness business with no dedicated admin resource, we understood the importance of e-mail marketing in converting leads, but struggled to achieve consistency in the frequency and quality of our newsletters. Never seeming to have enough time to devote to the job, I came to the conclusion that we desperately needed help!

Around this time, I came across Denise on the recommendation of a LinkedIn article. When I discovered that she was a MailChimp Expert (the system we were already using) I was hopeful that she could be the answer to our problems despite being based on the opposite side of the Atlantic.

Several months and numerous newsletters later, we have made enormous strides forward with our e-zine. Freed of the task of compiling the newsletter and checking the formatting issues, I have been able to greatly improve the quality and depth of content. This has been noticed by our customers in the form of both specific compliments and improved open rates of over 45%!

Denise has introduced the discipline, structure and quality control to ensure that we make the most of our growing distribution list. She has done so with unswerving politeness, good humour and patience.

I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for great customer service in e-mail marketing support – whether US or UK based!

Shona Watt
JB Personal Training

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Client - Helene BrennerWhen it comes to Mailchimp, Denise is “IT”! She had great hints on everything Mailchimp, from good practices to good looks, and gave us very adept training as well, which we know is going to save us countless hours of needless frustration! In addition, she’s just a lovely, reliable and smart person to work with!

Helene G. Brenner, PhD
Author, Speaker, Transformational Psychologist

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Client - Marcella Bungay StanierI once told Denise I was now co-dependent on her … in a nice way. This is only half in jest. Denise needs a superhero name that encompasses her many talents … Professional, Determined Problem Solver, Focused, Expert, Generous, Funny, Smart, Personable…Indispensable! She is Captain Indispensable!

Client - Box of CrayonsIt’s hard for me to remember life BD (before Denise). But Box of Crayons looks better and better under her tender care.

Marcella Bungay Stanier, VP
Box of Crayons

(When I expressed a little panic at such an enthusiastic testimonial, Marcella added: “Humble forgot to add humble.” ;) I’m also quite honored to get to do a Marcella ‘reveal’ here, as she generally prefers to remain the “almost anonymous” white hard hat of operations. Humble herself, generous, and simply all around amazing. She pays a surprise visit to BOC founder Michael Bungay Stanier’s interview with Les McKeown.)

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Client - Kayce HughlettDenise, Thank you for pulling me through my MailChimp near-crisis. Everything looks great! It was a pleasant relief to know you were taking care of these details, so I could focus on the things I do best. I gave your name to a colleague today and am assessing what you and I might accomplish together next.

Kayce S. Hughlett, MA, LMHC
Founder, live it to give it!
author, life coach, speaker
www.kaycehughlett.com

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Client - Debra SmouseI decided to take my own advice about asking for help, and contacted Denise to get several upcoming ecourses ready in MailChimp. Her expert handling took this right off my plate and allowed me to shift my focus to other things pressing for my attention. Even if we can do things ourselves, sometimes we just can’t do it all. It’s so much easier with a little help and Denise’s support was just the ticket.

Debra Smouse
Life Coach and Writer

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Client - Alana FoyI can’t say it enough- but you have been such a pleasure to work with. You turned what was once a seemingly frustrating situation for me into a breath of fresh air….boy am I grateful for that!!!

Alana Foy
Writer, Healer, Teacher & Speaker
The Radiant Well

(Alana and I worked together to get her email subscription forms, autoresponder series, and newsletter up and running in MailChimp.)

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Client - Jugaad InnovationThe three co-authors of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth:

Client - Jaideep PrabhuDenise has been nothing short of wonderful to work with. Proactive and professional to a fault, yet friendly and thoughtful, I cannot think of a better set of skills in a team member. Very importantly for our team of geographically dispersed authors, Denise is very knowledgeable about the strategic value of social media for marketing books and ideas around the world. I recommend her very highly to you.

Dr. Jaideep Prabhu, Nehru Professor, Judge Business School, Univ of Cambridge. Innovation, Marketing, & Strategy expert

Client - Simone AhujaDenise has been an outstanding member of our transnational team, proactively building our social media presence and importantly, sharing thoughtful insights based on her extensive experience working with other clients including authors. Denise demonstrates not only professionalism and a high level of organization in an extremely fragmented scenario, but also gives us the sense that she truly cares about us, our work and our success. I recommend her work without hesitation.

Dr. Simone Ahuja, founder of Blood Orange Consulting

Client - Navi RadjouDenise has played a vital role in the successful launch of our book, Jugaad Innovation. She provides great admin support for book branding & promotion activities. In particular, she does a great job maintaining the book web site. Very meticulous and detail-oriented, Denise is hard-working and can anticipate and proactively fulfill clients’ needs. She can get the job done on-time. I am grateful to collaborate with her.

Navi Radjou
Innovation & Leadership Strategist
Co-author of From Smart to Wise

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Client - Janica SmithDenise is a valued member of my team. Her professionalism and attention to detail give me the utmost confidence that she can handle any aspect of the work we do for our clients. I can count on her to give every task the care and attention it deserves. She anticipates problems that may arise and has solutions at the ready so that projects continue without a hitch. I can enthusiastically recommend Denise.

Janica Smith
AdminiSmith
PublishingSmith

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Client - Carolyn MonacoDenise delivers: I worked with her for over 4 years, and have always found her to be responsive, reliable, resourceful, and right-on-time. But more to the point, Denise is a superb and proactive marketing partner. The muscle, passion and point of view that she brings to every project is significant. I’ll always appreciate her for those things and can recommend her highly.

Carolyn Monaco
Monaco Associates

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Client - Chris Silver SmithI knew Denise was smart before I chose to work with her, and my only disappointment is that I didn’t grab her to work with me sooner!

She’s smart and savvy and she ‘gets it’! I heartily recommend her work — only, maybe I shouldn’t because I’m likely going to want increasing amounts of her time!

Chris Silver Smith
Argent Media

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Client - Beth KanterThis has been the best investment I’ve ever made. Denise rocks.

Beth Kanter, Author of Beth’s Blog: How Connected Nonprofits Leverage Networks and Data for Social Change and co-author of The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Networked Nonprofit     Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

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Client - Charlene LiI cannot begin to tell you what a precious asset you are to us — it helps brand and differentiate us to have high quality people, and you are the best!

Charlene Li
Founder of Altimeter Group
Author of the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership
Co-author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling book Groundswell

Open Leadership     Groundswell