Hire Robin. Pick her brain by the hour, the day, the project.
Robin has been on both sides of the communications fence, the brand/agency side and the blogger/content provider side. She is a strategic thinker with years of experience as a creative director and facilitator, art director and designer, writer, award-winning blogger, and speaker.
Brainstorm with you to develop your creative vision, story ideas for your blog, and creative ways to promote your business via social media.
Social Media Consultant
Help you develop a strategic and creative storytelling and social media plan for your business and brand. Set up your social media channels, Tweet for you, post on Facebook and Pinterest.
For publications, blogs, and social media.
Facilitate creative meetings for you or your company.
Product Spotter/Trend Reporter
Search for product ideas for your retail or wholesale company. Connect you with designer/makers and small brands from my curated list of talent.
Robin is the the co-facilitator of The Blog Workshops, creative writing and social media storytelling and strategy workshops. An experienced speaker and creative facilitator, she has presented about storytelling for social media at The Mother Nature News Fair, The Garden Writers Association, Women at Woodstock, The Entrepreneurial Women’s Network, and The Garden Bloggers Conference.
Robin is also Principal of Robin Horton Design, a strategic communications design firm that partners with businesses to analyze issues, generate ideas, and inspire creative solutions. Prior to founding her company in 1990, Robin was VP, Manager of Design Services at Burson-Marsteller, where clients included Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Merrill Lynch, The Kennedy Center, AT&T, and General Electric. Robin has worked at some of the world’s leading design firms, including Rudolph de Harak & Associates in New York, and Baltus und Rüegg in Zurich, Switzerland. She has a BA in French from The University of California, Berkeley, a BFA from The Cooper Union, studied The Sorbonne in Paris, and The New School in New York.
Robin speaks French and can manage herself respectably in Italian, is a seasoned global traveler, loves food, and has stepped backwards off a cliff in Utah (secured with ropes of course.)
To learn more or chat about working together, call Robin at 203.561.0999 or email her at robin (at) urbangardensweb.com.