Kickass at Social Media – Social Media Training

About This Event

Day 1 of Kickass at Social Media, the social media training for small businesses.

Get more followers, attention, and business for your small business!

We’ll work together

Are you completely new to social media? Don’t know what social media to start with? Need to create your profiles? This is the day for you. This day is to get you started.

We’ll work with you to create your profiles and your first posts on your chosen social media channel.

Signed up? Then make sure to bring your laptop and/or your smartphone because we’re all rolling up our sleeves. Also, bring along any photos you have of your business.

See the full schedule here.

Early bird prices end soon! You can register for one day, or both days.

Our Instructors

Julia Olivas
Punches her way through social media and was the social media strategist behind startups like Sunport, ONUSBlue, and FreeRange. She’s been involved in the startup community for three years, including hosting and attending events, fundraising, business development, and digital marketing. Julia has helped numerous projects throughout New Mexico grow and become leaders in their field. Her efforts helped lead New Mexico’s most successful technology Kickstarter campaign with SunPort by Plug.Solar.
Kristyn Fox
Strikes at the heart of social media. Kristyn Fox is a digital marketing consultant based in Albuquerque. She has a passion for creating social media content and engaging with business owners to improve their online presence. When not being active on social media, she is often found having a beer at a local brewery. You can find more about her and her company, Outfox Digital, on her website:
Sonja Dewing
Leads a flying kick to content. A Technical and Creative Writer with a penchant for social media, including quite a following on Instagram and her travel blog. She leveraged social media for a successful book promotion campaign. Happy to use her knowledge for the power of good, she teaches business writing at the University of New Mexico’s Continuing Education department and is a mentor for businesses during Catalyst Week. You can find more information at
Joan Marie Yazze Gallegos
Karate chops straight to trending data. Born military brat but considers Albuquerque, New Mexico her home. With a background in social media, web design and marketing for government/political agencies, non-profits, public relations and hospitality. She is a former Miss Teen & Miss New Mexico. A former co-host of the Morning Brew where she had a segment called, Trending with Joan Marie. She specializes in things current, branding, trending, target demographics, content managing and finding the right marketing material that is relevant and right for you.

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Event Details

Date: May 26

Time: 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM

FatPipe ABQ

200 Broadway Blvd Ne Albuquerque, NM 87102

The BioScience Center

We are inspired by the principles outlined in “The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley” by Victor W. Hwang and Greg Horowitt, noted Venture Capitalists (Los Altos: Regenwald 2012)

5901 Indian School Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 200-9500

Resident Companies

Biotech and Life Science Resident Companies:
Aqua Access, LLC
Avisa Pharma™ Inc.
Azano Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Biophagy, LLC
Exhalix, LLC
Medici Technologies
PaizaBio, Inc.
Respira Therapeutics, Inc.
Southwest Medical Ventures
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Anchor Residents

 (companies that help our startups):

Logical Marketing, LLC
Sara Douglas & Company
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