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R. Kay Green
Dr. R. Kay Green is the CEO/President of RKG Marketing Solutions. She earned a Doctorate of Business Administration in Marketing, and has completed PhD coursework in Leadership and Organization Change. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Management, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, and an Associate of Arts in Marketing Management. She is affiliated with several prestigious universities and has instructed over 350 courses online. A popular speaker on Marketing and Business topics, Dr. Green is currently featured on Great Women Speakers, Great African-American Speakers, Marketing Experts, Black Experts, and Savor the Success. She has received honorary distinction in the Who’s Who among Academics and Professionals and Who’s Who among Executives and Professionals, and is the recipient of various faculty awards, including the coveted Provost Circle Award and the Top Faculty Recognition designation.


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Entries by R. Kay Green

The Game Changer: Social Media and the 2016 Presidential Election

(2) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 12:57 PM

And the clock is ticking....

Only one year remains until a new president is elected.

As with each presidential election, presidential candidates from the Democratic and Republican party are naturally pushing hard to win voters to their campaigns. Political ad spending is expected to reach an astounding $11.4...

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Market Your Startup Online For Less Than $20 a Week

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 9:59 AM

Just started your business on a very limited budget? Like many small businesses, marketing your business can be a very expensive task. Launching a startup is an exciting endeavor but the reality is you need marketing to get the ball rolling. Otherwise, your new business will fail to gain any...

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Mompreneurship Is the 'New Normal'

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 1:20 AM

No one said it would be easy. Raising a family and running a business are far from easy tasks. Both are full-time commitments that are often at odds with each other. The working women of today frequently have to balance between the demands of their business and the persistent needs...

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Lights, Camera, Action! Why Video Is Your Best Marketing Tool in 2015

(2) Comments | Posted August 9, 2015 | 5:03 PM

What do YouTube, Snap Chat, Instagram, Vimeo, Daily Motion, Veoh, and Vine all have in common? All of these platforms have maximized the use of video to capture massive worldwide audiences. As we've witnessed the success of websites such as YouTube, online marketing and technology are converging in a way...

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6 Golden Rules of E-Marketing Your Small Business

(3) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 7:00 PM

Do you own a small business? Are you operating on a fixed budget? Do you aspire to reach a global market? If you answered yes to each question, E-Marketing (online marketing) maybe perfect for your business! At the most basic level, E-Marketing enables you to build relationships with clients and...

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2015: What's Next for You?

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 3:01 PM

2015 is almost upon us and the buzz of the New Year is already in the air. It is around this time of year, we begin to think about the goals that we have accomplished and the plans still in the making.

Each year, we reflect on the years...

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7 Reasons Why We Are Fascinated With the #IceBucketChallenge

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Who among us has not heard of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge? In August alone, the challenge raised $100 million in donations. It captured the collective imagination of social media users across the world. According to Facebook, Ice Bucket Challenge videos were viewed a whopping 10 billion times and reached...

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Relationship Marketing 1-2-3: Why Building Relationships Matters Most

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Did you know that your company's success is built on "Relationship Marketing"? Any good salesperson will tell you that you need to be able to make a lot of friends. Cultivating relationships has always been an essential part of sales, and it always will be.

According to Forbes Magazine,...

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College Grads: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Marketability As You Enter the Job Market

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 7:20 PM

Congratulations! You've completed your college is the first day of the rest of your life. Now that you've graduated...are you prepared to enter the job market?

Statistically, nearly 40 percent of graduates are unemployed, and 16 percent are in part-time positions. The hiring process can take...

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To Email or Not to Email: Is Email Marketing Relevant to your Businesses' Bottom-Line?

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 9:30 PM

Engagement is the name of the game in the new millennium. It is all about networking and building relationships with your consumers with some form of continual contact. One of the best means of communication is by email. If you are not building a strong, reliable email list, you are...

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The Verdict Is in: The Future of Marketing Is Social

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2014 | 12:35 PM

We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.

Social media is a marketers' dream. It allows your audience to watch you -- as a brand --...

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Corporate America Vs. Entrepreneurship? Which Path is Right for You?

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2014 | 3:28 PM

...And we're off! The New Year has officially begun and now its time to make some very important decisions in your professional life. Where do you see yourself in say 5, 10, 15, 20 years from now? Have you taken the time to analyze your current career? That is, where...

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REposition, REstrategize, REinvent: 10 Tips for the "New-Age" Professional in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2013 | 11:44 AM

It is certainly a FACT that the world is changing. Every day, new developments in technology and society rewrite the guidelines for how we interact with our families, our colleagues, and our customers. The world gets smaller with each new development. With that shrinking of the global market comes a...

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How Many Times Have You Heard the Word NO, NO, NO and NO Again?

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 5:14 PM

No has a tendency to create so many distractions. It causes us to lose focus and begin concentrating on things that don't matter. It is the underlying fear of rejection or failure. Worse, we begin to make excuses for why it's okay for us to settle for the word no....

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The Social Media Effect: Are You Really Who You Portray Online?

(1) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 4:32 PM

Over the past 15 years, the world as we know it has been taken by storm through the onset of social media. According to Comscore (2011) about 90 percent of U.S. Internet users visit a social media site each month. Because we live in such a largely global-society, creating and...

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6 Key Lessons From an Entrepreneur

(1) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 11:48 AM

As we've all heard, when it comes to the definition of entrepreneurship, there are varying definitions of what this term really means. Some experts think of entrepreneurs as people who are willing to take risks that other people are not. Others define them as people who start and build successful...

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What Is the True Meaning of Inspiration?

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 2:09 PM

When we think about inspiration, what inspires us most are ordinary people who have done extraordinary things. We appreciate when someone has the ability and willingness to be selfless, creative, innovative, or just dares to be different. Mother Teresa. Gandhi. Martin Luther King, Jr. All of them were ordinary people...

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7 Highly-Effective Ways to Maximize Your Online Brand Presence

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 5:33 PM

It is no secret that in this day and age, online presence = brand awareness. In fact, most marketing experts agree that how you present your brand online is the 21st century equivalent of your first meeting with a customer.

Your online brand is what people think of you...

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Draft Your Blueprint to Success! 8 Strategies for Setting Attainable Goals

(1) Comments | Posted April 12, 2013 | 11:00 AM

We've all heard of the importance of setting goals to accomplish your dreams. Like most people, you have spent plenty of time thinking about and assessing your own ideas. Now it is time to take what you know about yourself and your aspirations and use that information to help formulate...

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Don't Stall, Don't Wait... Take Action! Four Ways to Make Your Vision a Reality

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 6:11 PM

Why is it so very easy for us to put off tomorrow what can be done today? In reality, the world is full of stories about genius ideas that didn't become reality because the innovator didn't properly strategize. For every failure-in-strategy story, there is an equal number of failure-in-implementation stories....

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