about Corinne Litchfield media
Connecting the nouns* is at the heart of what I do.
Through marketing and communications consulting, I connect consumers and influencers to brands that work for positive change in our communities.
Through my work as a social media manager, I connect authors, nonprofits and business owners to the tools they need to build and maintain their online presence.
Through content writing, whether it's for a magazine, a small business, or a marketing campaign, I connect readers to the world around them.
Through event management and support, whether for a charity fundraiser or private company, I connect event guests to a fun, memorable experience.
Contact me for a free consultation.
*people, places and things
About Corinne Litchfield
Born in the Washington D.C. suburbs, Corinne graduated with honors from Takoma Academy and received a B.A. in English and Communications from George Washington University. Her early career in the D.C. area focused on health communications, with an emphasis in call center training and management. Clients included the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the National Institutes of Health, and the Food & Drug Administration.
Corinne moved to Southern California in the spring of 2000 and worked for several years as an assistant editor in consumer and B2B magazine publishing for PRIMEDIA and Canon Communications. In 2008 she transitioned into public relations, representing several Web 2.0 clients at The Bohle Company. Her freelance career took off in 2009, working with clients on marketing and PR campaigns, social media management, and content writing.
Corinne relocated to Sacramento in 2010, where she writes for Sacramento Magazine and other publications on topics such as technology, health and medicine, personality profiles, and regional travel/businesses/events. She also provides marketing, social media, and communications support to individuals, nonprofit organizations, private industry, and small businesses. She is a frequent speaker at writers' groups on website building, social media, and online platform development.
Corinne's areas of expertise include:
Areas of Expertise
Fast. Well crafted. On target.
My background in content creation for digital and print media, with extensive experience in writing and editing copy for consumer and professional audiences, gives me an understanding of how to best capture the voice of my client. Whether you are a first-time author, independent business, or a nonprofit organization, I'm listening to your specific needs when it comes to communicating your message.
Marketing and Public Relations Strategy
Strategic. Visionary. Effective.
I've developed marketing and PR campaigns for Web 2.0 companies, small businesses, advocacy groups and fundraising events. I can work with your in-house team to create and execute cross-platform campaigns.
Portfolio available upon request.
Forward-thinking. Sensitive. Responsive.
I build social media platforms that align with your brand identity, finding you content to share that encourages engagement among your fans and followers. I offer training on best practices in content writing and distribution. And I will never make you use a platform that isn't a good fit for your goals.
HootSuite Certified Professional.
Event Management & Support
Timely. Efficient. Organized.
I work behind the scenes or front-of-house to execute and organize everything, whether it's ticket sales, volunteer training/recruitment/management, vendor relations, raffle/silent auction prize recruitment, or live updates on social media.
A sampling of clients, ranging from authors to nonprofits, small business owners to events.
For more than six years, Corinne has provided marketing, public relations, and social media management support to Garden Kids, an organic children's wear company based in southern California. She has developed Facebook ad campaigns, created and maintained the company's Facebook Page and Pinterest account, and written original content for use on the company's online platform and Medium.com account.
Sacramento Couture Runway and Bridal Show
In 2014, Corinne provided social media management services for Sacramento Couture Runway and Bridal Show, an inaugural event hosted by Classique Catering and the City of Sacramento. She provided guidance and oversight for the event's social media campaign, with tasks including content writing for the event's Facebook Page, setup and maintenance of Twitter and Pinterest accounts, and live posting from the event. Held on August 17 at Sacramento's historic Memorial Auditorium, the bridal show drew more than 200 attendees.
In 2013 and 2014, Corinne developed social media campaigns to raise funds for 916 Ink, a youth literacy nonprofit based in Sacramento, during the Big Day of Giving. The organization exceeded its fundraising goals both years, with donations, prizes and matching funds totaling over $20,000.
J. Dawn King
J. Dawn King is a popular author of Jane Austen fan fiction with a strong following on Facebook and Twitter. Corinne set up a website for Ms. King using Wordpress.com, including social media account integration and links to purchase print, electronic and audio books. She also provided training on use and maintenance of the website, including blog posting.
Sacramento Burger Battle
In 2012 and 2013, Corinne worked with Sacramento Burger Battle founder Rodney Blackwell and event planner Natalie Paulsen to organize and promote the charity fundraiser, held on September 18 at Raley Field in West Sacramento. Corinne wrote news releases and pitched articles/segments to local media outlets, oversaw raffle prize recruitment and ticket sales, and coordinated volunteer staff. Since the event's inception in 2012, it has raised more than $75,000 for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.
Small Business and Nonprofits
We hired Corinne to create a social media and email campaign for a 24 hour fundraising challenge…and we more than tripled our fundraising goal! Her easy-to-use tools and tutorials helped our team rise to the challenge. We attribute our success to her professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail; Corinne's dedication to this project made all the difference.
- Katie McCleary, Executive Director, 916 Ink
Thoroughly enjoyed working with Corinne and we would highly recommend her! Corinne handled set-up and implementation of our multiple business social media outlets, plus public relations outreach. Creative ideas and great writing really helped build our audience. Corinne also worked with us on a nonprofit advocacy group devoted to saving open space. Her insights were so valuable in helping us through tough outreach campaigns. - P. Haddad, Owner, Garden Kids
Authors and Writers
Corinne has been a valuable resource for me in launching my first novel. I couldn’t have done it without her! She created a new blog book page and Facebook author page for me, linking them across all social media platforms. She’s fast and efficient and explains each step as she works her magic, helping me to be more self-sufficient. I highly recommend her! - Linda Townsdin, Author, Focused on Murder, A Spirit Lake Mystery
Corinne has been a great help to me in setting up a Facebook author page and also a Twitter account. When it comes to anything tech I'm the epitome of a slow learner. She was able to help me make sense of things and was patient and clear when I needed the inevitable remedial work. Not only that, she's fun to work with. - Marilyn Reynolds, Author, Hamilton High Series
I always thought of Twitter as a “kid” site to be used for nonsensical teen time-waster messages. Corinne showed me how the site could be a powerful asset for an author looking to create a web presence. - Steve Liddick, Author, All That Time
Corinne is easy to work with, a clear communicator/explainer/teacher, and a real professional who does what she says she’s going to do when she says she’s going to do it. Those of us who’ve been around for a while know that life in the business world doesn’t always go this way. It’s refreshing to work with someone who understands customer service and the creative process for writers, is a good listener, and is responsive to her client’s needs. Working with Corinne makes good business sense. - Daniel Babka, Author, No More Illusions
Imagine trying to provide assistance in developing a complicated, interactive website to a person who could barely cut and paste. That was Corinne's challenge with me. However, she patiently and kindly walked me through the process and there is nobody who could possibly be as happy and pleased as I am with the end product. Having a webpage of my own will help build my author platform and allow an interchange of encouragement and information with my fan base. It has already born fruit and will do even more in the future. It is part of a professional author package to have real estate on the Internet. I could not, nor would not have done it on my own. Thank you, Corinne. - J. "Joy" Dawn King, Author, A Father's Sins: A Pride and Prejudice Variation
Trying to understand the intricacies of Facebook, Twitter and websites can be overwhelming. Trying to figure out how social media works is like nailing jello to a tree! But the good thing is you don’t have to do it alone. There is help and her name is Corinne Litchfield. Setting up Facebook was a snap with her guidance. If you are a newbie to social media or just need some expert help Corinne is the natural choice. Her patient and calm manner make her an excellent teacher/coach! - Meera Ekkanath Klein, Author, My Mother’s Kitchen: A Novel with Recipes
Corinne, thank you so much for helping me manage the maze that is social media so that I can focus on writing. I can’t tell you how relieved I am to have someone with your expertise handling such an important aspect of my marketing strategy. - Jo Chandler, Author, This Side of Forever
Corinne takes a very professional approach, she listened and really understands who I am as an artist and how best to manage my marketing and public relations needs. She is responsive, creative, intuitive and very knowledgeable. I am so happy with Corinne that I have already referred her to several people who have a variety of marketing needs. - Pia Spector, writer, poet and workshop leader
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