National Association of Professional Women Inducts Cheryl Gnad, Owner of Social Focus by CG, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Cheryl Gnad selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I found that social media venues such as Facebook and LinkedIn were my best friends. With many connections with local business owners, it wasn’t too long before they were asking me how they could promote themselves on social media.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Cheryl Gnad as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in social media marketing. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Cheryl into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in social media are valuable assets to her clients.”

Coming to the field of social media by accident, Cheryl Gnad has now worked in the field running Social Focus by CG for four years. After being laid off from a previous position in the music education field, she started her own business and found it profitable to advertise via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. While her first business focused on corporate gifts and incentives, Ms. Gnad now helps to promote a variety of other businesses on social media.

“I sought to ‘advertise’ to as many as possible that I was ‘open for business,’” Ms. Gnad said. “I found that social media venues such as Facebook and LinkedIn were my best friends. With many connections with local business owners, it wasn’t too long before they were asking me how they could promote themselves on social media. Some even suggested I start my own business in marketing other peoples’ businesses.”

Ms. Gnad has worked with a heating / air conditioning company, a roofing company, a plumber, a chiropractic practice and a mental health practice, just to name a few of her clients. Her business philosophy is centered on social media by targeting to passionate customers of the product. In addition, Ms. Gnad utilizes several partnerships with web developers, graphic designers, photographers and professional public relations / marketing experts.

For her commitment to achieving success according to her personal standards of excellence, and for her outstanding accomplishments in enriching her position with her diversified proficiencies, Ms. Gnad is being honored as a leader and role model for her profession.

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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