Miranda Creative Events: Don’t Miss Our Upcoming “Step by Step” and “FriYAY!” Events!

Miranda Creative is pleased to partner with the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut for two recurring series to help you grow your marketing expertise!

Introducing “Step by Step” — a monthly, hands-on, workshop series beginning May 2nd, and “FriYAY!”  — weekly office hours with Miranda Creative professionals on hand and ready to answer your questions. Both of these events are designed as informal gatherings to help you master simple marketing tasks that can nevertheless seem complex to understand.

All sessions will be held at the Regional Innovation Center, located at 92 Eugene O’Neill Drive in New London, Connecticut.

Step by Step

The Step by Step series will be held at 12 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month between May and October (the July session will be held a week later due to the Fourth of July holiday).

Each event in the Step by Step series is designed to address a marketing topic within the space of a lunch break. The work sessions are fast-paced (usually less than 30 minutes) and will have attendees address significant marketing tasks in real time.

Topics that will be covered in Step by Step include:

  • May 2: Mine! Mine! Mine! — Claim Your Google Listing
  • June 6: G4 in 2024 — Understanding Google Analytics
  • July 11: Just Like This — Social Media Content That Engages Followers
  • August 1: You Gotta Have Standards — Creating One-Page Brand Standard Sheet (And Why It Matters)
  • September 5: The Nice List — Successful Facebook Ads for the Holidays
  • October 3: Boo! (Gasp, Shiver, Fright) — SEO Need Not Be Scary

The award-winning team at Miranda Creative are natural educators and part of a well-known culture of community involvement. Digital marketers, social media mavens, and brand specialists will make learning fun.

step by step with miranda creativeWhile FriYAY! with Miranda Creative is offered at no cost, the Step by Step sessions have a modest fee of $5 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members, and are limited to 25 attendees. Reservations open a minimum of two weeks before each workshop. Topics are subject to change based on market conditions or trending technologies. BYOLL — bring your own laptop and lunch.


Stop by the Regional Innovation Center every Friday to visit with a Miranda Creative team member in the Chamber’s new collaborative space! One of our professionals will be working from the center all day and can help you gain new insights on how you can improve your company’s marketing. 

FriYay! is open to drop-in meetings throughout the day. You can also email mpalomino@mirandacreative.com to book a dedicated time slot.

Team members will be visiting the Regional Innovation Center on a rotating basis. Meet with experts on a wide range of marketing topics, including:

Digital/Social Media

May 3, June 21, August 2, September 20
Quick wins for your digital presence. Get a fresh look at how you appear online. We’ll identify the three top action items that will improve your online visibility.

Communications/Earned Media

May 10, June 28, August 9, September 27
Everyone loves a good story… and good stories get picked up. What stories are you sharing about your business? Learn simple ways to amplify your business message.


July 5, August 23
A professional website can create a better user experience, increase credibility, and generate more sales. Find out more about how you can assess your own website and make improvements that benefit your business.

Graphic Design/Branding

May 24, July 12, August 30
Is your branding as strong as it can be? Would you like to pick the brain of a branding expert to confirm that fonts, colors and your overall brand appearance are as effective as they should be? Bring your materials, speak to one of our award-winning designers, and walk away empowered and informed.

Marketing/Brand Management

May 31, July 19, September 6
Brand standards, web updates, social media, print designs…managing your company’s marketing is a big task! Meet with one of MC’s brand managers to learn more about how you can plan and manage marketing projects that elevate your business.

M2 + You

June 7, July 26, September 13
For more than 35 years, Maria Miranda has delivered marketing results for companies in Connecticut, New England, and beyond. Her efforts were recently recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration, which named her Connecticut’s Small Business Person of the Year for 2024. Stop by to meet Maria in person and get her insights on improving your marketing..

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