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LaShon Anthony - visuals4u. Chicago, IL, US

LaShon Anthony LaShon Anthony

visuals4u

Chicago, IL, UNITED STATES

Website Manager, Event Manager and Speaker

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Biography

La’Shon Anthony is the owner of visuals4u, a consulting practice, and provides web development, marketing, event management, e-commerce and design solutions. She is also the Community Leader of Chicago.AnitaB.org and a writer, mentor & speaks around the Chicagoland area on business and tech-related topics. La'Shon is a founding member of the 2020 Women on Boards Chicago Campaign and an Advisory Board member for Project Education Plus.

For more information about La'Shon and her services, visit http://www.visuals4u.com.

Industry Expertise (6)

Information Technology and Services Business Services Public Relations and Communications Advertising/Marketing Non-Profit/Charitable Women

Areas of Expertise (9)

Email Marketing Fundraising Marketing E-Commerce Consulting Mentoring Social Media Management Strategy Development Design Business & Strategic Planning

Accomplishments (3)

Web & PR Manager/DBSA-GC (professional)

- Website Management
- Graphic Design
- Public Relations
- Donor, Sponsor and Ad solicitation
- Volunteer Recruitment & Management
- Content Writing
- Press Release Development & Distribution
- Team Member Recruitment for Bank of America Marathon

Volunteer Service Award Recipient (personal)

2010-01-01

Received an award from President Obama's Council on Service and Civic Participation.

PR Manager (professional)

2003-05-31

Assisted a nonprofit organization with reaching their goal of raising over $100,000 (for the first time) for their Black Tie Gala held in Chicago. La'Shon's responsibilities included:
- Securing a media sponsor
- Publicity via the internet, radio and print
- Securing a celebrity auctioneer
- Press release development & distribution
- Soliciting ads, donors and sponsors
- Soliciting auction donations
- Volunteer management

Education (3)

Roosevelt University: Bachelors, Marketing

Loyola University: Certificate, Graphic Design

Illinois Institute of Technology: Certificate, Web Design and Application Development

Affiliations (2)

  • Chicago.AnitaB.org
  • 2020 Women on Boards Chicago Campaign

Languages (1)

  • English

Testimonials (1)

LaShon Anthony, Website Manager | LinkedIn

See my LinkedIn profile for recommendations and endorsements.

Media Appearances (8)

From Tech Volunteer to Tech Leader

Tech Savvy Women  online

2017-06-15

An Interview with La'Shon Anthony

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Anita Borg Institute

Women Tech Radio  radio

2017-03-29

ABI.Chicago launched in Oct. 2015 as a 501(c)3 focused on women and men that are in all interests of technology. Its goal is to reach more beginners interested in transitioning to technology. La'Shon Anthony is the Community Leader of the ABI.Chicago chapter.

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Melanie Adcock focuses on what’s trending in the local tech community

Tech Scene Chicago  radio

2016-07-01

In this episode, Ms. Adcock speaks with La'Shon Anthony,​ , Isabelle Rizo​, Brian Laughlin​, and Julian Kidd​. Here they discuss who they are, their stories, their organizations, events, and how you can attend, learn more, and become part of the tech scene.

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Anita Borg Institute | Episode 56

Women's Tech Radio  radio

2016-03-30

ABI.Chicago launched Oct 2015 as a 501(c)3 focused on women and men that are in all areas of technology. Its goal is to reach more beginners interested in transitioning into the industry.

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Google Hangout on Creative Freelance Work

DePaul Career Center  online

2014-04-25

LaShon Anthony was one of the panelists who discussed the benefits and challeneges of working as a creative freelancer. This event was hosted by the DePaul Career Center.

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Social Media for Small Business

TechAccess TV  tv

2012-08-17

During this segment, we explored the benefits of implementing an effective social media strategy for small business success. Recorded on July 13, 2012 at Chicago Access Network Television Studios. Executive Producer & Host: Bruce Montgomery.

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We're Talking About Small Business Marketing

Small Biz Growth Show on Blog Talk Radio  radio

2010-07-16

Do you know how to market your small business? Need a little help? Co-hosts Cash Miller of www.SmallBusinessDelivered.com and Steve Smith of www.BusinessCoachingThatWorks.com welcome special guest La'Shon Anthony of Visuals4U. She's an expert in small business marketing and specializes in the design and use of promotional materials that can propel your business to the top.

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How to Get Your Business In Order

WellnessExperience on Blog Talk Radio  radio

2010-04-15

Do you have a business idea or hobby that you want to turn into a business venture? If the answer is"Yes" to this question than my guest La'Shon Anthony a successful Marketing Consultant has just what you need to Get Your Business In Order. There has never been a better time than now to start your own business.

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Event Appearances (23)

Panel Discussion Moderator

Black Panther Mix & Mingle - Chicago.AnitaB.org  Lucky Strike Entertainment

2018-02-16

ABI Communities - Panelist & Booth Volunteer

Grace Hopper Celebration  Orlando, Florida

2017-10-04

Educate. Empower. Transform. - Panelist

Women in Technology  African American Network/Sears Holdings Corporation

2017-02-15

Panel Discussion Moderator

FoodTech Holiday Style - Chicago.AnitaB.org  Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

2016-12-13

Women in Tech Reception

Women in Tech Reception - Illinois Technology Association  Osteria Via Stato

2016-12-07

Information Session Presenter

Universities and Corporate Offices - ABI.Chicago  Numerous Chicagoland locations (through the present)

2016-09-14

Women in Tech Breakfast

Women in Tech Breakfast - General Assembly  Freehand Hotel, Chicago

2016-09-09

Presenter

Managing Social Media for a More Effective Crowdfunding Campaign  Bethel New Life

2015-04-29

Presenter

Getting on the First Page of Google: It's Easier Than You Think   Illinois Institute of Technology for Knapp Entrepreneurial Center

2015-03-30

Event Organizer of Beginner & Advanced Sessions

Social Media Week at Roosevelt University  Roosevelt University

2014-09-22

Social Media & Internet Marketing for the 21st Century

Creative Chicago Expo - Jewish Vocational Services  Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2014-03-14

Presenter

Online Fundraising for Nonprofits - South Shore Arts  Munster, IN

2013-12-11

Presenter

The Digital Rules of Engagement - Social Media Week  Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

2013-09-25

Instructor

Social Media & Internet Marketing for the 21st Century - Social Media Week  Jewish Vocational Services, Chicago, IL

2013-09-24

Presenter

Boost Your Biz With Social Media - Social Media Week  Lincoln Park Library, Chicago, IL

2013-09-23

Instuctor

Advanced Social Media Marketing for Small Business  Jewish Vocational Services, Chicago, IL

2013-01-17

Presenter

Baby Step Basics for Social Media  Jewish Vocational Services, Chicago, IL

2012-09-27

Presenter

Achieving Goals through Online Fundraising  Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference, Chicago, IL

2010-05-27

Presenter

New Promotion Strategies for Different Results  Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

2010-05-20

Presenter

Taking Your Marketing Strategy from Print to the Internet  Jewish Vocational Services, Chicago, IL

2010-05-04

Presenter

Learn How to Build an Effective Web Site  Jane Addams Hull House Association/Uptown, Chicago, IL

2010-02-17

Presenter

Web Design for Small Businesses - Part II  Jane Addams Hull House Association/Uptown, Chicago, IL

2009-09-29

Presenter

Learn How to Build an Effective Web Site  Jane Addams Hull House Association/Uptown, Chicago, IL

2009-08-19

Sample Talks (1)

Cracking the Code: Social Media 101

Starting a business is daunting. Adding a social networking plan can be time consuming, but it
doesn't have to be. Learn to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn in this beginner's social media
workshop for business owners. Discover how to create an account and write an interesting profile.
Bring your laptops or tablets to get started that day and increase your bottom line.

La'Shon Anthony of visuals4u has over 15 years of experience as a consultant for small businesses
& non-profits.

Location: Jewish Vocational Services

Style

Availability

  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Corporate Training

Fees

0 to 500
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