All Press

 

Business 2 Community – 11/6/2017

Recognizing Milestones: 8 Solid Options for Honoring Employees

 

MPI – 10/23/2017

The Airbnbs of Event Planning

 

Blogging Tips – 10/10/2017

13 Smart Ways to Boost Your Content Reach by Capitalizing on a Viral Story

 

Dare Mighty Things – 9/5/2017

33 Chicago Entrepreneurs Who Will Inspire You

 

The Savvy Intern – 8/3/2017

8 Apps Successful Entrepreneurs Use to Spark Creativity

 

American Express Open Forum – 3/23/2017

Celebrate the Holidays and Your Business with Company Events

 

The Savvy Intern – 2/23/2017

Graduating Soon? 12 Young Entrepreneurs Share Powerful Career Prep Secrets

 

Tech.Co – 2/9/2017

9 Platforms That Will Keep You Excited About Video Vontent After Vine

 

Small Business Trends – 2/6/2017

11 Best Executive Recruitment Lessons

 

Women 2.0 – 1/31/2017

9 Unexpected Expenses Every CEO Should Budget For

 

Huffington Post – 1/25/2017

15 Marketing Strategies You Should Consider for Q1 of 2017

 

business – 1/24/2017

10 Sales Management Tools to Organize Your Sales Process

 

business – 1/23/2017

10 Design Review Tools for Receiving Helpful Feedback on New Products

 

allBusiness – 1/20/2017

The 9 Most Valuable Lessons You Can Teach Your Sales Team

 

Success – 1/17/2017

13 Must Read Books on Success and Being Successful

 

Medium – 1/13/2017

10 Creative Hacks for Staying Motivated All Day Long

 

Verge – 1/11/2017

When it Comes To Your Business, When Should You Rely on Data vs. Instinct

 

Huffington Post – 1/11/2017

11 Creative Employee Perks That Barely Cost Anything to Implement

 

Noobpreneur – 12/27/2016

11 Ways to Encourage Work Life Balance During the Holidays

 

The Next Web – 12/22/2016

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Face of Business

 

Inc. – 12/12/2016

6 Ways to Motivate an Entirely Unproductive Team — Fast.

 

The Next Web – 12/11/2016

9 Ways Robots are Going to Impact Your Job

 

Inc. – 12/6/2016

6 Mindful Techniques to Become a More Conscientious Listener

 

Huffington Post – 12/6/2016

11 Words of Financial Advice Every First-Time Founder Should Hear

 

Noobpreneur – 11/29/2016

12 Creative Client Gift Giving Tips

 

Noobpreneur – 11/29/2016

11 Tips for “Translating” Office Culture to a New Location

 

Youtern – 11/21/2016

14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand

 

Blogging Tips – 11/16/2016

9 Ways to Get High Quality Feedback from a Customer Survey

 

smallbiz technology – 11/4/2016

9 Smart Ways for Small Businesses to Use Open Source Software

 

Entrepreneur – 10/30/2016

Sales Success Starts With a Team Approach

 

Small Business Trends – 10/28/2016

9 Easy Ways to Monitor Your Company’s Image Online

 

youtern – 10/27/2016

14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand

 

Chicago Inno – 10/26/2016

Why Groupon Still Matters

 

Noobpreneur – 10/25/2016

10 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Manager

 

Linkedin Pulse: Dave Kerpen – 10/24/2016

The 12 Scariest Mistakes Made in Job Interviews

 

Black Enterprise – 10/12/2016

9 Quick Steps to Take if You Think You’ve Made the Wrong Hire

 

Dallas Startups – 10/10/2016

9 Simple Ways You Can Use Personalization to Really Improve Conversion

 

Dallas Startups – 10/9/2016

YEC Event Recap: Young Entrepreneurs Fireside Chat

 

Black Enterprise – 9/21/2016

10 Ways to Easily and Correctly Identify Your Target Customer

 

The Savvy Intern – 9/7/2016

10 Things College Students Should Do Now for a Great Career Later

 

built in chicago – 8/19/2016

Female Tech Founders who have Raised more than $1M

 

Women 2.0 – 8/11/2016

13 Common Management Challenges and Solutions

 

Smart Brief – 8/10/2016

10 Companies with Benefit Policies that Work for Them

 

Symmetry 50 – 8/2/2016

73 Hottest Startups in Chicago

 

All Business – 7/14/2016

Are You a Time-Crunched Boss? 13 Proven Ways to Stay Connected With Your Staff

 

Small Business Trends – 7/11/2016

12 Best Strategies to Get on The Radar of Senior Leadership

 

Business 2 Community – 6/25/2016

10 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Business Owners Can Improve Their Online Presence

 

Inc. – 6/20/2016

14 Ways to Make Deeper Connections Through the Internet of Technology

 

Personal Branding Blog – 6/12/2016

Leverage the Relationship Between a Brand and Logo

 

built in chicago – 5/26/2016

50 Influential people in Chicago you should follow on Twitter

 

thenextweb – 5/15/2016

11 Tools That Tell  You What Your Website Users Really Think

 

all Business – 5/11/2016

12 Things You Should Consider Before Implementing a CRM System in Your Business

 

Business 2 Community – 4/29/2016

Sales Lessons from the Experts: Jayna Cooke

 

Verge – 4/27/2016

How to Decide Between Venture Capital or a Small Business Loan

 

all Business – 4/17/2016

13 Social Media Mistakes That Can Tarnish Your Brand

 

Noobpreneur – 4/14/2016

12 Creative Ways to Use Facebook for Customer Acquisition

 

startups.co – 4/14/2016

How to Scale Your Team Effectively Without Diluting Company Culture

 

Linkedin Pulse – 4/1/2016

The Secret to Effective Recruiting

 

Entrepreneur – 4/5/2016

It’s All about Accountability for Sales Managers

 

Smallbiz Technology – 3/31/2016

14 New Ways to Check in With Your Remote Team

 

Switch & Shift – 3/31/2016

11 Ways to Live Your Company’s Mission Statement

 

Smallbiz Technology – 3/30/2016

14 Files Sharing Tools Perfect for Growing Teams

 

All Business – 3/25/2016

12 Ways to Evaluate if a Potential Business Partnership Will Be Lucrative

 

Mashable – 3/24/2016

11 Digital Platforms and Tips to Improve Your Digital Advertising Strategy

 

Small Business Trends – 3/21/2016

9 Best Places (On or Offline) to Find Temp Staff for Your Business

 

Business.com – 3/21/2016

9 Stock Photo Services That Actually Do Your Brand Justice

 

Huffpost Business – 3/18/2016

15 Ways to Create Buzz Around Your Company’s Blog

 

Inc. – 3/15/2016

9 Tips All First-Time Angels Should Know Before Investing

 

The Muse – 3/15/2016

10 Smart Moves Part-Timers Can Take to Prove They Deserve a Full-Time Position

 

Verge – 3/9/2016

14 Red Flags an Investor Is Not a Good Fit for You

 

ReadWrite – 3/9/2016

Virtual Reality Will Change Businesses as We Know It

 

Verge – 3/2/2016

9 Questions That Will Determine Whether Your Startup Idea Is Worth Pursuing

 

Small Biz Technology – 3/2/2016

12 Simple Ways to Automate Your Business Processes

 

Huffington Post Business – 2/23/2016

10 Instant Ways to Fight Employee Burnout

 

Small Business Trends – 2/18/2016

11 Best Practices for a Seamless Employee Onboarding Experience

 

Women 2.0 – 2/13/2016

8 Ways to Build an Effective Performance Review Process

 

Personal Branding Blog – 2/12/2016

17 Ways to Strengthen Your Personal Brand Through Networking

 

Linkedin Pulse – 2/12/2016

Love The Work You’re With by Dave Kerpen

 

Inc. – 2/3/2016

10 Proven Ways to Overcome Indecision

 

Bplans – 1/13/2016

How to Effectively Evaluate an Employee’s Performance

 

Biz Women Rock Podcast – 1/4/2016

BWR 232: How to Build a Marketplace with Jayna Cooke

 

YEC – 12/18/2015

Weekly YEC Social Roundup

 

iMediaConnection – 12/10/2015

16 digital marketing opportunities poised to explode in 2016

 

Mashable – 12/8/2015

11 things your startup should look for in a creative hire for 2016

 

YEC – 12/8/2015

YEC Members Talk Technology

 

Women 2.0 – 12/2/2015

12 Reasons Entrepreneurs Are Thankful for Their Career

 

Noobpreneur – 11/30/2015

12 Ways to Pursue a Side Project While Running a Business

 

Readwrite – 11/23/2015

9 Ways Growing Startups Can Keep Teams Running Smoothly

 

Women 2.0 – 11/21/2015

15 Pieces of Advice Entrepreneurs Would Give Their Younger Selves

 

All Business – 11/21/2015

Pros and Cons of Buying Employees Company Laptops

 

All Business – 11/17/2015

8 Great Ways to Find Qualified Job Candidates

 

Women 2.0 – 11/14/2015

12 Important Qualities All Executive Hires Should Have

 

YEC Blog – 11/12/2015

Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup

 

Business 2 Community – 11/9/2015

8 Reasons to Keep Writing Press Releases

 

Black Enterprise – 11/5/2015

13 Ways Shy or Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Network Like Naturals

 

The Next Web – 11/1/2015

11 mistakes e-commerce companies make on mobile

 

Readwrite – 11/2/2015

9 Ways To Make Money In The On-Demand Economy

 

The Next Web – 10/20/2015

11 ways to screen your front-end developer candidate

 

Mashable – 10/30/2015

13 priceless benefits your startup can offer potential employees

 

Inc. – 10/26/2015

10 Questions to Help Your Team Form Better Solutions

 

Verge – 10/21/2015

11 Tips for Starting a Conversation With a Potential Investor

 

Inc. – 10/20/2015

12 Entrepreneurs Predict: What Will the Internet Look Like in 2030?

 

Readwrite – 10/19/2015

12 Ways to Get an Industry Rock Star to Join Your Startup

 

Small Business Trends – 10/14/2015

11 Tips for Communicating Important News to Your Entire Company

 

Inc. – 10/12/2015

8 Tips for Finding the Right Cause to Support

 

Getty Images – 10/7/2015

IVY Innovator Chicago Dinner Presented by Cadillac

 

Inc. – 10/6/2015

Want To Boost Productivity? Try These 10 Unique Habits

 

Techli – 10/5/2015

9 Apps That Will Spark Your Creativity

 

Huffington Post – 10/1/2015

15 Traits of Top-Performing Sales Executives

 

iMedia Connection – 9/29/2015

11 brands with incredible social media strategies

 

All Business – 9/18/2015

9 Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

 

Personal Branding Blog– 9/15/2015

9 Tips for Finding Your Brand’s Perfect Graphic Designer

 

Inc. – 9/14/2015

7 Ideas for Rescuing a Valuable Employee From Burnout

 

Small Business Trends – 9/14/2015

18 Ways to Actively Encourage Company Innovation

 

Time – 9/10/2015

35 Business Leaders Share Their Daily Habits

 

Rent the Runway – 9/11/2015

The Real Runway

 

Mashable – 9/9/2015

12 reasons your business should have a native app before 2016

 

All Business Experts – 9/6/2015

9 Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

 

The Next Web – 8/27/2015

9 ways to handle scheduling for flexible teams

 

Inc. – 8/24/2015

Writing an Investor Update? 11 Ideas for What to Include

 

Inc. – 8/18/2015

Growing Pains? 14 Simple Ways to Keep Your Culture Intact

 

Business 2 Community – 8/17/2015

14 Online Tools for Effective Competitor Research

 

Mashable – 8/14/2015

11 consumer trends that will change the way you do business in the next 5 years

 

SmartBlog– 8/12/2015

What do you ask every employee before they leave your company?

 

Business 2 Community – 8/12/2015

11 Topics Your Brand Guidelines Should Cover

 

Inc. – 8/12/2015

Learn This In 10 Minutes And Be More Productive For Life

 

Success – 8/10/2015

7 Easy Hacks for Productive Mornings

 

Search Engine Journal– 8/7/2015

12 Tricks for Increasing Community Engagement With Your Brand

 

LinkedIn Pulse – 8/5/2015

The Most Important Skills You Didn’t Learn In School

 

Inc. – 8/3/2015

11 Questions You Should Ask Your Managers Weekly

 

Corporate and Incentive Travel – 8/1/2015

Healthy Planner-Vendor Relationships

 

Noobpreneur – 7/31/2015

11 Strategies to Evaluate If a Freelance Designer Is Right for Your Business

 

The Muse – 7/28/2015

12 Ways to Stand Out to Your Boss and Get All the Good Assignments, Fun Projects, and Big Promotions

 

Mashable – 7/27/2015

12 tips for turning your big ideas into a memorable TEDx Talk

 

Biz Report – 7/21/2015

Top 3 tips to build a strong marketing team

 

Business 2 Community – 7/18/2015

12 Things All Explainer Videos Should Include

 

Biz Report – 7/18/2015  

Brands: How to use events to engage

 

Personal Branding Blog– 7/17/2015

10 Ways to Encourage Employees to Build Your Brand

 

Search Engine Journal – 7/17/2015

11 Ways to Improve Your Click-Through Rate

 

Personal Branding Blog – 7/16/2015

9 Highly Effective Brand Tag Lines

 

Inc. – 7/13/2015

The Daily Habits of 35 People at the Top of Their Game

 

B Plans – 7/13/2015

12 Signs You Need to Hire a Manager

 

Tech Co – 7/9/2015

6 Unique Places to Work in Chicago

 

Mashable – 7/10/2015

12 things you should look for in a startup internship

 

Forbes – 7/7/2015

The Good, The Bad And The Downright Ugly Of Sales

 

Inc. – 7/6/2015

8 Go-To Icebreaker Questions for Your Next Networking Event

 

Search Engine Journal – 7/3/2015

13 Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing

 

How Did She Get There – 7/2/2015

Jayna Cooke On The Importance Of Resilience

 

Business Insanity Talk Radio with Barry Moltz – 6/30/2015

 

Readwrite – 6/29/2015

Is Embracing Total Transparency Really a Good Idea?

 

Emergent – 6/25/2015

10 steps to take if your conversion rates drop — first, don’t panic

 

Mashable – 6/25/2015

10 steps to take if your conversion rates drop — first, don’t panic

 

Techli – 6/23/2015

14 Great Tools for Managing Your Sales Funnel

 

Women 2.0 – 6/22/2015

5 Simple and Valuable Growth Hacking Tips to Amplify Your Startup

 

Inc. – 6/22/2015

How to Talk to Investors About Your Competition: 11 Tips

 

Huffington Post – 6/16/2015

12 Tips for Crafting Employee Vacation Guidelines

 

Noobpreneur – 6/16/2015

13 Steps to Take Before Applying for a Patent

 

Fast Company – 6/16/2015

From Obscurity To An Unlikely Comeback: How One Leader Turned A Failing Business Around

 

Small Business Trends – 6/15/2015

11 Ways to Get Tedious Tasks Off Your Plate

 

Business 2 Community – 6/15/2015

11 Creative Ways to Advertise Your Company Product to a Key Influencer

 

Business 2 Community – 6/9/2015

11 Best Tools for Analyzing Employee Engagement

 

Business News Daily – 6/9/2015

6 Big Reasons Female Tech Leaders Love Their Industry

 

Search Engine Journal– 6/4/2015

11 Newer Apps That Can Transform the Way You Run Your Business

 

Forbes – 6/3/2015

Staying On Top Of Trends: How I Used LinkedIn And Groupon Early Enough To Reap The Benefits

 

Business.com – 6/2/2015

8 Entrepreneurs Share Their Most Innovative Office Designs

 

Breaking Biz – 6/1/2015

Entrepreneur Q&A: Jayna Cooke, CEO of EVENTup

 

Direct Marketing News – May 2015

Be a Marketing Maestro

 

B Plans – 5/27/2015

12 Signs You Need to Hire a Manager

 

Search Engine Journal – 5/20/2015

13 Unexpectedly Great Marketing Tactics

 

Noobpreneur – 5/19/2015

12 Employee Compensation Systems to Consider

 

Inc. – 5/18/2015

14 Best Practices for More Effective Communication

 

Small Business Trends – 5/18/2015

9 Tips for Reinvigorating and Quickly Boosting Sales Today

 

Inc. – 5/13/2015

8 Ideas for Making Your Onboarding Process More Efficient

 

Readwrite – 5/11/2015

11 Things To Remember When Your Startup Tackles A New Market

 

Bustle – 4/30/2015

5 Bachelorette Party Ideas That Don’t Involve Drinking, Because Sometimes A Spa Day Is So Much Better Than Bar Hopping

 

Business.com – 4/29/2015

12 Best Tools for Screening Potential Hires

 

Business to Community – 4/29/2015

10 Successful Strategies for Advertising Business Content

 

Startup.co – 4/27/2015

9 Key Factors to Consider When Rebranding Your Startup

 

Inc. – 4/27/2015

9 Effective Ways to Handle Negativity on Social Media

 

Startup.co – 4/20/2015

9 Tips for Attracting Press Coverage as a New Startup

 

Inc. – 4/20/2015

Before Selling, Focus on Increasing Your Startup’s Value: 12 Tips

 

The Muse – 4/20/2015

12 Boss-Approved Tips for Creating a New Role at Your Company

 

YFS Magazine – 4/15/2015

Entrepreneurs Reveal The Type Of Office Space Their Companies Call ‘Home’

 

Luxury Daily – 4/9/2015

Which high-end venues get the luxury seal of approval?

 

Business News Daily – 4/8/2015

Shared Office Space: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

 

Personal Branding Blog – 4/3/2015

15 Reasons Your Employees Should (or Shouldn’t) Rep Your Brand on Social Media

 

Rent the Runway – April 2015

The Real Runway – Chicago

 

Sales and Marketing Management Magazine – March/April 2015

We’re meeting where?

 

Noobrepreneur.com – 3/24/2015

14 Reasons Why Being in a City is Better for Business

 

Meetings.net – 3/23/2015

EVENTup Adds Curated Experiences in Select Cities

 

Inc. – 3/23/2015

Too Busy to Network? Make Time With These 15 Tips

 

Entrepreneur – 3/21/2015

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

 

Inc. – 3/19/2015

15 Leadership Lessons for First-Time Founders

 

Small Business Trends – 3/19/2015

15 Tips to Master the Art of Cold Emailing

 

Entrepreneur Magazine – Spring 2015

 

Business Insider – 3/10/2015

The 8 most impressive questions you can ask in a job interview

 

Small Business Trends – 3/8/2015

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

 

Special Events – 3/4/2015

Special Events Business News

 

Inc. – 3/3/2015

16 ideas for helping your startup team connect to each other, and to your mission

 

Market Watch – 3/3/2015

EVENTup Launches Curated Experiences; Provides One-Stop-Shop for Unique Corporate Outings

 

The Business Journals – 2/23/2015

EVENTup CEO Jayna Cooke: ‘What I learned from a startup savant’

 

USA News – 2/20/2015

Why EventUp corporate event planner is following in Groupon’s footsteps

 

Huffington Post – 2/14/2015

Women in Business Q&A: Jayna Cooke, CEO & Partner, EVENTup

 

American Express Open Forum – 2/13/2015

Qualifying Prospects: How to Get The New Customers You Really Want

 

USA Today – 1/18/2015

Hotels add art, whimsy to upgrade conference centers

 

Built in Chicago – 1/15/2015

50 Chicago tech CEOs, founders, designers & hackers you should follow on Twitter

 

VIP Trip – 1/2/2015

Hotels add art, whimsy to upgrade conference centers

 

Dough – 1/1/2015

10 women impacting the tech and startup scene in Chicago

 

USA Today – 12/13/2014

Party Time! How to fill your home with holiday cheer

 

Inc. Magazine – 12/9/2014        

6 Holiday Party Blunders to Avoid

 

Chicago Business Journal – 11/17/2014

Jayna Cooke on how Groupon cofounder led her from fashion to tech CEO

 

WKRC Cincinnati – 11/14/2014

Do people still prefer a male boss?

 

Cafe Mom – 11/13/2014

Bride Gets $80,000 Dream Wedding for Just $1,000 & You Won’t Believe How

 

PR Daily – 11/12/2014

7 simple dos and dont’s for planning a stress-free client event

 

Splash – 11/10/2014      

25 Most Stylish Chicagoans

 

Brides Magazine – 10/30/2014

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Wedding Planner

 

Chicago Tribune – 10/27/2014

To get engineers, companies offer advancement, culture and, yes, cash

 

Speak Happiness – 10/25/2014

A Panel of Women that will Rock Your World!

 

Fox Business – 10/22/2014

Women Seeking Mentors: 5 Questions to Ask

 

Business News Daily – 10/22/2014

Women Seeking Mentors: 5 Questions to Ask

 

Meetings.net – 10/19/2015

Venues Beyond the Breakout Room

 

Entrepreneur Magazine – 10/17/2015    

5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur

 

CNN Money – 10/17/2014

More people prefer a male boss

 

Chicago Tribune – 10/15/2014

How to host a party in a castle or get married on a battleship

 

Inc. Magazine – 9/30/2015

How to Plan the Perfect Offsite

 

CNBC – 9/4/2014

Models vs buyers: Who makes the most at Fashion Week?

 

Chicago Tribune – 8/1/2014

Blue Sky event: For starters, get feedback, a hacker and a hustler

 

Tasty Trade – 7/14/2014

Jayna Cooke of EVENTup | Bootstrapping in America

 

Crain’s Chicago – 6/23/2014  

Lightbank protege Jayna Cooke named CEO of EventUp

 

Michigan Avenue Magazine – 9/1/2013  

Couture with a Conscience

 

Crain’s Chicago – 5/1/2013  

Style File: Inside Jayna Cooke’s closet

 

Haute Living – 4/30/2013  

Jayna Cooke from Closet Angels in Chicago

 

Splash – 4/27/2013

The It List: Local Tech Startups

 

Daily Candy – 4/23/2013  

Give Back with Closet Angels

 

Glossed & Found – 3/1/2013  

G&F’s The Ones to Watch: JAYNA COOKE

 

Time Out Chicago – 3/1/2013  

Five organizations that will help you donate used clothing

 

The Everygirl – 2/1/2013  

Jayna Cooke of Closet Angels

 

A Chicago Thing – 1/16/2013  

Clean out Your Closet: Closet Angels Turns Clothing to Cash for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

 

Corporate Fashionista – 1/23/2013  

 

Bubblicio – 8/23/2012

Eventup Steps Up Its Sales & Outreach Programs By Hiring Former Groupon Sales Executive

 

SoCal Tech – 8/23/2012  

EVENTup Snags Groupon VP

 

Crain’s – 8/21/2012  

Groupon loses veteran sales exec

 

Wall Street Journal – 8/21/2012  

Groupon’s Risk of Traveling Salesmen

 

Business Insider – 8/20/2012  

One Of Groupon’s Top Salespeople Has Left The Company