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About

Kristen Bedard, Owner

Kristen Bedard is the owner and president of Social Karma Marketing, a Minnesota-based marketing and consulting firm. Social Karma Marketing helps businesses raise their online profiles and attract more clients and customers by making them easy to find online. We use tools like SEO, social media, mobile marketing, reputation management, video and more.Kristen graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A in Advertising, and from the University of St. Thomas with a Master of Business Communication, and then spent over twenty years in advertising and marketing in the corporate realm before opening her own marketing consulting firm in 2011.Her background working at some of the Twin Cities’ most prestigious ad agencies, among highly talented creative folks, brand champions and account strategists gave Kristen a strong foundation in all aspects of marketing, and an entrepreneurial drive to do it on her own one day. Getting laid off from a large agency during an economic down turn was the first step towards the freedom of self-employment and avoiding the corporate rat race. Today Kristen enjoys working with small business owners to identify marketing challenges and to help them grow their businesses through targeted digital marketing strategies.

Emily Rose Skinner

Emily Rose Skinner is an associate with Social Karma Marketing. She has had a diverse career filled with creative endeavors, namely on the professional stage, in the voice over booth, and in the advertising and marketing world. Emily attended Carleton College and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Theatre. As a union stage actor, she has performed all over the Twin Cities from the Guthrie and the Ordway to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. She has also recorded national voice over spots and voiced children’s e-learning books for school systems.

Emily has been at the helm of many top ad agencies in Minneapolis as well, including Martin Williams, where she and Kristen met!

Her ability to connect with clients and customize their experience based on their needs is an asset to Social Karma. Partnered with Kristen, Emily is ready to help make your business more successful and accessible to your customers and prospects!

Our Services

Our services include just about anything related to digital/online marketing. Website design and optimization, mobile sites, video marketing, lead-generation, text message marketing and social media branding and management are our core offerings.

We work with a diverse range of clients and niches – from contractors to dentists, brick-and-mortar shops to service businesses. If you’re in business and you need marketing, we can probably help.

Contact us today at 763-202-3525 if you’d like to meet for an analysis of your current digital presence. The meeting is free!