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Lara Kulpa
Works at Ginkgo Consulting
Attended Averett University
Lived in Hagaman, NY
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I’m dreadfully late in posting these, but if I told you that it was because I’ve been so super busy working on new art, some art and business courses, and enjoying the sunshine that’s just recently decided to join me in upstate New York, would you forgive…
Yep, I'm cleaning house. Have a little work to do around here, but I'll be back soon. Until then, check me out at these fine establishments: Etsy · Deny Designs · Zazzle. and if you're an artist or creative, learn more about how I can help you build and grow your business here!
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I’m so super excited for being a part of ArtLicensingShow.com, I can’t even begin to put it into words! It’s a fabulous place for artists and licensors/art directors to connect, like a 24/7 live art licensing show. If you’re an artist or art licensor or…
I'm so super excited for being a part of ArtLicensingShow.com, I can't even begin to put it into words! It's a fabulous place for artists and licensors/art directors to connect, like a 24/7 live ar...
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Note: This is going to be a pretty long post. Please read it when you have the time to absorb it and internalize the things I’ve said in a way that helps you best. It’s funny, this internet thing. I’ve been working online in some form or another since…
Note: This is going to be a pretty long post. Please read it when you have the time to absorb it and internalize the things I've said in a way that helps you best. It's funny, this internet thing. ...
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Yep, if you’re wondering, one of those “things” is this blog. It’s my most-sacred-most-neglected of everywhere I am online, and I really don’t want it to be that way anymore. If you look at my “day job” site, you’ll see that I’ve been working hard to help…
Yep, if you're wondering, one of those "things" is this blog. It's my most-sacred-most-neglected of everywhere I am online, and I really don't want it to be that way anymore. If you look at my "day...
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To say that I’ve had a moment of ‘enough is enough’ is an understatement. See, I’ve been contracting with a company for a while now, and it’s really just not a fulfilling job for me anymore. (Yes, I’m well aware that they’re probably following my blog,…
To say that I've had a moment of 'enough is enough' is an understatement. See, I've been contracting with a company for a while now, and it's really just not a fulfilling job for me anymore. (Yes, ...
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I wrote this post exactly three years ago, and offered with it a free download for helping self-employed people do annual reviews and goal setting. I’ve had a fantastic response, and have decided to update the spreadsheet (since the old one ended in…
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“I don’t have anything of value to sell.” “If my work is so good, how come I haven’t sold anything?” “I spend so much time on facebook marketing myself, and nothing happens!” “What the hell would anyone want to read about me for? I don’t need to write…
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No, seriously. You can. I promise. And it’s not rocket science or brain surgery or other super-hard-job-you’ll-never-have. Now, before I go any further, let’s just get a few basics out of the way. Don’t bother reading this unless you meet both of the…
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I’m so incredibly excited to share with you guys that I’ve finally been able to open up my one-on-one coaching program again! I’m doing things a little bit differently this time, because I really need to know that you and I are a good fit before we start…
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I have always loved facebook. Even through the mass changes they’ve made that always flipped people out, and when they started to really cram ads down our throats, I still loved facebook. But I’m beginning to have second (and third, fourth, and fifth)…
I have always loved facebook. Even through the mass changes they've made that always flipped people out, and when they started to really cram ads down our throats, I still loved facebook. But I'm b...
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I love Chris Brogan. No, really. I know you may think that everyone loves Chris Brogan, but you really have no clue how much I love him. He’s been a great friend and mentor over the years, and I really think that my world would totally suck if for some…
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I think sometimes when you’re the kind of person who’s been making a living online for nearly 20 years like I have, you tend to have this, “I can do that for you!” mantra that pops out of your mouth every time someone tells you what they need. Sometimes…
I think sometimes when you're the kind of person who's been making a living online for nearly 20 years like I have, you tend to have this, "I can do that for you!" mantra that pops out of your mout...
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Work
Occupation
Girly Web Geek/Internet Consultant
Employment
  • Ginkgo Consulting
    Girly Web Geek/Internet Consultant, 2005 - present
  • BlogWorld
    Community Manager, 2011 - 2011
  • ProBlogger
    Community Manager, 2006 - 2011
Places
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Previously
Hagaman, NY - Danville, VA - Gainesville, FL - West Palm Beach, FL
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Community manager, online strategy coach, jewelry maker, artist, animal lover & crazy coffee drinker.
Introduction
G+ said I'm supposed to write something here to let you know that you've found the right Lara. Considering I know there's no other Lara Kulpa on the planet, unless you did what many do and misspelled my name (as "Laura"), you pretty much got the right girl. :)

Alright fine, here it goes:

I'm a community manager, social media junkie, and web consultant. This is the stuff that consumes most of my day, and what I love doing for a living. I truly enjoy helping people find their footing online, plant roots, grow and connect. It's awesome.

I'm also one of those artsy-craftsy people. I paint, draw, sculpt, and make jewelry. I sell almost all my stuff (with the exception of pieces I truly can't part with because I love them so). You can learn more about my artsy side at Art By Lara for now, until I get my other sites and shops set up. (I'm coming to the realization that I truly can't do it all, but it's painful for me to accept that, dammit. Be patient with me!)

Some other things I love: Retired racing greyhounds (and working with rescue groups), photography, chocolate, coffee, avocados, sugar snap peas, sushi and Riesling.

I love lots of things, so I could make that list a mile long, but you'd wind up bored and then I'd cry. So I'll stop there.

I currently live in Upstate NY with my boyfriend, his two cats (my greyhounds stayed with my dad), and in the house that my grandmother raised my dad in, where we're now raising our daughter!

So I've got this open-door policy. Email me, tweet me, facebook me, G+ me, any time. I love meeting new people and helping out any way I can!
Bragging rights
Finally becoming a mommy at 35!
Education
  • Averett University
    Biology/Zoology, 1996 - 1999
  • Santa Fe Community College
    Zoo Animal Technology, 1999 - 2001
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Gender
Female
Relationship
In a relationship
Other names
People often spell my name as "Laura" - There's no U in ME.
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