Monica Poling

About Monica Poling

Hey there! I’m Monica and I help entrepreneurs, and the organizations that serve them, clarify and communicate their superpower – that secret sauce that motivates people to notice, remember and engage with you. Learn more at my new site,

Favorite Quote

“There are two types of people in this world: 1) Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.”

Personal Stats

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Birthplace: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

  • Artistic Achievement, 2nd Place, Bookbinding, Miniature Books; New Mexico State Fair
  • Southern Japan Entices, Bronze Award, Travel Trade Article, North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA)
  • Maggie Award for “Best Travel Trade Website” // Western Publishing Association
  • Gold: Travel Journalism Website, TravelAge West; North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA)
  • Finalist, “Best Use of Social Media,” TravelAge West; American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • 101 Bet Websites for Writers;; Writers Digest
  • Inland Empire Woman of Distinction, Inland Empire Business Journal
Myer’s Briggs

Myers-Briggs (16 Personalities) Type:

Campaigner (ENFP-A)

  • Role: Diplomat
  • Strategy: People Mastery
  • Extraverted (57%)
  • Intuitive (70%)
  • Feeling (56%)
  • Prospecting (65%)
  • Assertive (56%)
  • Branding: The Creative Journey; IE University (via Coursera); 2023
  • Google UX Design Professional Certificate, Google (via Coursera); 2023
  • Professional Certificate, Cultural Heritage Tourism; The George Washington University (2019)
  • BA, Mathematics; University of California, Riverside

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Favorite Topics
  • Create Your Wow: Building Audience Engagement
  • How to Create a Visual Business Plan
  • Expertise Sells: Develop Your Authority Brand
  • Craft a Stronger Marketing Plan with Audience Personas & Customer Journey Mapping
  • The Audience Value Matrix: Mapping Consumer Intent
  • Understand Your Audience: Market Research Techniques for Strategic Insights
  • Build a Free Project Management System with Notion Software
Prior Speaking Engagements
  • Go International Symposium (AIANTA)
  • How to Create a One-Page Marketing Plan (American Indian Tourism Conference, AIANTA)
  • Building a Better Tourism Website (AIANTA Webinar)
  • Planning for Cultural Tourism (Moderator, AIANTA Webinar)
  • Native American Tourism of Wisconsin (NATOW) Annual Conference
  • Tahiti Tourisme Business Forum
  • Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show
  • Travel & Tourism Marketing Association (TTMA),
  • Home Based Travel Agent Forum
  • Luxury Travel Expo
  • Outside Sales Support Network (OSSN)
  • TravelAge West ExecConnect Symposium