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, www.monicapoling.com

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

Awards
  • 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; OnceWritten.com; 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%)
Education
  • 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

Invite Monica Poling to Speak

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