About Jay Artale
Jay is the Founder of the Birds of a Feather Non-Fiction Writer's Collective, and the project coordinator working with authors to facilitate their self-publishing journey.
Originally from the flatlands and big skies of rural Norfolk in eastern England, Jay is a British Expat who spent two decades in Los Angeles, before relocating to Bodrum Turkey. After 17 years as a Project Manager and corporate Global Operations Executive and for an Entertainment company, Jay took a career diversion. In this new role, she combines her strategic approach to problem solving with extensive project management and planning expertise. She works with small businesses and entrepreneurs to build their online presence and achieve their business goals. She's also a writes and publishes her own Travel Guide series.
Content Marketing & Social Media Strategy
Jay first became involved in Content Marketing and Social Media Strategy to support the launch of her Travel Website and publication of her Travel Guide Books.
She has since accumulated a loyal client-base of brands and businesses who leverage her Content Marketing and Social Media Management acumen.
Building Your Author Brand
Jay excels at working with solo-preneurs and small businesses to develop their brand voice. She will show you how to use tools and techniques to take control of your own online presence, but is available to provide consulting services for any of the content marking and social media management tasks you need to delegate.
She runs a monthly #PinterestForAuthors giveaway that enables her to offer free advice and support to Authors looking to build their brand with pins and boards.
MEMBERSHIP AND ORGANISATIONS
Author Member of ALLi
Journalist at The Alliance of International Travel Writers Alliance
The International Travel Writers Alliance is the world's largest association of professional travel writers, editors, broadcasters and photographers.
Author Member of NFAA
Member of the Nonfiction Authors Association, A educational community to monetise your author business.
Mentor at WoMentoring
Jay is a Social Media Mentor at WoMentoringProject. A team that helps to give female voices that would otherwise find it hard to be heard, a greater opportunity of reaching their true potential.
Jay was a member of the Project Management Institute, the world's leading professional association for Project Managers. As an experienced Project Manager with global project experience she brings a high level of collaboration, discipline and organization to everything she does.
FOR Indie Author Fringe: Co-organiser with Author's Orna Ross and David Penny, of the Alliance of Independent Author's free online conference series for independent authors and self-publishing. Events for 2015 will be tied to London Book Fair, BEA (Chicago) & Frankfurt Book Fair. Role also includes Social Media
Strategy and Activity to promote and support each event.
Social Media Manager
FOR Orna Ross: Book Launch social media support for release of "Her Secret Rose" (fiction) including promotion of a crowd funder campaign. Promotional activity for non-fiction "Go Creative" series.