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Speaking, Articles, Video & Podcasts

Speaker, SXSW 2021: Selected as a session speaker and mentor for South By South West, one of the premiere marketing, tech, entertainment, and innovation conferences in the world.

Speaker, Inbound2020: Chosen to give a keynote presentation on why every entrepreneur should learn key copywriting skills at ‘Inbound’, the nation’s top marketing conference, run by industry powerhouse HubSpot.

Winner, “Influencer Top 50” from Talking Influence: Tapped as a ‘Rising Star’ by industry leader ‘Talking Influence’ on their coveted #influencer50 list of the 50 most influential persons in influencer marketing.

Speaker, Brand Hero Summit: Keynote speaker for the Brand Hero Summit on the 3 types of email every business owner should have.

Keynote Speaker, Corporate Retreats: Inquire about booking me to give a non-boring keynote on copywriting, content strategy, and marketing stuff that actually moves the needle at your next corporate event.

SPEAKING & AWARDS

PODCASTS

Beyond Influential: Freaking tickled pink to be on this top-rated business podcast with personal branding expert Brittany Krystle! Probably the most actionable interview I’ve given on email copywriting.

Pep Talks for Side Hustlers: An INCREDIBLY high-value podcast episode where I teach listeners key copywriting tricks AND talk about mental health practices that grew my business.

Success With Soul: Diving DEEP into the nitty gritty of email copywriting with 6-Figure Blog founder, Kate Kordsmeier.

Live Your Light: A podcast from soul-centered Entrepreneur Emily Thomas on the importance of finding your true, authentic voice before you build a brand.

Cash Is Queen: Thrilled to be on this pod because I was a FAN before I was a guest! Listen as Business Expert Nicole Swartz and I talk copywriting tricks, branding advice, & the importance of mental health.

Personal Branding Project: Talking about the power of copywriting, crafting a personal brand voice, and the importance of storytelling in marketing (throwin’ it back to my ‘Hollywood’ days as an actress & screenwriter!)

CEO Blog Nation: Discussion on why being heard is important, how selling is human & why you shouldn’t feel gross about it! (& of course how copywriting can help with all 3!).

Your Positive Imprint: Write how you talk! How copywriting can help you in every business

ARTICLES

Business Insider: How to gain the exceptional networking opportunities you can get at business school without actually going — and land speaking gigs and clients along the way

Business Insider (again!): The personal rules successful entrepreneurs set to make sure work doesn't take over their lives - mine is all about how to say ‘no’ to requests to “pick my brain”

Glamour original byline: On being a woman business owner & trying to plan financially for fertility: I asked my boyfriend to split the cost of egg freezing

BossBabe: full feature on Kelsey & her business’ (super personal and vulnerable) origin story: Why going to therapy was the best thing I did for my business

Refinery29: Is Instagram the new business card?

Branded Content & Marketing Association (BCMA) original byline: Instagram testing monetizing IGTV so creators can make money off their videos

eMarketer: Report- Influencer Marketing in the age of Covid-19

Awin Global: Influencer Marketing thought leadership Meet Kelsey Formost, Tagger Media’s Director of Content Strategy

Hive Digital Strategy: How to Refresh Your Website for 2020

VoyageLA Magazine: Portraits of Hollywood series; Inspiring stories and people you should know: Meet Kelsey Formost

Signature Video Group: Experts Share Their Tips & Tricks for Instagram Photography

CEO Blog Nation: Entrepreneurs share how they use social media for business

GradeUs: 7 Unique Review Marketing Tactics To Boost Sales

Best Company: Unique Gifts for College Students - Online Classes