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Our Mission: To inspire businesses to connect, communicate and build relationships with their customers through innovative and creative social media marketing. 

Why choose Fresh Impact?

Fresh Impact Social Marketing is the perfect intersection of the high quality marketing assistance you deserve, the individualized attention you appreciate, and the budget-conscious pricing you need.

We will be available to you and your company in the way only a small business can be, providing that one-on-one attention that will help you to catapult your social marketing forward. We understand the struggle of new technology and trends, and are therefore intentional about breaking the process down into small, actionable steps for you. You will not be left to “figure it out” alone.

We will also be sensitive about your budget. You won’t see us trying to up-sell our services just to make an extra buck. That just isn’t the way we do business. We value the relationships we have with our customers, and those long-term relationships are sustained through a business model that always seeks to solve problems for you.

We will never claim to be the best social marketing company in the entire world, because there are a lot of fantastic services available, but we will promise to work hard, give our best and provide a truly quality service. This is a promise upheld not only by Kim, the founder, but by every team member who calls Fresh Impact home.

 

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Our founder:

 

Kimberly Reisch Vander Poel

I’m the Social Media Specialist and founder of Fresh Impact. I live in the Midwest with my husband and our four furry friends. We enjoy our cozy empty nest; however, we always look forward to seeing our children and grandchildren. 

I grew up in a small Minnesota community where I was the oldest of 7 children. One of the greatest gifts my parents passed down was the mentality of “work hard at all you do!” This mentality had me working my first job at 8, and continues to motivate me in the work of Fresh Impact. My promise is to do this for each of my clients in every opportunity I get, and I am certain that promise is what has led to the sustained growth of the company.

If I’m not at my computer crafting ideas for my clients, you can find me hiking, biking, gardening, reading a book, or enjoying coffee with friends.

Why did I choose to start a social media management company?

The short answer: I didn’t. It chose me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I started a blog in 2008 when I was first undergoing cancer treatments. At this time, I was given a 30% chance of survival and told to quit treatments. 

I said no. I had too much to live for and wanted to fight for the chance to live my life.

Two years later, I completed cancer treatments. The experience of fighting so hard for the right to live left me with a heightened desire to find passion and value in all aspects of my life, including my work. 

In late summer of 2014, I took a Social Media Management Course through iBloom. By the end of the very first session, I knew I had discovered a deep passion. Too many of the knowledge and skills required for the role perfectly align with my strengths and passions to ignore, as you’ll see below, and so after I completed the course I started working with clients. Watching business clients’ social media presence go from “now” to “wow” continues to confirm my passion and longing to grow my business.

And while that first class got me started, my love of learning and desire to provide a quality service has led to bringing on a number of consultants with specialized skills and to personally taking advanced courses to hone my craft.