Kyra Reed is a social media industry veteran and a community-focused brand innovator. Reed brings a unique and fresh social-first approach to brand marketing and digital strategy. She was named a ‘Social Media Pioneer,’ by Entrepreneur Magazine. And her work in social media has been featured in The NY Times, Tech Crunch, NPR and 20/20.
Reed is the author of Blog 101, a beginner’s guide to blogging and a contributor to The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing by Beverly Macy. She has guest-lectured at UCLA and USC and has spoken at a number of conferences, including Digital Music Forum West, Blog World, ASCAP Expos and SXSW. Her work has been featured in top tier media outlets including TechCrunch, The New York Times and NPR.
In 2016 she launched Markyr Cannabis a digital marketing and social media strategy agency and Women in Cannabis, a support group for women entrepreneurs in cannabis with four chapters in Northern California. Kyra’s cannabis clients include growers, manufacturers and software companies. She has spoken at Cannabis Conferences in California and at MJ Biz in Washington D.C. Kyra has also launched one of the largest Facebook groups for women in cannabis and an online business academy that educates women entrepreneurs in cannabis.