Aberdeen – Mia Johnstone

Location: Grays Harbor College
Address: 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr, building 800, room 858
City: Aberdeen
State: WA
Zip Code: 98520
Telephone: 360-538-2530
Email: mia.johnstone@wsbdc.org

2017 Economic Impact – Aberdeen

Mia has over 12 years of experience helping small businesses. She is the former publisher of the Los Angeles based magazine, L.A. Private School Guide. Her work encompassed hard copy distribution and advertising, social media representation, blogging and SEO. She aided over 30 private schools to collaborate through a central advertising source to create more accessible information for prospective parents and students. After several years of hard copy publication, the Guide became an online source. Within 6 months, the website was ranking #1 for private school searches. Mia also organized professional development to aid schools on how to increase enrollment.

Mia also has extensive experience in portrait photography and custom item sales. For over 6 years she guided clients through creating portraits for the home and creating value for those investments. Her photography skills and image knowledge have been an integral asset for aiding businesses with their branding and marketing.

Mia is well versed in business branding and making communication clear across diverse outlets of communication. She has built an online readership through lead pages and email automation. She loves teaching technology tools that help grow businesses.

Areas of specialization

  • Business Branding
  • Defining and reaching target markets
  • Customer service management
  • Business plans
  • Social media outreach

Mia is fluent in Spanish and earned her MBA from CSUN.