Empowered Assistance specializes in thinking and working outside the box, integrating right and left-brain solutions, and helping you create a business that suits the lifestyle you want – be it nomadic, off-grid, family-centered. We support your independence and freedom from the traditional office/business structure.
Our team is happy to offer digital marketing, social media marketing, brand consistency, design, business consultancy and virtual assistance across the range of copywriting, editing, scheduling campaigns, designing new elements (both virtual and physical), website building and maintenance, mailing list maintenance, and dozens of other repetitive tasks. Our goal is to make your business run more smoothly, be more visible and free you to do the things you excel at and are passionate about.
Owner & Virtual Assistant
Carmen Schreffler, Owner/Creator/Organizing Guru is the ultimate Balance of right and left brain. She combines analytical and artistic into a cohesive package with ease and grace. Carmen’s widely varied accomplishments include a BS in Chemistry from Bucknell University, a field she worked in for many years, as well as being a published poet, a quilter + watercolorist, small business owner, and successfully homeschooling 3 children for the past 13 years. Carmen has a love of organization and precision that is tempered by her artistic flair and creative mindset. Capable of operating equally well in Linear and Lateral systems, Carmen is uniquely equipped to help creative and spiritual entrepreneurs put their best foot forward.
Design Consultant & Copy Creatrix
Paula Swenson, Design Consultant and Copy Creatrix, brings decades of design and writing experience to our team. A true digital nomad, Paula has plied her craft in 6 states and 8 countries over the past 35 years. In addition to impressive design credentials that include theatre and opera as well as 2D art, Paula has been writing and editing copy for websites, magazines and in house publications since 2001. One of her superpowers is an uncanny ability to help people solidify and express their own voice, both in images and words. Her international wanderings bring an insider perspective to creating a successful lifestyle business.
RW Web Consulting
Rob Wagner of RW Web Consulting helps us help you get ultimate visibility online. Web Wizard Rob’s years of experience with SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Web Analytics and Digital + Social Media Marketing mean that you don’t have to spend countless hours of your valuable time struggling to understand how to ‘work the system’. Rob knows the ins-and-outs and keeps up to date with all the newest developments so you don’t have to. In the constantly shifting world of online visibility, having an expert like Rob in your corner can save you both time and money. He helps us ensure that your brilliance shines out to your right people.
MM ARTS is the personal brand of our Graphic Design Ninja, Maclean Smith, who is constantly adding new tools to his toolbox. His studies in Entrepreneurship, marketing, web design and digital + 3D Art have given him the skills to contribute fresh new elements to your online identity. A wizard with Photoshop and Canva, as well as an assortment of other creative digital tools, Maclean grew up with the internet and social media as a part of his everyday reality and brings his state-of-the art knowledge to our team.