Over 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment aid. During the market crash in 2008, the total job losses were 2.6 million. More than 10 times as many unemployment claims were filed during the 2008 recession—37,118,000, to be exact. Unemployment offices are overwhelmed leaving many people waiting for unemployment payments or the federal government’s stimulus check.
Vikki Jones is all too familiar with the 2008 financial and employment catastrophe; it left her homeless. With a layoff from a personal injury firm, Jones tapped into creativity and started an online book publishing and media company. Fast forward 10 years, she is a three-time award-winning multimedia publisher, small business owner, and public speaker, she shares how she did it and the resilience it takes for many Americans to look towards their dreams for solid financial solutions.
With over a decade of experience in media, publishing, Vikki knows what it takes to grow a brand using technology, apps, and digital platforms. With a strong eye for marketing, she is responsible for successfully incorporating video, print, internet, distribution, and multimedia technology to increase sales.
Her work includes some of the most powerful influencers in the world. Including Ray Dalio (Bridgewater – Hedge Fund Billionaire), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Airlines), Former President Barack Obama, Tyler Perry (Producer), Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks), Joel Osteen (Inspirational Speaker), Ariana Huffington (Founder Huff Post), and a host of others.