Why Work With Blog Smart?
The Blog Smart team is led by Elena Sergeeva, an experienced marketing executive and Marissa Tejada, an award-winning journalist, author and writer. With their combined experience backed by a team of content creatives, Blog Smart is a growing agency built on powerful business storytelling that reaches new audiences.
Elena Sergeeva has an accomplished career in tourism marketing and has worked for top Greek and international tourism brands. Russian born, she has lived in Greece for more than 20 years. Elena has worked with luxury hotel brands managing business development and foreign market opportunities in lucrative markets including Russia. She has extensive experience as a marketing consultant to both corporate and small and midsize business clients.
Elena is the founder of several professional blogs including Passion for Greece, Passion for Hospitality and Passion for Dubai. Her website development and blogging work has been featured in travel industry and Greek major media outlets. She is fluent in English, Greek and Russian. (LinkedIn Profile)
Born and raised in New York, Marissa Tejada has earned a well-rounded career in journalism and corporate communications. As an award-winning journalist she reported and anchored for several TV stations in the U.S. including FOX News Orlando. Afterwards, she managed high-tech PR for IBM in San Francisco. Since moving to Greece six years ago she has built a multi-dimensional writing career earning accolades as an author and writer.
She has extensive experience writing corporate content for a variety of international brands including Kaspersky, Veracode, Vantage Travel, Reuters, Chrysler and IBM. She also writes for the top English-language travel books Fodor’s Greece and Fodor’s Greek Islands. As a blogger, Marissa publishes Travel Greece, Travel Europe blog as well as an author blog. She speaks at conferences about writing, blogging and social media. In 2014, she was a featured speaker TBEX Europe on the topic of destination travel blogging in Greece. (LinkedIn Profile)