Hi! I’m Leslie.

I’m really passionate about helping you feel empowered and confident with your professional presence. In 2009, I launched PUNCH!media and I’ve worked with clients such as TVO, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Investment Planning Counsel, JLL (Jones Lang Lasalle) and Guardian Life Insurance Company of America to PUNCH up their online presence.

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Why PUNCH!media?

Are you overwhelmed by LinkedIn and other areas of Social Media? Don’t know where to start, or what to do next? You’re not alone.

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From entrepreneurs to executives, our passion is helping you PUNCH up your professional presence.

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207, 2018

How to write a PERFECT LinkedIn status update

By |July 2nd, 2018|Categories: How to position yourself as an expert, Leadership and Social Media, LinkedIn Tips|Tags: , , |

Sharing status updates on LinkedIn is a great way to build your thought leadership; which is very important because each time someone sees your posts, they begin to see you as the “go-to” expert who

3105, 2018

How to handle online criticism and feedback.

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Content Tips, How to position yourself as an expert, Leadership and Social Media, Social Selling Tips|Tags: , |

Since the very first moment I began training professionals about how to optimize their presence using Social Media, I've been asked: "How do I deal with someone who says something bad about me or about

204, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Haven’t Updated Your LinkedIn Profile Yet.

By |April 2nd, 2018|Categories: LinkedIn Tips|Tags: , , |

From a professional standpoint, your LinkedIn profile is your first online impression. When people Google your name, LinkedIn is often the highest ranked sites. Typically, when people are researching you before a meeting, they will

They Drank The PUNCH!

Leslie has been on top of the fast evolving online space since I met her almost a decade ago. She is tenacious and detail oriented, just the sort of person that you want working on your business. Highly recommended!
Stephen Ghigliotty, Director of Site Strategy & Execution, The Mediconsult Network
I had the pleasure of getting referred to Leslie directly from our partners over at LinkedIn. She proved to be a tremendous resource for writing and optimizing the LinkedIn profiles for many of our executives to showcase not only their unique brands but help them promote the Guardian brand as well.
Nate Isaacson, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Leslie is an excellent speaker and always provides great information that resonates with the audience. If you are looking for a dynamic social media speaker, she is your go to person.
Robert J Weese, B2B Sales Connections
Leslie is a Social Media expert. She was amazing to work with. Leslie remains on the forefront of Social Media, constantly providing useful, practical and valuable social media information. It was such a pleasure working with Leslie, and I look forward to continuing to work with her in the future!
Jessica Moran, Manager, Marketing & Communications, Neziol Insurance Group

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