Meet Sharon K.

Frequency Partners founder Sharon Kehnemui previously served as Managing Director of Digital Media at The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Formerly, she spent 15 years in traditional and new media, 12 of them running political news coverage for FoxNews.com, where she worked on building content and assets for Fox News's online audiences during and between four presidential election cycles.

Promoting news, research, and ideas, Sharon specializes in digital experience and design, growth strategy for social and email audiences, and search engine optimization and marketing. She is a content management queen who researches and writes on anything and everything, even though everyone thinks she's all about politics. Not so. Small businesses and entrepreneurs who operate in other industries make the best dinner partners.

One plus about Sharon: She is an idea generator, and she loves to apply those ideas into editorial cycles to make sure people talk about all that is available for offer.

She is an eternal optimist despite a wicked wit, and her mother says she would have made a good lawyer or psychologist.

Sharon has worked in public relations, most notably promoting tourism for the Republic of Turkey, the country where she long ago received her master's degree in international relations at Bilkent University. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Pennsylvania State University.

Another thing about Sharon: Her last name is difficult to pronounce (it's Azerbaijani, not Hawaiian), so she will answer to Sharon.com to make it easy for everyone.

Give her a buzz.

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Blog Posts

Useful Webinars – What Not to Do

By Sharon Kehnemui | August 24, 2017
Woman watching computer screen

OK, I admit it. I’m frustrated. I just fell victim – again – to the “Great Webinar Ad.” That’s the advertisement that makes it sound like this webinar production is going to be the one! It’s going to reveal the thing I didn’t know. The expert is finally going to fill in the gaps that are keeping me from making $120,000 every month in passive income. He’s going to add that big boost to my industry knowledge. This is going to be one of the most useful webinars ever!

It never happens! I never get out of the webinars what the hosts claim they are putting into it. And, really, I’m listening intently!

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How the Cyborg Era Makes It Easier to Live With Our Decisions

By Sharon Kehnemui | June 26, 2017
Man looking through lenses

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, among other “godlike” technology, is making it easier and faster for us measly humans not only to achieve feats of strength but also to reach and live with our decisions. And, allegedly, we’re already making better decisions because of it. Or are we?

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Why Do We Share? To Prepare for an Encounter With Hal Sparks

By Sharon Kehnemui | March 24, 2017
The big clock in the sky

This week, my husband and I stepped out to our local comedy club and saw one of the best performances, possibly THE best performance, of a one-man show that I’ve ever seen. It was a Thursday and having been alerted via text message about two hours beforehand that Hal Sparks was performing, we decided on…

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Advertising Online: The Difference Between Goals and Messages

By Sharon Kehnemui | October 25, 2016

Goals vs. message. I often find there’s an internal conflict clients need to overcome before advertising online to help them understand the difference between explaining their business and showing people the benefit of being a customer. This is especially true for clients who sell experiences over products, but knowing the distinction is helpful for all businesses. Ultimately in advertising online, showing the benefit…

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A Successful Inbound Marketing Program: Relevant, Helpful, and Human

By Sharon Kehnemui | April 17, 2016
Hubspot marketing meeting

I recently attended a very cleverly marketed and presented sales pitch by HubSpot called #GrowWithHubSpot. The conversation was about how to launch a successful inbound marketing program, even though the goal of the event was to sell HubSpot’s very elaborate content marketing and metrics program. My two favorite parts about the event were the initial email in which…

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Trends Survey: Inbound Marketing Wins the 2016 Battle for Dollars

By Sharon Kehnemui | February 19, 2016

It should come as no surprise to anyone that companies are maintaining or upping their marketing budgets in 2016, but what’s notable is the massive push of marketing dollars to inbound marketing tactics. What is inbound marketing? Funny you should ask. Marketers always throw out that term to clients, expecting them to pick up on the nuances — as…

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