Meg Rayford is a communications consultant based in Northern Virginia. She previously spent two years as the Director of Public Relations for a nonprofit startup, where she learned a lot about providing clean water for impoverished countries, even within the confines of a bootstrapped startup.

She is the editor of Tech Cocktail, and she develops media strategies for companies in Washington, DC and Virginia. You can read her most recent work in the marketing chapter of the upcoming book, "Social Innovation and Impact in Nonprofit Leadership," which will be published in Spring 2014 by Springer Publishing. Follow her @megkrayford.


Recent posts by this Author


JetJoose: The Social Network for Flight Crews

During this season of mass-travel, many of us are thankful for the flight crews that get us to our destinations safely and comfortably. JetJoose Co-CEO and Co-Founder Ronan Keane decided that these crews deserved their own social network to help them make the mass-travel...


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With one week left until Christmas, many of us are still searching for that perfect gift for a techie loved one. If you’ve been scratching your head as to what to get the gadget lovers on your list, consider the gadgets below – some...


Secure Your Website Easily, but Thoroughly with ArmorHub

Washington, DC-based ArmorHub launched Thursday to offer small-to-medium sized businesses a priceless commodity in today’s world – website peace of mind. Specifically, ArmorHub offers a web security service that finds and fixes vulnerabilities in a simple, ...


Couple Street: A Social Network for Two

Last week at the Launch Festival, NYC-based Couple Street (Couple St.) unveiled the first social network for only two people. Couple Street allows couples to stay connected, organize their common life, and enjoy private and intimate communication. “Facebook is for friends, ...


StyleMusee Pairs Social Discovery with Fashion

Just in time for New York Fashion Week, much like Clothia, new startup StyleMusee is helping men and women discover fashion inspiration that matches their personal styles.  The NYC-based company is setting out to be the fashion industry’s hub on Facebook, bringing the ...


BucketFeet: Artist-Designed Kicks That Give Back

For a while now, new companies have been cropping up with a mission to do some good while generating profits. It’s a great marketing tactic as well, since so many of us enjoy giving a little bit back when we can. BucketFeet is a...


Use Wellthy to Get Healthy with Your Coworkers

As a newly formed “health nut,” I understand that creating a healthy lifestyle requires more than willpower to be sustainable over time. To adopt new healthy eating and fitness habits, a wellness plan should be fun, rewarding, and, if you’re lucky, something ...