Crystal is a world-class social media trainer and top-rated speaker who has over 150,00 views on YouTube and Facebook. She's worked with thousands of store owners training them on how to easily use social media to significantly increase foot traffic, sales, and profits. Through Vilkaitis's training programs, her clients have achieved tremendous success and return on investment like:
- A garden center and gift shop grew from $800,000/year revenue to over $4,000,000 in three years
- A pet store sold out of a 24-unit in two days using Facebook
- A women's clothing store achieved record-breaking sales from Facebook and Instagram beating all prior sales records over a 13-year period
- A gift shop had over 200 people at check out during a sale promoted on Facebook
- A pet store brought in six additional customers into the store/day through Facebook posts and ads
As a social media expert, Crystal has extensively contributed to publications like: Independent We Stand, Gift Shop Magazine, Independent Retailer, Southern Jewelry Magazine, World Pet Association, Floral Management, Retailer Now, Retail News, Specialty Retail Report, Retail Minded, Residential Lighting and 100's more.
She was ranked in the top 2% of Fast Company’s Most Influential People online campaign and have worked with many of the top brands in the retail industry including Teleflora, Vera Bradley, Beatriz Ball, Mohawk, Independent Jeweler Organization (IJO), Society of American Florists (SAF), AmericasMart, World Market Center Las Vegas, Dallas Market Center, SuperZoo, Canadian Retail Solutions, Creative Co-Op, Do It Best, Museum Store Association, and P. Graham Dunn.
Crystal's mission is to help Main Street thrive and easily adapt to the ever-changing digital marketing world.
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Speaking to groups of 5 to 5,000, Crystal provides an energizing experience. Below are a few of topics available for in-person keynotes, breakouts or webinars.
- Keynote: What's Up (and coming) With Social Media
- 6 Steps to a Profitable Social Media Strategy
- Closing the Sale: 3 Steps to Turning Followers into Customers
- The Social Selling Mindset
- Don't Struggle with Social: Finding, Hiring and Seeing Success with a Social Media Manager
- 5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Yourself on Social Media
“I’ve heard Crystal speak several times and I’m always impressed at her knowledge and passion and always enjoy her presentations; I learn so much from them. She presents social media in a way that is engaging and easy to understand and does a great job of customizing her presentations to fit the audience’s needs. She’s without a doubt the best speaker I’ve heard on this topic.”
Beatriz Ball, Owner – Beatriz Ball Collection
“Crystal is energetic and her seminars are always interesting as well as informative. Her presentations are very understandable, with timely information and suggestions that are easy to implement. Crystal is my social media guru!”
Kym Priest, Manager – Mercy Gift Shop
Karen Distefano, Owner - Keepsake Candles
Mindy Lowack, Director of Leasing – Dallas Market Center